Havana - Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Sunday congratulated a group of Cuban artists and intellectuals who were awarded the Alejo Carpentier Medal for their contributions to national culture.
Writing on his Twitter account, the president congratulated writers Nancy Morejon and Reinaldo Gonzalez, as well as essayists Victor Fowler and Enrique Ubieta.
He also praised the work of filmmaker Víctor Casaus, actors Osvaldo Doimeadios and Carlos Benito Padron and actresses Corina Mestre, Amada Morado and Diana Rosa Suarez.
Musicians David Alvarez and David Blanco were also presented with the award, for a total of 12 Cuban personalities honored with the Alejo Carpentier Medal granted by the Ministry of Culture to artists and intellectuals with long and fruitful professional lives, enriching and promoting national culture.
Paris - Cuba's permanent representative to UNESCO, Yahima Esquivel, on Monday denounced the impact of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against her country in the sphere of competence of the multilateral organization.Read More
Havana - Some 250 Cuban and foreign writers, representing 40 nations, will participate in the International Poetry Festival that will be held online from May 25th through the 30th from Havana.
Organized by the CubaPoesía cultural center, the National Association of Writers and Artists (UNEAC), the Cuban Book Institute and the Cuban Ministry of Culture, the event is presided over by Cuban National Literature Prize laureate Nancy Morejón.Read More
Although theater dance groups and soloists were in charge of giving notable life to the XIV edition of El Carnaval de la Escena event, based in Caimito, creators of all the demonstrations joined this online event, which had the participation of representatives from Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia and the host nation, also represented by Teatro del Estro, from Mayabeque province.Read More