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Ballet Festival Begins on 70 Anniversary of Cuban Dance Company

The festival was attended by Cuba’s prominent pioneering prima ballerina whose influence won the country its world-renowned prestige. Oct 28 (teleSUR) The legendary Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso presided over the 26 International Ballet Festival of Havana to celebrate the 70 … Continue reading

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Cuba’s President Remembers Camilo Cienfuegos

Havana, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel remembered on Sunday Camilo Cienfuegos, 59 years after his death, by evoking a quote about the hero by the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro. ‘As the Commander in Chief … Continue reading

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Viengsay Valdes Highlights Historic Legacy of National Ballet of Cuba

Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The prima ballerina of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), Viengsay Valdes said on Saturday that preserving and defending the historic legacy of her company, which will celebrate its 70th anniversary on October 28, is … Continue reading

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Cuban Singer Telmary to Attend Latin Grammy 2018

Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuban rapper Telmary Diaz, nominated for the 2018 Latin Grammy Awards, has confirmed her attendance at the awards ceremony scheduled for November 15 in Las Vegas, United States. In the artist’s opinion, it is a … Continue reading

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Work of Mozart Brings Together Prominent Musicians in Cuba

Havana, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) The music of the Austrian Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart gathers on Thursday in Cuba scholars and interpreters, national and foreign, of the work of one of the most influential geniuses in all the arts. The fourth … Continue reading

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Cuba’s Historian Eusebio Leal Will Receive Hadrian Award in New York

New York, U.S., Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Havana Historian, Eusebio Leal, will receive in this city the Hadrian Award granted by the World Monuments Fund (WMF), reported the permanent mission of Cuba to the UN. The award is given annually, … Continue reading

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British Designer Shows Fashion Collection in Havana

Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) British designer Natalie Wildgoose is exhibiting in Havana on Saturday a fashion collection on British Culture Week and Cuban Culture Day celebrations. Under the title Children in the Garden, the presentation is scheduled for 21:00, … Continue reading

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Publisher Launches Photo Book on Cuban Ballet Dancer

Havana, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Ocean Sur publishing house is launching on Monday the book ”Viengsay Valdes, Soy lo que ves” (Viengsay Valdes, I Am What You See), by photographer Gabriel Davalos, about this Cuban ballet dancer with a recognized … Continue reading

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Cuban Musician Chucho Valdes to Be Honored at La Musa Awards

Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban musician Jesus ”Chucho” Valdes will be honored on Thursday at the 6th edition of the annual La Musa Award due to his career and contributions to that event throughout his 50-year career. The awards, … Continue reading

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24th Cuban Identity Festival Opens in Bayamo

Bayamo, Cuba, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Historians and artists from the most diverse cultural expressions are participating in the 24th Cuban Identity Festival, which opened in Bayamo, the capital of eastern Granma province, on Wednesday, to celebrate the National Culture … Continue reading

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