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    April 2015 | There are 21 news items in this month

    The Havana Art Biennial as Seen by the Youth
    date: 29 Apr 2015
    The Havana Art Biennial has consistently defended transforming daily live into motifs for the artistic creation; an intention that has evolved to become a method of work. The twelfth edition ... full article >>

    Competition: Win a Lost and Found CD!
    date: 24 Apr 2015
    We have 5 copies of the fantastic new CD by Buena Vista Social Club, courtesy of World Circuit. To enter, email office@cuba50.org with your name and contact details answering ... full article >>

    Review of Lost and Found by Buena Vista Social Club -
    date: 24 Apr 2015
    Buena Vista Social Club: Lost and Found
    World Circuit 2015 Now that the Buena Vista adventure is finally coming to a close with a farewell tour (and many of the original ... full article >>

    Preview of the Havana Art Biennial 2015 in May and other reports on the Biennial
    date: 24 Apr 2015
    Making good on its promise to make more performances and events part of its official program, the 12th Havana Biennial will include theatrical presentations, concerts, and artist's events-including a weight-lifting ... full article >>

    Cuba's record industry prepares - Cubadisco festival dedicated to choirs and orquestras this year
    date: 24 Apr 2015
    The CubaDisco International festival, organised by the Cuba Institute of Music, is a presentation of the world of recorded music in Cuba, with a commercial fair, which raises great expectations ... full article >>

    Havana to become an enormous art gallery
    date: 23 Apr 2015
    OVER one hundred artists from 44 countries have accepted the challenge to participate in the 12th Havana Biennial, giving free rein to their creativity and modifying urban spaces across the ... full article >>

    Cuba’s Domadores thrash British Lionhearts
    date: 23 Apr 2015
    Despite knowing in advance that they were headed for the semi-finals at the top of Group A, Cuba's Domadores team pulled no punches on April 16 and defeated the British ... full article >>

    The Ambush, new Cuban film on the line between life and death
    date: 23 Apr 2015
    Talking about human relations which develop in extreme situations and bring a sensitive reflection on the question of war, ‘The Ambush'(La Emboscada), film by the Cuban director Alejandro Gil, ... full article >>

    English National Ballet tour led by Cubans
    date: 22 Apr 2015
    The principal dancers Alejandro Virelles and Yonah Acosta will take on the protagonist leading roles in the classics Swan Lake, The Corsaire and Coppelia, with which the English National Ballet, ... full article >>

    Ice Rink to be installed in Havana during Art Biennial
    date: 15 Apr 2015
    New York artist, Duke Riley, is scheduled to "install" an ice skating rink at Havana's Seaside Drive during Havana's 22nd Art Biennial set to kick off on May 24th. The artist ... full article >>

    Death of Uruguayan Eduardo Galeano fills Cuban writers with dismay
    date: 15 Apr 2015
    The passing away on 13 April of renowned Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano was a sad piece of news that filled Cuban writers and his readers here with dismay. Galeano, who died ... full article >>

    Interview with Carlos Acosta about his 'On Before' shows: "I wanted to pay homage to my mother"
    date: 15 Apr 2015
    WORLD class dancer Carlos Acosta has announced his retirement from the classical ballet repertoire. In September he will choreograph and star in his "swan song" - an entirely new production of ... full article >>

    Son, Changui, Rumba - listen to BBC Radio 3 programmes from their archive
    date: 15 Apr 2015
    World Routes was an excellent series of 3 programmes about Cuban traditional music forms Son, Changui and Rumba made by Lucy Duran. First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 programme in ... full article >>

    "Our land, our image, what we are..." Cuban artist Kcho explains the message of his mural
    date: 15 Apr 2015
    "Our land, our image, what we are..." Cuban artist Kcho explains the message of mural he made along with other top artists at the Americas Summit in Panama. Two murals made ... full article >>

    Watch this short interview with Omara Portuondo and Eliades Ochoa by Channel 4
    date: 15 Apr 2015
    Omara Portuondo and Eliades Ochoa interviewed by Channel 4 news while in the UK in April for their Adios tour. ... full article >>

    Watch this video of Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco with F-clan - yo soy bueno!
    date: 15 Apr 2015
    This is a great video just out with Cuban salsa group Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco collaborating with singers and dancers of Puerto Rican rap group F-clan - Yo soy ... full article >>

    More awards to Conducta Cuban film
    date: 9 Apr 2015
    Conducta, the Cuban film that won the Choral Award during the 2014 Havana Film Festival is still winning awards when it was recognized during the 17th edition of the Rencontres ... full article >>

    Cuban Wrestlers to USA for World Cup
    date: 9 Apr 2015
    Cuban wrestling squad leaves today for the United States to compete this weekend in the World Cup of that sport, to be held in Los Angeles. Reineris Salas (86 kg), twice ... full article >>

    Young Filmmakers Festival stress need for a law to protect local film production
    date: 9 Apr 2015
    the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC) Young Filmmakers Festival concluded its 14th edition by supporting the creation of a Film Law that protects national film production. "We are ... full article >>

    'The English Professor' short film wins First Prize in Cuban Youth Film Festival
    date: 9 Apr 2015
    The short film "La profesora de ingles" (The English Professor) was awarded the first fiction prize in the 14th Youth Film Festival of the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and ... full article >>

    Watch this video of Pupy y los Que Son Son, Cuban timba group coming to the UK 29-30 May:
    date: 9 Apr 2015
    Can't wait for Pupy y los Que Son Son to come to London & Glasgow at the end of May? Watch this lovely video from 2014 to make you need ... full article >>


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