Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Large Cuban Participation in Mexico's Book Fair Mexico, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) A large selection of Cuban books, music and plastic arts is currently present at the Zocalo Book Fair, which will run until October 21. Cuban Musician Chucho Valdes to Be Honored at La Musa Awards Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban musician Jesus ''Chucho'' Valdes will be honored on Thursday at the 6th edition of the annual La Musa Award due to his career and contributions to that event throughout his 50-year career. 24th Cuban Identity Festival Opens in Bayamo Bayamo, Cuba, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Historians and artists from the most diverse cultural expressions are participating in the 24th Cuban Identity Festival, which opened in Bayamo, the capital of eastern Granma province, on Wednesday, to celebrate the National Culture Day. As every year, the event takes place in Bayamo, and the program includes about 230 activities related to music, theater, dance, visual arts, cinema, literature and photography, among others. Salvadoran Archaeologist Wins National Culture Prize 2018 San Salvador, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador's government confirmed on Tuesday that the archaeologist Alejandro Paredes won the National Culture Prize 2018, which recognizes his study and defense of the original tradition of the country. Havana to Host 3rd Congress of Cuban Avant-Garde Artists Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) With the participation of around 300 delegates from all over the country, Havana is hosting Tuesday the Third Congress of the Hermanos Saiz Association (AHS), a group of young Cuban avant-garde artists. National Theater Festival, an Artistic Thermometer for Cuban Society Camagüey, Cuba, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The public was able to assess the health of theater after watching several plays and a series of theoretical workshops, during the National Theater Festival that will conclude in this central-eastern Cuban city on Monday. Havana Film Festival to Present Honour Coral Award in 2018 Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The Havana Film Festival will present the Honour Coral Award and the Special Coral in its 40th edition, announced the organizers of the event scheduled to be held from December 6 to 16. Dancers from 14 Countries to Attend International Festival in Cuba Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of over twenty companies from 14 countries will participate in the 26th Alicia Alonso International Ballet Festival in Havana, according to its organizers. Juan Luis Guerra and Vicente García to Record a Merengue Santo Domingo, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic singer-songwriter Vicente Garcia will record a merengue with the renowned Juan Luis Guerra, whose name and release date will be announced soon, was announced Thursday in this capital. Cuban Film at Latin American Festival in Argentina Buenos Aires, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The movie ''Jose Marti, el Ojo del Canario'' (Jose Marti, The Eye of The Canary), by Fernando Perez, will represent Cuba at the Mira Pa'ca Latin American Film Festival in Buenos Aires, to which motion pictures from 11 countries were submitted. Lebanon Proposes Architect Niemeyer's Work for World Heritage Beirut, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) The Lebanese delegation to Unesco proposed a work by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer for World Heritage of Humanity, the media highlights today. Cuban Advances Against Discrimination in Education Informed at Unesco Paris, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba reported advances on struggle against discrimination in education at the preparatory meetings of the 205th session of the Unesco Executive Council, informed today diplomatic sources. The Seventh Seal Film is Screened at the Swedish Culture Day in Cuba Havana, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The film EL séptimo sello (The Seventh Seal) by director Ingmar Bergman will be screened in Havana on Sunday, as part of the second Swedish Culture Day, which lasts until October 14. Madrid Opera Coliseum Praises Montserrat Caballe Madrid, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The Teatro Real, one of the most important Spanish cultural institutions, will pay tribute today to soprano Montserrat Caballe, 85, who passed away this Saturday, in a hospital of her beloved Barcelona. Int'l Film Festival in Gibara, Cuba, Calls for 2019 Edition Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) The International Film Festival in Gibara, in eastern Cuba, open Friday the call for the 15th edition of this event presided over by actor Jorge Perugorria, protagonist of the classic film ''Fresa y chocolate'' (Strawberry and Chocolate). Sixth Latin American Film Festival to Open Next Week in Vietnam Hanoi, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) For the sixth consecutive year, Hanoi will host a Latin American film festival on Oct 8-13, sponsored by the embassies of that region accredited in Vietnam, according to a press conference held on Friday. César Awards to Honor French Singer Charles Aznavour Paris, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) César Awards for cinema in France will pay tribute in its 2019 edition to the legendary singer Charles Aznavour, who died on Monday at 94 years of age. Syria Recovers Archaeological Pieces Stolen by Terrorists Damascus, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The Department of Antiquities and Museums is exhibiting 500 archaeological pieces, stolen and smuggled by terrorist groups, and then recovered by the Syrian Army. Cuban Film Sergio & Serguei to Represent Cuba at Oscars, Goya Award Havana, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) The film Sergio & Serguei will represent Cuba at the Oscars in the United States; and Goya, in Spain, confirmed on Tuesday the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC). Cuban Artists Miguel Barnet, Eliades Ochoa Win in Latin Awards Canada Havana, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) Poet and ethnologist Miguel Barnet and musician Eliades Ochoa are the first Cubans to receive the Latin Award Canada, a prize they say ''is a recognition to Cuban culture,'' both artists told Prensa Latina Tuesday.