Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The International Radio and Television Convention Cuba-2015 will be dedicated to the protection of history and the environment, sources of its organizing committee announced today. Omar Olazábal, President of the Convention, revealed the focus of this event that brings together here representatives of radio stations and channels of Cuba and other countries, to analyze models and more effective media proposals.
The also Vice President of the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television closed on Friday the first edition of this event, which recognized several materials with a strong commitment, precisely to history and the environment.
In fact, the naturalist-themed Cuban series Habitat was granted one of the awards in television, while the journalist Alexander Jimenez won the International Radio Award Orlando Castellanos for a material on Simon Bolivar.
On the other hand, the US filmmaker Oliver Stone won an award in television for “Mi amigo Hugo” (My Friend Hugo), a documentary produced by the multinational TeleSur about the relationship of the famous director with the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez.
This convention gathered here for five days about 600 delegates from 27 countries to discuss more effective media proposals, which entertain, educate and serve as an informative alternative to the Western hegemonic discourse.