“The blockade of Cuba must end.”

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Paul Laverty, author of the screenplay for the prizewinning film on the life of dancer Carlos Acosta, describes the U.S. blockade as a disgrace

Sergio & Serguéi


Maestro of the best melodrama, Ernesto Daranas has now resorted to tragicomedy to recreate an era with a touch of the fabulous, offering a film worthy of being seen and analyzed

Film and dance with Carlos Acosta


The long-awaited biographical film about Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta will premiere during the San Sebastián Film Festival, in this Basque city, September 21- 29

Projections for the new year from the Ministry of Culture

“Imagen 3” community project, organized by Cecilio Avilés.

A special place among priorities is afforded permanent dialogue with creators about their relationship to the Revolution’s Cultural Policy, in defense of identity and sovereignty in the face of imperialism’s colonizing model

Raven Wilkinson fought racism


On December 17, at the age of 83, ballet icon Raven Wilkinson, the first black woman to sign a contract with a major company, passed away

Cuban film posters are unique

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The 40th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema will feature several exhibitions of Cuban film posters, including Forty Years in Posters, Again... other classics and Titón: 90th Birthday

A Nobel Prize for Maryse Condé


The playwright and narrator born on the island of Guadeloupe in 1937, Maryse Condé, on October 12 was awarded The New Academy Prize announced by the Swedish academy, the newly created distinction known as “the Alternative Nobel”

Bebo is Cuban


The decades he lived far away, first in Sweden and later in Spain, never made Bebo Valdés less ours, or stopped him from promoting Cuban music

José Martí Cultural Society promotes an indispensable legacy

Abel Prieto is the new director of the Martí Program Office, following the path forged by Dr. Armando Hart. Pictured with him are Minister of Culture Alpidio Alonso, and Víctor Gaute, a member of the Party Central Committee Secretariat.

The José Martí Cultural Society has 14,877 active members, grouped in 1,061 clubs, and promotes values like patriotism, solidarity, respect for diversity, anti-racism, and peace, among children, adolescents, and youth, via serious, objective study of the nation’s history

Always Omara


Egrem studios presents Omara Portuondo’s latest CD confirming the diva’s continued relevance

Behind the vanguard: Fruitful and inclusive arts education


The broad and diverse cultural festival entitled “Artes de Cuba: From the Island to The World,” to take place May 8 through June 3 in Washington’s Kennedy Center, reflects the island's sustained and fruitful arts education program, key to the training of new talent

Trova with a cause


The Pepe Sánchez Trova Festival, the oldest event of its kind in the country, is running March 15 through 19 in Santiago de Cuba, a city where the genre has never lost its preeminence