Emerging will be a meeting place for debate, information, dialogue and action. From theater, film, music and literature to daily social imagery and its multiple settings, we will create a space for conversation, understanding and, above all, for the acceptance of the complex and multiple identities of women.read more >>
Ena Lucía Portela (Havana, 1972) is one of the most promising voices in Cuban contemporary literature. Her complex, nonconformist, iconoclastic, rebellious and confident work has a theoretical and psychological density that is seldom seen within women’s literature.read more >>
José María de Cárdenas y Rodríguez (1812-1882) was admired as a true and solid portraitist of the world he lived in. His portraits of customs don’t go as far as ferocious irony or energetic attack, but have instead a soft tone to highlight the ridiculous and humorous aspects of Cuban colonial society.read more >>
HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 7 - La profesora de inglés, a work that addresses the problem of gender inequality and the role of women as childminders, won the award for Best Short Film at the 14th edition of the Cuban Film Institute’s Festival of Young Filmmakers.read more >>
Another new feature of the 12th Havana Biennial was the Cuban premiere of Ópera Cubanacán, written by maestro Roberto Valera, with production and libretto by U.S. artist Charles Koppelman.read more >>
Great surprises were brought by Cubadisco 2015, the 19th edition of the great feast of albums of the largest of the Antilles, this time dedicated to symphonic and choral music.read more >>
Famous Spanish curator Consuelo Ciscar Casabán is also participating in the 12th Havana Biennial, this time with her project Conexiones Cartográficas.read more >>
Reflection regarding changes that happened in social and cultural environments in the 1930s Caribbean.read more >>
Film, an artistic and communicative medium, has become - with the current focus on teaching foreign languages - an effective audiovisual aid to encourage student motivation and creativity in their learning.
Launching the first volumes: Bregar por Cuba (Fighting for Cuba) and Salir al limpio: correspondencia inédita de Fernando Ortiz, cartas de 1920 a 1929 y de 1930 a 1939 (Coming out Clear: The Unpublished Correspondence of Fernando Ortiz, Letters from 1920 to 1929 and from 1930 to 1939), compiled by Trinidad Pérez, journalist, essayist, researcher and vice-president of the Fernando Ortiz Foundation in Havana.
A dancer and actress surrounded by legend
With the passage of years - more than 56 - and the prestige increasingly gained by the institution, the status of "founder" of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) has become a sort of distinction rightly claimed by many and, sometimes, "granted" hastily by others.
Versatile artist Alexandre Arrechea returns to the charge. He comes back to the National Museum of Fine arts, in this instance to exhibit for the first time.