The Square of Saint Francis of Assisi in Old Havana hosts some peculiar visitors. The crowd that is always present in this place now intermingles with 2-meter tall bears made of synthetic material reinforced with fiberglass. This allows the sculptures to survive exposure to the elements without losing their color and other attributes. The traveling showcase has compiled reviews, pictures and even selfies in many parts of the world. Now, they have made a stop in Cuba for the first two months of 2015.
HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 25 – Renowned Cuban producer Humberto Hernández was presented on Tuesday with the 2015 National Cinema Prize, the day when the 56th anniversary of the creation of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) was marked.read more >>
HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 21 – 20th Century Fox’s Music president from 1996 to 2012, Robert Kraft, will speak in Havana about musical composition for cinema, during the upcoming Festival of Young Filmmakers, specialized sources reported this week.read more >>
HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 20 - Nancy Pelosi, Democratic minority leader in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress, asserted in Havana.read more >>
Under the title Occidente tropical, Cuban artist Esterio Segura offers a selection of his first creations at Factoría Habana.read more >>
On the occasion of the first documentary feature film by young filmmaker Lester Hamlet, dedicated to Omara Portuondo, the diva of the Buena Vista Social Club.read more >>
Researcher and scholar of Cuban children’s theater Rubén Darío Salazar told Cubanow about his experiences as juror for the recently finalized Casa de las Américas Award.read more >>
Octavio Paz used to say U.S. Hispanics had many cultural manifestations of their own, but that they were still missing literature. A Cuban researcher and professor refutesthe Mexican Nobel Prize-winner.read more >>
When Maritza Rosales was already a lady of acting, she decided to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Art History, a reflection of her interest in knowledge, dedication to her profession and the risks that characterized her throughout her liferead more >>
The call for submissions for the inaugural Caribbean Film Mart, which will take place from 24-27 September 2015, is now open.
HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 25 - Sanâa Alaoui, the French actress starring Vuelos prohibidos, the most recent production by Cuban filmmaker Rigoberto López, says she’s in love with Cuba.
Mexican singer Toña la Negra performed several times in Cuba, where she was very popular. This was thanks to a voice gifted by nature, perfect, according to experts, despite lacking musical education.
HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 17 – U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill (Missouri), Amy Klobuchar (Minnesota), and Mark Warner (Virginia), underlined on Tuesday morning at a press conference in Havana the potential of commercial relations between Cuba and the United States.
The work of Cuban sculptor and painter Tomás Oliva, who lives in Miami, United States, is highly charged conceptually where his most immediate concerns about the future of the human species are latent.