Wednesday - Sep 26, 2018

Arts & Entertainment

  • Cuba aspires to include Rumba at UNESCO Heritage list

    Cuba aspires to include Rumba at UNESCO Heritage list

    by the El Reportero’s news services Cuba is expecting UNESCO to include ‘’rumba’’ in its list – Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, during the forthcoming meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee on the issue, diplomatic sources said today. The event scheduled from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2 in Ethiopia will decide on the inclusion of rumba

  • Nicaraguan painter and writer  Donaldo Altamirano leaves this world

    Nicaraguan painter and writer Donaldo Altamirano leaves this world

    The Nicaraguan writer and painter, Donaldo Altamirano, died on Oct. 25 of a heart attack in Minneapolis, United States, at 70 years old, announced his family and the government. Altamirano, author of the books The cadaver already bloomed (1975), Every day of my death (1996) and Fractions of a full (1998), was on a working

  • Panamenian Film the finalist of Huelva Film Festival

    Panamenian Film the finalist of Huelva Film Festival

    by the El Reportero’s news services The Panamanian film Salsipuedes (2016) is today among the 16 finalists in the Latin American Film Festival of Huelva, to be held from November 11 in the Spanish city. The drama, which also aspires the Goya awards for best Latin American film, and Oscar, in the section of foreign

  • Founder of Sonora Ponceña band, Mr. Quique Lucca, dies

    Founder of Sonora Ponceña band, Mr. Quique Lucca, dies

    by the El Reportero’s news services The legendary founder of the Sonora Ponceña, Mr. Enrique ‘Quique’ Lucca Caraballo, died last week in Ponce, at the age of 103 years. According to an insider confirmed family, Don Quique died at the Ladies Hospital, where he was recovering from surgery after fracturing a hip last Sept. 15.

  • Heritage from Chinese province of Guizhou exhibited in Mexico

    Heritage from Chinese province of Guizhou exhibited in Mexico

    by the El Reportero’s news services Embroidered dresses, silver jewelry, wooden masks and designs on paper cut will be enjoyed in the exhibition Memorias de las Manos. Esplendor y colorido del patrimonio from Guizhou, opened today in Mexico City. The exhibition gathers more than 100 objects from the Guizhou province, located on the plateau of

  • Juan Luis Guerra on tour in the US

    Juan Luis Guerra on tour in the US

    by the El Reportero’s news services Dominican songwriter and singer Juan Luis Guerra is now on his US tour with his CD Todo Tiene Su Hora (Everything Has its Time) with concerts in Miami and Los Angeles, said his own press office Monday. The show is going to several countries, with a great success, and

  • Exhibition China in my imagination with paintings by Mexican children

    Exhibition China in my imagination with paintings by Mexican children

    by the El Reportero news services The 3rd Children’’s Painting Exhibition-Drawing Competition ‘’China in my imagination’’ based on the ancient history, traditions and cultural heritage of the Asian country is being exhibited today in Mexico City. Inaugurated yesterday in the National Museum of Culture, it exhibits more than one hundred drawings that will be displayed

  • The Hug of the Serpent film draws attention in Venezuela

    by the El Reportero’s news services The award-winning Colombian film El Abrazo de la Serpiente drew the attention in the 9th Latin American Film Festival in Venezuela, which includes 22 films from the region. El Abrazo de la Serpiente, the first Colombian film nominated for the Oscar awards, also has some 30 awards at festivals

  • Mexico shocked: Singer Juan Gabriel died

    Mexico shocked: Singer Juan Gabriel died

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Music icon Juan Gabriel, who wooed audiences with soulful pop ballads that made him a Latin American music legend, was found dead Sunday, Aug. 28, at the age of 66 in his Santa Monica, California home. It has been determined he died due to a combination of heart issues

  • Film Comandante by Oliver Stone to be shown in Bolivia

    Film Comandante by Oliver Stone to be shown in Bolivia

    by the El Reportero’s news services The documentary film ‘’Comandante’’ by US film director Oliver Stone will be screened today in La Paz as part of the celebrations for the 90th birthday of leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. The screening of a film series entitled Fidel, Hombre de Principios (Fidel, a man of