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They celebrate X Palabras de Invierno Oral Storytelling Festival

Gloria Machado León 30 octubre, 2014

The tenth edition of  Palabras de Invierno Oral Storytelling Festival is taking place until Sunday November the 2nd in Matanzas with the participation of about fifty storytellers from eleven provinces of the island and in honor of the centenary of Samuel Feijoo and Onelio Jorge Cardoso.

Dedicated to the popular culture, it is organized by the National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba’s territory and Puentepalabra Group, the Athens of Cuba. The meeting agenda includes galas and performances of storytelling in cultural institutions, schools and workplaces in the City of Bridges.

During this X Storytelling Festival Winter Words Three prizes will be awarded for the work of life and the rewards of Popularity, Imprinting and the Magisterium in orality, the latter given by the Provincial Council of Cultural Centers in Matanzas .

Matanzas musical and theater groups also participate in this celebration of the word, including group of  Alfonso Llorens and his Dinámica, the Fantasía quartet , Mirón Cubano Theatre, the Youth Orchestra Jazz Band Swing Cubano and the  dance company Alma Flamenca.

Since yesterday morning the narrators take schools, parks, streets, shopping centers and cultural institutions of the city to give us fables, tales and stories, this time from the countryside.

 

Original text by Radio 26 Redaction on October 30th, 2014

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