Theater

US Trapeze Artists Perform in Cuba

The U.S. couple of trapeze artists made up by Sylvia Friedman and Samuel Sion performed at the inauguration of the Circuba 2010 international festival at the Cuban capital’s Karl Marx Theatre. Friedman and Sion are the first circus artists from the United States to perform on the island since 1959.

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Magic with Cards

The Fifth Magic with Cards (Cartomagia) event took place in the Cuban capital from June 8-11 with magicians from around the country participating. The program included shows for children and special presentations for the elderly, which were held in senior citizens’ homes, health care institutions and workplaces. (12 photos)

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Havana April Cultural Calendar

Havana is a city of cultural happenings year round, be it music, dance, visual art, theater, etc. Starting this post HT will be bringing you a monthly cultural calendar compiled by the Cuba Absolutely website in PDF format. The listings include any major events as well as some of the off-the-beaten-track “peñas” and art showings in large part attended by Cubans.

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Cuban & U.S. Actors Join in Theatre

Cuban and U.S. actors joined in the Cuban capital to perform the work The Closest Farthest Away, an attempt to promote collaboration between both nations, according to its production director Chi-Wang Yang. The director spoke to the press covering the 31st Havana Film Festival, which will take place in the island through December 13.

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