Havana - Artists and intellectuals staged on Wednesday in this capital the Resurrection pictorial action, which paid tribute to the apostle Jose Marti and the 126th anniversary of the resumption of the struggles for independence in Cuba.
The National Choir of Cuba, under the baton of maestro Digna Guerra, opened the day with the national anthem of Bayamo and interpreted emblematic themes of traditional music such as, 'El Chan Chan,' by Compay Segundo, and 'El necio,' by Silvio Rodriguez.
Hosted by the Ministry of Culture, the tribute was given by ethnologist and poet Miguel Barnet, who read the poems 'Patria' (Homeland), 'La política' (Policy) and 'Empujando un país' (Pushing a Country Forward).
'We are here to support our Revolution on a historic day. It is one more way to offer our word with firmness and a fiery fire,' stated to Prensa Latina, the honorary president of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC).
Several intellectuals such as, the National Literature Prize winner Nancy Morejon reaffirmed the validity of the intellectuals' thought and historic commitment to the Cuban Revolution through poetry and raised their voice against the annexation.
The event brought together personalities and authorities of the system of cultural institutions, among them, the president of UNEAC, Luis Morlote; the Minister of Culture Alpidio Alonso, and the president of Casa de las Americas, Abel Prieto.
Paris - Cuba's permanent representative to UNESCO, Yahima Esquivel, on Monday denounced the impact of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against her country in the sphere of competence of the multilateral organization.Read More
Havana - Some 250 Cuban and foreign writers, representing 40 nations, will participate in the International Poetry Festival that will be held online from May 25th through the 30th from Havana.
Organized by the CubaPoesía cultural center, the National Association of Writers and Artists (UNEAC), the Cuban Book Institute and the Cuban Ministry of Culture, the event is presided over by Cuban National Literature Prize laureate Nancy Morejón.Read More
Although theater dance groups and soloists were in charge of giving notable life to the XIV edition of El Carnaval de la Escena event, based in Caimito, creators of all the demonstrations joined this online event, which had the participation of representatives from Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia and the host nation, also represented by Teatro del Estro, from Mayabeque province.Read More