Face-to-face events are suspended

The COVID-19 pandemic once again forces to readjust the programming of cultural events in Las Tunas, moving all activities to cyberspace from now on, as Darlenis Urquiola Guerrero, provincial deputy director of Culture, has announced.

Writer Carlos Esquivel

“There always has to be a fight inside you, then outside. Literature is no less than that,” the writer Carlos Esquivel told 26, speaking of becoming the winner of the 2021 Gilberto E. Rodríguez Creation Scholarship, which is convened each year by the Provincial Committee of National Union of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC).

Fidel Castro's speech, known as Words to Intellectuals

The relevance of Fidel Castro's speech, known as Words to Intellectuals, is the focus of a debate this Wednesday among Cuban creators in the forum "Dialogar, Dialogar," an event meant for dialogue and discussion, organized by the Hermanos Saíz Association (AHS).

The Cucalambeana Fiesta will be held online for the second year in a row

The Cucalambeana Fiesta will be held online for the second year in a row, from June 28 to July 1st, which on this occasion is dedicated to the 192nd birthday of Juan Cristóbal Nápoles Fajardo (El Cucalambé) and the 225 of the capital city, and the tradition of the Miranda family (from the municipality of Majibacoa); as well as the 60th anniversary of the speech Words to Intellectuals and the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP).

Carlos Tamayo with the already late renowned writer Carilda Oliver Labra

His prose has always shed light on national and local identity. Titles such as Miedo a Vicente García, Vuelvo la lira a pulsar, Juan Cristóbal Nápoles Fajardo, el desaparecido, among many others attest to this. Carlos Tamayo Rodríguez is the writer, but he is also the insightful professor, the tireless cultural promoter, the lucid intellectual. His words express Cubanness, they speak of the artist committed to Cuban history and culture. With an organization that has contributed a lot to the spirituality of our people.