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Ramona de Saá Bello, an outstanding Cuban ballet figure, dies

Havana, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Maitre Ramona de Saá Bello, an outstanding Cuban dance pedagogue in the contemporary world, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 84. Internationally renowned for her dancing teachings, De Saá Bello was a disciple … Continue reading

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Santa Canción, a tribute to Cuba’s new trova premiered in New York

New York, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The premiere in the United States of the documentary film “Santa Canción” (Blessed Song) brought to this city the gratitude of its director, Juan Carlos Travieso, to one of the most consolidated cultural movements … Continue reading

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Cuban lyric artists to honor Vilma Espín

Havana, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Lyric artists will sing at the Casa Balear (Balearic House) in this capital to pay tribute to Cuban revolutionary heroine Vilma Espín on her 94th birthday. Las Voces group and some members of the Mariana … Continue reading

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Tickets for National Ballet of Cuba sold out in Spain

Oviedo, Spain Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) A poster at the box office increased expectations, “sold out,” and the ovations confirmed the success of the premiere of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) in Spain. At the beginning of a tour … Continue reading

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Jazz returns to the Cuban capital with U.S. artist Laurin Talese

Havana, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) U.S. classical and jazz singer Laurin Talese Frierson will offer a concert today at the emblematic Marti Theater in this capital, as part of celebrations in her country for women and the jazz genre. Her … Continue reading

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Italy enjoys Cuban rumba with Los Muñequitos de Matanzas

Rome, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Italy is currently enjoying the performances of Los Muñequitos de Matanzas, a rumba group that occupies an important place in Cuba’s musical history, present today in this country as part of a tour of Europe. … Continue reading

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Díaz-Canel congratulates ICAIC on its 65th anniversary

Havana, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Díaz-Canel congratulated the creators, technicians, and workers of the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC) on the 65th anniversary of that institution on Sunday. On his X profile, Díaz-Canel emphasized that … Continue reading

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Stars from National Ballet of Cuba shine in Italy

Rome, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) The Modern Theater of the Italian city of Grosetto is honored by the performance of the director of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), Viengsay Valdés, and the main dancer of that company, Anyelo Montero, … Continue reading

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Drum Festival pays tribute to women in Havana

Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban women will be the protagonists today on their International Day, in this 21st edition of the Fiesta del Tambor, in which rumba in the neighborhoods will be the main feature. That activity is … Continue reading

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China and Cuba highlight life-changing role of women in society

Beijing, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Women from socioeconomic sectors of China and Cuban diplomatic corps accredited here highlighted the life-changing role of women in societies, on the occasion of International Women’s Day. During the activity, the Cuban ambassador to China, … Continue reading

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