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Havana in Orbit with Jazz

April 28, 2017 | 5 comments

Havana is the host city for the activities this week which accompany celebrations for International Jazz Day which will be commemorated on April 30th 2017. Cuban pianist Alejandro Falcon with his group and students kicked off the event on Wednesday. (10 photos)




Real Madrid, a Soccer Fan Club in Havana

April 12, 2017 | No Comments »

The world’s biggest soccer teams have fan clubs in every corner of the Earth, but because of Cuba’s peculiarities, there are very few official fan clubs based in this corner of the Caribbean. “Official” fan clubs are those which have received the soccer team’s approval, as many unofficial ones have popped up all over the archipelago.




Herbie Hancock and Chucho Valdes Together in Cuba on April 30th

April 9, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Katherine Muller-Marin, the Director of the Unesco Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean, recently stated that the celebration of the 6th edition of International Jazz Day on April 30th, will be a unique opportunity for Cuba to show what we do here and the quality of our musicians.




Oliver Stone’s “Snowden” as Related to Cuba

December 8, 2016 | 7 comments

Oliver Stone will present “Snowden” at the Havana Film Festival to take place in Havana from December 8th-18th. Vicente Morin asks why it is being shown in Cuba, a country he notes practices massive spying on its citizens.




Coming Soon: 2016 Havana Film Festival

November 11, 2016 | No Comments »

Film buffs are already counting down the days until the 38th edition of the Havana Film Festival, which takes place in the capital from December 8-18. Many Havana residents take their holidays on this date, so that they will have time to enjoy more films. Others will make the most of the free time that school or work leaves them to go to the movie theaters.




Cuba’s Wrestlers Shined in Rio 2016

August 18, 2016 | 1 Comment »

Discus thrower Denia Caballero also won a bronze medal, who in spite of a last minute injury was able to climb up onto the podium of her specialty.




Cuba Gets its 2nd Gold in Rio, from Wrestler Mijail Lopez

August 15, 2016 | 2 comments

Mijail Lopez of Cuba became a three time Olympic gold medalist on Monday in Greco-Roman wrestling, providing the Latin American sports power its second title thus far in Rio 2016.




The Journey of Maykel Reyes, Cuba’s First Professional Soccer Player

August 12, 2016 | No Comments »

Destiny has laid the way for Maykel Reyes to become a ground-breaking Cuban soccer player: the first to sign a contract with a team abroad, the first to score a goal in a World Championship, and who knows if there is still more to come.




A Month of Talented Young Pianists in Cuba

June 5, 2016 | 2 comments

Young pianists will display their bravura on the stages set up for the 4th Young Pianists Festival, which will take place in Havana from June 2-26, under the artistic direction of Salomon Gadles Mikowsky.(14 fotos)




Counting to Ten to Give Greater Visibility

June 2, 2016 | No Comments »

Giving visibility to artistic phenomena which aren’t covered by national media. This was young Wendy Gonzalez’s intention, curator of the “Counting to Ten” Photography Exhibition. (6 photos)