Category Archives: Cultural

Algerian Oscar-nominated Film Screened in Cuba

Havana, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Algerian filmmaker Yasmine Chouikh is presenting in Havana Saturday the film Until the End of Time, nominated for an Oscar 2019 in the category of Best Foreign Language Film. The presentation is part of the … Continue reading

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Cuban Music Icon Silvio Rodriguez Gives Support to Venezuela

Cuban folk singer Silvio Rodriguez formed part of Latin America’s socially conscious Nueva trova songwriting movement in the 1960s. Feb 5 (teleSUR) Renowned Cuban singer and composer Silvio Rodriguez reflected on the situation in Venezuela on his Segunda Citablog, responding to a Venezuelan fan who was commenting about the “guarimberos” — the violent opponents to the government … Continue reading

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Camagüey Celebrates 505 Years with a lot of Tourist Inspiration

Havana, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The eastern Cuban city of Camagüey celebrates its 505th anniversary on Saturday with a strong tourist inspiration that highlights its most beautiful places and the attractiveness of its traditions and history. A day like today, … Continue reading

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Cuban-German Duo Performs at Havana Music Festival

Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The concert by Cuban organist Moises Santiesteban and German flutist Claudia Gerauer marked on Saturday night in Havana the second day of the XIII Ancient Music Festival Esteban Salas. The repertoire chosen for the event … Continue reading

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Cuba Is Ready for Fourth Edition of the Festival of Salsa

Havana, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) From February 19 to 24, the fourth edition of the Salsa Festival will take place in this capital, an event that will bring together the country’s leading dance music orchestras and international artists, the organizers … Continue reading

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Over 600 New Related Options Announced for the next International Book Fair in Cuba

Jan 21 (Radio Rebelde) Juan Rodríguez Cabrera highlighted the presence of the new titles, new reduced prices of the texts, the offer of special projects as tiny books, calendars, maps and didactic materials, included the demanded technical books about medicine … Continue reading

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Irene Rodriguez Performs at New York’s Joyce Theater with Flamenco Dance

New York, US, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Irene Rodriguez has a powerful force on her feet and her frenetic foot-stamping, so she currently remains in the minds and hearts of those who attended her show at the Joyce Theater in … Continue reading

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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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