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Cuban Artists Granted Culture Distinction

The distinguished artists were awarded in a ceremony headed by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Abel Prieto, and Miguel Barnet


Buena Fe Band’s Guitarrist Dairon Rodríguez Passes Away

The young musician’s last performance was last week in Canada, when Buena Fe toured the country to launch its CD Sobreviviente (Survivor)


Without time for reading?

Although for the so-called library rats the pleasure of reading is still an unequalled option, current generations prefer to see audiovisuals and read texts in digital support. Many people consider that nowadays almost no one reads, that is why Escambray explored on how much local residents are used to reading,  a habit that normally begins […]


Sancti Spiritus Goes to Romerías de Mayo

The Romerías de Mayo celebration is hosted by the eastern Cuban city of Holguin, and is attended by participants from 28 countries


Cuba Hosts International Jazz Day Commemoration

World musicians met in Havana Sunday to send a message of peace and promote dialogue among cultures through the power of music at the International Jazz Day 2017


Buena Fe, Moncada and Casabe Performed in Sancti Spiritus (+photos)

The Plaza Cultural (Cultural Square) of Sancti Spiritus, located in Los Olivos neighbourhood, was the venue April 27th of a concert by Buena Fe, Moncada, and Casabe musical groups, which were accompanied by the PMM show


Colombian Film Wins Grand Prize in Gibara Film Festival

Colombian film La Torre won the Humberto Solás Grand Prize in the Cinema under construction category in the Gibara International Film Festival


Monument Restoration Award Granted to Cuban Martyr’s Home

The home of Abel Santamaria, a revolutionary fighter who took part in actions related with the attack to the Moncada Garrison in 1953, received the award this year


International Love Letter Contest Winners Awarded in Sancti Spiritus (+photos)

The winners of the 17th International Love Letter Contest were announced this Saturday in Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba. This year, when 5 753 letters were recieved, the first three prizes were granted to Angélica María Herrera Guerra, from the local municipality of Cabaiguán; Odalys Leyva Rosabal, from the eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas, and […]


Sancti Spiritus Hosts 26th International Book Fair (+photos)

An artistic gala at the Principal Theater of Sancti Spiritus opened the 26th edition of the International Book Fair in this city founded in 1514 by Spaniards


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