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Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina)  Cuban chefs celebrate Cuisine Day Wednesday because on this day they achieved an important success at an international meeting on October 18, they said in a statement.

18 de octubre de 2017, 11:54Paris, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Irina Bokova, Director-General of the UN Educational and Scientific Organization (UNESCO), has condemned today the murder of journalist Efigenia Vasquez Astudillo, recently occurred in the municipality of Tumaco in southwestern Colombia.

18 de octubre de 2017, 11:54Beijing, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Beijing''s tourism department unveiled today a new campaign to expand promotion of the main attractions of the Chinese capital and exchange with other cities around the world.

18 de octubre de 2017, 11:25Hanoi, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Week of Ethnic Groups is being held in this capital from today until Monday, October 23, with the participation of about 200 delegates from all over the country.

Los Angeles, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) US actress and singer Cher returns to cinema after seven years away from the big screen, to participate in the sequel of the film Mamma Mia,! The artist confirmed today.

Luanda, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) As part of the management plans until 2022, Angolan Minister of Culture Carolina Cerqueira presented today the reorientation of cultural industries to target communities.

Sochi, Russia, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The International Youth Film Forum, which proposes the cultural program of the World Festival, will be present at the world´s largest youth meeting.

Paris, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Scientists Shahida Hasnain (of Pakistan) and Samir Saha (of Bangladesh) will be awarded with UNESCO Carlos J. Finlay Prize in Microbiology, an award instituted by the Cuban initiative, according to UNESCO.

Nassau, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban delegation retained for the second consecutive year the Grand Prize of the Bahamas Cultural Festival, reported a Cuban diplomatic source.

Bogota, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) A selection of 55 films from 32 countries make up the luxury exhibition of the third edition of the ''Bogota International Film Festival'' which will be held until next Thursday.

By Antonio Rondon Garcia

Sochi, Russia, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia is a nation with great culture and history, as well as a world power, as it considered more than 66 percent of those questioned in an online poll released today in this southern Russian resort.