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Culture

Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The Chicago HotHouse platform is today hosting the closing day of the Hot House Meets Havana event, where its online performances complete the 36th International Jazz Plaza Festival 2021.


Panama, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) A great number of Latin American nations join on Sunday a virtual festival, organized to celebrate the World Day of African and Afrodescendant Culture.


Placido Domingo celebrated his 80th in empty theater due to Covid-19Vienna, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish tenor Placido Domingo celebrated his 80th birthday with an empty theater performance at the Vienna Opera House, due to the epidemic caused by the new coronavirus, according to national media.


Cairo, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) In order to mitigate the losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Egypt has reduced the prices of domestic flights to tourist destinations, hotel accommodation and entry to archaeological sites, the Ahram website reported on Friday.


Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel expressed his condolences for the death of Cuban renowned filmmaker Juan Carlos Tabio.


Damascus, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Autthorities from the historic Syrian city of Maaloula are working on the renovation of the road that connects the ancient Saint Takla and Saint Sergius monasteries, among other projects.


Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The 36th edition of the International Jazz Plaza Festival opened virtually in Havana on Tuesday, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and will feature renowned national and foreign musicians.


Montevideo, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Defying the pandemic, the Jose Ignacio International Film Festival will be held starting Tuesday in a resort located in the southeast of Uruguay, however in drive-in format to prevent infection.


Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban renowned filmmaker Juan Carlos Tabio died in Havana on Monday, according to a press release published on the Cubacine website.


Madrid, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Former President of Government of Spain Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero will show his literary side once again in September with the publication of an essay book on Jorge Luis Borges, the Huso Editorial house, in charge of the project, announced.


Beijing, (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba and China on Friday inaugurated a photographic exhibition in the municipality of Shanghai that joins the tribute program for the six decades of diplomatic relations between both countries.