The inhabitants of the city of Matanzas are witnesses and protagonists of a transcendental moment of the neoclassical city par excellence of Cuba. Even if there are those who still doubt the fate of the comprehensive restoration plan Matanzas 325 or criticize some of their actions, the truth is that an unprecedented constructive revolution takes… Continue Reading »
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Matanzas will be declared a Tourist City according to the Minister of Tourism, Manuel Marrero Cruz, during a working visit to the City of Rivers and Bridges. The owner, in statements to the press, referred to the extensive process of restoration that the city is experiencing for the 325th anniversary of its foundation as one… Continue Reading »
With thirty presentations by researchers from six provinces of the country, the National Workshop on Museology and Society in the city of Matanzas will be held today, close to the 325th anniversary of its foundation. The sixth edition of the event will mark its starting point at 9:00 in the morning at the Museo Palacio… Continue Reading »
The Matanzas 325 comprehensive rehabilitation plan has not lacked thrust during the last phase of its development. It is true that just two months separate us from the birthday celebration of the Athens of Cuba but, without falling into triumphalism, the image of the city of Matanzas is far from the one that, years ago,… Continue Reading »
Located in the historic center of the city of Matanzas, José White Concert Hall was always linked to the cultural life of the City of Poets, considers the musicologist and teacher Lourdes Fernández Valhuerdi. “For the history of Matanzas the property treasures a tradition that goes back to the 19th century. In its beginnings it… Continue Reading »
A few days ago I had to make a stay in the Calle del Medio, in the city of Matanzas, in front of the park of the cogwheel, more
exactly at the intersection of Medio and Jovellanos streets. I used the wait to ask some questions of how many acquaintances stopped to greet me. The question in question was related to what was for them this important artery of the city.
From the beautiful bay of the former village of San Carlos and San Severino de Matanzas you can see in the distance an Indian woman dressed in green, asleep and young. It is the Pan, the highest and most majestic hill of my city. However, lying in the shadow of its hillside, there is a small town that treasures a thousand stories: Ceiba Mocha.
Cienfuegos receives from today and until next December 8th the Conservators and Historians of the Network of Offices of the ten heritage cities of Cuba, including the participation of Eusebio Leal. The network includes the cities of Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Sancti Spíritus, Remedios, Camagüey, Bayamo, Santiago de Cuba and Baracoa.
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.
Much is said about the patrimonial wealth of the city of Matanzas. We almost always tolerate or become protagonists of that strange regionalist feeling of focusing only on our closest realities.