The Minnesota Orchestra, which performed for the first time in Cuba in 1929, will return to the island to offer two concerts at the International Festival Cubadisco and hold exchanges with students of music schools.
Cinema needs primarily ethics, then the drama and style, said today the prestigious French Greek filmmaker Costa Gavras in a dialogue with students from the International Cinema School of San Antonio de Los Banos (EICTV by its Spanish acronym).
Lucia Huergo, one of the greatest creators of Cuban music, a pioneer of trends, who liked to carry out experiments in music, with a multifaceted, original and very sharp personal style, died in the early morning of Friday in this capital, as a result of a lung carcinoma.
They are a sort of unusual brotherhood; without imposed rites. They are united by similar ages, shared vocations; complicity emerged from years in the concerns of the classroom and the irrepressible desire to create; not to give up the imagination and form the universe, from their personal perspectives and emerging experiences, although many say that there is nothing new under the sun.
The presence of the artistic production of Vigia Editions (Ediciones Vigia) in U.S. institutions was the focus of the panel "Caminos de ida y vuelta" held on Monday in this city during the festival for the 30th anniversary of the publishing house.
Academicians of Latin America and the United States will attend the 1st International Seminar of Opportunities and Challenges for the Economic Development of Latin America and Cuba, to be held on April 28 and 29 in this capital, organized by the University of Havana (UH).
A total of 25 countries from Latin America and Europe confirmed their participation at the 21st Romerias de Mayo International Festival, which will take place in the province of Holguin, from May 2 to 8.
The popular Cuban group Buena Fe joined for the second time on the island Galician singer Andrés Suárez in a concert included in the program of the 26th La Huella de España Festival, which takes place in Havana until next April 19.
Cuban President Raul Castro sent a condolence message to his Uruguayan counterpart Tabaré Vázquez for the death of writer Eduardo Galeano who passed away this Monday morning.
The passing away on Monday of renowned Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano was a sad piece of news that filled Cuban writers and his readers here with dismay.
The recent Festival of Young Filmmakers of the Cuban Film Institute closed doors with a call for a legislation that protects the local movie production.
The renowned American composer and former president of Fox Music, Robert Kraft, participates in collateral sessions of the 14th ICAIC Festival of Young Filmmakers, which will take place until Sunday in this city.
The San Juan Bautista Choir of Puerto Rico is on a visit to Cuba as of April 1st and will make presentations in Havana until April 6, informed sources of the National Concert Music Center.
The national premiere of the feature film La Obra del Siglo (The Work of the Century) by young filmmaker Carlos M. Quintela took place yesterday at Havana's Chaplin Cinema as part of the opening of the 14th ICAIC Young Sample.
La 12th edition of Piña Colada Fusion Music Festival, to be held in Ciego de Ávila from April 2 to 5, will exceed the participation of artists in previous years, assured the organizers.