Heritage and creative industries: a new path towards local development in Camagüey (+ Photos)

Camagüey, Cuba, Apr 26.- The enhancement of cultural heritage in favor of the socioeconomic development of a locality, in addition to being one of the premises of creative industries around the world, strengthens structures and facilitates the communication of social values. Leer más de esta entrada

In Camagüey 9th Conference on Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Camagüey, Cuba, Apr 13.- Celebrate diversity and with it the common heritage of people, ranging from language to religious beliefs that make up identities, is the call of the Office of the Historian of the City of Camagüey (OHCC) through the historical-cultural links of the peoples of the Caribbean with Cuba.

Scheduled from May 19 to 21, 2021, the 9th Conference on Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development will be held, which will occupy the virtual stage dedicated to making visible the contributions of different geographical regions in shaping the culture of Camaguey and Cuba in a general sense.

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The guardian of time (+ Photos)

Camagüey, Cuba, Feb 23.- Meisel Marrero Fernández is not a young man of coffee, at least that impression I got when, accompanied by a cappuccino, he decided to tell me some of his passions.

Graduated as an Art Instructor in the specialty of Theater, it was not the path of the boards that determined his walk; he turned a hobby into a profession to ensure that the time of many is always accurate. 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

Historian’s Office for a tangible and intangible heritage in Camagüey

By Claudia Artiles Díaz/Radio Camagüey

February, 2021.- The City of the Tinajones, one of the first seven towns founded on the Island, was blessed by the fertility of its lands, the beauty of its countryside, the hospitality of its inhabitants and the infinite cultural world that charges from here life since that February second.

The patrimony and the protection of the same was a task of order for the inhabitants of this region who, 507 after its foundation, encourage projects for the economic, material, spiritual and cultural development of the Camagüey city. Leer más de esta entrada

Symposium Challenges in the Management of Cities will arrive in February with its 15th edition

Camagüey, Cuba, Jan 11.- The patrimonial, sustainable, inclusive and resilient city will be the source of debates for the 15th edition of the Symposium Challenges in the Management of Cities that, like every February, come to life in Camagüey.

In line with the current epidemiological situation, the appointment will meet on this occasion in the form of a National Workshop, through online conferences with the different representatives of the Network of Offices of the Historian and Curator of the heritage cities. Leer más de esta entrada

For each paving stone to flourish (+ Photo report)

Photos: Ricardo de la Paz Cervantes/Radio Camagüey

January, 2021.- Arches that mix between the bars and the color of baked clay, memories of bricks with crosses framed by the years and stately airs that take you back to a remote past where a dress with a train dragged its way down each step made of wood and the fan hid furtive glances of a fictional love. Leer más de esta entrada

Goodbye Neocolonial Republic … Welcome Revolution

By Claudia Artiles Díaz/Radio Camagüey

January, 2021.- On December 25, 1956, the newspaper El Camagüeyano published a piece of news that, after the years, seems incredible to us, but it was what was happening in Cuba at that time, the one that good Cubans wanted to change.

“He died in her arms, a month-old son for whom she implored public charity to buy him necessary food”. El Camagüeyano Leer más de esta entrada