Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro received on Sunday in the hands of Ivan Giroud, director general of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, an Coral of Honor Award by his outstanding film career
Havana was selected in Dubai as one of the seven wonder cities of the world because it represents global diversity of urban society, according to the president of the New7Wonders initiative, Bernard Weber.
The Van Van orchestra, Grammy winner and considered the best of its kind in Cuba, delivered a huge concert this Thursday night at the steps of the Havana University to mark the 45 th anniversary of its founding by late Juan Formell.
The nine p.m. cannon shot, a centuries-old tradition of Havana nights that takes place at the San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress, was declared Cultural Heritage of the Cuban Nation.
Directed by the actor Jorge Perugorría, the film Fatima or The Fraternity Park will be the first Cuban premiere in the 36th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, which runs in this city until December 14.
Cuba´s First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel attended the inauguration of the XXXVI International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, in the Karl Marx Theater in Havana.
A team of over 10 executives of the New York Broadway Theater is in this capital to share, free of charge, its expertise with young talents to revive the genre in Cuba, with the mise en scene of the famous piece Rent.
Cuba's National ballet Company (BNC), directed by prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, will perform in Italy and Canada starting from December 10.
The trophy for Best Video of the Year at the 2014 Lucas Awards went to the hands of director Ian Padrón and the duo Buena Fe, for the video clip ¨Se bota a matar¨, conducted in collaboration with Havana Queens dance company.
Artists from Cuba and the United States are promoting cultural exchange and collaboration programs between their nations through the US-Cuba Artist Exchange Non-governmental organization.
The revolutionary experience of an outdoor travelling cinema that visited the most remote Cuban communities nearly half a century ago is now back as part of the 36th International Festival of the New Latin American Film.
Artists of Cuba and the United States compose the non-governmental, nonprofit organization US-Cuba Artist Exchange to promote art cooperation programs and cultural exchanges between the two nations.
The video clip ¨Alcé mi voz¨, starring singer Ivette Cepeda and directed by Alejandro Perez, won two Lucas Prizes at the awards gala in the technical categories, held in this capital.
The 36th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema will run December 4-14 in Havana with 166 films contesting the event, which will pay tribute to outstanding Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Maquez.
The vocal group Desandann, of Camagüey province, returned recently from a tour of cities of the United States and Canada, where its members offered didactic concerts to promote the liking for and learning of Haitian culture.