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

Camagüey will have a Funerary Heritage Interpretation Center

Camagüey, Cuba, Jan 4.- Considered one of the most notable examples of Cuban funeral architecture, the General Cemetery of Camagüey, the oldest in operation in Cuba, will soon have a Heritage Interpretation Center, the result of the remodeling of the place where autopsies were performed there until about 1980.

The works are in charge of specialists from the Office of the Historian of the City of Camagüey (OHCC), an entity that for years has promoted numerous actions to rescue the heritage values ​​of the local necropolis. Leer más de esta entrada

Heritage classrooms will continue to be present in Camagüey

Camagüey, Cuba, Nov 12.- On the occasion of the 152nd anniversary of the incorporation of Major Ignacio Agramonte Loynaz to the fight for Cuban independence, the commemorative act was held for the signing of the heritage classrooms agreement.

The event took place in the park named in honor of the Camagüey patriot with the presence of José Rodríguez Barrera, director of the Office of the Historian of the City of Camagüey, and Isabel Cristina Fernández González, municipal director of Education.
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Revelations of a city in Photographic November

Camagüey, Cuba, Nov 12.- Twelve photographs were finalists after the call launched by the Office of the Historian of the City of Camagüey to participate in the collective exhibition in greeting to the anniversary of the delivery of the City Title to the former town of Santa María del Puerto del Príncipe.

The exhibition is part of the artistic day Photographic November, which comes once again to the satisfaction of lovers of the art of snapshots, with the premise of making visible the work of young filmmakers from the territory and socializing the work of foreign artists. Leer más de esta entrada

Camagüey with decades of National Monument

Camagüey, Cuba, Nov 11.- Four decades after the official declaration of the Historic Center of the city of Camagüey as a National Monument, this city every day offers something new to discover to its visitors and locals.

The charm of its more than five centuries of history, and the perfect combination of its different architectural periods, make it unique.
Composed of 330 hectares, this condition was approved for the aforementioned segment of the city demarcation on October 10, 1978, but it was not until two years later, on November 10, 1980 that the National Assembly of People’s Power formalized the distinction, and It is published in the Official Gazette of the Republic.
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