Sunday, February 28, 2021
  
  
Iconic tapestry removed from the UN headquarters

Iconic tapestry removed from the UN headquarters

The iconic Guernica tapestry, which has been...

Rafaela Chacón Nardi: poetry exposed to the elements

Rafaela Chacón Nardi: poetry exposed to the elements

It is said that she wrote her first poems between the...

 Avantti Quintet and other groups from Cienfuegos invited to Festival

Avantti Quintet and other groups from Cienfuegos invited to Festival

For the first time since its creation, the Avantti...

  • Iconic tapestry removed from the UN headquarters

    Iconic tapestry removed from the UN headquarters

  • Rafaela Chacón Nardi: poetry exposed to the elements

    Rafaela Chacón Nardi: poetry exposed to the...

  •  Avantti Quintet and other groups from Cienfuegos invited to Festival

    Avantti Quintet and other groups from...

Personalities

Generoso González Rodríguez

He was born in Cienfuegos eon July 30th, 1944.  He began in the theater world when he was in the Cuban army (FAR), when he was at the compulsory military service. He began to work in 1969 at CNC as Literature Specialist.  In 1970 he began to work at Cienfuegos´ Drama Center. He studied theater and graduated as a professor in the field of Plastic Arts.

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Juan Antonio Marín Hautrive

He is an actor that was born in Cienfuegos city on July 13th, 1939. He is now retired. he began as an amateur actor at the Pantomime Group from Cienfuegos´ Ateneo. Later he worked for Las Villas Drama Center when it opened in 1963. he participated as main character in most of his productions. In addition, he has assumed artistc irection, directon assistance and custom design. He has worked on the radio in several dramatic progrmas like novels, adventures, stories, police series, radio-theater, as well as historical, didctical and humorist programs. He has worked on television with the drama documentary called "La otra Lucía" and on the historical program "Semilla Nuestra" representing general Federico Fernández Cavada. He also worked on cinema in 2004 in the film "Roble de Olor", diricted by Rigoberto López. He is also a teacher of body expression, direction and performance and a member of the Juan marinello brigade. He holds the Raúl Gómez García medal which honores his 25 years of work. He is a very important culture personality and he also obtained the Provincial Theater award in 2005 and he has been also nominated to the Jagua Award.

Translated by: Osmany Ortiz González (Azurina)

Enrique Gerardo Poblet Chaviano

Actor Enrique Poblet Chaviano. He was born in Cienfuegos on September 24th 1948. He is a remarkable theater artista, general and artistic director of the theater group Caña Brava since 1990. He was one of the first Cuban theater directors to develop the idea of the ecological theater. He was given the Medalla Raúl Gómez García, the national Award on National Culture and recognition by UNEAC for the importance of his personal work which has reached the entire nation. He is a member of the National Commission of Artistic Assessment. He has obtained several recognitions and awards related to his Productions in National Theater Festivals in 1983, 1985. He received the Terry Award in 1999 and the Cienfuegos´ Provincial Theater Award in 2005.

 

Translated by: Osmany Ortiz González (Azurina) 

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