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

For his feats in the conquest of Mexico the Spanish Crown granted Francisco García Holguín land in the northeastern part of the island from the Jigüe to the Marañon Rivers in 1545, prompting García Holguín, his wife Isabel Fernández de Sandoval, and some followers, to found the first village in the area.... More

Cuban singer-songwriter, Silvio Rodríguez, will offer a concert on Sunday, January 19th, in Old Havana’s Saint Francis of Assisi Square to mark the 15th anniversary of Habana Radio station.... More

Architecture and urban design in Cuba’s heritage cities in the context of their contemporary conflicts will the theme of the 7th National Symposium “Challenges in the Management of Cities” set for February 4 through 6 in the eastern city of Camagüey.... More

Ecuador’s Culture and Heritage Ministry has announced the attendance of 23 authors from that South American nation to the 23rd International Book Fair, Cuba 2014, set to open in Havana on February 13th.... More

The First Vice-President of the Councils of State and Minister, Miguel Díaz-Canel, attended the opening on Sunday of the exhibition The Bible: God's Path in Man’s Path at Havana’s Cathedral. ... More

An artistic gala to mark the 161st anniversary of Cuban National Hero José Martí’s birthday, and the museum’s 89th anniversary will be held at the venue on January 28th with the participation of the National Choir, the Cuban TV Ballet and several soloists. ... More

Cuban singer-songwriter, Silvio Rodríguez, will give a concert in Old Havana’s Saint Francis of Assisi Square on January 19th. ... More

Renowned Cuban ballet dancer, Carlos Acosta, was honored by the Queen of England in her traditional New Year list published this Tuesday.... More

The Cuban National Ballet Company, headed by dance legend and company director, Alicia Alonso, will celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution with a Gala on January 1º at the National Theater.... More

The Havana based Casa de las Américas cultural institution celebrated the 90th birthday of late Cuban revolutionary leader, Haydée Santamaría, who founded the iconic institution 54 years ago in the Cuban capital.... More

Esther Borja dies in Havana

Cuban singer, Esther Borja, passed away in Havana at the age of 100.... More

Ernesto Blanco Launches New Album

Outstanding young Cuban singer, Ernesto Blanco, has launched his new CD Abre todas las puertas (Open all doors). ... More

Renowned Cuban bands will take part in traditional concerts and dancing parties on January 1st to celebrate the 55 anniversary of the victory of the Cuban Revolution.... More

The Cuban National Ballet Company is set to have a unique gala at the National Theater on Thursday to mark the 65th anniversary of the ensemble’s establishment, ballet legend Alicia Alonso’s debut in the role of Giselle and her 93rd birthday. ... More