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For the second time will be held the Festival of Geology and Society in Havana, on October 23 and 24 at the Atril room in Kart Marx Theater. The geological heritage of Cuba will be the focus of the event which will include lectures, multimedia presentation and launch of a book.

The conference will focus on geodiversity, geoconservation and economic and cultural interest in these issues, as a way to motivate the approximation of the new generations of Cubans to the various professions related to the earth sciences.

Also, the multimedia Geological Heritage of Central Cuba and digital publishing Stratigraphic Lexicon of Cuba will be presented, and will be released the book People compass, backpack and pickaxe.

Moreover, the work of renowned geologists will also be recognized and special moments of the event will be spent to exchange with young people and children interested in geology.

The festival will culminate its journey revealing the geologist of the year in Cuba, with an open invitation to participate in contests for children and adults.

Source: Prensa Latina

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