20TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARGOS THEATER
When director Carlos Celdrán, one of the essential figures of contemporary Cuban theater, and talented young playwright Abel González-Melo, who continues to find success both in Cuba and abroad, announce a new work, it is sure to be an excellent proposal - a prime example being their recently premiered play Protocolo.
LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN THEATER - MAYO TEATRAL 2016
Six guest companies from Latin America and the Caribbean and nine Cuban companies to participate • Fifty functions from May 13-22
37TH HAVANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF NEW LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA
Cinema is the key word, according to Iván Giroud, director of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, who highlighted the importance of “loving cinema, defending, protecting, conversing with it, enjoying
ICAIC YOUNG FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE
The film festival will be held April 5-10, with more than fifty works of fiction, documentaries and animations to be presented
CUBA'S INTERNET BAZAAR
Documentary filmmaker Estela Bravo's Fidel, la historia no contada included in the site's catalogue
More has an impressive jazz tradition, currently being enriched by an avalanche of excellent young musicians, who are broadening the interpretation of this genre, characteristically open and flexible
Singer and composer Moisés Valle, responsible for hits such as “Pegaito a la tarima”, “La Bomba” and “Una miradita”, proudly uses the artistic name of Yumurí. His band, Yumurí y sus Hermanos, is this year celebrating its 25th anniversary
Thefilm El acompañante (2015) by Pavel Giroud has been chosen as the Cuban submission for the U.S. Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film and Spain’s Goya Awards.
CHAPLIN FESTIVAL IN HAVANA
TheGold Rush, a silent comedy directed by and staring the brilliant Charllie Chaplin, is celebrating its 90th anniversary. The filmmaker has stated on various occasions that he wished to be remembered for this film. The fact that it is now considered a classic explains why.
RENE DE LA NUEZ (1937- 2015)
René de la Nuez, with his wry look, watery blue eyes, and more than 50,000 drawings to his credit, considered one of the 100 best cartoonists in the world, left us this January, 2015.