Category Archives: Cultural

Over 500 Cuban students to graduate from Matanzas University

Matanzas, Cuba, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) In line with the 2022 school year closing in higher education, the University of Matanzas (UM) on Tuesday graduated more than 500 students in the eight faculties. As many as 534 young people from … Continue reading

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Diaz-Canel congratulates singer-songwriter Amaury Perez on birthday

Havana, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday congratulated Amaury Perez on his 69th birthday and called him a friend, a poet and a singer-songwriter on Twitter. Also on Twitter, Cuban writer Abel Prieto, president of the … Continue reading

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Cuba’s National Ballet to hold gala on 64TH anniversary of Revolution

Havana, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) will begin its performances in 2023 with a gala in this capital to celebrate the 64th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution, on January 1. The show, directed … Continue reading

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Musicians from Cuba and Mexico to give joint concert

Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Musicians from the Concert Band of the western Cuban province of Matanzas under the direction of Mexican Maestro Guillermo Villareal will give a concert on Saturday on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Africa, Fidel, and Cuba, an indissoluble trilogy

Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Kenyan Ambassador in Havana Gathoga W. Chege said on Wednesday that the name of the great revolutionary leader Fidel Castro and Cuba will be inextricably linked to Africa’s contemporary history. “We must never forget what … Continue reading

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Cuba reports increase in tourist arrivals, according to ONEI

Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) The National Office of Statistics and Information of Cuba (ONEI) reported an increase in tourist arrivals that justifies authorities’ efforts to boost tourism. The report points out that up to October, 1,729,098 foreign visitors arrived … Continue reading

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2022 Havana Clasica Festival starts in Cuba

Havana, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) The 4th edition of the 2022 Habana Clasica Festival, one of the most significant events of its kind in Cuba, started in this capital on Saturday until November 20 with the participation of 50 musicians … Continue reading

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Cuban movie theater premieres documentary film

Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The documentary film “La Gota de Agua” (The Drop of Water), which will premiere at the Charles Chaplin movie theater in Havana on Thursday, can be defined as a song for life, that exposes the … Continue reading

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Cuba’s El Rey del Mambo premiers on the Mexican big screen

Mexico City, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban musician Damaso Perez Prado, known as the Mambo King, returns to Mexico with the screening of El sueño de ayer (Yesterday’s Dream) film at the Morelia International Film Festival. The film -directed by … Continue reading

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Fidel Castro’s thought on debate in Cuba

Havana, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban scholars are debating in this capital on Tuesday about the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, and his impact on international relations, teachings and contributions to his strategic thinking in that field. Researchers … Continue reading

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