Category Archives: Cultural

Women in Cuba go for higher standards

Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) With a significant presence in sectors of the economy and society, women in Cuba celebrate today their International Day in quest of higher standards of living. Cuban women are paid the same as men for … Continue reading

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President of Cuba congratulates all women

Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) On International Women’s Day, the president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, congratulated all women for being the source, support, beauty and tenderness of life. On his Twitter account, the president wished them a happy March 8th … Continue reading

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Andy, Lucas duo to attend ‘Un Puente hacia la Habana’ Festival

Havana, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish duo Andy and Lucas will return to Cuba in April, invited to the 10th edition of the Festival ‘Un Puente Hacia La Habana’ (A Bridge to Havana), according to the Festival’s Facebook page. … Continue reading

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Cuba remembers Hugo Chavez seven years after passing away

Havana, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) Cubans commemorate the legacy of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez after his passing seven years ago. The Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) and the Venezuelan embassy in Cuba are organizing an event this … Continue reading

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U.S. dancer commends Cuba’s ballet dance methodology and technique

Havana, March 4 (Prensa Latina) Although ballet dance technique and methodology have a very high standard in the United States, Cuba has the same level, Charlene Campbell, artistic director of the Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre, said today. The distinguished U.S. … Continue reading

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Nelson Dominguez exhibits his artworks in central Cuba

Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuban visual artist Nelson Dominguez is showing his artworks at the Raul Martinez gallery in this city, where he is presenting his exhibition Mi Amiga Alicia (My Friend Alicia), on the occasion … Continue reading

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Pontifical Lateran University awards Honoris Causa Doctorate to Historian of Havana

Feb 27 (Radio Rebelde) Cuban intellectual Eusebio Leal, historian of the city of Havana, received at the headquarters of the Apostolic Nunciature the accrediting diploma and the gown corresponding to his status as Doctor Honoris Causa in Legal Sciences and … Continue reading

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Ballets of Cuba and Mexico to honor Alicia Alonso

Mexico, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) The National Ballet of Cuba directed by Viengsay Valdes and the National Dance Company (NCD) of Mexico will pay tribute to the Cuban prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, with three performances of ‘Giselle’ at the … Continue reading

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Amadeo Roldan Theater to open again in Cuba

Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Majestic shows, a fire, the reopening and corrosion summarize the chronology of the Amadeo Roldan Auditorium Theater in this capital, which will turn 90 soon, Cuban Culture Minister Alpidio Alonso said during a visit to … Continue reading

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Verb Ballets tightening international ties with shared ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in Cuba

By Zachary Lewis, The Plain Dealer — Feb. 20, 2020, Cleveland.Com CLEVELAND, Ohio — U.S.-Cuba relations may be a little bumpy, but the bond between the island nation and Cleveland’s Verb Ballets is getting stronger by the minute. Even as much … Continue reading