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The Cuban Night': Europe's Largest Tourism Fair

Prensa Latina

The ''Cuban Night'' entertained the participants in the 39th edition of the 2018 World Travel Market International Tourism Fair, the largest event of its kind in Europe. With the presence of Cuban Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero and the Cuban ambassador to the United Kingdom, Teresita Vicente, the evening was inaugurated by the Tourism Office in the United Kingdom for the delegation of the Caribbean nation and other participants in the Fair, which is taking place until Wednesday at its usual venue, diplomatic sources confirmed on Tuesday.

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Bárbara Llanes: Singing is life itself

By Mercy Ramos Photos: Norlys and Courtesy of Bárbara

Renowned Cuban classical singer Bárbara Llanes says her career is more than work. It’s her hobby, it’s what she does for fun, it’s her raison d’être, it is life itself. If she’s not singing, she says, it’s because she’s unwell or has a problem.

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50 Years of Brilliant Camagüey Ballet

By Alfredo Boada / Photos: Roberto Morejón and Prensa Latina

Renowned both in Cuba and many parts of the world for excellent performances and the artistic quality of its young members, the eastern Cuban, Camagüey Ballet Company (BC) is celebrating its 50th birthday in 2017.

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The Colmenita Cuban Children on the World Stage

By Pedro Quiroga Jiménez Photos: Cubaplus

La Colmenita (the little beehive) emerged from a dream and hobby of Carlos "Tin" Cremata when he was still a student at the Cuban Theatrical Art Institute directing aquatic and judo performances with young people. The nucleus of La Colmenita was formed from some of these youngsters and children of three, four and five years from the popular television series "Cuando yo sea Grande" that he also directed.

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Circus in Cuba: A Contagious Passion

A few metres from Havana’s western beaches and busy Fifth Avenue, stands the Trompoloco big top, bearing the name of a popular Cuban clown from the 1960s and 70s, and the entrance and complement to the Isla del Coco (Coconut Island) Amusement Park.

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Season Theatre, Puppets’ Charm

By: Kiro / Photos Courtesy Teatro de las Estaciones

One cannot discuss puppets in Cuba without noting the monumental work of Teatro de Las Estaciones (Theatre of the Seasons), a group created just 15 years ago in the western town of Matanzas, committed to preserving the heritage of puppet theatre in Cuba.

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