Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:36:47
Cuban hero Aldo Vivo, fallen during the World War II (1941-1945), focused a solemn gala at the Culture House of Novo Piridelkino, on the outskirts of Moscow, the Cuban embassy in Russia stated today. Aldo and his brother George were the only Cubans that took part in the Red Army in the resistance against the fascist blockade of Leningrad, researcher Nikolai Manuilov, vice president of the Russia-Cuba Friendship Society and head of its subsidiary in this region, explained.
The former died in December 1941 when the command to which he belonged tried to cross illegally the left bank of Neva River to take the language of the river.
Gaviota Group, leading hotel accommodation capacity in Cuba, trusts today in increasing the Portuguese tourism to the island and its cays, which reached a 55-percent rise last year. Gaviota Group Promotion director Lisbet Betancourt told Prensa Latina about the progresses in the negotiation to increase this year the charter fights of the Portuguese touroperator Sonhando since July to September.
Betancourt, who participated in the Tourism Fair of Lisbon (BTL) from February 28 to March 1, stated that among Portuguese citizens, there is an expectation for increasing flights that had Cayo Coco as a destination last year and will include Varadero in 2015.
The fourth annual International Jazz Day will be held on April 30, a day that will encourage intercultural dialogue and understanding through this musical genre.
Concerts and performances around the world recognize jazz as a universal language of freedom, said the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The Festival de la Trova Pepe Sánchez will be held in Santiago de Cuba, the cradle of that genre, from 18 to 22 March, to lend continuity to the oldest musical event in Cuba, its organizers announced today. Emerged in the 1960s, the festival will continue to attract in its 53rd edition followers of that sound branch and musicologists, whose work has explored the origins of that genre of the Cuban traditional music.
The composers and performers that will be honored include Manuel Corona, Juvenal Quesada and Tania Castellano, together with the scholar María Teresa Linares. The emblematic pieces 'Longina', 'Pensamiento' and 'Mujer perjura' will also be recognized.
This Friday, February 27, at 3:00 pm, will be the last guided tour of the exhibition United Buddy Bears.
On Sunday, March 1, at 10:00 am, last day will be open to the public shows, Plaza de San Francisco de Assisi will host the performance of La Colmenita as part of the activities by the end of this important exhibition.