Cuba ballet star seeks to revamp dance school

Foreign help sought by Carlos Acosta to convert ruined architectural masterpiece into state-of-the-art academy.

    One of Cuba's best known ballet stars is appealing for international help to restore a ruined ballet school in Havana, which is also considered an architectural masterpiece, in order to turn it into a state-of-the-art dance academy.

    Carlos Acosta is hopeful that he can help raise $10m to fund the project. 

    Teresa Bo reports from Havana.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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