U.S. Embassy Havana Celebrates Black History Month with Singer & Songwriter Tonya Boyd-Cannon

American singer-songwriter Tonya Boyd-Cannon visited Havana from February 19 to 24 in honor of the Black History month. Boyd-Cannon’s visit, a collaboration among the U.S. Embassy in Havana, the Cuban Ministry of Culture, and the Cuban Institute of Music, hosted three concerts and exchanges with Cuban audiences. Mississippi-born and Louisiana-raised, Boyd-Cannon is a classically trained …

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Filmmaker Dawn Porter visits Havana as part of the American Film Showcase

Press Release U.S. Embassy Havana Havana, Cuba February 16, 2023 Award-winning American documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter visited Havana for a series of screenings and exchanges with Cuban filmmakers and businesswomen from February 12 to 16, 2023. Her visit was sponsored by the American Film Showcase of the U.S. Department of State and the University of …

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Principal Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland Travels to Cuba as Sports and Cultural Envoy

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 10, 2016 Misty Copeland, the first African American female Principal Dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre, will serve as a U.S. Department of State Sports and Cultural Envoy to Cuba, November 14-18, 2016. This people-to-people exchange program taps into the unique strength of sports, dance, …

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