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Statue of Alicia Alonso Increases Value of Gran Teatro de La Habana

Statue of Alicia Alonso Increases Value of Gran Teatro de La Habana

Statue of Alicia Alonso Increases Value of Gran Teatro de La Habana

Havana, Jan 3rd –  The theater Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso increases today its artistic values with a statue of this famous Cuban ballet dancer, built by sculptors Jose Villa Soberon and Gabriel Cisneros.

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Alicia Alonso Willing to Strengthen Ballet in Latin America

Alicia Alonso Willing to Strengthen Ballet in Latin America

Alicia Alonso Willing to Strengthen Ballet in Latin America

Havana, Apr 6th – Cuban prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso said thar today it is a priority to increase the presence of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) in Latin American countries and show the skills of the region in ballet. Continue reading

Alicia Alonso to Receive Honorary Degree in Costa Rica

Alicia Alonso to Receive Honorary Degree in Costa Rica

Alicia Alonso to Receive Honorary Degree in Costa Rica

San Jose, Mar 23rd – Cuban Prima Ballerina Assoluta, Alina Alonso, received here today the Doctor Honoris Causa degree from the University of Costa Rica (UCR), for her important work and legacy to the world classical dance. Continue reading

Alicia Alonso Honored in Spain

Alicia Alonso Honored in Spain

Alicia Alonso Honored in Spain

HAVANA,  Oct 21  –  Legendary Cuban dancer and choreographer Alicia Alonso received on Friday the tribute of the Iberian-American Theater Festival of Cadiz (FIT) in a ceremony in which, at her almost 93 years of age she insisted she plans to live another 200, “because I feel I’m needed”.     Continue reading

Alicia Alonso Tribute to Cuban Internationalists Fallen in Africa

Alicia Alonso

Alicia Alonso

Havana, Jul 1  –  Prima ballerina paid in South Africa to Cuban internationalists who died in the liberation fights of many n nations.

Sources of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) point out that the founder of that company visited the Freedom Park, in the northern city of Pretoria, where a monument lists the names of about 2.000 Cubans who died in combat there. Continue reading

Ballet Companies to Pay Tribute to Alicia Alonso in South Africa

Ballet Companies to Pay Tribute to Alicia Alonso in South Africa

Ballet Companies to Pay Tribute to Alicia Alonso in South Africa

Havana, Jun 22  –  Prestigious international ballet companies will honor the Cuban prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso in galas to be held in South Africa from June 28 to 30. Continue reading

Alicia Alonso presented with ALBA Award

Alicia Alonso presented with ALBA Award

Alicia Alonso presented with ALBA Award

May, 18 – Cuban First Vice-President, Miguel Díaz-Canel, presented Cuban National Ballet Company Director, Alicia Alonso, with the 2012 ALBA Award for the Arts and Letters at a ceremony in Havana’s National Hotel on Friday. Continue reading