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Damascus, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The sixth edition of the Folklore Festival in the Syrian province of Sweida started on Tuesday with a remarkable display of dances, handicrafts and other long-standing utilitarian items.

 Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Havana, the capital of Cuba, is celebrating its 501st anniversary of its foundation on Monday.

Santa Clara, Cuba, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Director of Photography Raul Rodriguez received the El Zarapico Award on Monday at the 37th edition of the Cubanacan Cinema Club Winter Festival, in Santa Clara. Rodriguez, who is also the 2017 national film award winer, was granted the highest cultural distinction bestowed by the provincial government of Villa Clara, for over 50 years of experience as a photographer and editor of Cuban cinema.

Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) In a context marked by discrimination, hatred, racism and Covid-19, Casa de las Américas on Monday opened an International Workshop on the Challenges of the Latin American Population in the United States.

Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel evoked today the heritage value of the ancient town of Saint Christopher of Havana, on the 501st anniversary of its foundation.

Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Havana will celebrate its 501st anniversary tomorrow, and today Cuban diva Omara Portuondo will give a concert accompanied by the Failde Orchestra and other artists invited to the event.

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Abuja, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Nigeria's government announced the construction of a museum whose operation will have to wait for the return of historic objects looted to this vast African country.


Paris, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) UNESCO and European institutions will hold an online forum next week to address the challenges of protecting cultural heritage and the role of multilateralism in that goal, according to the world organization.

 Havana, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Casa de las Americas convened here today the International Workshop on the Challenges of the Latino Population in the United States, scheduled for November 16-18 online.

Washington, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Musicians and poets from Cuba, the United States and Canada will join on Friday in a virtual concert to demand an end to Washington's economic, commercial and financial blockade against the Caribbean island.

Rome, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) With the screening of the documentary film 'Santiago das Americas ou o olho do española mundo,' directed by Silvio Tendler, the 35th edition of the Latin American Film Festival in Trieste recalls this Friday Cuban filmmaker Santiago Alvarez.