Interview with Silvio Rodriguez in La Vanguardia, Spain

To Be Faithful to the Cuban People is the Best Life that One Can Have

Interview by Fernando García, La Vanguardia newspaper, Spain
Silvio Rodríguez (Cuba, 1946) continues being a revolutionary singer. His commitment to socialism is without a doubt. But the author of Ojalá calls for changes in his government. Without haste, but without delays that put into danger what's won. The Cuban troubadour asks for an end to restrictions on travel and a modernization of the State.

ICAIC to celebrate 50th Anniversary

ICAIC Will Premiere Fourteen Feature Films, Fifteen Documentaries and 500 Hours of Cartoons during 2008 and 2009

"We are celebrating ICAIC's 50th anniversary with more work and a production that had never been reached since the ‘90s economic crisis," said Omar González, the president of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC).

Cubans Celebrate Cuban Culture Season

The Cuban Culture Season kicked off throughout the island amidst ongoing limitations imposed by the damage inflicted by hurricanes Ike and Gustav, but with stronger expressions of unity and advancement in the nationwide recovery process.

The Cultural Season is dedicated, among other events, to the 155 birthday of Cuban National Hero Jose Marti, the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and the 60th birthday of the Cuban National Ballet. The season will wind up next October 20 marking Cuban Culture Day.