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Culture

Los Angeles, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban urban music duetto Gente de Zona received the Golden Note Award, awarded by the US American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) because of the extraordinary achievements in their artistic career, specialized media said here Wednesday.


Nairobi, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya was declared the most improved on the African continent according to a survey by the Airports Council International (ACI), a commercial association of air terminals in the world.


Madrid, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) described as miserable the decision of the conservative government of Mariano Rajoy to veto the parliamentary procedure of its reform of the Historical Memory Law.


Havana, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is showing its most renewed tourist product during the 51st edition of the International Tourism Exchange, ITB 2018, taking place today in its usual venue in Berlin.


Por Alain Valdes Sierra

Havana, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Percussion, as a pillar of Cuban music and, perhaps, the country''s major contribution to universal music, was the backbone of the opening gala of the Drum Festival in this capital.


Havana, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The celebration of the International Tourism Fair, FITCuba 2018, in Cayo Santa María (central Cuban province of Villa Clara), will become a relaunching of that tourist destination to boost its commercialization, authorities of the sector said.


Damascus, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Syria, Faisal al-Mekdad, exchanged today with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Marcelino Medina, on the main issues on the bilateral agenda.


Havana, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) The 17th Drum Festival ''Guillermo Barreto in Memoriam'' is beginning today in this capital with a show with the best Cuba''s percussionists.


Havana, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) The 16th edition of Casa de las Americas Musicology Award will be dedicated to Cuban music schollar Argeliers Leon on his centennial, an event that will be held in Havana March 12 through 16, the organizers announced.


Paris, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) French President Emmanuel Macron announced today the creation of an experts'' committee in charge of studying the restitution of art works to their originary African countries.


Los Angeles, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) The film ''Black Panther'' by director Ryan Coogler, continues today at the top of the box office of movie theaters in the United States, where it exceeds the 500 million dollars collected, specialized accountants report today.