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    September 2015 | There are 15 news items in this month

    Silvio Rodriguez: I consider everyone who is against the blockade as family
    date: 28 Sep 2015
    The Cuban singer Silvio Rodriguez gave this interview in the same week in September that he was celebrating the fifth anniversary of his tour of free concerts for the poorest ... full article >>

    Cuban Artists Nominated for 2015 Latin Grammies
    date: 28 Sep 2015
    Cuban musicians Alain Pérez and Iván "Melón" Lewis , along with the S epteto Santiaguero , were nominated last week for the 2015 Latin Grammy Awards, convened annually by the Latin Academy ... full article >>

    Leo Brouwer's Human Voices festival calls for peace and care for the environment
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    From 25th September until 18th October the theatres in the Cuban capital will celebrate the ‘Human Voices' (Las Voces Humanas/Les Voix Humaines) festival.
    Organised by the office of maestro Leo ... full article >>

    Spirituality means many things in syncretic Cuba
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    Raisa Valdivia Hernandez is a passionate Catholic who regularly attends Mass. But she is also a "santera," a practitioner of the Yoruba faith that slaves brought to Cuba from their ... full article >>

    Sony Music and Cuba recording company sign contracts
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    The Cuban Recordings and Musical Editions Company (EGREM by its Spanish acronym) and its American counterpart Sony Music Entertainment signed in Havana on 16 September contracts for large-scale international distribution ... full article >>

    Essay on Fluidity: at the Havana Art schools
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    Watch this poetic short film 'Ensayo sobre lo fluide' (an essay on fluidity) by Hector Zamora for this year's Havana Art Biennial about a performance project at the Havana art ... full article >>

    Cuban artists to exhibit artwork about slavery at UNESCO in Paris
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    Great figures of African and Caribbean contemporary art are to exhibit some of their works in Paris to stand up against manifestations of slavery, still evident today in the world. ... full article >>

    Interview with Cuban art historian Iliana Cepero, co-curator of the ĄCUBA, CUBA! photography exhibit
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    Pauline Vermare: Iliana, it is my great pleasure to be collaborating with you on the exhibition ¡CUBA, CUBA! 65 YEARS OF PHOTOGRAPHY that will open at the Southampton Arts Center ... full article >>

    What is more Cuban than the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre?
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    What is more Cuban than the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre? Some years ago, on an international flight, a Bahamian passenger sat beside me and, after having discovered my nationality, ... full article >>

    CELAC Ministers of Culture Approve in Cuba a new Cultural Plan of Action
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    Ministers of Culture of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) approved 19 September in Cuba a cultural action plan focused on social development and in the protection ... full article >>

    Playing Lecuona
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    The film Playing Lecuona, co-directed by Cuban Pavel Giroud and Juanma Villar, from the canary Islands, was premiered at the Montreal World Films Festival. In its 39th edition, the festival premiered ... full article >>

    Alicia Alonso Grand Theatre of Havana
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    The Republic of Cuba's Council of State, September 10, made an extraordinary decision, in recognition of Alicia Alonso's contributions to Cuban and international culture, to designate the current Havana Grand ... full article >>

    A leap of faith
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    José Milián (Matanzas, 1946) as director of the company Pequeño Teatro de La Habana, with his stagings and as a dramaturge, is today one of the indispensable names in Cuban ... full article >>

    Curtain to rise on Fidel the Musical Southampton scholar seeks collaborators for her project
    date: 23 Sep 2015
    An expert on ethical business and sustainability is working on a musical about former Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Denise Baden, an associate professor at Southampton Business School, recently spent time in ... full article >>

    Concrete Cuba - abstract painting and sculpture
    date: 1 Sep 2015
    This exhibition of painting and sculptures forms the UK's first comprehensive presentation of the Cuban group of abstract painters Los Diez Pintores Concretos (Ten Concrete Painters). Including the works of ... full article >>


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