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Culture

Havana, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban dance company Malpaso is dedicating a season to one of the paradigmatic figures of contemporary dance, the US choreographer Merce Cunningham.


Havana, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The award granted by British critics to the Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta reaffirms the quality of the Cuban ballet school and the artist''s talent, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Saturday.


Havana, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The 7th International Colloquium on Cultural Diversity in the Caribbean will welcome artists and researchers from some 15 countries to the Caribbean capital as of May 20 and thru 24, organizers said here.


FotosPL: José Miguel Capdevila Paris, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The celebrations at UNESCO headquarters in Paris for the 500th anniversary of the foundation of Havana began on Thursday with the opening of a photographic exhibition that helps visitors to discover ''a real and wonderful city.''


Havana, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The Musicians Association of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) announced Thursday the Harold Gramatges 2019 Composition Contest of Chamber Music for Wind Instruments, considered among the most important in the country.


Havana,  (Prensa Latina) The theoretical sessions included in the program of the 13th Biennial of Havana concluded today in this capital with the keynote speech of the Paraguayan professor Ticio Escobar.


 

Hanoi, May 6 (Prensa Latina) Nepalese Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli and Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu will travel to Vietnam to participate in celebrations for Vesak, the day of birth and Enlightenment of Buddha.


Paris, May 2 (Prensa Latina) After months of tensions between the governments of France and Italy, Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Sergio Mattarella joined Thursday to pay tribute to the great Renaissance master Leonardo Da Vinci.


Holguin, Cuba,  (Prensa Latina) More than 45 artists from France, Canada, Mexico and Cuba are participating Thursday in the 26th edition of the World Festival of Young Artists, held every year in this eastern Cuban province.


Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Ramiro Guerra, National Dance Award winner in 2000, passed away on Wednesday in Cuba, where he set a landmark as a choreographer, a theorist, a researcher and a pioneer of contemporary dance in the country.


 

Havana, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The seventh edition of the César Portillo de la Luz Singing Contest will take place in Cuba on May 4 and 5 in homage to that famous universal composer, organizers of the event announced here.