Santiago Álvarez in Memoriam


Photo Gallery

Until June 19th, a collective exhibition of portraits is being held at the Contemporary Cuban Art gallery of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

Cuba: Guest of Honor of Book Festival in Mexico

Cuba is the guest of honor at the third edition of the Metropolitan Book Festival, Librofest 2016, to be held from May 30 to June 4 in Mexico City, organizers said on Friday.


Yolanda is No Longer in Deep Havana

Yolanda was five years old when her father left for the United States. She never heard of him again. She was six when the stepfather began abusing her sexually. At seven, her mother broke her forehead when she threw her against an iron bed.


New Caribbean Cinema

Every regime of representation is a regime of power Stuart Hall I feel international cinema audiences are thirsty for different landscapes, cultures, languages, and approaches to storytelling than what Hollywood has to offer. Storm Saulter Jamaican filmmaker


Information from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Cuba

From April 18 to 21, 2016, a delegation of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities of the United States of America, composed of executives of this Committee and other U.S. entities, will visit our country accompanied by a large group of artists and intellectuals, among other invited guests.

  • Cuba: Los Van Van Nominated for a Grammy Once Again

    The Cuban music group Los Van Van celebrated on Friday its nomination for the Grammy Awards, after an extensive tour of the United States.


    Cuban Omara Portuondo and Diego "El Cigala" Perform in Portugal

    The tour starring Cuban artist Omara Portuondo and Spanish flamenco singer Diego "El Cigala" arrived on Tuesday in Portugal, after performing in Belgium, Germany, Poland, Hungary, the United Kingdom, France and Spain.


    Habanarte Returns with Musical Innovations

    From September 8 through 18 the third edition of the Habanarte Festival will be held in the Cuban capital. This year the first international music forum Primera Linea will be included.


    Key West in José Martí

    Key West was, for José Marti's revolutionary work, a vital element. Its community was noted for its patriotism, fervor, generosity and perseverance.


    The Reality of Engraving in Cuba Has Been Changing

    So affirms Octavio Irving Hernández, present director of the Havana Experimental Graphics Workshop and president of the 9th National Engraving Meeting, which will open its doors in the capital next September 23.


    Leontina: Intended for a More Intelligent and Observant Audience

    This is what Rudy Mora says apropos of the national première of his second feature film

    In the Time of the Bolero

    The 26th International Golden Boleros Festival will take place in Havana from June 22 to 26. This edition will be dedicated to Puerto Rico and the centennial of Puerto Rican singer Daniel Santos

    Review: Irene Rodríguez Compañía Offers Flamenco With Flirtation

    The Cuban flamenco dancer Irene Rodríguez likes to flash a flirtatious smile at her audience, glancing over her shoulder as she struts offstage. She did so more than once on Thursday at the Joyce Theater, where Irene Rodríguez Compañía was appearing as part of the theater’s Cuba Festival.

    Ben Rhodes, adviser to President Barack Obama

    Ben Rhodes, adviser to President Barack Obama, asserted that the resumption of relations between Cuba and the United States is irreversible and that legislative restrictions are likely to be lifted by Congress.

    The U.S. Approves First Direct Regular Flights to Cuba as of Autumn

    Washington has repealed a regulation that makes it possible that flights to and from the island are subject to the same legal requirements than the rest of international flights.