Category Archives: Cultural

Amadeo Roldan Theater to open again in Cuba

Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Majestic shows, a fire, the reopening and corrosion summarize the chronology of the Amadeo Roldan Auditorium Theater in this capital, which will turn 90 soon, Cuban Culture Minister Alpidio Alonso said during a visit to … Continue reading

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Verb Ballets tightening international ties with shared ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in Cuba

By Zachary Lewis, The Plain Dealer — Feb. 20, 2020, Cleveland.Com CLEVELAND, Ohio — U.S.-Cuba relations may be a little bumpy, but the bond between the island nation and Cleveland’s Verb Ballets is getting stronger by the minute. Even as much … Continue reading

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Cuba’s Contemporary Dance Company will celebrate its 60th anniversary

Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s Contemporary Dance Company (DCC) will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a season of works by native choreographers and a piece by British Fleur Darkin. The performances will be held on February 28, 29 and … Continue reading

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Raul Castro extols Cuban Children’s Company La Colmenita’s work

Havana, Feb 18, (Prensa Latina) As a demonstration of the culture strength in defense of the Homeland as the bravest of soldiers, Raul Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, described the work of La Colmenita Children’s … Continue reading

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New York Cardinal hopes to build bridges with Cuba visit

Feb 10 (Associated Press) U.S. Cardinal Timothy Dolan said Monday he hopes that his visit to Cuba serves to build bridges between the peoples of the two countries amid tensions between their governments. Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, was … Continue reading

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Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Co. restages dance work premiered 34 years ago in Pittsburgh

SARA BAUKNECHT – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — FEB 17, 2020 More than 1,200 miles separate Cuba-based Malpaso Dance Co. and Pittsburgh, but the two have more in common than meets the eye.  Malpaso — hailed as Cuba’s first independent contemporary dance … Continue reading

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Cuban opera performs in United States

Feb 17 (Radio Rebelde) The amazing building of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts will host, February 13-15, the Caribbean version of the opera The Clemency of Tito, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The award-winning work, which has … Continue reading

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The 29th International Book Fair concludes in Havana

FotosPL: Jorge Pérez Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The 29th International Book Fair (IBF) concludes this Sunday in this capital with dance, music and theater shows, in addition to the usual sales of volumes. In the most significant event of … Continue reading

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Day of deeds and memories at Havana’s International Book Fair

Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Today will be marked by deeds and memories at Havana’s International Book Fair, Cuba 2020, when books on the Vietname War will be launchedin. On Saturday, the great literary event will launch ‘Relatos de Guerra … Continue reading

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Cuban high jumper Zayas celebrates new victory in Europe

Paris, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban high jumper Luis Enrique Zayas is celebrating his second victory in indoors contests in Europe, after winning the Val de Reuil athletics meeting in France. Zayas, who had won the Banska Bystrica tournament in … Continue reading

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