With special morning, made on January 27 in schools in the territory, the matanceros pioneers paid homage to the Cuban National Hero Jose Marti, a few hours to commemorate the 164th anniversary of his birth.
Raiza Espinosa Rodríguez, president of the Organization of Pioneers Jose Marti (OPJM) in this western province, told Radio 26 that during that day each school made its own initiatives; Enlivened with the artistic talent of students, teachers, art instructors and guides.
Among the activities of the day include the Martian galas where the children staged works of the Apostle and in selected educational centers were developed at night camping and fire pioneriles to wait the anniversary with poetry and patriotic songs.
The program of actions of the OPJM in Matanzas to honor the most universal of Cubans included the special evening in the historic memorial of Caimito de Hanabana and the traditional Marti parade on January 28, when children give free rein to The imagination and interpret various characters of Martian works.
When asked for details on the development of this event in the Matanzas capital , the leader pointed out: «The parade with a provincial character was carried out, as usual, on Milanese street until arriving at the Liberty Park, main stage of the tribute to Martí, participated 35 schools distributed in six blocks; Each headed with a thought of the Apostle and with a floral offering to deposit it at the foot of his sculptural monument.
«As a culmination of the Martians parade in each municipality, there was a giant cultural activity with sports and recreational options for our pioneers and for this we have the support of INDER, Commerce and Gastronomy, Culture, the UJC, Government and other institutions of the community . «
The source said that during the month of January, the Pioneril Organization implemented other actions related to the birth of Martí in the schools themselves, such as the holding of talks and colloquia about their life and work, the awards of the usual competitions Leer To Martí, Martí between us and Where the palm is born, among others.
The commemorative day also included the realization of exhibitions of drawings and paintings, reading festivals and workshops in the context of the student assemblies on passages of the life and work of the National Hero.
«The pioneers brought to light this January 28 the best values of the people and their heroic tradition, as followers of the ideas of the Apostle and the struggles for Cuban independence,» said the young leader.
Original text byon Jan 28th, 2017