Category Archives: Cultural

Tourism Minister congratulates city of Trinidad

Jan 14 (Radio Rebelde) Manuel Marrero, Minister of Tourism, wrote on Twitter that Trinidad on the occasion of the 505th anniversary of the foundation of this village, that is a tourist destination that has it all. He highlighted that Trinidad, … Continue reading

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Joya’s Concert Opens International Jazz Plaza Festival in Cuba

Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The 34th International Festival Jazz Plaza 2019 begins on Monday with a concert by contrabassist Gaston Joya at 6:30 p.m. local time, at Teatro Nacional de Cuba’s Covarrubias Hall. Scheduled until January 20, the event … Continue reading

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Over 550 Works for Literary Casa Americas Award in Cuba

Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) More than 550 works from various Latin American countries are Friday contending for the 60th edition of the Literary Award Casa de las Americas, organized each year by this Cuban institution. According to a press … Continue reading

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Gastrocult Closes with Performance of Singer-Songwriter Kelvis Ochoa

Havana, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer-songwriter Kelvis Ochoa will be an atraction on Thursday in a six-handed menu during the last day of the 1st Academic Workshop ”Gastrocult 2019”. Accompanied by chefs invited to the meeting, Ochoa will also … Continue reading

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Culture of Cuban Bartenders Assured by Specialist

Havana, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Rum is not just alcohol but culture and traditions, as the renowned Cuban bartender Pavel Fernández, one of the participants in the First Gastrocult 2019 Academic Workshop, stated here today. In statements to Prensa Latina, … Continue reading

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Cuban Revolution Inspires Frank Fernandez Concert

Havana, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban pianist and composer Frank Fernandez announced today that he will dedicate a concert to the Cuban Revolution on the 60th anniversary of Fidel Castro”s entry into this capital, with the Caravan of Victory. On … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Rejoices with Cuban Circus’ Performance

Rome, Jan 2, (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis enjoyed the performance by Cuban circus artists who greeted him at his Wednesday’s General Audience in the Paul VI Hall. For the second consecutive year, members of the Havana Company, from the National … Continue reading

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Cuban National Music Award 2018 Recognizes Two Figures

Havana, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Musicologist and researcher Jesus Gomez Cairo and trumpet player Marcos Antonio Urbay Serafín will receive today the National Music Award 2018 for their lifetime achievements.The prize will be given to them at the San Francisco … Continue reading

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Robert Redford sends Thank You message to Havana Film Festival

I would like to express my gratitude to you, to Cuba and its artists for your friendship and collaboration over the years,” said renowned American filmmaker Robert Redford in a message he sent to the International Festival of New Latin … Continue reading

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Benicio del Toro Returns to Cuba with ‘Sicario’

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) A new film about an old problem, brought Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro back to the New Latin American Film Festival of Havana, which space is considered today relevant for the regional movie.The winner of the … Continue reading

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