Blog Archives February 2014

2014 International Book Fair Kicks off in Sancti Spiritus (+photos)

With an opening fueled by music, including the song which celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Holy Spirit village, the 23rd International Book Fair began in Sancti Spiritus, a Cuban central province host to the cultural event from February 26th to March 2nd. Rolando Alonso, director of the Books and Literature Provincial Center, reported to Escambray that more than 30 »

Guitar and Flamenco Icon Paco de Lucia Dies

Spanish guitarist Paco de Lucia, who helped to expand flamenco music worldwide, died today in Mexico, said an announcement issued from city hall in Algeciras, Andalusia, where de Lucia was born.»

Book Fair Begins Tour of Cuba

The great Cuban book and reading fair begins today a tour of the island, after 10 days of sales, launchings, and theoretical debates in Havana.»