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    October 2017 | There are 11 news items in this month

    Best young emerging Cuban artists announced at Post-It in Havana
    date: 25 Oct 2017
    On October 20, the awards of the 4th Post-it Cuban Contemporary Art exhibition and competition were presented. There were three prizes and three special mentions awarded in the contest. "Tarde ... full article >>

    The Casa de las Américas in Cuba is awarded UNESCO prize
    date: 18 Oct 2017
    The Casa de las Américas in Havana has just been awarded the UNESCO-Unam Jaime Torres Bodet' Prize in social sciences, humanities and art, according to Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO. The ... full article >>

    Culture is a priority in Cuba, affirms Minister
    date: 18 Oct 2017
    "Culture is a priority in Cuba and is considered a fundamental pillar for social transformation", said the Cuban Minister for Culture, Abel Prieto, on a visit to Belgium this week. This ... full article >>

    Cuba's National Day of Culture celebrates all the arts
    date: 18 Oct 2017
    Cuba's National Day of Cuban Culture, 20 October, with activities starting from 10 October, will involve all art forms to celebrate the identity and sovereignty of the nation, several organizers ... full article >>

    Fatima Patterson: Theatre has a social function to fulfill
    date: 5 Oct 2017
    A brief interview by La Jiribilla in Cuba with Fátima Patterson, National Award for Theatre 2017 and director of theatre group Estudio Macuba in Santiago de Cuba, prior to the ... full article >>

    Cuba estimates 35 million dollars losses to culture due to the US blockade in the past year alone
    date: 5 Oct 2017
    In October the United Nations General Assembly is due to vote once again on whether the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the US Government against Cuba should be ... full article >>

    What is Cuba's National Day of Culture?
    date: 4 Oct 2017
    October 20 was established in Cuba as the ‘'Day of Cuban Culture'', honouring October 20, 1868, when the mambí troops under the leadership of Carlos Manuel de Cespedes set free ... full article >>

    Black History Month: Round up of recommended books on Cuba - history, testimonial, poetry
    date: 4 Oct 2017
    Some recommended books on Cuban black history - history, politics, poetry, fiction, testimonial A Biography of a Runaway Slave 50th Anniversary Edition 2016
    Compelling life story of Esteban Montejo, a ... full article >>

    Competition: Win tickets to see Alexander Abreu y Havana D'Primera Saturday 21 October
    date: 4 Oct 2017
    We have a hot pair of tickets to see Cuban timba stars Alexander Abreu y Havana D'Primera in London on Saturday 21 October to give away, courtesy of Marco and ... full article >>

    Competition: Win tickets to see Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor Friday 20 October
    date: 4 Oct 2017
    We have a hot pair of tickets to see Cuban salsa star Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor in London on Friday 20 October to give away, courtesy of Marco ... full article >>

    Havana Glasgow Film Festival Announces Programme
    date: 3 Oct 2017
    This year's edition of the Havana Glasgow Film Festival, one of Scotland's youngest and most innovative film festivals, returns for its third edition this winter, running from November 9th - ... full article >>


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