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    May 2015 | There are 10 news items in this month

    Sensual seduction at the Havana Bienial
    date: 20 May 2015
    Renowned Cuban artist Arturo Montoto will present the projects Jardines invisibles and Sitio del agua at the upcoming 12th Havana Biennial, which opens on May 22. Speaking to AIN News Agency, ... full article >>

    Cubadisco Music Fair Begins with American presence and Havana D'Primera wins Grand Prize
    date: 20 May 2015
    Havana's annual Cubadisco fair is aimed at promoting Cuban music and its international relationships with a full schedule of concerts, panels and workshops. The event kicked off on the afternoon ... full article >>

    Cuban artists participating in the Venice Art Biennial this year
    date: 20 May 2015
    Cuba participates for the third time in the Venice Biennial. In this 56th edition, a group of very young creators take proposals, which are transgressors and universal at the same ... full article >>

    Minnesota Orchestra's trip to Havana signals revival of ensemble and of U.S-Cuban relations
    date: 19 May 2015
    When the Minnesota Orchestra plays in Cuba this week, the visit will not only symbolize the reopening of relations between the United States and Cuba, but also healing for an ... full article >>

    Gilles Peterson Explains Cuba's Music Scene, Where He's Been Working Since '08
    date: 19 May 2015
    BBC DJ, label owner and global music tastemaker Gilles Peterson's series of albums, created in partnership with Havana Club rum's Havana Cultura initiative, has set a bar for American producers ... full article >>

    Watch video of Carlos Acosta introduce his show Cubania in London 27 July-2 August
    date: 19 May 2015
    Carlos Acosta is set to bring his show Cubania back to London 27 July - 2 August, with dancers from Cuba's National Ballet company and the brilliant Danza Contemporanea de ... full article >>

    20 symbolic same-sex weddings in Cuba
    date: 19 May 2015
    Over the weekend 20 gay couples were symbolically married in Cuba in "celebrations of love" during an anti-Homophobia demonstration. The presentation was meant to raise awareness for the legalization and ... full article >>

    Death of female pioneer in experimental music in Cuba is loss to Cuban culture
    date: 19 May 2015
    Lucia Huergo, female pioneer in experimental music in Cuba died last week. Her legacy includes an important contribution to the development of home grown rock with group Sintesis. Lucia Huergo, one ... full article >>

    Rehabilitation Projects and Cultural Revival of Streets in Santiago de Cuba
    date: 19 May 2015
    Blackened tile roofs and colonial-style homes betray the passage of time in the old city of Santiago de Cuba. From the balconies of the emblematic Hotel Casa Granda on Heredia ... full article >>

    Buena Vista Social Club documentary to get sequel
    date: 19 May 2015
    The Oscar-nominated documentary on Cuban music, directed by Wim Wenders, is set to be followed by Buena Vista Social Club - Adios, directed by Lucy Walker. A sequel to Buena Vista ... full article >>


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