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Culture

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.


Havana,  (Prensa Latina) As a space for fusion music made by young bands, the Primera Base (First Base) Contest ratifies today its position as a vital platform to promote the development of new generations of artists in Cuba.


Havana, Fweb 26(Prensa Latina) More than 20 new bands from a dozen nations make up the Havana World Music Festival poster, to be held in this capital from 21 to 23 March, its organizers announced today.


Paris, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Learning projects from Finland and the Netherlands were the winners of the UNESCO King Hamad bin Isa-Al Khalifa 2018 Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Education, announced in Paris Tuesday.


By Yelena Rodriguez Velazquez

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) The Tren de la Musica Cubana (Cuban Music Train) kicked off this dawn with hundreds of passengers on board, eager to dance and sing to songo rhythm during the closing ceremony of the Salsa Festival 4th edition.


Geneva, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The traveling photo exhibition ''Fidel: 60 Years of Foreign Policy of the Cuban Revolution'' was inaugurated at the University of Geneva to celebrate the legacy of the historic leader, diplomatic sources reported on Monday.


Santa Clara, Cuba, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The 2018 National Music Award, Marcos Antonio Urbay, died Sunday at age 90 in his native Caibarien, a Cuban town more than 50 kilometers northeast of this city.


Santiago de Chile, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Viña del Mar International Song Festival, considered here ''the largest Latin event in the world'', opens Sunday with a show in tune with the celebration of its 60th anniversary.


Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) With a concert by the renowned Cuban orchestra Los Van Van, the fourth edition of the Salsa Festival closes today in this capital.


Por Susana Ugarte Soler

Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Villa de San Cristóbal de La Habana and the preparations to celebrate its half millennium of foundation focus today the work of many citizens of this capital and is a source of inspiration for artists and writers of this city.


Mexico, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina)The Ministry of Culture of Mexico guaranteed several funds to support the film production of Foprocine, Fidecine and Eficine, said its head Alejandra Frausto Guerrero to deny rumors to the contrary.