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. In 1937, Maria Pia wrote her first book ''La hora de Alfonso XIII'' (The Hour of Alfonso XIII) published in Havana, Cuba, by Ucar, Garcia y Companía. This work, written in Spanish and published under the name "Hilda de Toledano", is a defence of King Alfonso XIII of Spain, who was living in exile at the time. Collazo was born in Havana, Cuba. He began playing the ritual music of Santería on the batá drums at the age of fifteen. He moved to United States

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, education, music and theatre. The principal theatre is the García Lorca Auditorium, with seats for 1,500 and balconies. Glories of its rich history; the Italian tenor Enrico Caruso sang, the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova (Anna Pavlova (dancer)) danced, and the French Sarah Bernhardt acted. Other important theatres in the city includes the National Theater of Cuba, housed in a huge modern building located in Plaza de la Revolucion, decorated with works by Cuban artists

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in Paris, France. He has received acting awards including the Dana Lind Drama Award, the Dean's Advisory Board Award, and the Florence Threser Theater Award. Currently, he just finished shooting a lead part in Bram Stoker's "The Double Born", a feature directed by Tony Randel (dir. Hellraiser movies), and starring Sammi Davis (nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in the hit TV show, Homefront). In late 2007, he won www.Actober.com alongside fellow actors Jamie

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was persuaded to organize a more active effort to evangelize Cuba with what he considered to be the proper understanding of the Bible. Sellers enthusiastically recruited and sent missionaries throughout the island of Cuba, and served as the church’s spiritual leader during the remainder of his life. History of the ACU During the 1920s in Cuba, the keepers of the Catholic faith were mostly women and children. At the time, young men would typically become nominal Catholics

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Cemetery . Arditi's best-known operas are: ''I Briganti'', ''II Corsaro'', and ''La Spia'', ("The Spy"). In addition he wrote numerous songs and vocal waltzes, the most popular of which are "Il Bacio" ("The Kiss", dedicated to Gottardo Aldighieri), "Le TortorelIe", "Se Seran Rose", and the "Parla Waltz". On February 29, 1980, after many years as contemporary music station, competition from FM competitors forced the station

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Americans died from the illness. This early period was also the occasion of the arrival of the first African slaves, transported aboard a French supply ship from Saint-Domingue. The population of the colony fluctuated over the next few years, growing to 279 persons by 1708, yet descending to 178 persons two years later due to disease. While the United States, Canada, and Mexico

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was founded in La Habana (Havana), Cuba. Then on September 30, 1906, thanks to the efforts of writers Manuel Curros Enríquez and Xosé Fontenla Leal, it was reestablished as the ''Real Academia Galega''. Manuel Murguía was its first president. Career Woods studied architecture at the University of Illinois and engineering at Purdue University and first worked in the offices of Eero Saarinen, but in 1976 turned exclusively to theory and experimental projects.<

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'', ''El tren'', ''El regador y el muchacho'' y ''El sombrero cómico''. The tickets were sold at a price of 50 cents, and 20 cents for kids and the military. Short after, Veyre performed a leading role in the first film produced in the island, ''Simulacro de incendio'', a documentary centered around firemen in Havana. He was promoted to Major-General in 1759 and took part in the British expedition against Cuba in 1762, being 2nd-in-charge at the capture of Havana during the final year

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1–0 Win Friendly - Religion thumb right 200px Santería (Image:Santeria.JPG) icons at an open place of worship in Havana. Santería is a syncretism practiced by many Afro-Cubans Afro-Cuban religion can be broken down into three main currents: Santería, Palo Monte, and Abakuá, and include individuals of all origins. Santería and Abakuá both have large parts of their liturgy in African languages (Yoruba, Igbo and Ñañigo, respectively) while Palo


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The city of Havana was founded by the Spanish (Spanish Empire) in the 16th century and due to its strategic location it served as a springboard for the Spanish conquest of the continent (Spanish colonization of the Americas) becoming a stopping point for the treasure-laden Spanish galleons on the crossing between the New World and the Old World. King Philip II of Spain granted Havana the title of City in 1592. Spanish-American War, Effects of the Press on Spanish-American Relations in 1898

Contemporary Havana can essentially be described as three cities in one: Old Havana, Vedado and the newer suburban districts. The city is the center of the Cuban government (Government of Cuba), and home to various ministries, headquarters of businesses and over 90 diplomatic offices.

The city attracts over a million tourists annually, The city is also noted for its history (History of Havana), culture, architecture and monuments. Britannica

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