In a recent work I commented on the statue of Piet Pieterszoon Hein that was located in the viaduct of Matanzas, an effigy that disappeared overnight from its pedestal where I had ruled since 1998. I searched the local press and found no information about it. . After the publication on my blog, the… Continue Reading »
Leonel Pérez Orozco
What the carnivals leave in the René Fraga, a park to which year after year they are mutilating their charms. Constructively speaking, two realities live in the city of Matanzas. A kind of parallel worlds where advance and retreat, prosperity and delay, culture and its opposite coexist almost in harmony; two ways, two philosophies… Continue Reading »
The Spinning Bridge is an icon of Matanzas city . Nevertheless, its story appears as incognito to the ones that every day goes around it. Its future……, a great question. The youngest ask if it really spinned one day. The uncertainty catches others that think about this possibility again. *** According to what Matanzas city… Continue Reading »
The pedestrian promenade of Calle del Medio, without a doubt, will be one of the busiest places during the next years in Matanzas. To ensure a place as attractive as possible is taken into account from the aesthetic point of view to the most unsuspected detail and do not neglect the use of space, warned the press Leonel Pérez Orozco, City Curator.
The Skidimore square will be one of the main attractions that the city of Matanzas will boast in the celebration of its 325th anniversary on October 12th. Located on the pedestrian promenade Narváez Street between City Hall and Santa Teresa, the entity currently in the construction phase will have as a corporate purpose the commercialization of handmade pieces.
In the interior of the Sauto theater, the restoration work continues, nowadays, above all, to bring to light again the original values of the objects that are part of the decoration and the identity of the building, imposing exponent of the nineteenth century Cuban neoclassical.
For the quality of its execution, the rehabilitation of the San Carlos Borromeo Cathedral, Matanzas, will be proposed as an applicant for the National Conservation and Restoration Award 2017.
Many people have dreamed of the resurgence of the city of Matanzas; with nostalgia, resorting to photographs and engravings, books, publications and souvenirs to preserve the image of splendorous city in full swing. Others confine themselves to complaining about what we have lost, that which time, inconstancy, ignorance or laziness have taken away from us.
More than 200 thousand pesos will be allocated to the economy plan for 2017 for the recovery of La Campana cave, as a tourist attraction in the municipality of Matanzas, said Leonel Pérez Orozco, City Conservator.