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    August 2015 | There are 13 news items in this month

    Santiago Carnival declared National Cultural Heritage
    date: 25 Aug 2015
    On the Day of St. James, the patron saint of the city, 25 July, Carnival Santiaguero was eclared Cultural Heritage of the Nation, at a ceremony at Avenida Jesus ... full article >>

    First Videogame Tournament in Cuba
    date: 25 Aug 2015
    The competitive sessions of the First National Tournament in Cuba of the Dota 2 videogame continued until Sunday, Aug. 23, in this Camaguey city, and was a success with the ... full article >>

    Cuban Culture Figure Analyzes Ties with USA
    date: 25 Aug 2015
    Miguel Barnet, multifaceted figure of Cuban culture and winner of many international awards, analyzed positively today the restoration of his country's relations with the United States. In an exclusive interview with ... full article >>

    An arugula-growing farmer feeds a culinary revolution in Cuba
    date: 25 Aug 2015
    CAIMITO, Cuba - Like all homestead stories, Fernando Funes Monzote's starts with an epic battle against harsh elements and long odds. Funes, a university-trained agronomist, settled on a badly eroded, ... full article >>

    Cuban National Ballet to premier “Vilma”
    date: 25 Aug 2015
    In a tribute to Vilma Espín on the85th anniversary of her birth and 55 years of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), the National Ballet of Cuba and its director ... full article >>

    Alberto Juantorena elected IAAF vice president
    date: 25 Aug 2015
    This Wednesday, August 19, Cuban Alberto Juantorena was elected as one of four vice presidents of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), during the organization's Congress held in Beijing, ... full article >>

    Leading female star in Cuban film Conducta dies in Havana
    date: 25 Aug 2015
    Alina Rodriguez one of the most important Cuban actresses of all time, admired for her exceptional theatrical talents and much loved by her nobility as a human being, died in ... full article >>

    Why It’s Important to Remember Cuba’s Connection to Africa
    date: 25 Aug 2015
    The tiny island nation didn't just view the Motherland as a place rich with natural resources, but as a continent full of people with brains and potential. Since President Barack Obama ... full article >>

    Why African Americans Should Be 1st in Line to Cuba
    date: 25 Aug 2015
    As the U.S. Embassy opens in Havana for the first time in 54 years, we should learn the history that ties black Americans to the black population of the island.On ... full article >>

    Cuban Jorge Perugorria stars as Mario Conde in new movie
    date: 24 Aug 2015
    Cuban actor Jorge Perugorria will play the most famous Cuban detective in contemporary literature, Mario Conde, in the film Vientos de Cuaresma (Havana Gold) directed by Spanish Félix Viscarret. Considered by ... full article >>

    Carlos Acosta Begins Auditions to Found Company in Cuba
    date: 24 Aug 2015
    With the purpose of founding a ballet company on the island, prominent Cuban leading dancer Carlos Acosta carried out auditions at the Fernando Alonso National Ballet School of this capital ... full article >>

    Benny More to be remembered
    date: 24 Aug 2015
    Specialists at the Benny More Art Centre, located in Cienfuegos Central-Southern province, are to celebrate the 96th birth anniversary of the renowned worldwide artist Benny More, known as El Bárbaro ... full article >>

    Review of album: Daymé Arocena: Nueva Era
    date: 24 Aug 2015
    The Havana Cultura project has now clocked up over 5 years of exciting and inspiring musical discoveries, with British DJ Gilles Peterson introducing Cuban musicians and singers to those unfamiliar ... full article >>


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