From October 24 to 30 the city of Havana will host the XX Iberoamerican Culture Festival that already has the participation of over 250 artists from 20 countries. This edition is dedicated to the Amazonia.
This year the focus of the event is the ecological and cultural sustainability and solidarity. Given the magnitude of this issue will be a diverse programming from all the arts: music, dance, theater, literature and plastics. The countries that will participate are Colombia, Peru, Spain, Argentina, Ecuador, Bosnia Herzegovina and Mexico, among others.
Eduardo Avila, director of the Latin American House and chairman of the organizing committee, said the party tries to rescue and promote cultural roots and traditions ranging from culinary to how to decorate the living environment. Indeed, the business round this year will focus on home decorating, with a mission to show and sell items of national bills in this area.
Some 50 artisans from nine countries confirmed their participation in the Fair Iberoarte that seeks to promote the purchase of crafts and will extend beyond the Festival until November 2 when a jury will award the best 10 works by demonstrations.
Artists such as Argentine playwright Rafael Diego Salva, the Croatian duo guitarists Elena and Sile, Mexican concert Avelino Vega, the Ecuador-Spanish singer Elizabeth Perez and Dance Kaleidoscope, of Colombia, a group act in dissimilar days. The organizers of the event highlighted an exhibition of the excellent landscaper and National Painting Prize Tomás Sánchez.
Prensa Latina, October 3, 2014