Camagüey’s Culture Week, to remember (+ Photos)

By Claudia Artiles Díaz/Radio Camagüey

February, 2021.- For this time we say goodbye to Camagüey’s Culture Week, an event that every year fills squares and galleries and stages… with the best of local art to celebrate the onomastic of the Gentle Region of Shepherds and Hats.

This 507th anniversary had a different flavor, the meeting between people was replaced by online broadcasts and the ephemeral nature of the presentations was saved not only in the individual memory, but in the cloud of the network of networks. Leer más de esta entrada

Plates and jugs in the style of Martha Jiménez (+ Photos)

Camagüey, Cuba, Feb 5.- An invitation to delight through plates and jugs that show recurring themes in the work of the plastic artist Martha Jiménez, was the result of the online exhibition Degustación.

Organized by the Office of the City Historian among the activities of the Camagüey’s Culture Week and with an appointment at the House of Cultural Diversity, the day before, the exhibition of about twenty pieces was essentially an approach to contemporaneity .
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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

City Hall inaugurated in Camagüey (+ Photos)

Camagüey, Cuba, Feb 3.- The Alejo Carpentier Universal Art Gallery opens its doors from the virtual path to inaugurate the 31st edition of the City Hall, despite the epidemiological hygienic conditions and in line with the Camagüey’s Culture Week.

A total of 60 works were presented to the admission jury, which opted for 45 pieces, in which the variety of techniques and the generational interaction of the participants stand out, which includes students from art schools, as well as established artists. Leer más de esta entrada

Solemn Assembly on the 507th anniversary of Camagüey

Camagüey, Cuba, Feb 3.- The Plaza de San Juan de Dios was not the protagonist this February 2 of the customary Solemn Assembly, on this occasion the headquarters of the Office of the City Historian hosted the appointment in the presence of a small number of guests.

Lissette Bouza Cabrera, vice president of the Municipal Defense Council, José Rodríguez Barreras, director of the Historian’s Office, and Yevgenis Peña Montenegro, director of culture in the city, were in charge of keeping the tradition alive on this 507th anniversary. Leer más de esta entrada

Reading of the Virtual Side in the Camagüey’s Culture Week

Camagüey, Cuba, Feb 2.- Exceptionally, this Monday, February 1st, the Bando was read, a tradition that year after year marks the beginning of Culture Week, only this time it reached homes through the screen girl thanks to the agramontino telecentre and the traditional merry-go-round Facebook page.

Lissette Bouza Cabrera, vice president of the Municipal Defense Council, took the floor to declare that the celebration takes place virtually and is aimed at the cultural enrichment of Camagüey in the midst of a sensitive context, since culture makes us stronger.
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Office of the Historian of the City with online programming in Culture Week

Camagüey, Cuba, February 1st.- As a result of the current epidemiological situation in the territory of Camagüey, the Office of the Historian of the City of Camagüey (OHCC) redesigned the program of activities planned to celebrate the 507th anniversary of the founding of the former village from Santa María del Puerto del Príncipe.

The institution’s Facebook page will be in charge of sharing the content that will begin this Monday, February 1 with a live broadcast on what Mailet Padilla Paneca, main specialist of the OHCC Communication group, specified. Leer más de esta entrada

A peculiar week for the Camagüey’ s citizens

Camagüey, Cuba, Jan 29.- Meeting the expectations of the people with the support of the collectives of the territory is the main objective of the Camagüey’s Culture Week, which from February 1st to 7th will celebrate the 505th anniversary of the founding of the Villa de Santa María del Puerto del Príncipe.

This was pointed out by Yorqui Ríos, Vice-President of the Municipal Assembly of People’s Power, during the press conference to communicate the main activities, which on this occasion treat in a special way to the Provincial Concert Band in the year of its Centenary, with the master Adalberto Álvarez, with seven decades of life and 45 of creation, and the twentieth anniversary of the artistic ensemble Arlequin. Leer más de esta entrada