Culture

Adalberto Alvarez Brings his Music to Sancti Spiritus

Famous Cuban musician Adalberto Alvarez gave a concert on February 7th in Sancti Spiritus, a central province in the island, as part of a national tour initiated moths ago in the eastern region.  “El Caballero del Son” (The Gentleman of Son) and his orchestra will also perform in Cienfuegos.»

Sara González Passed Away in Havana

Cuban singer, songwriter and founder of the Nueva Trova Movement Sara Gonzalez, passed away this Wednesday in Havana. Sara González was born in Marianao, on July 13th, 1951 and  made her first attempts on the singing business at the beginning of the 70s.»

New Workshop on the Fight against Bandits in Trinidad

The XI National Workshop on the Fight Against Bandits (LCB, in Spanish) is to take place next March 15th to 17th in the Cuban ancient city of Trinidad.  According to a Cuban News Agency release, the event includes debates, conferences and visits to historical locations.»

Sancti Spiritus Restores Paving in Ancient Streets

Paving ancient streets in Sancti Spiritus city is part of the program to celebrate in 2014, the region’s half a millennium foundation anniversary. The works are being carried out in some 50 meters of Guairo viaduct and in 200m of Padre Quintero’s street.»

Goya Nomination for Cuban Gerardo Chijona

Cuban filmmaker Gerardo Chijona was happy and surprised after his nomination for the Goya Awards 2012 with his film “Boleto al Paraiso” (Ticket to Paradise), an honor he dedicated to his working team.»

Colonial Art Museum Reopens in Sancti Spiritus

Sancti Spiritus Colonial Art Museum, one of the cities most prominent landmarks, reopened after being completely restored. The repairs carried out in the first facility of this kind created by the Revolution, cost thousands and were undertaken by local building workers.»

Love Letters Disclosed in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba

A documentary film on the Escribanía Dollz and its Love Letter Contest was released this Saturday in Sancti Spiritus. The 38-minute documentary is directed by filmmaker Guillermo Centeno and sponsored by the Cuban Institute of the Art and Cinematographic Industry.»