Tag Archives: HERITAGE

Cobblestone Streets Recovered in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba

After several decades covered by asphalt, Sancti Spiritus’s Guairo and Padre Quintero Streets were returned to their original cobblestone condition. But the last stone is yet to be placed, since the remodelling works will reach other streets of the so-called Historic Area of the city.»

New Workshop on the Fight against Bandits in Trinidad

The XI National Workshop on the Fight Against Bandits (LCB, in Spanish) is to take place next March 15th to 17th in the Cuban ancient city of Trinidad.  According to a Cuban News Agency release, the event includes debates, conferences and visits to historical locations.»

Sancti Spiritus Restores Paving in Ancient Streets

Paving ancient streets in Sancti Spiritus city is part of the program to celebrate in 2014, the region’s half a millennium foundation anniversary. The works are being carried out in some 50 meters of Guairo viaduct and in 200m of Padre Quintero’s street.»

Colonial Art Museum Reopens in Sancti Spiritus

Sancti Spiritus Colonial Art Museum, one of the cities most prominent landmarks, reopened after being completely restored. The repairs carried out in the first facility of this kind created by the Revolution, cost thousands and were undertaken by local building workers.»

Trinidad Made Handicrafts Recognized in Cuba, Abroad

by Mary Luz Borrego Díaz For the last decades, craft works originated in Trinidad, Cuba, have become renowned both in the island and abroad. Many of them have been granted prizes at Havana’s International Craftsmanship Fair (FIART), the most important art event in the country.»

Cultural Activities in Sancti Spiritus 497 Anniversary

by Enrique Ojito Linares The 497 foundation anniversary of the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus will be celebrated next June 2 through 5. Few days away from the celebration, local heritage authorities highlight the architectural and urban values of the city’s historic center.»

Sancti Spiritus Readies for 500 Foundation Anniversary

by Carmen Rodríguez Amidst historians, biographers and experts’ dilemma concerning foundation date, the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus readies for its 500th foundation anniversary celebration in 2014. Abovementioned fact was inexcusable pretext to undertake actions on the rescue of local heritage.»