Santiago de Cuba - Upon postponing the 40th edition of the International Caribbean Festival due to the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the intention is to take advantage of this celebration, from July 3 to 9, to revisit its legacy.
Orlando Verges, director of the Caribbean House, said on Wednesday that the so-called Fire Festival will be held on that date in 2021 and will maintain its dedication to Belize, whose authorities will carry out the necessary coordination to enable a diverse and representative presence of that culture.
Verges indicated that the possibilities to use information and communication technologies, audiovisuals and social media through Internet will allow to promote the knowledge and dissemination of the documentary treasures of the institution, whose files so warrant.
Texts, advertising images, posters, documentaries, magazines, speeches and testimonies make up that enormous flow that has been gathering since the first festival took place in 1981, tested in four decades by cyclones and severe material shortages that forced its realization in the greatest austerity, Verges pointed out.
The International Film and Television School (EICTV), located in San Antonio de los Baños, Artemisa, in compliance with the General Regulations of the Institution and the established procedure for the call, evaluation and selection of the Heads and Coordinators of some Departments, summons to filmmakers from all over the world -especially from Latin America- with artistic and teaching experiences to work at EICTV during the Regular Course (January 2021 – July 2022).Read More
Art instructors and cultural promoters return to their classrooms and offices of the Raymundo Valenzuela House of Culture in San Antonio de los Baños, with the established hygiene measures. This time they return with the task of organizing the activity plan for the upcoming summer.Read More
Havana - The Historian of Havana, Eusebio Leal, today valued the vedette, Rosita Fornes, as a great Cuban, during the funeral of the artist that takes place in the capital Martí Theater.Read More