Monthly Archives: January 2018

Renewable Energy Fairs Begin in Havana

HAVANA, Jan 31 (ACN) The First Fair on Renewable Energy and the International Salon of Security and Emergencies (SECURTEC), were inaugurated on Tuesday in Havana with the presence of the Vice President of the Council of States and Ministers, Commander of the Revolution Ramiro Valdes Continue reading

A new José Martí statue will debut in Havana

A new José Martí statue will debut in Havana

Prensa convocada para una conferencia en el Parque Plaza 13 de Marzo, donde será emplazada una réplica de la estatua ecuestre del Héroe Nacional cubano José Martí, obra de la artista estadounidense Anna Hyatt Huntington, en La Habana, Cuba, el 20 de octubre de 2017. ACN FOTO/Omara GARCÍA MEDEROS/sdl

HAVANA, Jan 26th Just as the sun creeps up over the Havana skyline on the 165th anniversary of José Martí’s birth on Sunday, a replica of a statue that sits in Central Park will be officially inaugurated in the Cuban capital.

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Ballet star Acosta’s company is part of Cuban arts rebirth

Ballet star Acosta's company is part of Cuban arts rebirth

Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta is seen during a news conference at his dace studio in Havana, Cuba, January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

HAVANA, Jan. 25th (Reuters) – Former Royal Ballet star Carlos Acosta, whose dynamic masculinity on stage exemplified the style of his native Cuba, is breaking more boundaries as his young dance company showcases more Continue reading

Medieval Music in Cuba with Ensemble Lauda

Medieval Music in Cuba with Ensemble LaudaHAVANA, Jan 23th (HT) Between enthusiastic applause and gratitude, the Havana Medieval Festival came to end on January 21st at the Church of Santo Ángel Custodio, in Old Havana.

Convened by the Ensemble Lauda, the event involved six days of concerts and lectures. Continue reading

Filming of “El Mayor” will start in February

 Film Filming of "El Mayor" will start in Februarying of "El Mayor" will start in FebruaryHAVANA, Jan 18th  (PL) Filmmakers have described their movie project “El Mayor” (The Mayor) that will start shooting in February, dedicated to patriot of the war of independence Ignacio Agramonte, as the romantic hero of Cuban history.

The director of the film, Rigoberto Lopez, said Continue reading