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    May 2017 | There are 12 news items in this month

    Cuba Confronts Homophobia & Transphobia in Schools
    date: 31 May 2017
    Cuba's National Sex Education Center (CENESEX), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MINED), kicked off a year-long anti-bullying initiative that will focus on teacher training, support materials, and methodology ... full article >>

    US Deny Visa to Cuban University Students to participate in world championship
    date: 31 May 2017
    Cuba will only be represented by one team from the University of Havana (UH) in the finals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest of the Association of Computer Machines (AMC-ICPC), ... full article >>

    Cuban Oral Storyteller receives award for contribution to Living Heritage
    date: 31 May 2017
    The oral narrator Zaida Montells Mendoza received the Special Award for Living Heritage 2017 during the opening session of the 7th Conference on Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, which ... full article >>

    Design in Cuba goes beyond form
    date: 31 May 2017
    The 14th Design Week, May 8-12 in Cuba's capital, concluded with the convocation of the 2019 Havana Biennial of Design, to be focused on "Design beyond form." The week, which featured ... full article >>

    Cuba celebrates its African roots
    date: 31 May 2017
    Cuba celebrated Africa Day this Thursday, May 25, with an event held in Havana, attended by members of the Party Political Bureau, Salvador Valdés Mesa, a vice president of the ... full article >>

    Competition: Win tickets to see Cubanisimo! in London Friday 16 June
    date: 26 May 2017
    We have two tickets to see Cubanisimo! led by Jesús Alemañy in London on Friday 16 June to give away, courtesy of Marco and HavanatoLondres! To enter the draw just send ... full article >>

    Cuban writer Miguel Barnet: Jazz has become part of our identity
    date: 8 May 2017
    Dear Friends: Jazz has become part of our identity. It dialogues with the son and the bolero, it takes shape in the Cuban jam session, it establishes fraternal ties with the ... full article >>

    Cuba: Passionate about film
    date: 8 May 2017
    Waning cinema attendance is a phenomenon affecting today's film industry, as spectators abandon theaters, preferring to watch movies in the comfort of their own homes. In Cuba however, although the ... full article >>

    Design ConCiencia - Design congress in Havana 7-9 June
    date: 5 May 2017

    Creators from around 20 nations from Latin America, Europe and the United States will be here to celebrate the 9th International Design Congress of Havana 'Forma2017' from June 7 ... full article >>

    Jazz World Stars Offer Memorable Concert in Havana
    date: 5 May 2017
    A constellation of great musicians on stage, Hollywood star Will Smith as master of ceremonies and piano legends Herbie Hancock (US) and Chucho Valdés (Cuba): Cuba hosted the biggest jazz ... full article >>

    "Dance extends universal language" Dance teacher Santiago Alfonso on International Dance Day
    date: 5 May 2017
    Cuban teacher Santiago Alfonso, winner of the National Dance Award 2006, had the honor of giving the message for International Dance Day on 29 April. Alfonso read the document before a ... full article >>

    Elian film premieres at Tribeca festival - Belfast film about Cuban boy
    date: 3 May 2017
    A documentary produced by a Belfast-based production company debuted at the world-famous Tribeca Film Festival in New York this April. Elian is the story of Elian Gonzalez, a five-year-old Cuban boy ... full article >>


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