Category Archives: ARTS

Next CUBADISCO Fair to Honor the Guitar

Santiago de Cuba, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The CUBADISCO 2012 International Fair will be dedicated to the guitar as an instrument in various performance aspects, said Ciro Benemelis, president of the Organizing Committee.

CUBADISCO 2012 will be dubbed “The City of a Thousand Strings,” referring to a piece by the maestro Leo Brouwer, and activities in the provinces, Benemelis added. Continue reading

Cuba: Caribbean Literature and Languages in Symposium

Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Caribbean literature and it’s development in the last few years will be the main focus this Tuesday on the agenda of the International Symposium on Cultural Diversity in the Caribbean, with participating scholars and artists from 10 countries.

Called by Casa de las Americas and co-sponsored by the UNESCO Regional Office of Culture for Latin America and the Caribbean, the second day of the event will feature a panel headed by Cubans Nancy Morejon, Roberto Fernandez Retamar and Pablo Amando Fernandez, to pay tribute to the recently deceased Martinican poet Edouard Glissant . Continue reading