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Royal Ballet delights Cubans

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The UK's Royal Ballet has arrived in Havana for its first visit to Cuba where it is putting on five days of shows featuring the company's Cuban star Carlos Acosta.

Tickets sold out within hours as Cubans looked forward to seeing the first major ballet company in the country since the Bolshoi almost 30 years ago.

Michael Voss reports from Havana.

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