Category Archives: Cultural

Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal elected a member of AAA&S in US

Washington, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal, one of Cuba’s most recognized intellectuals, is now a member of the important American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S). Cuba’s Ambassador to the United States, Jose Ramon Cabañas, attended … Continue reading

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Tony Succar releases new song with Cimafunk, Alexander Abreu

New York, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian-American percussionist Tony Succar recently released a new single and video, ‘El tren del sabor’ (The Train of Flavor), recorded with Cuban musicians Cimafunk and Alexander Abreu, and included in his Latin Grammy-nominated album. … Continue reading

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Havana Theater Festival to present plays from more than 10 countries

Havana, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) The 18th Havana Theater Festival on October 19 through 27 will include 14 plays from more than 10 countries, organizers announced. Artists from Spain, Sweden, France, Argentina, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Japan and the … Continue reading

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Cuban band Sintesis to perform in Washington DC

Washington, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban music will be appreciated again this Monday at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in the capital of the United States, with a concert by the band Sintesis. The cultural institution’s … Continue reading

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Cuba’s western region will host next TURNAT event

Text and photos: Roberto F. CamposCienfuegos, Cuba, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero announced in this city that the next edition of the International Nature Tourism Event (TURNAT 2021) will be held in the western region of … Continue reading

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International event on nature tourism concludes in Cuba

Cienfuegos, Cuba, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) The 12th International Event on Nature Tourism (Turnat 2019) concludes on Saturday in this central-southern Cuban city, after successful days of debates, experience sharing and visits to attractive places. After traveling eight routes, the … Continue reading

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Panama and Mexico Bands in Cuban Rock Festival Patria Grande

Havana, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian band Los Rabanes and the Mexican Tijuana No are at the top of the official poster of the sixth edition of the Patria Grande Festival, to be held from November 6 to 16 … Continue reading

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Cuban National Ballet to Welcome Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky

Havana, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) Prestigious Russian-American choreographer Alexei Ratmansky arrived in Cuba today to stage a revival of his Concerto DSCH with Cuba’s National Ballet (BNC). As Viengsay Valdes, prima ballerina and deputy artistic director of the company, explained, … Continue reading

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Cuban Musicians debut Successfully at Jazz Festival in South Africa

Pretoria, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba participated for the first time in South Africa’s Arts Alive Jazz Festival, with a performance of the Madre Tierra group led by young saxophonist Michael Herrera, who described the concert as magical. Playing for … Continue reading

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Summer film festival closes in Cuba

Havana, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) After screening more than 250 films from some 20 countries in theaters throughout Cuba, the Summer Film Festival concludes this Sunday. The initiative, created 15 years ago, included a varied programe in all the provinces … Continue reading

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