Category Archives: Cultural

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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Goal Against Blockade to Cuba in Mexico

Mexico, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) A goal against the blockade was the soccer match that Mexicans and Cubans dedicated in this capital to solidarity with the island and in rejection of the policy of siege imposed by the United States, … Continue reading

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National Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Cuban Culture Day

Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Symphony Orchestra gave a special concert on Sunday that was dedicated to National Culture Day that included music by emblematic composers. According to a statement from that institution, the program consisted of pieces … Continue reading

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Diaz-Canel: Cultural Development, Not Art Commodification

Published October 13, 2018 teleSUR | “We have to defend cultural development and artistic creation from banalities that some try to impose from the outside,” said Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel. During the closing ceremony of the 1st National Conference of … Continue reading

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Dancers from 14 Countries to Attend International Festival in Cuba

October 12, 2018 (CubaSi) | Representatives of over twenty companies from 14 countries will participate in the 26th Alicia Alonso International Ballet Festival in Havana, according to its organizers. The event of more than 50 years will gather here again … Continue reading

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Cuba Presides Over UNESCO’s Meeting of National Commissions

Paris, Oct 11. -Cuba presided over the meeting of National Commissions of UNESCO held within the framework of the 205 Executive Council of that organization of the United Nations, diplomatic sources reported today. According to a statement, Ambassador Oscar León, … Continue reading

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Cuban Singer-Songwriter Considers New Constitution a Modern Project

Havana, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer-songwriter Israel Rojas, director of the band Buena Fe, described the new draft Constitution, which is being debated throughout the island until November 17, as modern and a reflection of society. In an exclusive … Continue reading

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Cuban Film at Latin American Festival in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The movie ”Jose Marti, el Ojo del Canario” (Jose Marti, The Eye of The Canary), by Fernando Perez, will represent Cuba at the Mira Pa’ca Latin American Film Festival in Buenos Aires, to which … Continue reading

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Cuban Advances Against Discrimination in Education Informed at Unesco

Paris, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba reported advances on struggle against discrimination in education at the preparatory meetings of the 205th session of the Unesco Executive Council, informed today diplomatic sources. In its condition of member state of the Council, … Continue reading

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