With the presence of the President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, the Third International Symposium: The Cuban Revolution, genesis and development, concluded debates in Havana’s Conventions Center with a focus on Fidel Castro and Juan Bosch.
Closing day, also attended by Víctor Gaute López, member of the Party Central Committee Secretariat and head of its Ideological Department, featured presentations on the thought and work of the Comandante en Jefe, including those by MSc René González Barrios highlighting Fidel’s internationalism; Fidel and the United States, by Dr. Elier Ramírez Cañedo; and Fidel and Justice, by Katiuska Blanco Castiñeira.
The latter described several passages in the life of the historical leader of the Revolution, from his beginnings as a student in Jesuit school, to become a beacon and guide of the Cuban nation. “There was no just cause that did not have him among its most vehement defenders: anti-racism, the dignification of university life, and the nation, the independence of Puerto Rico, solidarity with the Dominican people who suffered Trujillo's excesses ...” she noted.
Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya, minister of Science, Technology and the Environment, said: “We must deepen and disseminate knowledge of our history. It is a necessity for present and future generations. Attempts to rewrite, misrepresent and deceive do not cease, using modern means and technologies; hence the need of each one of us to redouble our efforts in the task of preserving and defending historical memory.”
More than 200 invited guests from some 44 countries will join capital city residents for the country’s most popular literary event, one that nurtures our spirits: The 29th Havana International Book Fair, February 6-16, with its main venue in the San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress, and set to travel across the country, concluding April 12 in Santiago de Cuba.Read More
The International Film and Television School (EICTV) in San Antonio de los Baños begins 2020 with a new course, the intensive screenwriting workshop for film, television and the Internet entitled "Screenwriters of the 21st Century"; to be held from February 17 to March 6.Read More
Las Tunas - Art education is undoubtedly one of the Cuban Revolution’s most significant achievements, and a treasure that must be preserved, which is why, as part of his visit to the province, the President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, toured the Cucalambé Professional Art School, and interacted with students and teachers there.Read More