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Lamia Joreige: Grief can be told
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Lamia Joreige: Grief can be told

This Lebanese artist (Beirut, 1972) senses that she will never be able to solve the puzzle of testimonies which gradually reveal the multiple snapshots of “The War of Lebanon”. _ Eugenio Blanco A puzzle completed with pieces of this long war of fifteen years, of this information curtain, during which […]

Arriba la Cumbia
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Arriba la Cumbia

This is the name of a concert that will take place next Friday, where songs of this musical genre and others will be performed. ______________________________________________________________________________ Cumbia is a type of music originating in Colombia and Panama, though it later spread to the rest of Latin America. At first it was […]

Storytelling: a forgotten art?
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Storytelling: a forgotten art?

The oral tradition of storytelling is one of the most ancient forms of art in contemporary society. Ben Stupples Both fable and myth are ingrained deeply into our cultures and they have become a crucial element of characterising our respective national identities. Without the chivalric folklore surrounding King Arthur, and […]

The last film of Cuba
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The last film of Cuba

Premiere on Tuesday 8 June, London     “Cuba : Defending Socialism, Resisting Imperialism” brings you voices from Cuba, a country fighting for social and economic justice, representing the aspirations of the poor and oppressed worldwide, building socialism in a capitalist world. The film demonstrates how vital Cuba is to […]