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Life after death in ancient Egypt
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Life after death in ancient Egypt

The British Museum explores this fascinating topic in its major autumn exhibition entitled “Journey through the afterlife: ancient Egyptian book of the dead”. The intriguing and mystical world of this civilization is presented through an unparalleled collection of “Book of the Dead” papyri. This is a unique opportunity for visitors […]

‘Abel’ Premiere in London
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‘Abel’ Premiere in London

Launched in Mexico last May, where the film beat box-office records, ‘Abel’ tells the story, through a combination of drama and humour, of an actual problem that is occurring in Central America: parental absence brought about by parents emigrating to the USA to look for work. The film, directed by […]

Latin America’s oldest cinema festival
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Latin America’s oldest cinema festival

The International Cinema Festival of Cartagena de las Indias, Colombia (FICCI – in its Spanish initials), having recently reached its 50th anniversary last March 26th, is getting ready for its 51st edition, which will be celebrated between the 24th of February and the 3rd of March next year. The festival […]

“A Liszt of Cuban Ebony”
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“A Liszt of Cuban Ebony”

José Manuel Jiménez Berroa, was compared to one of the greatest pianists of the 19th century, Franz Liszt, by the Dominican musician Américo Lugo Romero. Romero was a student of Jiménez in Germany where the Cuban pianist would seduce audiences with the quality of his performances. “The Jiménez and Berroa […]