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A broad cultural program will distinguish in Cienfuegos the 35th anniversary of the Hermanos Saíz Association (AHS), which will take place from October 18 to 20, on the occasion of the birthday of the organization that brings together the best of young art in Cuba and in commemoration of the Day of Cuban Culture.
The details of each of the activities were informed at a press conference, where Alcides Portal Alfonso, president of the AHS in this south-central province of the country, said that the cultural proposals designed will take place with reduced public and by invitation, due to the sanitary restrictions in force in relation to the Covid-19.
The festivities will begin before dawn on Monday, October 18, with the space El Madrugadazo, scheduled for 5:00 a.m. at the Benny Moré Cultural Center, where the social meeting Si volvieran los dragones (If the dragons came back) will resume. Later on, the literary Café Dios y los locos (God and the Crazy Ones) will return with singer-songwriter Ariel Barreiros as musical host. In addition, the recent edition of the newsletter La última playa will be presented, with the presence of writer and playwright Atilio Caballero.
On Tuesday 19, the collective exhibition in tribute to the 35th anniversary of the AHS will be the main attraction, bringing together young and established exponents of the visual arts in Cienfuegos. In addition, the Jazzfeeling and Esfera Abierta projects will be presented, as well as the Avanti and Collage groups.
The day of celebrations will conclude on Wednesday, October 20, with the return of the much-loved social meeting El patio de mi casa, which this time will feature performances by Rolo Rivera y la Fábrik Alternativa, Jayler Martín, Danaysi Brito, Álvaro DJ, among other musicians and performers.
Portal Alfonso noted that the reunion with the cultural offerings of the AHS will also salute the 25th anniversary of the Reina del Mar Editores literary label and will be the occasion for the presentation of awards to members of the association, who will receive the 35th Anniversary Medal.
English version Hector Hdez.
Artists from more than 400 cities around the world will add their virtuosity on October 18 to the celebrations for the World Guitar Day, and virtually in Cuba, proposals from Cienfuegos and Havana will greet the day that runs from the 18th to the 20th, through concerts and interviews on various platforms.
According to Ariadna Cuellar Perez, concert guitarist, vice president of UNEAC and organizer of the celebration, the program will be promoted through social networks, Jagua TV Channel Streaming, the Ministry of Culture in the province, Perlavisión and the radio, with actions that include four concerts and a special interview with the guitar master of several generations Rafael Gallardo.
They designed from this city a virtual program dedicated to celebrate the International Guitar Day, where local exponents such as Ariadna Cuellar, the Duo Concuerda will intervene, while Master Rafael Gallardo will talk to the audience, concerts of the Guitar Ensemble Orchestra and students of the instrument of various levels of artistic education will take place.
English version Hector Hdez,
"Destellos de Cubanía" is the name given to the collective Expo at the Enrique Cantero Ibáñez House of Culture in Cruces, located in the main hall of the institution.
Until October 20, the public will be able to enjoy a rich variety of works made by local artists and amateurs.
The works on display range from colorful weaving, crafts with foamy, plastic, cardboard, rubber and other materials. There is also the technique of modeling with plasticine, wood carving, and the creation of decorative objects with still life.
Meanwhile, the walls of the shop itself, host a handmade collection made with metal cut-outs.
The large hall also hosted the drawings of students from different schools in Santa Cruz. The works made with mixed techniques pay homage to the figures of Martí, Fidel, Camilo and Che.
The initiative is part of the plan of activities organized to celebrate the Cuban Culture Day, an edition dedicated this year 2021 to the 35th anniversary of the Saiz Brothers Association (AHS), the centenary of the birth of Cintio Vitier, an outstanding Cuban poet, narrator, essayist and critic, and the 120th anniversary of the José Martí National Library, founded on October 18, 1901.
The Literacy Campaign is also a reason for commemoration; and it is also essential to dedicate the day to the workers of the Culture sector who supported the tasks of confronting the COVID-19, in the territory and beyond.
By: Arliery Romero Díaz | Radio Cruces
Taken from Perlavisión