Artemisa, Cuba - The positive results in the teaching-educational process, the impact of the Comparative Regional Study and the actions to turn the school into the most important cultural center of the community were important aspects that were highlighted in the provincial closing ceremony of the 2018-2019 school year celebrated this July 17 at the Carlos Baliño elementary school in the municipality of Guanajay.
In the ceremony were present Ángela Díaz Fuentes, Member of the Bureau of the Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and Juan Dominguez Miranda, President of the Provincial Assembly of People's Power.
Children from the nursery school José Francisco Costa Velázquez, young people from the Voces Nacientes choir and the pioneer Emily Gamboa delighted the audience through cultural events dedicated to the revolutionary work, to our Apostle José Martí and to our Commander in Chief Fidel Castro.
Translated by Lorenzo Raúl Alonso López
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