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    March 2017 | There are 15 news items in this month

    Competition: Win tickets to see Lazarito Valdes + Bamboleo in London Sunday 30 April
    date: 27 Mar 2017
    We have two tickets to see Cuban timba stars Lazarito Valdes + Bamboleo in London on Sunday 30 April to give away, courtesy of Marco and HavanatoLondres! To enter the draw ... full article >>

    Manufactured gods: an opinion on the Cuban video clip
    date: 23 Mar 2017
    In recent days, a complacent broadcast of the television program Clip.cu left much to be desired in the analysis of an issue as broad as the music video on the ... full article >>

    Ecological agriculture in Cuba: Key to sustainability
    date: 23 Mar 2017
    Cuban farmers are today betting on ecological agricultural techniques, using more environmentally friendly resources, focusing on food production as well as maintaining a balanced, sustainable ecosystem. Many of these practices are ... full article >>

    AlaMesa: Cuba's Restaurant guide App promoting Cuban cuisine
    date: 23 Mar 2017
    Since Cuba opened the door to self-employment, more than five years ago now, eating out is much easier, across the country, and a good part of this accomplishment has been ... full article >>

    Cuban anthropologist Natalia Bolivar, 82, on her role in Cuban Revolution
    date: 23 Mar 2017
    Bolivar is renowned anthropologist today, but in the 1950s, she was part of underground that helped topple Batista. With the help of her walker, 82-year-old Natalia Bolivar slowly shuffles over to ... full article >>

    Cuba´s Changui music proposed as Cultural Heritage
    date: 23 Mar 2017
    The President of the Cuban Writers and Artists Association (UNEAC) Miguel Barnet has expressed support for the proposal that the Changui rhythm should be named a 'cultural heritage'. The House of ... full article >>

    Who was Carlota?
    date: 23 Mar 2017
    Carlota, also known as La Negra Carlota, was a Cuban slave woman of Yoruba origin. She was one of the 3 leaders of a slave rebellion in Cuba during the ... full article >>

    Art for Non-Violence towards Women and Girls
    date: 7 Mar 2017
    Once again, the project Tod@s Contracorriente got adults and children dancing while carrying the message for Nonviolence towards women and girls during a flashmob held in the historical centre of ... full article >>

    All female Orquestra Anacaona: 85 years on the scene
    date: 7 Mar 2017
    To celebrate this important anniversary, the all-female orchestra will begin a tour of Havana neighbourhoods and provincial theatres... In 1932 Concepcion Castro and her sisters Ada, Alicia, Ondina, Xiomara, Algimira, Emma, ... full article >>

    Interview with Cuban Culture Minister Abel Prieto on reading
    date: 1 Mar 2017
    Perhaps Abel Prieto is one of the most accessible ministers of the Cuban government. He appears in every corner of the cultural world. He moves with the confidence of someone ... full article >>

    'Ya No Es Antes', the people's Award winner at the Havana Film Festival, now on release in Cuba
    date: 1 Mar 2017
    The main cinemas in Cuba are now showing the film 'Ya No es Antes' (roughly translates as 'Not like it used to be'), winner of the Peoples Prize at the ... full article >>

    Cuba to Build Its First Mosque as Muslim Population Grows
    date: 1 Mar 2017
    Since 2015, the country's some 10,000 Muslims have been congregating for prayers in a building space in downtown Havana.
    The city of Havana is set to build Cuba's first mosque, ... full article >>

    Cuba and China cinema industries to produce more joint films
    date: 1 Mar 2017
    Two of the world's fastest-growing film industries - Cuba and China - are on a mission to produce joint box office hits. Miguel Angel Ramirez, Cuba's Ambassador to China, and Jonathan ... full article >>

    Giving young emerging artists a voice
    date: 1 Mar 2017
    They say that a young organization cannot become staid. That its art is avant-garde and that the term "young" inherently means defiant, innovative, transgressor. They say that, after turning 30, ... full article >>

    Homegrown rock music in eastern Cuba comes together at Rock de la Loma
    date: 1 Mar 2017
    Rock de la Loma 2017, the thirteenth edition of the Cuban rock music promoters event was held in Bayamo, 22 -25 February. It included a theoretical discussion in Bayamo's Casa del ... full article >>


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