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Culture

FotosPL: José Miguel Capdevila
Paris, Jun 4 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) welcomes the Latin American and Caribbean Week to celebrate the region''s cultural diversity, Deputy General Director Edouard Matoko said on Tuesday.


London, Jun 4 (Prensa Latina) The renowned British writer J.K. Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter saga, announced on Monday the publication of four new electronic books related to this series of novels, next June 27.


 

Matanzas, Cuba, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Cultural sources have reportedly announced that the Cuban writer Maria Cristina Martinez won the 11th International Fantastic Poetry Contest 2019, hosted by the Spanish digital magazine miNatura, in which 85 works from various countries participated.


Havana, May 31 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban prima ballerina assoluta, Alicia Alonso, HAS received on Friday the insignia of the Official College of Architects of Valencia, Spain.


 

Santo Domingo, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The Maximo Gomez Foundation, based in the Dominican Republic, bestowed the Annual Award named after the Generalissimo to Prensa Latina on the occasion of the news agency''s 60th anniversary.


Beijing, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Chinese authorities are reportedly limiting the number of daily visitors to a section of the Great Wall in Beijing to 65,000 a day, a measure adopted in other tourist sites as well following conservation measures.


Havana, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Over 90 poets from 25 nations signed a declaration expressing their condemnation of the interventionist policy implemented by the US government against Cuba.


Mexico, May 29 (Prensa Latina) About 1,600 artists from 80 countries will exhibit their art at the Bosque de Chapultepec (Chapultepec Forest), Mexico, at the International Friendly Cultures Fair (FICA) from May 31 to June 16, hosters announced on Tuesday.


Boston, USA,  (Prensa Latina) Several speakers today spoke on the cultural exchange between Cuba and the United States during the administrations of Barack Obama (2009-2017) and Donald Trump, as part of the congress of the Association of Studies Latin American (LASA).


Fotos: Diony Sanabia
Boston, USA, May 27 (Prensa Latina) US writer and activist Margaret Randall received on Monday in this city the Haydee Santamaria Medal granted by the Council of State of Cuba to foreign intellectuals.


Santiago, Chile, May 27 (Prensa Latina) A total of 74 publishing houses have confirmed participation in the first ''Rain of Books'' fair, organized by the Association of Independent, University and Autonomous Publishers (Editores de Chile).