Cuban Government Offers Scholarships in Music and Visual Arts


The Cuban Government through the Catedra Internacional de Artes Plasticas y Musicas is offering two scholarships, one in Music (percussion and guitar) and the other in Visual Arts (painting and print) ), to Jamaican students between the ages of 18 and 25, to pursue a course of study in Cuba for approximately three and a half years, beginning in March 2009.
The scholarship will cover travel to and from Cuba at the beginning and end of the course, accommodation, ground transportation to and from classes, meals, tuition, course materials and medical services, during the course of study.
Deadline for application is December 31, 2008. Interested persons may contact, the following email address, studyincuba@gmail.com or download the application form from http: //sites.google.com/site/yescuba/.
Among sponsors of the scholarship programme are several well known international artistes such as Danny Glover, Harry Belafonte, Danny Rivera and Pablo Mercano Garcia.

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