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Holguín: City Awards are handed out
Holguín: City Awards are handed out. Photo: Lisandra Cardoso
The delivery of the City Awards distinguished Saturday night in Holguin Culture Week, which concluded this Sunday, on the occasion of the 266th anniversary of the granting of the title of city and government tenure to the former Hato de San Isidoro, the 18th January 1752

In the theater Comandante Eddy Suñol, from the so-called City of Parks, the best works were recognized in the categories of literature, print media, radio, television, promotional communication, video, architecture, history and visual and performing arts.

The award-winning artists and writers were entertained with the Cemi Baibrama, an aboriginal symbol that is related to fertility and perseverance in creation, which is a distinctive emblem of the culture of Holguin.

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The journalist of the weekly Ahora Luis Mario Rodríguez Suñol won the City Prize in the press category written for the series of reports - Chronicles in Russian.

The one of the television won it Omar Pupo Portelles and the one of the radio, Amalio Carralero by its program-Ésto si sabe a Cuba, which is transmitted by the provincial radio station Radio Angulo.

In Audiovisual Communication was awarded Juan Pablo Aguilera Torralbas and his team for the set of communicative multimedia products in tribute to the weekly magazine Ahora in its 55 anniversary.

In the section of promotional communication on the radio, Vivian García Rojasse picked up the laurel, with the set of Spots for the Iberoarte craft fair.

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The book "The body at the end of the road", by the writer from Las Tunas, José Alberto Velázquez López, won the prize in narrative, while the volume "Danza alrededor del fuego", by Zulema Gutiérrez, from Holguin province, reached it in poetry.

The awards gala, which was nuanced with the screening of some of the winning audiovisual works, was attended by Julio César Estupiñán Rodríguez, president of the Provincial Assembly of the People's Power, as well as other political and governmental authorities of the eastern territory.

Holguin Culture Week, which concluded this Sunday, was dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the death of Calixto García Íñiguez (1839-1898), General of the Three Wars for the Independence of Cuba and the four decades of the System of Houses of Cultures in the country.

With information from Yarima Acosta and ACN

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