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Cienfuegos Filmmaker Produces Documentary on Cuban Musicologist

Cienfuegos Filmmaker Produces Documentary on Cuban Musicologist

A documentary about Cuban musicologist Jesús Gómez...

Towards the growth of critical musical thinking in Cienfuegos

Towards the growth of critical musical thinking in Cienfuegos

Music criticism in Cienfuegos is an exercise that...

  • More than 4,000 works by Cuban children, youth and adults expressed their love for Fidel

    More than 4,000 works by Cuban children, youth...

  • Cienfuegos Filmmaker Produces Documentary on Cuban Musicologist

    Cienfuegos Filmmaker Produces Documentary on...

  • Towards the growth of critical musical thinking in Cienfuegos

    Towards the growth of critical musical thinking...

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Cuba in the collective imagination of the U.S.A

The concept of collective imagination or imaginary has become general in a relatively recent time. It is referred to the popular vision on important themes, including how do we see ourselves and how to we see other nations. In the case of Cuba, the psychologist Carolina de la Torre investigated about this subject in the context of a wider research about our cultural identity. She appreciated then our high degree of self-esteem considering the educational development of the country and certain natural intelligence. Much of it was thanks to the work of the Revolution and the performance of its international projection, in contrast to the image that we had formed because of the deep deception caused by the U.S intervention, the imposition of the Platt Amendment with its derivatives, the geographic fatalism and the political and economic dependency.

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Manuel Orestes Nieto: a sharp but not glassed word

Carrying an unusual historical vision, full of experiences, told as a testimony and far from dogmatism. Manuel Orestes Nieto transcends the Latin American literature scenario because he goes beyond the borders of his homeland: Panama.  This is one of the main reasons making such a wonderful opportunity to listen to one of the most outstanding voices from the continent, especially due to his attraction to the region´s political life. Passing by Cienfuegos as a member of the Casa de las Americas´s award 2015 he agree to have an exchange with journalists from the local media.

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