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Cultura

Havana, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The Belgian conductor Ronald Zollman will perform in Cuba, along with the Symphonic Orchestra of the Cuban Higher Institute of the Arts (ISA), a program that will close the orchestral workshop given every year by the artist, the organizers said.


Havana, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) The right to education at all levels is one of Cuba''s major achievements, and its gradual development is one of the main components the Caribbean nation''s socialist system.


Havana, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) As tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, the book ''Ahí Viene Fidel'' (Here Comes Fidel) was presented to remember the events that occurred after his physical disappearance on November 25, 2016.


Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Lucia, a Cuban film by Humberto Solas, will kick off today a sample of restored classics of the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, an event that will run until December 17.


Puerto au Príncipe, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian Institute of Statistics and Information (IHSI) under the patronage of the Primature has officially announced the 5th General Census of Population and the Habitat, planned to begin in October 2018.


Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The Damaso Perez Prado conference ´70 years later´, by Cuban researcher Radames Giro, started today here the International Colloquium for the centenary of Perez Prado emblematic musician, who was nicknamed the King of Mambo. Giro considered Perez Prado (1917-1989) as one of the greatest artists in that genre in Cuba, and noted that on many occasions is forgotten his quality as an integral musician, who used advanced techniques in his work.


Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The juries of the different specialties of the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema were introduced here today, just hours before the official opening of the event, which will run until December 17.


Buenos Aires, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The beautiful Argentine city of Bariloche, in the province of Río Negro, welcomes today the 13th Regional Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba of Patagonia Camilo Cienfuegos, attended by the ambassador of that island in Argentina, Orestes Pérez.


United Nations, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's permanent representative to the UN, Anayansi Rodríguez, said today that ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the Caribbean nation would be an action in favor of peace.


Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The premiere in Cuba of Brazilian feature film ''O Filme da minha vida'' (The Movie of My Life), by Selton Mello, is marking today the opening of the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema.


New York, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Salvator Mundi, the painting depicting Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci recently auctioned for a record $450million, is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for the new museum.