With the intervention of the researcher and deputy to the National Assembly of Popular Power Odén Marichal Rodríguez, he started yesterday the XII National Workshop, Symbols and Identity in the Julio Antonio Mella Theater of the University of Matanzas.
For the first time with national character the event is celebrated in the Day of the Culture, the Latin American Year of the Archives and in tune with the recent approval of the Law of National Symbols.
Haydée Acosta Morales, head of Scientific-Technical Information, explained that this workshop has been held every two years since 1995 and aims to deepen the elements that make up the Cuban national identity.
Of the 95 papers presented, twelve corresponded to students and 30 were dedicated to the pedagogical work in the desire to educate about the Law of National Symbols, to which other topics such as environment, race, language and the thought of José Martí were added .
Eduardo Pinto Canjongo Daniel, an Angolan teacher of Chemical Biology at the University of Matanzas, was one of the speakers interested in the work of the National Hero of Cuba, “who from his studies on natural sciences also made valuable contributions to the national identity ”, He stressed.
Likewise, the event was conducive to deepen, according to the work commissions, other aspects such as socio-cultural legacy, history, tourism, cultural manifestations and socialism, identity elements that make Cubans unrepeatable in the world.
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