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Iconic tapestry removed from the UN headquarters

Iconic tapestry removed from the UN headquarters

The iconic Guernica tapestry, which has been...

Rafaela Chacón Nardi: poetry exposed to the elements

Rafaela Chacón Nardi: poetry exposed to the elements

It is said that she wrote her first poems between the...

 Avantti Quintet and other groups from Cienfuegos invited to Festival

Avantti Quintet and other groups from Cienfuegos invited to Festival

For the first time since its creation, the Avantti...

  • Iconic tapestry removed from the UN headquarters

    Iconic tapestry removed from the UN headquarters

  • Rafaela Chacón Nardi: poetry exposed to the elements

    Rafaela Chacón Nardi: poetry exposed to the...

  •  Avantti Quintet and other groups from Cienfuegos invited to Festival

    Avantti Quintet and other groups from...

Articles

Beauty is a mystery

Around three years ago a young author who make many people to admire him due to his intelligence and imagination, along with the quality of his books that turned him into a reference in the art of communicating ideas to the readers, such author came to the world of Cuban children books three years ago. With paper doors and stories that made up this volume awarded in the Contest The Golden Age, Maikel José Rodríguez Calviño was seen as a new promise in the world of the printed pages. While on one hand, in those stories Maikel showed his knowledge of  literary world, basting his plots and characters with a variety of situations and figures of universal canon, and also proved uneasy about approaching the main contemporary issues facing children and young people, to somehow draw attention to them and make us think about how to solve them.

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Birth and closure of a legend

Late 90s were a very interesting phenomenon that internationalized traditional Cuban music and become a cult over the next two decades: the birth of Buena Vista Social Club, which gathered in a collective project several stars of the island, and gave the world the obvious worth of Cuban music made in the island during more than six decades and at that time had not reached maximum broadcasting in the country. The Buena Vista Social Club (BSC) bid farewell to the stage with two recent concerts at the Karl Marx theatre by leaving behind a trail of questions and lessons, especially for those who somehow are related to criticism, promotion and recording of Cuban music.

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The Caribbean´s cultural diversity

Lecture on June 2nd 2016, in Havana, during the 7th Summit of the Caribbean States Association. 

As we know, the most conventional definition of the Caribbean is the one from the Bahamas Islands to Trinidad and the continental enclaves like Belize, Guyana, Suriname and the French Guyana. There are authors who state that the notion of a Caribbean Region was invented by the United States at the end of the 19th century as the result of its economic and military expansion in the area. 

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