Yale University's main mixed choir, the Yale Glee Club –YGC-, will visit Cuba from March 10 through 15 to sing and exchange with some of their Cuban counterparts. ... More


Cuban musician and composer, César Pedroso, nicknamed Pupy, and 90 year-old singer, Adriano Rodríguez, were presented the National Music Awards for 2013, granted by the Culture Ministry to Cuban music celebrities for the work of their entire life.... More


The house where 19th century Cuban poetess, Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda, was born was declared a National Monument on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the establishment of Santa María del Puerto del Príncipe, today known as Camagüey. ... More


Havana, February 3 (RHC)-- Saudi Arabia will again participate at Cuba's International Book Fair this year for the second time after a successful participation at the literary event held in 2013.... More


500th Anniversary of Camagüey

Five hundred years ago, on February 2, 1514, Spanish colonizers founded one of the first seven cities established in Cuba at Guincho Point, Nuevitas. It was named Santa María del Príncipe, today known as Camagüey... More


Canadian editor and writer, Stephen Kimber, will tour the northern part of the US State of California to promote his most recent volume What Lies across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five. ... More


Ecuadorean President, Rafael Correa, is scheduled to participate at the International Book Fair Cuba 2014 in February dedicated to the South American nation. ... More


Shanghai Symphony musicians will join their Cuban counterparts in a unique concert conducted by Chinese maestro Cao Peng at Havana’s National Theater.... More


The home where 19th century Cuban poet, Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda, was born in the central eastern city of Camagüey, formerly known as Puerto Príncipe, will be declared a National Monument in February.... More


New York, January 28 (RHC)-- U.S. peace activist, environmentalist, songwriter, and folk legend Pete Seeger died on Monday at the age of 94. Confirmed by family members, Seeger is reported to have died of natural causes at a hospital not far from his longtime home in the town of Beacon, New York along the Hudson River. ... More


As part of celebrations marking the 500th anniversary of the city’s establishment, the Metropolitan Cathedral of the central eastern city of Camagüey received the tile of Minor Basilica by decree of Pope Francis I.... More


2012 National Fine Arts Award winner, Cuban painter Ever Fonseca and his band are set to be on a tour of the island to let audiences know about his poetic and musical skills.... More


Nicolas Dorr and Gerardo Fulleda were presented the National Theater Award for 2014 at a ceremony in Havana’s Bertolt Brecht Cultural Center on the occasion of Cuban Theater Day.... More


The Cuban National Ballet Company will dedicate the 24th International Ballet Festival in late October and early November to honor the memory of famous English playwright, writer and poet, William Shakespeare.... More


Argentina, Cuba, Mexico and Colombia are the countries which sent the most entries to the 55th Casa de las Américas Literary Prize competition that got underway on the island Monday.... More


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