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Culture

Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) A cultural gala will open the International Book Fair (FIL-2018) and details are adjusted today so the important cultural event be in accordance with the condition of the Athens of Cuba of this western city.


Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Italian-Latin American Institute (IILA) with funding from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation (Maeci) donated a laboratory for the restoration of paper, opened today here.


San Juan, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Electric Power Authority (EPA) restored the service today, after large part of Puerto Rico was left in the dark as a result of an explosion at the Monacillos substation in San Juan.


Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Organizing Committee of the Olympic Winter Games announced today a considerable increase in the sale of tickets, accounting for 84 percent of tickets purchased from the total available.


Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) plans to visit North Korea (Democratic People''s Republic of Korea, DPRK) after the Winter Olympic Games, said the international sports organization here Monday.


Istanbul, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) With the participation of 19 African countries, the second Turkey-Africa Ministerial Conference began today in this capital, which will analyze the progress made in terms of cooperation between both parties.


Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements In Defense of Humanity has denounced from Cuba the reactionary offensive that has taken force in America and other regions of the world.


Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The visitors to the 27th International Book Fair in Havana bought over 353,000 books, said the head of the organizing committee Juan Rodriguez, as the event with China as the country guest of honor will continue now in other Cuban cities.


Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) About 2,500 delegates and guests among Cubans and foreigners will meet as of today until February 16 in this capital during the 11th International Congress of Higher Education, Universidad 2018.