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Cuban National Ballet to Welcome Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky

Havana, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) Prestigious Russian-American choreographer Alexei Ratmansky arrived in Cuba today to stage a revival of his Concerto DSCH with Cuba’s National Ballet (BNC). As Viengsay Valdes, prima ballerina and deputy artistic director of the company, explained, … Continue reading

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Cuban Musicians debut Successfully at Jazz Festival in South Africa

Pretoria, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba participated for the first time in South Africa’s Arts Alive Jazz Festival, with a performance of the Madre Tierra group led by young saxophonist Michael Herrera, who described the concert as magical. Playing for … Continue reading

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Summer film festival closes in Cuba

Havana, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) After screening more than 250 films from some 20 countries in theaters throughout Cuba, the Summer Film Festival concludes this Sunday. The initiative, created 15 years ago, included a varied programe in all the provinces … Continue reading

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Cuban artist conquers New York audience again

New York, United States, Sept 1 (Prensa Latina) After making Cuba dance with his contagious music, Cimafunk’s rising career hits the international stage andhe currently enjoys the satisfaction of once again attracting New York audiences. This young revelation of the … Continue reading

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Popular orchestra brings energy of Cuban music to US

Por Martha Andrés Román FotosPL: Diony Sanabia Washington, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) The powerful energy of Cuban music took over the Howard Theater in this capital to the rhythm of Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco, a popular group that is … Continue reading

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Cuban Singer Cimafunk Performs in New York’s Central Park

New York, USA, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer Cimafunk arrived in New York’s Central Park to offer a taste of Cuban funk music, with a concert that marked a dream come true, although there remain many more to realize. … Continue reading

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Cuba Hosts Events to Honor Benny More in His Centenary

Havana, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) On the 100th birthday of Cuban musician Benny More, a series of events are being held in Cuba to pay tribute to him, who is also known as ”El Barbaro del Ritmo.” The events will … Continue reading

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The Rumba Route Reaches Central Cuba

By Jose Antonio Fulgueiras Santa Clara, Cuba, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The ‘Pre-Festival’ to the Timbalaye International Festival began this Saturday in Sagua la Grande, in order to include the city in Cuba’s ‘Rumba Route’ tour. The 11th edition of … Continue reading

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Cuban Festival to Gather Musicians from Various Countries

Havana, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) More than a hundred Cuban and international artists will participate in the 3rd edition of the Electronic Music Festival of Cuba, Eyeife 500, to be held from December 11 to 15, organizers informed Saturday. The … Continue reading

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Cuban Company Acosta Danza Announces Spanish Tour

Havana, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish cities of Perelada, Santander and Almansa will host this month performances by the Cuban company Acosta Danza, informed Thursday a statement from the institution. The company, directed by ballerina Carlos Acosta, will perform … Continue reading

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