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Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban casino dancers are participating on Friday in the final days of the casino and rumba competitions organized by the 18th ''Guillermo Barreto in Memoriam'' International Drum Festival.

By Ilsa Rodriguez Santana

Pretoria, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's cultural representatives held meetings Thursday with South African officials to discuss many aspects of expanding cooperation in this sector with record productions, academic assistance and other initiatives.

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Producer Miguel Mendoza, the director of photography Livio Delgado, and the sound engineer Jeronimo Labrada, will receive here the National Cinema Prize 2019, announced the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (Icaic).

Havana, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) French-Spanish intellectual Ignacio Ramonet will participate in a theoretical event in Cuba dedicated to reflecting on the founding years of the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (Icaic), organizers announced Tuesday.

Camaguey, March 5 (Prensa Latina) The Contemporary Ballet of this city is getting ready this Tuesday for the festival Cuba Aquí!, organized by Hunter University, New York, for March 12 and 13 at the Kaye Playhouse.

Los Angeles, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) Local media highlighted Tuesday the new production of the North American company Netflix entitled Ayotzinapa, the turtle''s step, which recreates the detention and killing of the 43 Mexican students who disappeared on September 27, 2014.

Havana, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) Specialists in audiovisual production from Cuba and other countries will give lectures during the 18th Young Exhibition of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC), to be held in Havana from April 4 to 9, the organizers inform on Monday.

Santiago de Chile, (PL) With a night dedicated to reggaeton and trap, the 60th edition of the International Song Festival of Viña del Mar closed its curtains with low audience and opinions about the performances.

Havana, March 1 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, greeted this Friday the renowned guitarist, composer and conductor of the island Leo Brouwer, on his 80th birthday.

Port-au-Prince, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Despite the official cancellation of the national carnival by the Government of Haiti, a dozen artists mobilized to resume these festivities in this capital.

Havana, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and Swedish dance companies Danza Teatro Retazos and Memory Wax are immerse today in the preparations for the seventh edition of the Transitos Habana Festival, which will take place in this capital city from March 18 to 23.