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Cultura

Buenos Aires, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The beautiful Argentine city of Bariloche, in the province of Río Negro, welcomes today the 13th Regional Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba of Patagonia Camilo Cienfuegos, attended by the ambassador of that island in Argentina, Orestes Pérez.


United Nations, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's permanent representative to the UN, Anayansi Rodríguez, said today that ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the Caribbean nation would be an action in favor of peace.


Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The premiere in Cuba of Brazilian feature film ''O Filme da minha vida'' (The Movie of My Life), by Selton Mello, is marking today the opening of the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema.


New York, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Salvator Mundi, the painting depicting Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci recently auctioned for a record $450million, is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for the new museum.


Saint John, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raúl Castro arrived here today to participate in the 6th Cuba-Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Summit, focused on strengthening bilateral relations and the search for joint solutions to high-incidence problems in the region.


Los Ángeles, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Directing duties for Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury film biopic, have been taken on by UK Eddie the Eagle''s Dexter Fletcher, after the firing of Bryan Singer.


Paris, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The Cervantes Institute in Paris is screening today the documentary ''Cancion de barrio'' (Song of the Street), by Alejandro Ramirez Anderson, a film focused on the tour of some of Havana''s poor neighborhoods by renowned Cuban singer-songwriter Silvio Rodriguez.


Rome, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The tour of the National Circus of Cuba by Italian cities will be an excellent opportunity to transmit to the public of this country the happiness, joy, rhythm and color of the Caribbean island, stated the organizers.


Washington, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Deborah Rutter, director of the renowned John F. Kennedy Center in the United States said that Cuba is a cultural power, while announcing a festival dedicated to Cuba from May 8th to 20th.


Santiago de Cuba, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) A Cuban anthological piece called ''Juramento'' was sung before the ashes of Fidel Castro in the Cemetery of Santa Ifigenia Wednesday, to give a start to the 32nd International Chorus Festival.


Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington DC will host from May 8 to 20 of 2018 a festival dedicated to Cuban art, the island''s Ministry of Culture stated.