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Culture

Bogotá, July 18 (Prensa Latina) Plastic artists, craftsmen, musicians, singers, among others, are members today of Coomunarte, a cooperative of ex-guerrillas who support peace in Colombia.


Cairo, Jul 17 ( Prensa Latina) Egypt has begun restoring the golden coffin of the boy king Tutankhamun to be exhibited in the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), the Ministry of Antiquities in Cairo announced on Wednesday.


Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday extolled the legacy of the intellectual and researcher Fernando Ortiz (1881-1969), whose work was acknowledged here as Cultural Heritage of the Nation.


Havana, July 17 (Prensa Latina) The company Acosta Danza, directed by the first Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, announced Wednesday its next performance, Season 12, scheduled for August 2, 3 and 4 in the Avellaneda Hall of the National Theater of Cuba.


Mexico, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The aggressions against journalists, mainly while on duty, have increased, particularly in the State of Mexico, the reporters denounced in an open letter to the Federal Government.


Havana, July 15 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban National Ballet (BNC) has returned to Havana on Monday after two months of successful performances in Spain, where it drew the attention of the public and specialized critics.


Brasilia,  (Prensa Latina) Literary tables, exhibitions and films appear in the last day''s program of the 17th International Literary Festival in Paraty (FLIP), Rio de Janeiro.


Santa Clara, Cuba, July 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban personalities and artists pay homage this Sunday to the city of Santa Clara, located in the central area of Cuba, on occasion of commemorating tomorrow, July 15, 330 years of its foundation.


Havana, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Internet users share photos, videos, pictures and phrases of the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo paying homage to her on the 65thanniversary of her death.


Havana, July 13 (Prensa Latina) The American jazz group Synthesis will offer a concert this Saturday in Havana featuring Cuban instrumentalist, composer and arranger Orlando Valle (Maraca) as a special guest.


Damascus, (Prensa Latina) About a quarter of a million people have visited the Damascus International Flower Festival in Damascus which finished on Thursday in this capital, according to the organizers.