HT Cuba Photo Contest 2015

January 18, 2015 | No Comments »

This is the official announcement for the HT Made in Cuba Photo Contest 2015. It is our seventh contest, one for each year of the online publication. The categories for submissions this year are: Friendship, Bicycles, Portraits, Workshops/Studios, Textures and Street Vendors.

Bears in Havana: Another Step for Tolerance

January 16, 2015 | No Comments »

To express through art, the desire for a better world where peace, respect and tolerance prevails, is the proposal of the traveling exhibition United Buddy Bears whose stage today and through March is in Havana. (30 photos)

An Artist’s Opinion of the New USA-Cuba Accords

January 14, 2015 | 11 comments

Yasser Castellanos brings us his perspective on the recent agreements between the United States and Cuba, announced by Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro. What do you think?

A Look at the Havana Crafts Fair

December 13, 2014 | No Comments »

The annual Havana International Crafts Fair (FIART) is taking place at the Pabexpo facility on the west side of the capital through December 21st. The fair is open to the public daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (27 photos)

The Ballet Paintings of Cuban Artist Miguel Quintana

November 24, 2014 | No Comments »

Young Cuban painter Miguel Angel Quintana Amador has found the visual elements for his works in the legacy of prima ballerina Alicia Alonso and ballet, understood as a world of expression. “I don’t cling to new tendencies, I paint on impulse.”

HT Cuba Photo Contest Winners 2014

November 10, 2014 | 5 comments

After a very difficult selection process, today we announce the winners of the Sixth HT Cuba Photo Contest for 2014. Hats off to the 72 participants in this year’s event who sent in their 555 entries. Likewise to the 20 jury members.

Cuban Digital Art in the Social Networks

November 1, 2014 | 2 comments

A young, Cuban visual artist, Grethel Nuez looks to social networks to develop the interesting work we address in Havana Times today. “We continue to look for the distinctive and unique in Cuban digital art.”

Solo Exhibition of Cuban Artist Tomas Oliva

October 9, 2014 | No Comments »

The toilet – that intimate and carefully concealed artifact – is brought out from its hiding place by Tomas Oliva and used as a means of expressing different emotions, moods and ideas. (10 photos)

Habanarte Festival Begins

September 13, 2014 | 1 Comment »

From September 11-21 the Cuban capital is immersed in the first edition of “Habanarte ‘. Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, the all-encompassing event involves around a thousand Cuban artists of all demonstrations; including music, visual arts, literature, film, dance and theater. (33 photos)

Photographer Shows Cuba Pics in Brooklyn

September 8, 2014 | No Comments »

New York based photographer Hannah Berkeley Cohen, is showing her pictures taken in Cuba this coming Saturday at the Lark Café in Brooklyn. The showing is titled “Cuba: An Intimate Glimpse into Un-sensationalized Realities” and takes place from 7-9 p.m.