Category Archives: Cultural

COMPLEJO LAS TERRAZAS IN CUBA

Dec 11 (tourism4development2017.org) – The pioneering eco-village of Las Terrazas, created in 1994, in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of the Sierra del Rosario is a model of sustainable rural development based on successful tourism since it was launched 23 years … Continue reading

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New Book on Fidel Castro Published in Cuba

Havana, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) As tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, the book ”Ahí Viene Fidel” (Here Comes Fidel) was presented to remember the events that occurred after his physical disappearance on November 25, … Continue reading

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Havana Film Festival Starts Screening of Restored Films

Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) “Lucia”, a Cuban film by Humberto Solas, will kick off today a sample of restored classics of the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, an event that will run until December 17. The … Continue reading

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International Colloquium on Perez Prado Starts in Cuba

Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The Damaso Perez Prado conference “70 years later”, by Cuban researcher Radames Giro, started today here the International Colloquium for the centenary of Perez Prado emblematic musician, who was nicknamed the King of Mambo. … Continue reading

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SPAC: National Ballet of Cuba to make first-ever Capital Region appearance

 “Looking ahead to our exciting 2018 season, we are delighted to bring the passion of National Ballet of Cuba to the region for the first time” By Lauren Halligan, The Saratogian – December 7, 2017 SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> Saratoga … Continue reading

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Cuba wins two medals in World Paralympic Championships

Dec 6 (Granma) Havana — Cuba won one gold and one silver medal in the World Para Swimming and Powerlifting Championships, taking place December 2-8 in the Mexican capital. With a time of 1:08:11 minutes, Río de Janeiro 2016 champion … Continue reading

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Unesco Declares Cuban Country Music ‘Intangible Heritage’

Punto Cubano comprises the poetry and music of Cuban peasants, and consists of a melody featuring a voice singing ten verses with a rhyming scheme. Dec 6 (TeleSur) Unesco has declared Cuba’s Punto Cubano country music, also known as “punto guajiro,” an “intangible” cultural heritage. In doing so, the … Continue reading

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21st International Fair of Handicraft FIART 2017 Opened in Cuba

Havana, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) A posthumous tribute to renowned Cuban stained glass artist Rosa Maria de la Terga marked today the opening day of the 21st International Handicraft Fair, FIART 2017, which runs until December 17th. Arturo Valdes, president … Continue reading

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Kennedy Center to celebrate Cuba in two-week festival in May

By Peggy McGlone, The Washington Post – December 6 The Kennedy Center will explore Cuban culture and its many influences in a two-week festival of performing and visual arts May 8 to 20. “Artes de Cuba: From the Island to the World” … Continue reading

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Cayo Guillermo Dolphinarium Has Been Renovated

Ciego de Ávila, Cuba, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) One of the most attractive extra-hotel offers offered by the Jardines del Rey tourist destination is the Cableski Dolphinarium Recreation Center, located in Cayo Guillermo, which today shows a completely renovated image. … Continue reading

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