Category Archives: Cultural

Cuban Duo Gente de Zona Announces Launching New Album

Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singers Alexander Delgado and Randy Malcom, members of the urban music duo Gente de Zona, announced the eve their new phonogram will come out on May 24. Under the title Otra cosa (Something Else), … Continue reading

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Cuban Singer-songwriter Gerardo Alfonso: My songs express political commitment to just causes

Singer-songwriter Gerardo Alfonso, author of “Sábanas Blancas” and “Son los sueños” talks about his music and solidarity work May 13 (Granma) The work of singer-songwriter Gerardo Alfonso, beyond music, has also been to accompany the struggle of solidarity with Cuba … Continue reading

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Diaz-Canel Congratulates Cuban Mothers on their Day

Havana, May 12 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel congratulated Cuban mothers for celebrating their day in Cuba every second Sunday in May. It is a beautiful day for Mothers, because it reminds us of the homage we owe to the … Continue reading

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Cuban Diva Omara Portuondo Feels As Strong As Ever On ‘Last Kiss’ World Tour

May 11, 2019 NPR Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday MANDALIT DEL BARCO In 1996, Omara Portuondo was working on an album at Havana’s famous recording studio, Egrem. Upstairs, American musician Ry Cooder was laying down tracks for Buena Vista Social Club, a project with veteran Cuban … Continue reading

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Cuban Dance Company Honors US Choreographer Merce Cunningham

Havana, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban dance company Malpaso is dedicating a season to one of the paradigmatic figures of contemporary dance, the US choreographer Merce Cunningham. Companies from all over the world are celebrating Cunningham’s 100th birthday this … Continue reading

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Young People from all Over the World Attend Romerias de Mayo in Cuba

Holguin, Cuba, May 2 (Prensa Latina) More than 45 artists from France, Canada, Mexico and Cuba are participating Thursday in the 26th edition of the World Festival of Young Artists, held every year in this eastern Cuban province. The event, … Continue reading

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Event AM-PM America for its Music returns to Cuba

May 1 (Radio Rebelde) The event for music professionals in the Americas AM-PM America for their Music will return to Havana city from June 17 to 22, 2019, organizers informed on the social network Facebook. According to the publication, professional … Continue reading

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A Cuban Footballer in England’s Premier League for the First Time

London, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Norwich all but assured its promotion to the first division of England football and striker Onel Hernandez is today one of the great attractions of the event, as he will become the first Cuban ever … Continue reading

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Cuban Diva Omara Portuondo Kicks Off World Tour in USA

Los Angeles, USA, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Diva Omara Portuondo will give on Friday in Los Angeles, California, the first concert of her world tour, which will run until 2020. ‘Omara is Cuba’ is the name to the journey … Continue reading

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Uruguay artist Fernando Foglino Exhibits in Havana Biennial

Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) As part of the activities for the 13th Biennial of Havana, Uruguayan artist Fernando Foglino inaugurated his exhibition Evidencia, a selection of replicas of stolen pieces of historical monuments from his country. Different fragments of … Continue reading

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