NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE UNION OF WRITERS AND ARTISTS OF CUBA (UNEAC)
“We must articulate vanguard anti-colonial thinking because there are signs of confusion” (examples include Santa Claus hats, celebrating Halloween). “There is nothing more pathetic than dressing ourselves up according to how tourists want to see in us”
Over the coming months Havana will be able to appreciate versions of Macbeth, by William Shakespeare; A doll’s house, by Henrik Ibsen; and Virgilio Piñera’s Dos viejos pánicos
This, according to Dominican intellectual Silvio Torres-Saillant during the inauguration of the 58th edition of the prestigious literary competition
The renowned company will perform in Spain, Italy, and France, May through July
24th Havana International Ballet Festival
"For Shakespeare, dance" are the watchwords chosen for the upcoming 24th Havana International Ballet Festival, scheduled October 28-November 7.
As in one’s hand a lighted match blinds you before it comes aflame and sends out brilliant flickering tongues to every side, so within the ring of the spectators, her dance begins in hasty heated rhythms and spreads its self like darting flames around. And suddenly the dance is altogether flame! (“The Spanish Dancer,” Rainer Maria Rilke,1906)
MINNESOTA SYMPHONY IN HAVANA
Maestro Frank Fernández shines and two Cuban choirs rise to the occasion
17TH ART ON LA RAMPA FAIR
Just like every summer, the Art on La Rampa Fair is currently taking place, a venue hosting cultural activities and commercial offers of high quality arts and crafts, popular with Havana residents and visitors alike
NATIONAL BALLET OF CUBA
This 2018, the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) is set for abundant celebrations. Firstly, its 70th anniversary.
The French star writes the annual Message for World Theater Day 2017. Cuba celebrates the event and the Omar Valdés Prize is awarded in Havana