Holguín, Cuba: World Festival of Artistic Youth in times of coronavirus (+ Photos)Publicado: mayo 2, 2020
By Lázaro David Najarro Pujol
May, 2020.- In times when more than 98 percent of the planet’s countries are affected by Covid-19, with almost three million people infected, the 27th edition of the May Pilgrimages, World Festival of Artistic Youth that It is held annually in the city of Holguín, this year it will be lived from home, interacting from profiles on social networks, the organizers said.
The most important cultural festival of Cuban youth is held every year from 2 to 8 of the fifth month of the year to convene creators and promoters of culture in order to safeguard the original roots of each region of the planet.
In the 2020 edition, the Hermanos Saíz Association (AHS), which groups young Cuban creators, urges writers, artists, researchers, promoters, volunteers, Youth Teachers, Members of Honor of the organization and other people to share, On the website http://www.ahs.cu, images from past editions, memories, songs and poetry, as part of a continuing essence that is the soul of the Cuban organization and culture.
In the midst of a pandemic that has claimed the lives of around 300 thousand people on the planet, it is not feasible to flood the streets, squares and stages of people, nor with the closure of borders to count on the presence of creators from different latitudes, ” But the rosemary spirit is not renounced to keep alive in these complex moments, aware that art also saves ”, according to the Organizing Committee. (Leer más en esta entrada)