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    January 2017 | There are 10 news items in this month

    Review of ABUC new album by Roberto Fonseca
    date: 26 Jan 2017
    A key player in the global renaissance of Cuban music, the pianist Roberto Fonseca is now world famous for his exciting fusions of Cuban jazz with urban grooves, Brazilian styles ... full article >>

    Interview with Eme Alfonso, artistic director of Havana World Music festival
    date: 26 Jan 2017
    You are a prestigious and well known figure in the panorama of Cuban music. You began to study music at 7 years old and had your professional debut at 14. ... full article >>

    Google and Havana's Office of the City Historian present VR film about Jose Marti
    date: 26 Jan 2017
    The multinational company Google, specialist in communications technology and the internet, presented in Havana the 3D film Nuestro Marti (Our Marti), which presents episodes in the life of National Cuban ... full article >>

    Fatima Patterson, National Award for Theatre: Theatre is always open to the spirit
    date: 26 Jan 2017
    In January, Cuban theatre actor, writer, director Fatima Patterson was awarded the prestigious Cuban National Award for Theatre (one award a year). This is an extract from an interview with ... full article >>

    Our Marti Today - the first audiovisual project by Google in Cuba
    date: 25 Jan 2017
    'Nuestro Marti Hoy' (Our Marti Today) is a film inspired by the life of Jose Marti in a virtual reality format, and the result of the first audiovisual production of ... full article >>

    Belkis Ayon: Exploring The Shadowy World Of A Cuban Feminist Legend
    date: 25 Jan 2017
    A groundbreaking Retrospective of the late Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón is currently on show in the US. The Abakuá is an all-male, Afro-Cuban secret society that originated in Nigeria and gained ... full article >>

    US ballet star Misty Copeland Visits Cuba, Where Brown Ballerinas Are The Norm
    date: 25 Jan 2017
    "It's just like, no, ballet is being done everywhere in the world. And it's been done for a long time."American Ballet Theatre's principal dancer and bona fide queen Misty Copeland ... full article >>

    Over 700 new titles ready for Havana Book Fair
    date: 17 Jan 2017
    The 26th International Book Fair 2017 will open its doors on February 9th with some 700 new titles. This year's fair is dedicated to Dr. Armando Hart and Canada as ... full article >>

    Rolling Stones and Cuba: that strange country where to censor rock they have 13 festivals each year
    date: 4 Jan 2017
    In Cuba there are rock bands in all genres: from heavy metal to hardcore (1), to death metal, alternative rock or punk (2). Local and international groups participate in 13 ... full article >>

    Acosta Danza to tour UK this Autumn
    date: 4 Jan 2017
    The UK premiere of Acosta Danza, the new dance company founded by Cuban dancer and ballet star Carlos Acosta, was announced last month by Sadler's Wells. It is a Sadler's ... full article >>


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