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    December 2015 | There are 9 news items in this month

    Indie island: Cuba's new wave of film-makers get to work
    date: 10 Dec 2015
    On the eve of the annual Havana Film Festival, a camera crew wrap up a long day's shoot on the backstreets of the capital. No Hollywood blockbuster, it's a low-budget music ... full article >>

    Cuban cinema to be represented by nine films in the Havana Film Festival
    date: 10 Dec 2015
    The Havana International Festival of New Latin American Cinema is one of the most popular events to take place in the capital, as well as other provinces. The long queues ... full article >>

    Carlos Acosta: A Classical Farewell, UK Tour dates for May 2016 announced
    date: 10 Dec 2015
    "Charismatic Acosta is one of the very best dancers of his generation. He has only to stand still on stage and all eyes are drawn to him." Evening Standard Sadler's Wells ... full article >>

    Cuban musicians bring home Latin Grammys
    date: 10 Dec 2015
    Septeto Santiaguero won its first Latin Grammy this November, in the category of Best Traditional Tropical Album for its CD 'No quiero llanto: Tributo a Los Compadres', recorded with Dominican ... full article >>

    482 couples try for world record Rueda de Casino dance in Havana
    date: 9 Dec 2015
    So Cuba did not win the Guinness World Record for the biggest Rueda de Casino (salsa wheel dance) this November but 482 couples had a very good try on Havana's ... full article >>

    La Gozadera: Gente de Zona win best music video in Cuban Lucas Awards
    date: 9 Dec 2015
    "La gozadera," by Puerto Rican singer, Marc Anthony, and Cuban band, Gente de Zona, won here two Lucas awards, for the best video clip of the year in Cuba, during ... full article >>

    Carlos Acosta interviewed by the British public
    date: 9 Dec 2015
    In November The Guardian news site offered a webchat with Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta: What do you see as the biggest issue in connecting dance to the general population who ... full article >>

    Coming to Tate, London in September 2016 - Wifredo Lam exhibition
    date: 9 Dec 2015
    Wifredo Lam's work lies between East and West, Surrealism and tradition, Africa and the Caribbean, Europe and America. Lam's career covers academic training in 1920's Madrid, an encounter with Cubism ... full article >>

    Is Cuban Music About To Blow Up In America?
    date: 9 Dec 2015
    As the U.S. and Cuba re-establish diplomatic relations, Latin music execs are scouting the island for crossover hits. Musically, Cuba is like a paellera-the pan in which locals cook up their ... full article >>


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