The Director of the renowned Cuban popular band Los Van Van, Juan Formell, critized the hurdles posed on Cuban music records to enter world markets controlled by American companies.... More

The Japanese Culture Week in Cuba began in Havana with the photo exhibit Tokyo’s Islands by Kanako Sato. ... More

Colombian Nobel Literature Prize Laureate, writer and journalist Gabriel García Márquez, is being honored at Casa de las Américas with three days of homage titled Gabo, Cuba and the Caribbean. ... More

The documentary film Fidel, the Untold Story, by U.S. filmmaker Estela Bravo, was premiered at the Ninth Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa.... More

Cubans are mourning the death of Cuban singer, troubadour, writer and teacher, Teresita Fernández, who passed away in Havana at the age of 82. ... More

Especially dedicated to late Venezuelan leader, Hugo Chávez and Uruguayan writer and journalist, Eduardo Galeano, the Sixth University Festival of Books and Reading known as FULL, will kick off on Monday in all of Cuba’s higher education centers and universities.... More

Belgian culture lovers are enjoying the many options that Havana’s Historian Office and the European country’s embassy in the Cuban capital have brought and organized for the occasion from November 8 through 16. ... More

Three Canadian writers are exposing in Toronto the negative impact of the US’s hostile anti-Cuba policy and the truth of the case of four anti-terrorist fighters unjustly held in US prisons since 1998.... More

The finishing touches are being put to the 35th International Latin American Film Festival, scheduled for Havana from December 5th through 15th, only one month before its opening. The year’s prestigious movie meet will include the screening of 400 films, most of them from Latin America. ... More

Bayamo: 500 Years of History

Residents in the eastern city of Bayamo and Cubans in general today celebrate the 500th anniversary of its founding as the second city set up on the island by Spanish Conqueror, Diego Velázquez, on November 5, 1513. ... More

The third edition of the film festival CineCuba is set to wind up in Toronto, Canada, after having screened Cuban documentaries and the film Habanastation by moviemaker Ian Padrón. ... More

The impressive geological formation known as Bellamar Caves in the western city of Matanzas will be proposed as World Heritage Site. ... More

Old Havana, formerly known as San Cristóbal de la Habana, is celebrating the 494th anniversary of the city’s establishment on November 16th. ... More

The Cuban National Ballet Company is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the debut of Alicia Alonso in the role of Giselle with two simultaneous performances on November 2nd. ... More

The First Indian Culture Festival opened in the Cuban capital with the attendance of the Vice-President of the Republic of India, Mohammad Hamid Ansarim, Cuban Culture Minister Rafael Bernal and other Indian delegation members accompanying the Asian nation’s high-ranking official.... More