Santiago de Cuba Gets Ready to Host Caribbean Festival/Fiesta del Fuego

Repeating Islands

Santiago de Cuba gets ready to become, for a week, one of the most cosmopolitan cities during the 32nd International Caribbean Festival, to be held from July 3rd through the 9th.

Preparations include the fitting-out of the main 29 areas where artistic activities will take place –from the central stage at Cespedes Park, in the heart of the city, to the Monument to the Runaway Slave in the town of El Cobre and the Morro Castle, a World Heritage Site.
Enramadas Street, venue of the emblematic Conga de Los Hoyos; the Juan Gonzalez beach; the Heredia Theater; the Caribbean Center and the Center of Traditions in the neighborhood of El Tivoli; and the populous Ferreiro Square, also get ready to welcome over 1,000 artists, intellectuals and tourists from dozens of Latin American and Caribbean nations.
The Festival’s general program is already circulating, with details on the inaugurations of the Martinique…

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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