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Havana, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is showing its most renewed tourist product during the 51st edition of the International Tourism Exchange, ITB 2018, taking place today in its usual venue in Berlin.

Por Alain Valdes Sierra

Havana, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Percussion, as a pillar of Cuban music and, perhaps, the country''s major contribution to universal music, was the backbone of the opening gala of the Drum Festival in this capital.

Havana, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The celebration of the International Tourism Fair, FITCuba 2018, in Cayo Santa María (central Cuban province of Villa Clara), will become a relaunching of that tourist destination to boost its commercialization, authorities of the sector said.

Damascus, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Syria, Faisal al-Mekdad, exchanged today with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Marcelino Medina, on the main issues on the bilateral agenda.

Havana, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) The 17th Drum Festival ''Guillermo Barreto in Memoriam'' is beginning today in this capital with a show with the best Cuba''s percussionists.

Havana, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) The 16th edition of Casa de las Americas Musicology Award will be dedicated to Cuban music schollar Argeliers Leon on his centennial, an event that will be held in Havana March 12 through 16, the organizers announced.

Paris, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) French President Emmanuel Macron announced today the creation of an experts'' committee in charge of studying the restitution of art works to their originary African countries.

Los Angeles, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) The film ''Black Panther'' by director Ryan Coogler, continues today at the top of the box office of movie theaters in the United States, where it exceeds the 500 million dollars collected, specialized accountants report today.

Mexico, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) Mexicans continue enjoying today the success of their compatriot Guillermo del Toro in the 90th annual Academy Awards, in which his film ''The Shape of Water'' won four statuettes.

By Fausto Triana

Santiago de Chile, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) Chile dawned today elated with the award to Best Foreign Film given to 'A Fantastic Woman', film of Sebastian Lelio that made history for a country that for more than a decade is making a big impact in the seventh art.

Havana, Mar 4 (Prensa Latina) Students and ballet teachers from several countries will exchange in Cuba about artistic education, from March 25 to April 7, announced today the event''s president, Ramona de Saa.