Mala Lengua  
 
AfroCubaWeb
  Home - Portal | Music - Música | Authors - Autores | Arts - Artes 
  Site Map - Mapa del Sitio | News - Noticias | Search ACW - Buscar en ACW 
 
  Mala Lengua
 
Table of Contents Cuban Cultural News Traveling to Cuba Race & Identity 
About us Workshops Conferences Festivals 
Home Page Archive: 2013      

1912, Breaking the Silence, Chapters 1 & 2.
1912, Breaking the Silence

Roberto Zurbano
Roberto Zurbano


Fundación del Rincón de la Rumba


Zuleica Romay



Revista Movimiento


Afrocubanas


La Cultura Rastafari en Cuba


Maobong Oku

nasako divining horn

Nasako divining horn in Cameroon

Evaristo Estenoz
Hablando con Estenoz, Presidente del PIC, 1910

Sarduy launches Maids at Harvard
Perez-Sarduy launches English translation of the Maids of Havana at Harvard, 3/31

Fure Poesia
Poesía Anónima Africana

Ramos Cruz
De Guillermina Ramos Cruz

Mendiola

María Elena Mendiola, 9/09

Ile Tuntun
Ilé Tüntun, 9/09

Gordillo
Painter Gordillo Arredondo

Audre Lorde. The Berlin Years 1984-1992, de la realizadora alemana Dagmar Schultz, presentado en la UNEAC, 21/12/13. La feminista afronorteamericana en Cuba.

Desde La Ceiba, 14 de noviembre, 2013, Invitación de la Cofradía de la Negritud: El próximo miércoles 27 de noviembre de 2013, en La Habana Vieja, la Cátedra de Pensamiento Haydee Santamaría, la Cofradía de la Negritud, el Grupo Anamuto y la Articulación Regional Afrodescendiente para América Latina y El Caribe (ARAAC), conmemoraremos el 142 aniversario del fusilamiento de los ocho estudiantes de medicina y la inmolación de los cinco héroes negros, hermanos abacuá anónimos, el 27 de noviembre de 1871.

Mesa de Diálogo: estado actual de la lucha antirracista en Cuba, 12 de julio del 2013, la Habana, Articulación Regional Afordescendiente de América Latina y el Caribe (ARAAC), Capitulo Cubano convoca. Abierto al público.

Drapetomania: Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba, at Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales (CDAV), Plaza Vieja, Havana, Cuba Aug 3 to 31, 2013.

Join us in supporting the first Afro-Colombian National Congress, August 23-28th, 2013 - 20 year anniversary of Law 70, 5/21/13.  See also Afro-Colombia: A Case for Pan-African Analysis, Joseph F. Jordan, 2006 with 2013 update, PDF Also, our AfroColombian News page.

Club Cubano Inter-Americano: Fiesta del Mamoncillo, 6/29/13, North Bergen, NJ. Four live bands, tribute to Benny Moré

DANIEL PONCE- HOMENAJE PARA UN RUMBERO - New York, Monday, June 17, 2013

Direct from Cuba: World-renowned Cuban Poet Nancy Morejón in San Francisco, 6/10/13

Conjunto Folklórico Nacional, gira en España, 10/4 - 19/5, 2013

Four Cuban women filmmakers present their work in LA, NY, and Miami: Marina Ochoa, Gloria Rolando, Claudia Rojas, and Milena Almira. March 6th through 25, 2013. LA hosts include Sean Penn, Bonnie Raitt, Susan Sarandon, and Dionne Warwick.

"Africa in Cuba" - Free showing of Gloria Rolando's 1912: Breaking the Silence - Film & Panel Discussion at University of Miami, 2/20/13 Panel includes Alberto Jones and José Pérez

Cameroonian activists, some related to Cuban Abakwa, in Greepeace panel at National Press Club, 2/19/13. Washington, DC

Filmmaker puts focus on Cuban massacre 1/5/2013 South Florida Times: "Not many people inside and outside of Cuba seem to know about the incident that is sometimes referred to as “El Doce” or “The 12.”

Just released: Gloria Rolando's documentary on the 1912 massacre of over 6,000 members of the Independents of Color, the first black political party in the Americas outside Haiti - 1912, Breaking the Silence, Chapters 1 & 2 (1912, Voces para un silencio), in Spanish with English subtitles. A major event in Cuban history, long passed under silence.

1912. VOCES PARA UN SILENCIO, UN GRITO DE ALERTA PARA EL SIGLO XXI, por Roberto Zurbano Torres, 4 de diciembre, 2012.

XVII Taller Científico de Antropología Social y Cultural Afroamericana y VI Encuentro de Oralidad “Festival Afropalabra”, 6 - 10 de enero 2013. Se dedicará a la cultura Abacuá

Alexis Esquivel: exposición "Los próximos héroes", La Lisa, Albacete, España, del 19/10/12 al 30/9/13

“Calabar Mgbè” Revista Internacional 27-09-2012 (No. 8) PDF. Primer curso postgrado de la cultura Ékpè africana en Cuba

Ilé Tüntun, Egungun: septiembre 2012, la Habana - galeria de fotos/photo gallery

Dos nuevos PDFs de Ilé Tüntun, una casa Yoruba de la Habana: "Mandamientos de la religion yoruba Ika Fun, Ojuani Ika, calendario 2012", y "Ilé Tüntun Orishas: Egúngún I y II, Primer Festival Egúngún Cuba 2011, Esú, Ògún, Egbé, Ochun, Changó, Yemayá, Oya, Òbatalá, Ifá." 8/12

En torno al centenario de los Independientes de Color 7/28/2012, de Fernando Martínez Heredia

Camerún y las sociedades secretas, Natalia Bolívar, UNEAC, 2011 (PDF, 1.3MB)

“Calabar Mgbe”, Revista Internacional, 28-07-2012 (No. 7): Entrega de un Nkomo Calabarí a los Abakuá de Cuba.7/12

Apuntes cronológicos sobre el Partido de los Independientes de Color, La Habana, 13/7/12

El Partido Independiente de Color como Proyecto Archivístico, Bárbara Danzie León, Revista Cubana de Archivística, No. 16 - 17, 2008 - 2009, p 126

Old Calabar Rediscovered, Nkparom C. Ejituwu, Multi-Disciplinary Approach to African History, University of Port Harcourt Press, Nigeria 1998, PDF With note by Victor Manfredi, 5/16/12/

Reseña sobre el Coloquio de Música y Poesía Nicolás Guillén -- el tema del Partido de los Independientes de Color, Lutgarda Márquez Guillén, 4/12

Paz Con Rumba: fundación del espacio cultural Rincón de la Rumba, Nuevo Vedado, 3/3/2012. Un reportaje cultural de Manuel Rivero Glean

Afrocubanas, historia, pensamiento y prácticas culturales, "Mis Razones", por Gloria Rolando, 15/2/12

Zuleica Romay
, president of the Cuban Book Institute, receives prize for Elogio de la altea o las paradojas de la racialidad", makes remarks on racism in Cuba, 1/27/12

José Antonio Aponte y Ubarra and the 1812 Massacre: The Bicentennial, 1/2012

Tremenda discusion alrededor del libro "La conspiración de los iguales," del historiador cubano Rolando Rodríguez sobre 1912. 1/15/2012. Researchers argue over book on 1912 by Rolando Rodríguez, 1/5/2012

Descargue los primeros 4 numeros de la Revista Movimiento, Agencia Cubana de Rap, 12/2011

Afrocubanas - historia, pensamiento y prácticas culturales, Compiladoras: Daisy Rubiera Castillo e Inés María Martiatu Terry, 2011

Quintin Banderas, en Doce Muertes Famosas - , Manuel Cuellar Vizcaino, 1957, PDF

Reportaje Cultural, 140 años de la hombrada abakuá del 27 de noviembre, 27/11/2011, Prof Manuel Rivero Glean

Pedro Ivonnet ¿héroe o villano? Consideraciones en torno a un centenario cercano, de Lic. Raúl Ramos Cárdenas, 11/11

Book presentation: La Cultura Rastafari en Cuba by Samuel Furé Davis to take place Sat. Aug 27, 2011 at 1pm at the Central Park in Havana, at the Book Festival

Calabar Efik singer, dancer, and percussionist Maobong Oku plays with Cuban Proyecto Nunkue Ayaya -- Roman Diaz, Clemente Medina, Onel Mulet, on YouTube, 8/18/11

Desde Camerún a Cuba: una invitación a la reunión de 2012 de la gran familia Nasako
, 6/2011  From Cameroon to Cuba: An invitation to the 2012 reunion of the 'Great Nasako Family', 6/2011 Los Abakuá - Ékpè. Festival program now posted.

En el Centenario de Brindis de Salas por Lic. Raúl Ramos Cárdenas, sobre la vida del genial violinista quien fue una de las más excelsas personalidades negras de Cuba. 7/11

Alexis Esquivel: Exposicion 'El Fin de la Historia', Salamanca, España, 30/6/11. El retorno de la pintura de historia.

Boletín Imagen Afrohispana 3, 2011, 5/2011 La voz mas popular de la radio cubana en primer plano: Eduardo Rosillo. El trailer y otros extras del nuevo documental “Rosillo, gracias a la radio” de Tony Romero.

Eugene Godfried places Eduardo Rosillo in Cuba's cultural struggles over the importance of its African heritage: Cuban Popular Music: Renewal From Above, 9/04

Cuba y los pueblos afrodescendientes en América
: Seminario  -  13 - 17/6/2011 Instituto Cubano de Investigación Cultural Juan Marinello (ICIC), la Habana. Veinte articulos en la prensa  mas una lista de participantes en ese evento histórico dan una idea de los grandes cambios que pasan en Cuba.

'Queloides': Artists Explore Racism in Cuba  6/14/2011 The Root: by Alejandro de la Fuente, with video of the exhibit.

Enkiko Erufie Erufie: Drawings by Jose Orbein. Opening Night: June 3, 2011, Arte Puro at Deauville Beach Resort, Miami. These drawings have their inspiration in Abakwa themes.

"Calabar Mgbe", Revista Internacional, No 3, 4, 5 & 6: sobre las relaciones entre los Ékpè de Calabar, Nigeria, y los Abakuá de Cuba, 2011

Goodbye Manning Marable
, 4/6/2011 (en español) de Gisela Arandia. See also Manning Marables' articles on Cuba.

The 12th annual Eva Gaspar Festival
, 3/2011 El duodécimo festival Eva Gaspar, 3/2011 Eva Gaspar was a leader of the Haitian community in Ciego de Avila.

Premier en los cines Yara y Acapulco del documental de Gloria Rolando sobre "el Partido Independiente de Color", la Habana
, 11 de agosto, 2010. Intervinieron muchos intelectuales, historiadores y personalidades de la cultura cubana, le hicieron elogios al documental en todos los sentidos y estan esperando ya la segunda parte.

Documental histórico sobre problema racial en Cuba, CubaNow, 8/16/10 Gloria Rolando y el documental 1912, su exito en Cuba.

"Queloides" Catalog  1/6/2011 Matress Factory Shop

Queloides/Keloids: Raza y Racismo en el Arte Cubano Contemporáneo - Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art
. Havana, 4/16/10-5/31/10. Pittsburgh, 10/8/10-2/27/11. Link to YouTube videos of Queloides II in 1999 and Queloides III 2010, 9/14/10. Hip hop performance by Soandres DelRio.

Eugène Godfried in Memoriam
: a celebration of his life, Guantánamo, July 6, 2010. Billed as a First International Meeting, with plans for follow-on meetings. Sponsored by the Haitian Community and the Anglophone Community in Guantánamo, with the participation of the the British West Indian Welfare Center and the Ballet Folklórico Babul. We have a report from Professor Tony Van Der Meer: Guantanamo's Cuban British West Indian Welfare Center Hosts the 1st International Eugene Godfried Memoriam Gathering, 7/1510.

Orlando Hernández, Cuban art critic, curates "Without Masks," first Cuban art show in South Africa with 26 artists and 80 works on Cuba's African Heritage. 23 May - 29 August 2010. Press reports.

Dos Boletínes Express de Cultura Afrohispana, 6/10: 1) Trailer del nuevo documental "Afran, rostros en la memoria" y 2) Autores afrohispanos con la infancia

Gloria Rolando's new films, 1912: Breaking the Silence/1912, Voces para un Silencio, premiered in Havana, March 19, 2010. She toured the US in April while Voces para un Silencio aired on Mesa Redonda in Cuba. During her tour, a video was made of her talk at the Stone Cultural Center at UNC.

XIth International Conference on African and Afro- American Cultures, Santiago de Cuba, 4/2010    XI Conferencia Internacional Cultura Africana y Afroamericana, Santiago de Cuba, 4/2010

Segunda Conferencia de Estudios Afro-Latinoamericanos, 3/2010, Republica Dominicana

Voice of the Leopard: Reviewed by Jill Salmons, Published on H-AfrArts, 1/2010  "As one Cross River chief commented recently: "Cuba has shown us that what we believed in is alive and applicable today to solve problems. We are ever so happy and grateful to the Cuban Abakua for bringing us back to our senses. Clearly the message is 'Hey, you did it, we have it, it worked for us, we don't see why it won't work for you.' So we are going to embrace this resurgence" 

Letra del Año - Proyecto Orunmila, based in Regla, Cuba, has the largest collection of these annual Ifa readings anywhere.

Check out some great video clips at esquinarumbera.blogspot.com, includes Los Muñequitos, Celeste Mendoza, Afro-Cuba de Matanzas, others.

Support the artists: get  Pello's sheet music for bata, Flor Amalia's script, and Gloria Rolando's films. This is legal trade that benefits these artists.

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 2012

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 2011

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 2010

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 2009

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 2008

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 2007

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 2006

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 2005

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 2004

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 2003

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 2002

AfroCubaWeb Home Page Archive: 1999-2001

Debajo del Laurel: A Celebration for Changó, 12/14/13, New York. Marisol Blanco, Yomaira Mella, Ayelouwa Taylor in a performance art piece by Jadele that integrates AfroCuban palo, Arará, rumba and orisha into a musical, dancefilled show questioning silences around violence in the legacy and memory of Afrodescendants in our hemisphere.

Retos de la problematica racial en Cuba, Pabellon Cuba, la Habana: Esteban Morales Dominguez, Heriberto Feraudy Espino, Comisión Aponte, 20/11/13

Roberto Zurbano at Eastern Connecticut State University, “The Impatient Shadows,” an examination of race and culture in Cuba, 10/3/13. Presentation of limited edition art book “Elegguá” with Imna Aroyo. Reception follows, Willimantic, CT. After making several presentations in Connecticut and New York he heads for Boston: Roberto Zurbano at Northeastern University: Race in Cuba and the US - Fault Lines, 11/7/13

VI Edición del Festival Olorum, Camaguey: promover, difundir, y divulgar el arte músico-danzario cubano, de raíces africanas, como expresión valedera dentro de la cultura popular tradicional y como unidad vinculante con el pueblo que la trasmite, 11/9/13 - 15/9/13

VIII Bienal de Oralidad y IX Simposio Teorico, Santiago de Cuba, 8 al 12 de septiembre del 2013 - de los patakies al hip hop.

Invitación de ARAAC: reflexión y aprendizaje acerca del papel del movimiento afrodescendiente, parte decisiva de los movimientos sociales en la región, 21/8/13, Casa del Alba Cultural, la Habana

Isaac Delgado in free concert, Boston, MA Thurs July 18th at noon on the Boston Commons.

Howard University hosts Afrocuban writer and researcher, Zuleica Romay Guerra, who will make a presentation of her latest book, "Altea Praise and Racial Paradoxes," Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Washington DC. Zuleica Romay is president of the Cuban Book Institute.

Travel to Cuba June 15 with Simunye and Fund for Reconciliation. Common Ground. Simunye is Zulu for "we are one". 5/8/13

VI Coloquio Internacional sobre Investigaciones de las Religiones Afroamericanas, “Presencia y significado de las religiones de África en Latinoamérica y el Caribe”, 22 al 24 de mayo del 2013, la Habana. Fecha tope de recepción: 4/30/2013. Programa General y Programa Académico.

Film Screening and Forum. From Cuba to Kuba: Che Guevara and the Awakening of an Internationalist Movement. Reeves Center, Washington, DC, Friday, 5/24/13. From the Caribbean Island of Cuba to the Kongo Kingdom of Kuba in the heart of Africa. Join us to reflect on the birth of Cuba’s Internationalism through remembering Che Guevara’s work in the Congo. Followed by music & dance.

CHÉVERE - Exploring Afro Cuban Culture: Clara Morera, Cepp Selgas, Jorge Valdés, Bernardo Navarro. Special performance by Afro-Cuban drummers and singers. Thursday, May 16, 6-8pm. Multicultural Arts Center, 41 2nd St. Cambridge, MA. Produced by Latin Art Space and the Multicultural Arts Center.

AfricAméricas Week in Pittsburgh to explore racism in Cuba, Afro-Latin culture, history and arts May 6-11, 2013 Carnegie Mellon University and Young Men and Women's African Heritage Association, Inc. co-present AfricAméricas Week. Features five black Cuban dissident activists - Leonardo Calvo Cárdenas, Manuel Cuesta Morúa, Juan Antonio Madrazo Luna, Rafael Campoamor, and the editor of Islas, Juan Antonio Alvarado.

Ifa and Orisa Practices, Thurday, May 9, 6pm, Dudley Public Library, Roxbury, MA. A Lecture by Professor Tony Menelik Van Der Meer, UMass Boston: the origins of Yoruba spiritual practices in Africa and its development in the Americas. The main focus will be on the practice of Ifa, Orisa, and Ancestor worship in Cuba and the United States.

The Symbolism of Race in Cuba: Afro-Cuba An anthology of Cuban writing on race, politics, and culture, Pedro Perez-Sarduy, University of Miami, Africana Studies, CAS Gallery, Sunday April 28, 2013, 5:30pm

Film director Gloria Rolando presents in Miami at Liberi Mapou in Little Haiti, Tuesday 4/16 at 6pm.

Film director Gloria Rolando presents at Stanford University in California at the Visualizing the Caribbean colloquium, 4/11-4/12.

Gloria Rolando to present in Palm Coast, Florida at the African American Cultural Society on April 7, 2013.

Cinnamon Traveler Heritage Trust presents Gloria Rolando at the Herstory Independent Film Festival featuring the U.S. premiere of all three chapters of 1912: Voces para un Silencio - 1912: Breaking the Silence, Atlanta, GA, March 20 - April 6, 2013.  

"What's Left of Cuba? Culture, Politics, and Civil Society" 2/3/2013 Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at NYU: "This series (Jan - May) addresses where Cuba is now in the geopolitical imaginary that once heralded Cuba as the exemplar of radical left projects in Latin America. In recent years, Cuban culture has challenged the projects of the revolution and has recast the cold war frames of embargo, exile, and exceptionalism."

Afrocubanas invita: Taller Género y “raza” 30/1/2013 Negra Cubana: El Grupo de Mujeres Afrocubanas y ARA-Cuba les invitan al Taller Género y “raza” que se llevará a efecto el día 30 de enero ...impartido por la socióloga y Máster en estudios de Género, Yulexis Almeida, profesora de la carrera de Sociología de la Universidad de La Habana.

Elio Rodriguez: Pumps Project."Selva en las Paredes." Centro de Cultura Contemporánea, Las Cigarreras. Alicante, Spain, desde el 21/12/12

Reggaeton vs. Nueva Trova 12/21/2012 Havana Times: "... in Ciego de Avila Province, where people were supposed to celebrate a concert marking the 45th anniversary of Nueva Trova. The young trova singers who were featured there got a nasty surprise when they saw the supposed audience — composed of younger people and teens — force them to cancel the concert with their repeated and upsetting manner of asking that those trova tunes be replaced by the now omniscient rhythms of reggaeton."

Desde la Ceiba, Cofradía de la Negritud, 23 de noviembre, 2012
- Carta de Emilio Roig de Leuchsenring al Ministro de Obras Públicas, 1943
- Historia y tradición oral en los sucesos del 27 de noviembre de 1871
 por Tato Quiñones
- Los ñáñigos y los sucesos del 27 de noviembre de 1871: Memoria histórica, dinámicas populares y proyecto socialista en Cuba por Mario G. Castillo Santana
- Invitación del Grupo Anamuto para celebrar el 27 de noviembre

Sandy´s trail of death and destruction, 11/26/12 An appeal for aid, Caribbean American Children Foundation, 501c3. Alberto Jones. La senda de destrucción y muerte de Sandy, 26 de Octubre del año 2012. Un llamamiento de ayuda, Fundación Caribeña Americana de los Niños, 501c3. Alberto Jones.

Pedro Ivonnet: pasión y muerte de un protestante del 12, Lic. Raúl Ramos Cárdenas, Investigador del Archivo Nacional de Cuba, 11/12

¿Qué Volá con el Reguetón? Desde la Ceiba, 1/10/12

Los Independientes de Color, a cien años de la masacre por Guillermo Rodríguez Rivera, Desde la Ceiba, 26/9/12

Homenaje a Rogelio Martínez Furé: 22 de septiembre 2012, Matanzas, Cuba, frente a la casa donde nació: galeria de fotos, photo gallery

Entrevista con Rogelio Martínez Furé: Siempre puente, nunca frontera 9/22/2012 Juventud Rebelde

Descargas: ritual y fiestas de la palabra, 8/25/12, Rogelio Martínez Furé

Cimarrón de palabras, "descargas", poesia de Rogelio Martínez Furé, 2010, (PDF, 1.7MB). Introduccion de Inés María Martiatu Terry: El aché de la palabra.

Born in Cuba of a Cuban father and a Jamaican mother, Mortimo Planno was a founder of Rastafarianism and a teacher of Bob Marley. He is the author of THE EARTH MOST STRANGEST MAN - THE RASTAFARIAN. 8/12

Cuban Filmmakers at the Flaherty, Part 1: Gloria Rolando Three filmmakers participate in weeklong international documentary seminar 7/10/2012 Cuban Art News. See also Gloria Rolando.

Report on the 2012 Násàkó Festival, ties with Cubans approved, 6/12 Informe sobre el Festival Násàkó, 6/12, vínculos con los cubanos aprobados. The founders of Ékpè/Abakuá gather / Los fundadores de Ékpè/Abakuá se reunen.

The Násàkó Family's Kebulu Felix Lenya on Africa - Cuba ties, May 2, 2012. Kebulu Felix Lenya, de la familia Násàkó, sobre las relaciones Africa - Cuba, 2 de mayo, 2012

PazConRumba, 30/6/12, consagrada a Tata Güines, Plaza, la Habana

Eduardo Roca Salazar (Choco) exhibit in Cambridge, MA -  May to August 31, 2012

Aerosol  Kingdom: Subway Painters of New York City by Ivor L. Miller, back in print, 5/12

Bongo Ita : leopard society music and language in West Africa, Western Cuba, and New York City 1/15/2012 African and Black Diaspora, by Ivor Miller

History of African responses to Abakuá, 1/12

Book Launch, Nigerian Edition of Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba, 7/9/11: raising consciousness around the Abakuá and Ékpè

Algunas notas sobre raza y narrativas femeninas. El que más mira menos ve  8/7/2011 Negra Cubana

Fight to keep Cuban American travel. The Plantocracy seeks to maintain its stranglehold with a new bill to throttle travel, 7/6/11

Hablando con Evaristo Estenoz, 6/2011, Raúl Ramos Cárdenas hace el resacate de una entrevista con Evaristo Estenoz, el presidente y fundador del Partido Independiente de Color, en 1910.

IV Coloquio sobre religiones afroamericanas - Dedicado a la influencia cultural de las sociedades EKPE de Nigeria, en la conformación de las sociedades religiosas de socorro y ayuda mutuas Abakuá en Cuba, 25 -27 Mayo 2011 - La Habana (Cuba) 

15 Taller de Antropologia Social y Cultural Afroamericana Opus Habana, 1-7-2011

Al rescate de figuras afrodescendientes 5/21/2011 IPS: "Activistas vinculados al estudio y promoción de los temas raciales en Cuba rindieron homenaje a varias figuras históricas afrodescendientes."

Dos libros nuevos de Frank Cabrera, 2011: 1) Ilé Tüntun, la Nueva Tierra Sagrada, 256 Oddunes de Ifá 2) Ilé Tüntun, Tierra Nueva, de Frank Cabrera, 2011

Reportaje Cultural 20/02/11 - II Taller Municipal de Tradición e Identidad, Santa Isabel de Las Lajas, Cienfuegos, 18 y 19 de febrero de 2011 por el Profesor Manuel Rivero Glean

Prof Manuel Rivero Glean: Reportaje Cultural: Casa de Africa, 5 - 9 de enero de 2011, 15 Taller de Antropologia Social y Cultural Afroamericana

Boletínes Imagen Afrohispana Express
Boletín Express 12- 2010: Alexis Esquivel, Afran, II Congreso Internacional de Estudios Literarios Hispanoafricanos
Boletín Express 11- 2010: Gorsy Edú es el percusionista
Boletín Express 10- 2010: I Coloquio "Asociacionismo, un camino para el fortalecimiento del colectivo negro en España", organizado por el Alto Consejo de Comunidades Negras en España
Boletín Express 9- 2010: Grupo de teatro Bocamanja

Chief Eteng TaTa Ikpi, Iyamba Ekpe, Nigeria, reviews Ivor Miller's Voice of the Leopard on Calabar - Cuba, 11/25/2010

La poeta Georgina Herrera nos da dos ensayos: Gritar un poco: 1912, Voces para un silencio, La Habana, 11/8/2010, y Las amarras de la memoria, 20/2/2010 

New reviews of Voice of the Leopard on the relationship between Ékpè in Calabar and the Abakuá in Cuba, 9/10.  Includes review by the well known Nigerian historian, Dr. Toyin Falola.

He came, he saw, he savoured. Daily Sun, Nigeria, 7/15/10: the story of Marcos David Ostrander Moreford, omo Olokun of Nigerian, Cuban, English and Panamanian ancestry who returns to Calabar to seek his roots. His Cuban great-grandfather was initiated into Abakuá and participated in the struggle against Spain.

Reseñas de libros: Esteban Morales Domínguez. 2007. Desafíos de la problemática racial en Cuba. Por Pedro Pérez Sarduy, 7/1/2010

Cuba Calabar Radio - web radio from Calabar, Nigeria on the links between the Cuban Abakwá and the Ékpè in Calabar.

Boletínes Express de Cultura Afrohispana, numeros 4, 5, 6, 7, y 8 de 2010: I Convención Nacional Juventud Negra, Madrid, Comedia de situacion en Guinee Equatorial. Trabajos de Tony Romero y su equipo.

Reportaje Cultural: XI Conferencia Internacional Cultura Africana y Afroamericana, Santiago de Cuba, 12 al 16 de abril de 2010, del professor Manuel Rivero, Escuela de Altos Estudios de Hotelería y Turismo, Miembro del Comité Cubano de la Ruta Internacional del Esclavo de la UNESCO

Sample from Cordones-Cook's video Nancy Morejón: Paisajes célebres / Nancy Morejón: Famous Landscapes, 2010

Queloides: la cicatriz renovada del racismo en Cuba, Alejandro de la Fuente, 4/10

Dr. Ivor Miller is interviewed on Cross River TV, 4/14/10: Dr. Miller talks with Mrs Offiong Ani Offiong about Ekpé traditions preserved in Cuba for over 200 years and the way in which these traditions have been faithfully preserved by Abakua members from lodges in Havana and Matanzas.

Reportaje Cultural: Taller Municipal de Tradición e Identidad, Benny Moré y el Cabildo Congo San Antonio,, Santa Isabel de Las Lajas, Cienfuegos, febrero de 2010, del professor Manuel Rivero, Escuela de Altos Estudios de Hotelería y Turismo, Miembro del Comité Cubano de la Ruta Internacional del Esclavo de la UNESCO

Author and poet Pedro Pérez-Sarduy just completed a tour in the  US, Mar-Apr 2010. The focus was on race & identity in Cuba and on AfroCubans in the arts. Fresh from Princeton, he presented at Harvard on March 30 & 31st, 2010, where he launched the English version of the Maids of Havana.

Gordillo page featuring Kongo Cruzado: Cuban Lukumi and Kongo Identities in the Art of Francisco "Gordillo" Arredondo  by Ivor Miller, 9/16/2006. AfroCubaWeb is holding 11 of his paintings for sale, see his Gallery.

Assata Poster

Assata Shakur poster
with Askia Touré's poem "Palenque Queen by Habana's Shores" now available, as are some books by Askia.

Dialogar - Retos de la Problematica Racial
Retos de la problematica racial en Cuba

  Order Gloria Rolando's films
PayPal & Credit Cards

credit cards - Master Charge, Visa, Amex, Discover

Pasajes del Corazón y la Memoria
New Gloria Rolando film: History of Cubans and Cayman Islanders
,
Pasajes del Corazón y la Memoria
 DVD, $22. English subtitles.

Roots of my heart
Gloria Rolando and Imágenes del Caribe:  Raices de Mi Corazon - Roots of my Heart, on the 1912 Massacre -  VHS, DVD, $25. English subtitles. Photo gallery.

El Alacran

El Alacrán: a comparsa in the Havana carnaval, $15 DVD or VHS. English subtitles. Photo gallery. Directed by Gloria Rolando.

Lazaro Ros

Oggun: An Eternal Presence celebrates the life of Lazaro Ros, Yoruba singer, $25, DVD or VHS. English subtitles. Photo gallery. Directed by Gloria Rolando.

Marqueses de Atares
Los Marqueses de Atarés, un video nuevo de Gloria Rolando, en Español, $25 VHS, DVD Galeria de fotos. En español. Gloria Rolando, director.|

Baragua
My Footsteps in Baragua
: English speaking West Indian communities in Cuba.  $25, DVD or VHS. In English. Photo gallery. Gloria Rolando, director.

Pello's sheet music
for bata, Matanzas style, $10

Flor Amalia's
script for a play on racism: Donde esta Dios? $15

Gordillo Arredondo
paintings re-vision the presence of Africa in Cuba. AfroCubaWeb holds 11 paintings for sale, see his Gallery.Gordillo

These products from Cuba are legal in the US under the Berman Amendment. The artists get their share of the proceeds.top

Amazon.com

You can help support our work by buying from Amazon via any of their links on this site. For delivery in the US only -- soon we will deliver in Europe.  If you see any Amazon links for a given item, click it and you will get the current new and used price.



 

   

Independents of Color
Members of the Party: 
the Independents of Color

Founder Evaristo Estenoz in the center

As featured in Raices de Mi Corazon - Roots of my Heart

 

See also our Amazon Highlights.  Note that you can buy books, CDs, and DVDs from many of our authors' and musicians' pages. 

up.gif (925 bytes)

 

Pick an Conferences/Exhibits Ancestors
area Festivals Authors & Teachers
==> Music/Dance Workshops Art
Organizations Films & photos
Music/Dance
Backgrounders Theatre
News : World, Cuba, Haiti, Venezuela
Race & Identity in Cuba  Traveling to Cuba
Money Transfers & Packages

up.gif (925 bytes)


About AfroCubaWeb Search in AfroCubaWeb Cuba Solidarity
AfroCuban History Time Line        Race & Identity in Cuba   Traveling to Cuba
Contacting AfroCubaWeb Web Links Site Statistics
Privacy Policy Web Links to sites in Cuba Reviews of AfroCubaWeb


Boletin Cultura AfroHispana

AfroCubaWeb is a member of the
AfroAmerican Web Ring

Want to get a list of AAWR sites or find out how to join? Then click here for info. You can go to the next site on the ring, the previous site, and like that, as listed here:
| Skip Next | Skip Previous | Previous |
| Next Site | Next 5 Sites | Random Site |
This site is owned by acw_AT_afrocubaweb.com [replace _AT_ with @].

Amazon Highlights



This Amazon store is for delivery in the US

top
Buy from Amazon via these links and help support our site!
 We also feature many books, CDs, and DVDs at Amazon through our authors' and artists' pages. 
These too help support our site.
.

United States 290,000 000 inhabitants  Black MD'S 17,000
Cuba           11,000 000    " "         " "      13,500
See also
On the number of Black MDs in Cuba and the US

Contacting AfroCubaWeb

Postal address
Box 1054, Arlington, MA 02474
Electronic mail
acw_AT_afrocubaweb.com [replace _AT_ with @]

Send us your news - mandanos sus noticias: how to post on AfroCubaWeb - como poner sus noticias en ese sitio.

Site Statistics:   We went from  35,000 visits in Oct '99, to 48,000 visits in Jan '00,  69,000 in April '01, 75,000 in November '02, 120,000 in October '03, 133,000 in April '04, and 197,000 in May 06 for an average of 12 minutes each. 
 
For greater details, including breakdown of the sessions by pages, country, referring sites, etc, see our Detailed Site Statistics.

top

[AfroCubaWeb] [Site Map] [Music] [Arts] [Authors] [News] [Search this site]

Copyright © 1997 AfroCubaWeb, S.A.