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Habanarte 2016

10th to 21st September 2016

A multidisciplinary event that combines the most genuine artistic results of our country and in which all the artistic expressions from the main cultural and recreational institutions from the capital city will take part. With trova and song movement in theatres and night centres, folkloric and contemporary dance groups..

Location: Theatres and cultural institutions in Havana

www.cubarte.cult.cu


16th International Theatre Festival Camaguey 2016

1st to 9th October 2016

As it is usual the city of Camaguey hosts the presentation of the best productions made during the past two years. There will be also workshops, colloquiums, panels, exhibitions, and presentation of specialized publications.

Location: Theatres and Squares in Camaguey

www.cubaescena.cult.cu


Iberoamerican culture festival

24th to 30th October 2016

Event that rescues and promotes the roots and Hispanic precedents of the Cuban nation.
Streets and parks in Holguin will be the host during the festival to develop a wide program including concerts, exhibits, workshops and popular celebrations with the presence of important soloists, creators, groups from the province and guest from countries in South America.

Location: Casa de Iberoamerica, streets and parks in Holguin province.

www.casadeiberoamerica.cult.cu


Havana International Ballet Festival

28th October- 7th November 2016

Ballet Nacional de Cuba

Every two years, The Havana's International Ballet Festival arrives to Havana. With its main inspiration: prima ballerina absolute, Alicia Alonso, the Festival has hosted the greatest artists of dance; it began in 1960 and has become one of the oldest of its kind worldwide. The event brings in different stages of the Cuban capital and in other cities, big stars of dance companies, prominent figures in the history of ballet, as well as critics and entrepreneurs.

www.festivalballethabana.cult.cu


XXI Festival Benny Moré

24th to 27th November 2016

Artistic live performances, dominated by popular dance music and expressions of Popular Culture Traditional, street theatre, dance, performance and dances. 

Location: The House of Benny and the Provincial Department of Culture of Cienfuegos.

www.paradiso.cu


XXXII Plaza International Jazz Festival 2016

16th to 19th November 2016

With the presence of prestigious figures, there has been an important tradition and international repercussion of Latin Jazz or Cuban Jazz, where personalities, cultivators of the genre, flaunt their virtuosity, talent and improvisation. They will appreciate concerts with Cuban musicians and guests, presentations bands, ensembles and soloists.

Location: Mella Theatre, Casa de la Cultura Plaza, Jardines del Mella, Cuba Pavilion.

www.decubajazz.com


38th New Latin American International Film Festiva

1st to the 11th December 2016

It is one of the most famous film festivals offering a wide panorama on the audio-visual production in the continent. It presents the world’s leading films of fiction as well as documentaries and Latin American cinema. It includes a contest about the New Latin American Cinema, posters and scripts contests, exhibition of film posters, sample of the main world’s fiction films and documentaries, seminars on cinema and new technologies.

Location: Hotel Nacional, Casa del Festival, Pabellon Cuba, main movie theatres in Havana and in the rest of the Cuban provinces.

www.habanafilmfestival.com


International Craft Fair “FIART 2014”

1st to 18th December 2016

As usual, the fair offers several spaces for promoting and commercializing the works of Cuban artisans and artists as well as from other countries, mainly Latin American ones. It also provides the space to exchange experiences between the creators and the public. Expo-sales, collateral exhibitions, fashion shows, workshops, theoretical events on the development and market of Visual Arts and Crafts will be some of the options during these days.