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    July 2017 | There are 12 news items in this month

    For an Impossible Cinema: Cuban documentaries of the 1960-70s - tickets special offer
    date: 28 Jul 2017
    1 August 2017 - 31 August 2017 BFI (British Film Institute Southbank) looks back at the documentaries and experimental films of the 1960s-70s To enjoy two tickets for the price of one ... full article >>

    UNESCO makes Alicia Alonso World Ambassador for Dance
    date: 26 Jul 2017
    Awarded throughout her career with hundreds of international awards, the legendary Cuban ballet dancer Alicia Alonso was named this week while visiting Segovia in Spain, World Ambassador of Dance by ... full article >>

    Designing Cuba - how Cuban designers are leading the way
    date: 26 Jul 2017
    They say we interact with more than 2,000 objects every day. The number could be even higher, just look around. Design is everywhere. It gives products value, identity, and seeks ... full article >>

    Cuban director Patricia Ramos releases debut feature film The Roof
    date: 26 Jul 2017
    During the 38th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema held in December last year, the Cuban film El Techo (The Roof), by local filmmaker Patricia Ramos, was nominated in ... full article >>

    Cuban film posters added to UNESCO's National Register as 'Memory of the World'
    date: 19 Jul 2017
    The Cuban Cinematheque has received the certificate of registration of the Cuban film posters collection at the National Registry of UNESCO's 'Memory of the World' Programme. The ceremony was held in ... full article >>

    Competition: Win tickets to see Issac Delgado y su grupo in London Saturday 22 July
    date: 7 Jul 2017
    We have two tickets to see Cuban salsa/timba superstar Issac Delgado and his group in London on Saturday 22 July to give away, courtesy of Marco and HavanatoLondres! To enter the ... full article >>

    Carlos Alberto Masvidal: "The National Design Award is the Olympic gold"
    date: 7 Jul 2017
    Carlos Alberto Masvidal Saavedra wasrecently awarded the National Design Award in Cuba. He talked to La Jiribilla about his artistic concerns, the importance of the award, and the current state ... full article >>

    Vamos Cuba! dance show returns to London this October
    date: 7 Jul 2017
    Vamos Cuba! will be at the Peacock Theatre, London 24 October - 11 November 2017 The scintillating spectacular from acclaimed Cuban choreographer Nilda Guerra and director Cal McCrystal returns to London ... full article >>

    Cuban actor Luis Alberto Garcia on Trump: I am an uncomfortable mambí
    date: 6 Jul 2017
    Top Cuban actor Luis Alberto Garcia has published his wry but impassioned response in Cuban cultural magazine La Jiribilla to US president Trump's announcement in a theatre in Florida about ... full article >>

    Interview with Cuban musician Maykel Blanco: "A modern day sonero"
    date: 5 Jul 2017
    Born into a family of exceptional dancers, and despite the fact that none of them were musicians, from an early age Maykel Blanco enjoyed hearing music played on the radio ... full article >>

    Festival del Caribe opens in Santiago de Cuba: "A moment of love and dialogue"
    date: 5 Jul 2017
    The 37th Edition of the Caribbean Festival began on Monday in Santiago de Cuba with the participation of 700 representatives from over 20 countries. This year the festival is dedicated ... full article >>

    Young Artists Condemn US Economic Blockade
    date: 5 Jul 2017
    The 1st edition of the Festival called "Arte Soy" ('I am Art') organized by the Hermanos Saiz Association (AHS) in Ciego de Avila province began in June with a condemnation ... full article >>


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