Summer 4×10 tenths contest comes to an end

Camagüey, Cuba, Sep 3.- To say goodbye to the summer stage and with it the programming developed in the months of July and August, through social networks, by the Provincial Center for Book and Literature in Camagüey, the result was revealed of the contest of tenths 4×10 Summer.

The creative exercise, according to Alejandro González Bermúdez, organizer of the event, demanded insight and skill from the exponents of the genre, since in its bases it had special requirements such as decimals, rhymes and keywords, always defending the thematic unit.

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Edict of the Magazine La Literatura del Arte, from Colombia: Cuban poem awarded on the abyss (+ Photos)

By Lázaro David Najarro Pujol/Contributor

July, 2021.- The work On the abyss of the writer, poet and essayist Rainer Castellá Martínez (Santa Clara, Cuba), is among the winners of the 10th virtual edition of 2021 of Edicto Revista La Literatura del Arte, from Colombia, convened for authors from Latin America.

In an interview with Castellá, via online, he expressed that Abismo is part of the poem book of the same name. He also added that the text rescues, «from the postmodern, the creationist elements of the avant-garde, the postulates of surrealism». He abounded that «it also rests on the power of the image above the discursive concept, although without renouncing it».

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National Colloquium on Cultural Journalism concludes in Camagüey (+ Photos)

Camagüey, Cuba, Jun 23.- The fourth edition of the National Colloquium of Cultural Journalism says goodbye after two days of work where narrative techniques and Cuban culture by streaming had the leading role from the platform itself that allowed exchange and reflection on direct.

Convened by the Hermanos Saíz Association (AHS), it gained attention within the colloquium, the first contest Criticar es Querer in which the pinera journalist Yanetsy Ariste was the winner, under the pseudonym Alma Tadema and the text Cultural Frivolization: Brief Art pandemic.

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Art in the family a proposal of the performing arts in Camagüey

Camagüey, Cuba, Feb 17.- The Provincial Council of Performing Arts in Camagüey offers Internet users a new proposal for recreation and ingenious creation from home, where they can participate with audiovisual capsules.

Arte en familia is the name of the initiative in which it will be possible to compete in three manifestations, theater, dance and oral narration, with videos that do not exceed three minutes of free creation, either in the text, the music, the costumes and the scenography. Leer más de esta entrada

Outstanding heritage conservation work is awarded in Camagüey

Camagüey, Cuba, Feb 4.- For his relevant contributions to the city’s heritage from Architecture and Urbanism in this mid-thousand-year-old city, Dr. Henry Mazorra Acosta received the Fulgencio Arambula Public Alarife Award, a prize awarded every February by the Office of the Historian of the City of Camagüey (OHCC) in the context of the anniversary of the demarcation.

For this award, the jury of the same had among the indicators to assess the materialization of architectural and urban projects, as well as the work for the development and consolidation of a meritorious economic, political and cultural management. Leer más de esta entrada

Holguín’s artist wins the City Lights Grand Prize (+ Photos)


Camagüey, Cuba, Oct 31.- Burdégano’s skin, by Juan Carlos Domínguez Diez from Holguin, won the City Lights Grand Prize at the 30th edition of the audiovisual show El Almacén de la Imagen, organized annually by the provincial branch of the Hermanos Saíz Association (AHS).

This work also won the awards for Photography, Script, Direction, Sound and Editing; It was also the best documentary as it was released at the awards on October 30. Leer más de esta entrada

Concludes Tenth Comic Art Day in Camagüey


Camagüey, Cuba, Aug 28.- Sponsored by the Provincial Council of Plastic Arts, the Tenth Conference of Comic Art comes to an end, which this time was developed online.

The first prize of the edition went to the work Escape, by Roberto Martínez, a contestant from the province of Pinar del Río; Daikel Benegas from Camagüey won second place with the piece Read my lips; and Raúl Pomares, Roberto García and Miguel Díaz won the third award with the cartoon Ají guaguao. Leer más de esta entrada

Tourism Excellencies Award was awarded to the Office of the Historian of the City of Camagüey


Camagüey, Cuba, Feb. 13.- At the gala held in the Avellaneda Hall of the National Theater, on February 12, the 2019 Tourism Excellencies Award was awarded to the Office of the Historian of the City of Camagüey (OHCC).

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