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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.

Paris, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage has decided today to include ''punto cubano'' or ''punto guajiro'' (a song gender of the Cuban country music) in its representative list, UNESCO reported.

Havana, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) A posthumous tribute to renowned Cuban stained glass artist Rosa Maria de la Terga marked today the opening day of the 21st International Handicraft Fair, FIART 2017, which runs until December 17th.