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Culture

Baghdad, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Iraq's newly elected President, Barham Salih, expressed his intention to expand relations and cooperation with Iran, during a meeting with Iranian ambassador, Iraj Salam.


Havana, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The film EL séptimo sello (The Seventh Seal) by director Ingmar Bergman will be screened in Havana on Sunday, as part of the second Swedish Culture Day, which lasts until October 14.


Havana, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba will offer on Sunday a concert dedicated to the saxophone at the Covarrubias Hall of the National Theater, in Havana.


Brasilia, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) More than 147 300 000 Brazilians are called to go to the polls on Sunday and decide the future of the country in elections considered the most uncertain ever experienced by the country in the past three decades.


La Paz, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Argentinean guerrilla Ernesto Che Guevara was remembered just a few days prior to the 51st anniversary of his assassination in La Higuera, in the southern province of Vallegrande, Bolivia.


Madrid, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The Teatro Real, one of the most important Spanish cultural institutions, will pay tribute today to soprano Montserrat Caballe, 85, who passed away this Saturday, in a hospital of her beloved Barcelona.


Damascus, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) A 200-meter-long mural reflecting Syria''s ancient cultural and social history was opened on Friday outside the University of Latakia.


Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) The International Film Festival in Gibara, in eastern Cuba, open Friday the call for the 15th edition of this event presided over by actor Jorge Perugorria, protagonist of the classic film ''Fresa y chocolate'' (Strawberry and Chocolate).


Sumbe, Angola, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) The governor of the Angolan province of Cuanza Sur (central), Eusebio de Brito Teixeira, praised the existing ties with Cuban collaborators as very good on Friday.


Hanoi, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) For the sixth consecutive year, Hanoi will host a Latin American film festival on Oct 8-13, sponsored by the embassies of that region accredited in Vietnam, according to a press conference held on Friday.


Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice President Ines Maria Chapman and the Special Envoy of the Government of Myanmar, Kyaw Tint Swe, have expressed the will of both States to strengthen their ties, the Cuban Foreign Ministry announced on Friday.