From its birth the city of Matanzas was marked by the desire of its conservation. When still in the city did not illuminate the flashes of a strong economy and this was a poor village of the eighteenth century, the Matanzas bet to maintain the urban layout with which the town had been born in 1693, “structure recognized today as the seventh wonder of the Cuban architecture of the XIX century “, according to the Conservative of the City, Leonel Pérez Orozco.
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For the theater players, interpreters of an ephemeral art, like life itself, getting to the hundred functions is a reason to celebrate. We celebrate the persistence of a delivery that becomes eternal the time the show lasts. Teatro de Las Estaciones up to a hundred performances of the play The ugly patico (musical landscape in four times for masks, figures and actors), next Saturday, November 25th, at 11:00 in the morning, in the tables of the Pepe Camejo Room.
José Jacinto Milanés came to this world with a star that soon went out, although it took no more than 49 years to prove the excellence of an extraordinary man who after more than two centuries of his birth still illuminates the Cuban literary trail.
It seems that this city becomes little by little a strange necessity for those who inhabit it or have left in its streets the best memories of life. The truth is that the cool breeze that splashes from the bay is sneaking into the pores of the skin to become part of the blood of the Matanzas.
This Tuesday concluded the thirteenth edition of Words of Winter, one of the most prestigious festivals in the country if it is oral narration, sponsored by the Matanzas branch of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) and the Chair of Storytelling provincial Dora Alonso, attached to the María Garcines National Chair.
Multiple cultural exchange projects have been established between Matanzas and various cultural institutions around the world. Canada is among the countries that have most fraternal ties with the province, from several projects related to the visual arts, essentially crafts.
The culture of a country gathers the best of its traditions, the artistic heritage of its people and the elements that make up its idiosyncrasy. In Cuba there are various exponents of the various manifestations that, by themselves, embody the most representative of the development of cultural identity.