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The book “Dialogue with dance”, autobiography of Alicia Alonso, is published in Spain

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On the occasion of the centenary of Alicia Alonso , the Cumbres publishing house published in Madrid the book Dialogue with Fance, by the prima ballerina assoluta . The volume becomes an autobiographical record of her eminent career and includes fundamental texts on her artistic concepts from her position as a dancer, choreographer and trainer of the new generations of ballet on the island, stated the Cuban National Ballet (BNC). According to the BNC, this edition deserved the praise of the Codalario magazine.

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May Cuban ballet continue to crown our nation

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Viengsay Valdés, director of the National Ballet of Cuba, dedicated the Léonide Massine Positano Dance Prize, as the Best Ballerina on the international stage, to Havana City Historian Dr. Eusebio Leal Spengler, during an online ceremony held September 5. “This is my personal and professional tribute to one of country’s our eminent figures.

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All her greatness to the service of the homeland

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Our Alicia Alonso, who during 88 years as a dancer, choreographer and teacher contributed with her brilliant art to taking Cuba’s prestige to the top of the world, died in Havana’s CIMEQ Hospital, at 11:00 am October 17, just two months and three days before her 99th birthday.

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Díaz-Canel joins cultural policy discussion

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Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, emphasized during the first meeting since the IX Congress of the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC), September 30, the need to systematize and promote the cultural policy principles of the Cuban Revolution, adding that institutions should function like true representatives of the creators to whom they are responsible.

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Carlos Acosta, Dance Star, to Lead Birmingham Royal Ballet

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The Birmingham Royal Ballet is leaping into a new era. On Tuesday, the company announced that Carlos Acosta, the Cuban-born star who is generally considered one of the greatest male dancers of his generation, will be its next director.

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Cuba Pays Tribute to U.S. Dancer Lorna Burdsall

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Students and ballet teachers from several countries will pay a tribute today, at Teatro Nacional de Cuba, to the outstanding U.S. dancer and choreographer Lorna Burdsall (1928-2010).

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Tumba Francesa Celebrated in Santiago de Cuba

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An exhibition of articles and documents related to Tumba Francesa La Caridad de Oriente, declared World Cultural Heritage, are exhibited at the Art Hall of the Emilio Bacardi Museum on occasion of the 15 years of the group as World Heritage.

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Alicia defies time

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Alicia – our Alicia – on this island of hers there is no need to use her surname, celebrated her 97th birthday surrounded by the affection, admiration, and respect, not only of her compatriots, but of the entire legion of admirers across the four corners of the world.

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Stars and world famous ballet companies to perform in Havana

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The call made by prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso every two years announcing the International Ballet Festival of Havana, attracts great interest among the dance world. The prestige of her immense career and the Cuban school of ballet have seen the island become a reference point for dancers, choreographers, critics and the public.

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Havana Ballet Festival attracts broad participation

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Artists from 16 countries will perform in Cuba during the 25th edition of the International Ballet Festival of Havana, taking place October 28-November 6, according to event sponsors the National Ballet of Cuba.