Valdes Brings Cuban Dance to Tokyo’s World Ballet Festival

Both traditional and modern dance shine amid the competitions which began this year on July 27 and will come to a close on August 18.

Cuban Prima Ballerina Viengsay Valdes is representing her home country at the international 15th World Ballet Festival of Tokyo (WBF).

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Majority of Americans Favor Ties With Cuba, Poll Finds

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After more than a half-century of official United States hostility toward Cuba punctuated by a comprehensive trade embargo, a majority of Americans — and an even greater majority of Floridians, home to this country’s largest Cuban-American population — now favor normalizing relations or engaging more directly with the Cuban government, according to a nonpartisan survey. FULL STORY Continue reading Majority of Americans Favor Ties With Cuba, Poll Finds

Cuba, Key West Art Exchange Bridges Strait

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Thirty woodcuts by the late Mario Sanchez are on display in Havana, the first exhibition of an American artist of Cuban descent to be featured in the Caribbean country’s flagship National Museum of Fine Arts.

“One Race,” which opened Friday, is part of an exchange between Havana and Key West under which several prominent Cuban artists will exhibit on the Florida island next month. FULL STORY Continue reading Cuba, Key West Art Exchange Bridges Strait