Preserving Ernest Hemingway’s Legacy in Cuba

15-coloquio-hemingwayHavana, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The preservation of the Cuban legacy of the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature will be discussed today here during the 15th Ernest Hemingway International Colloquium, to be run at the capital’s O”Farril Palace.

According to the event’s program, scheduled until June 21, the issue will be in charge of Mary Jo Adams, executive director of Finca Vigia Foundation, of the United States, and Ada Rosa Alfonso, top director of the Ernest Hemingway Museum, of Cuba.

The occasion will be conducive so that Adams and Alfonso review the 12 years of the collaboration between both institutions, to maintain live the work of one of the main novelists and short-story writer of the 20th century.

This second day has also reserved a space for the launching of two themes: “La etica de la vida deportiva en la novela Fiesta de Ernest Hemingway” (Ethics of Sporting Life in Novel Feast by Ernest Hemingway) and “Hemingway y Martha Gellhorn: En el amor y en la Guerra” (Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn: Love and War).

Guests from six countries will also participate in the reasoning of “La producción literaria de Hemingway: silencio y encanto” (Hemingway’s Literary Output: Silence and Charm) and “Ernest Hemingway y la Biblioteca Comunitaria de Ketchum, Idaho” (Ernest Hemingway and the Community Library of Ketchum, Idaho).

The launching of the book “Hemingway: ese desconocido” (Hemingway, The Unknown Man), as well as the screening of the documentary Hemingway II, will be carried out, as part of the agenda.

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