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Cultura

Montevideo, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian film ´João, O Maestro,'' by Mauro Lima, inaugurates today the 21st edition of Punta del Este International Film Festival, in Uruguay, where over 50 national and foreign films will be screened.


Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s first deputy minister of Higher Education, Martha del Carmen Mesa, called for more inclusive, universal higher education, and committed to sustainable development, at the closing session of the 11th International Congress University 2018.


Bogota, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Colombian authorities reported the theft of the blade of the sword from the monument to Liberator Simón Bolívar in the square named after him in downtown Bogota.


Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Twenty young Cubans will compete on February 22, in this capital, at the IV Bolivarian Singing Contest Alfredo Sadel, the organizers announced today.


London, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The shower of electrons bouncing across Earth's magnetosphere, commonly known as the Northern Lights, has been directly observed for the first time by an international team of scientists.


Kingston, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness will assume the presidency of the Caribbean Community,CARICOM,from July 1 to December 31, authorities reported today.


Cienfuegos, Cuba, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Avant-garde artist Nelson Domínguez gave life to the project of the first art gallery in the southern-central rural community of El Jobero.


Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) For a city with a large influx of foreign visitors like this capital, the celebration here today of the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year undoubtedly catches the attention of those who, these days, stroll through Havana.


Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The National Museum of Fine Arts in this capital is exhibiting from today to April 30 the relevance of the portrait in 18th-century England.


London, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) British auction house Gardiner Houlgate announced that the Gibson acoustic guitar owned by Eric Clapton will be auctioned on March 8th.


By Martha Cabrales Arias

Santiago de Cuba, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Two premieres with artists from Japan and Sweden and presentations in New York and the United Kingdom are projects in the agenda of the company Acosta Danza, announced its director, the famous dancer Carlos Acosta.