New cultural bridges between Cuba and the United States

The influential theater producer Margo Lion, co-chair of the United States President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, described the visit on April 18 by a delegation of U.S. artists and intellectuals to the Higher Institute of Arts (ISA) as extraordinary, and highlighted the respect for artists and creative culture that reigns in Cuba.

Speaking to the press after touring various areas of the ISA and exchanging with students from the faculties of music, dance and visual arts, Lion noted that Cuba and the U.S. could enjoy wonderful collaboration and share many opportunities for cultural development.

“It has been a huge inspiration to come to this school that trains students for free in various spheres of art. We in our country have to work to create schools like this,” he said.

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http://en.granma.cu/cultura/2016-04-19/new-cultural-bridges-between-cuba-and-the-united-states

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