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The 19th International Documentary Festival Santiago Alvarez in Memoriam, held online, has more attractions to offer this Thursday in the YouTube channels of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC), Cubacine, the Ministry of Culture, and the Santiago Álvarez Office itself, as well as in their Facebook and Instagram pages.

Visual artist Raciel Feria, one of the greatest ceramists in Cuba, is always absorbed in his ideas and tasks as coordinator of the Community Project Pensando en Nos-Otros (Thinking of Ourselves—and Others), sponsored by the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba and the National Council of Houses of Culture. However, ranking high among his satisfactions is the trophy that annual winners of the Santiago Alvarez in Memoriam International Documentary Festival (not competitive this year).

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez posted today on Twitter his regret about the passing of photographer Raúl Pérez Ureta, whom he described as one of the great artists of Cuban cinema whose sensitive and expert vision is already immortal.

Cuba defended the cultural rights and anti-supremacy projects during a virtual dialog with UN Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural Rights as part of the 46th Session of the Human Rights Sessions, in Geneva.

The 19th edition of the International Documentary Festival Santiago Alvarez in Memoriam, in honor of the distinguished Cuban filmmaker—dedicated this year to Vietnamese cinema and to our strong links with that country—kicks off Wednesday via online and the Cuban TV channel Multivisión.

Cuban artists gathered on Wednesday at the building hosting the Cuban Culture Ministry to recall the legacy of National Hero Jose Marti on a date marking the 126 anniversary of the start of the nation’s independence wars.

The Cuban delegation at the II Mesoamerican and Caribbean Congress of Community Living Cultures, which is being held online, reaffirmed on Sunday the historic slogan of Homeland or Death, said Noslén González, a participant in the event, on his profile in Facebook.

The renowned Cuban performer, composer and audiovisual producer X Alfonso will premiere this Friday his new work, Dale Conga, a piece that, according to a message at the beginning of its playback, is not a video clip, it is "something else".

Cultural institutions of the municipality of Santa Isabel de las Lajas in this province, as well as relatives and fans, will pay tribute to Benny Moré, popularly known as Cuba’s ‘Sonero Mayor’, on the 19th, the 58th anniversary of his death.

Revenge, greed, social decadence and power struggles abound in the plot of Brazilian network Rede Globo’s telenovela Ambitious Women, starring Camila Pitanga, Gloria Pires and Adriana Esteves, whose characters are linked by crime.

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