Category Archives: Cultural

Faílde orchestra, from Cuba, new voting member of the Latin Grammys

Havana, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) The Failde Orchestra, a staple of danzon national dance, one of Cuba’s traditional musical genre, is currently on the list of voting members of the Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, awarder of the … Continue reading

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US-Cuba Joint Documentary on Silvio Rodriguez Premiers Sunday

“Silvio Rodriguez: My First Calling” is a 25-minute US-Cuba joint production directed by Catherine Murphy that premiers on the Hot House Global platform this Sunday at 8 PM EST.  Sept 18 (teleSUR) Featuring a rare and intimate interview with the globally recognized Cuban trovador, Murphy’s film centers on … Continue reading

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Cuban minister criticizes US media campaign against Cuban artists

Havana, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s Minister of Culture Alpidio Alonso criticized on Wednesday US media campaign against Cuban artists including the musician Alexander Abreu. ‘All my support and solidarity with the great musician Alexander Abreu, victim of a dirty … Continue reading

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Cuban hero recommends reading after seeing film Wasp Network

Havana, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban hero Antonio Guerrero recommends reading ‘What lies across the sea,’ by Stephen Kimber, after the film ‘Wasp Network’ was premiered on television in this country. On his Twitter account, Guerrero highlights the positive reaction, … Continue reading

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Telmary and Habana Sana in online concert from Cuba

Havana, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban rapper Telmary and her band Habana Sana (Healthy Havana) will offer an online concert on Tuesday from Havana, organized by the Ministry of Culture (MINCULT). Telmary and Habana Sana took stage in 2013 and … Continue reading

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Cuba shows health tourism and leading products at China’s fair

Beijing, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba promoted its health tourism offers along with emblematic products such as rum and coffee during the China International Tourism Industry Expo, in Guangdong (south), diplomatic sources reported on Monday. The opportunities and uniqueness on … Continue reading

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Cubans honor foreign service martyrs

Havana, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) The commemoration of the Day of the Cuban Foreign Service Martyrs salutes on Friday the several attacks to the diplomatic staff and facilities, promoted by the US hostile policy. On September 11, 1980, diplomat Felix … Continue reading

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Cuba advocates at UNESCO for good practices to protect heritage

Paris, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba advocated sharing good practices at the regional and international level in order to strengthen the protection of intangible cultural heritage. Cuban diplomat Lluraldi Cabas highlighted the importance of cooperation as a tool to improve … Continue reading

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Cuba hopes to take 80 athletes to Tokyo

Por Alexis Rúa Pérez Havana._ Cuba aspires to take at least 80 athletes to the 32nd Olympic Games in Tokyo, after the event was rescheduled for the summer of 2021 due to the new Coronavirus pandemic, explained Ariel Saínz, Vice … Continue reading

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REAL LIFE MEMBER OF THE CUBAN FIVE RESPONDS TO NETFLIX FILM ‘THE WASP NETWORK’

By ANYA PARAMPIL – The Grayzone – AUGUST 29, 2020 Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with René González, a member of the Cuban Five who spent 13 years in a US prison, and whose real life experience inspired the … Continue reading

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