Category Archives: Cultural

Four Cuban Fiction Movies Competing at Film Festival in New York City

New York, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Four Cuban fiction movies will be competing at the Havana Film Festival of New York that will also dedicate special sessions to screen anthological films and recent productions of the island. ‘The Extraordinary Voyage … Continue reading

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Cuban Dancer Premieres a Ballet from Magdeburg, Germany

Berlin, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The first dancer of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba (BNC) Grettel Morejon will perform today the role of Mina in the premiere of Dracula, of the German Magdeburg Ballet, at the invitation of the director … Continue reading

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25th International Meeting of Ballet Academies Announced in Cuba

Havana, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Students and ballet teachers from a dozen countries will exchange in Cuba about the teaching of this art, from April 13 to 27, the organizing committee announced today. The International Meeting of Academies for the … Continue reading

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Havana Film Festival of New York honors Cuban filmmaker Fernando Perez

New York, USA, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The Havana Film Festival of New York, opening this Friday will dedicates its series of special events, to honor film director Fernando Perez, responsible for emblematic works of Cuban cinematography such as ”Clandestinos”. … Continue reading

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Cuba Hosts 18th Youth Film Festival

Havana, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) With the screening of short film ”Diario” (Diary), of young movie maker Juan Carlos Alom, the 18th Youth Film Festival opens on Tuesday in Havana. The more-than-14-minute film, produced in 2009, officially opens the event, … Continue reading

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More Than 1,000 Runners to Compete in Varadero Marathon

Varadero, Cuba,  (Prensa Latina) More than 1,000 runners are participating on Sunday in the second edition of the Varadero Half Marathon, which consists of 21- and 10-kilometer races. With the presence of Mexican runner German Silva, winner of the New … Continue reading

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La Colmenita Celebrates 55th Anniversary of EGREM

Havana, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) With a show by the children”s theater company La Colmenita, the Havana-based Empresa de Grabaciones y Ediciones Musicales (EGREM) is celebrating its 55th anniversary on Sunday. The Karl Marx Theater will host the show, at … Continue reading

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Cuba, United States Musicians to Offer a Concert in Cuba

Havana, March 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and North American musicians will perform this Friday the Alabama-Havana Musical Exchange, a special concert in the Cervantes Hall in Havana. Sopranos Susan Williams and Ivette Betancourt, pianist Marita Rodriguez and clarinetists Osiris J. … Continue reading

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Harvard University appoints Chucho Valdés as Resident Teacher

Havana, Mar 27 (Prensa Latina) The Office of Arts and the Jazz Band of Harvard University, United States, today named Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés as resident Jazz Master, due to his contribution to the development of said institution. The appointment … Continue reading

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Prince Charles and Duchess Camila Visit the Historic Center of Havana

Havana, March 25 (Prensa Latina) Prince Charles of Wales and the Duchess Camilla of Cornwall toured areas of the historic centre of Havana, declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982. On the second day of their visit to Cuba, … Continue reading

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