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    December 2016 | There are 8 news items in this month

    Danza Contemporánea de Cuba at Barbican London during the company's UK Tour 2017
    date: 16 Dec 2016
    For one night only Dance Consortium and Como No present
    Danza Contemporánea de Cuba at Barbican Hall during the company's UK Tour 2017 Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, Cuba's favourite dance company ... full article >>

    Google signs internet deal with Cuban Telecomms company
    date: 14 Dec 2016
    Google signed an agreement with the Cuban government on Monday granting internet users on the island quicker access to its branded content. Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google's parent company Alphabet Inc, ... full article >>

    Fidel Castro: A First-Person Account of the Day the Music Stopped in Cuba
    date: 14 Dec 2016
    At Havana's La Tropical, the historic, famously funky outdoor beer garden that is the high temple of dance music in Havana, several thousand Cubans and foreigners were dancing away to ... full article >>

    A Jazz Pianist Considers Fidel Castro's Music Education Legacy
    date: 14 Dec 2016
    You can hear Harold Lopez-Nussa's training when he plays. The 33-year-old pianist is reluctant to admit the classical influence on his jazz playing, but he's quick to acknowledge that he, ... full article >>

    Pedro Perez Sarduy talks about Fidel Castro's death
    date: 14 Dec 2016
    Pedro Perez Sarduy is a poet, writer, journalist and broadcaster who worked for Cuban radio 1965-79 and with the BBC Latin-American Service 1981-94. He's now based in London. He spoke ... full article >>

    Interview: Pavel Giroud Talks Cuba’s Oscar Submission ‘The Companion’
    date: 14 Dec 2016
    There have been a number of AIDS-themed films over the years, but you'll hardly find one quite like "The Companion." This story of an unlikely friendship in a uniquely Cuban ... full article >>

    UNESCO Includes Cuban Rumba in Intangible Heritage List
    date: 14 Dec 2016
    The UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee, met in Ethiopia, has today decided to include ˜Cuban rumba'' in the list -Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity-, recognized as a ''festive mixture of music and ... full article >>

    We are also Fidel, Say Cuban Intellectuals
    date: 14 Dec 2016
    Cuban intellectuals and artists expressed total identification with the ideas of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, when they rendered posthumous tribute in this city east of ... full article >>


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