Festival of the Caribbean will be dedicated to Honduras
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- Arts and Culture
- Central America
- culture an traditions
- Santiago de Cuba
- 03 / 23 / 2009
The customs, food habits and cultural and language patrimony of this 300,000 inhabitants in Honduras will enrich the event in the most Caribbean of the Cuban cities. They have another thousand brothers in other Central American countries, a fusion of rites and customs, traditions and culture of strong Caribbean accent.
Over a hundred intellectuals and artists
As it was announced in the Honduran city of San Pedro de Sula, the also called Fire Party in Santiago de Cuba will receive a delegation of over a hundred artists and intellectuals who will pay tribute, together with the Cubans, to the disappeared Honduran anthropologist and sociologist André-Marcel D´Ans, who inspired this event between people and culture of both countries, as a way of mutual knowledge and spiritual growth.
From the 3rd up to the 9th of July Honduras will develop a wide program of theoretical exchanges in the academia level, as well as several cultural activities, in which Central American intellectuals and creators will show to the Cuban public and the Caribbean experts, the wide and diversity of their cultural patrimony, for what they are preparing a wide program, with a delegation coordinated by Rafael Murillo Selva, the current Honduran ambassador in Ecuador, who gave a boost to the development of the stage arts among the Garifunos.
Dance, music and plastic arts representations, as well as theatre and photography and caricature exhibitions and books, will be part of the Honduran proposals that will also include the audio visual and the own food culture, in which coconut bread and casaba are the main ingredients of the garifuno people.
Translation: Rodney López (Cubarte)