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Holguín Symphony Orchestra, Cultural Success Award of 2017
Holguín Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Orestes Saavedra. Photo: Lisandra Cardoso (Archive)
The Holguín Symphony Orchestra, an institution with a sustained work within the artistic work of the territory and highlighted by its work with invited directors, received the Cultural Success of the Year Award 2017, in the eastern province.

At the awards show, held tonight on Tuesday at the Eddy Suñol Theater, the soloist Lucrecia Marín, the troubadours Fernando Cabreja, Raúl Prieto and Manuel Leandro, as well as the Rodrigo Prats Lyric Theater, delighted the public with their performances.

For the sixth time, the Audience Prize was awarded, on this occasion with more than seven thousand votes cast by Holguín spectators and from several countries to the Voluntad project, which from the Naranjo Agrio hillside, in the municipality of Sagua de Tánamo, transcends with his community work towards other regions of the mountainous geography of eastern Cuba,.

The jury, made up of professionals of the media of the territory, to assess the quality and social impact of the events, added to the list of nominations the concert A lo cubano, by the soloist Lucrecia Marín, together with the Symphonic Orchestra of Holguín , during the XXIII Festival of Ibero-American Culture, held in October 2017.

It also included the performance of great exponents of Cuban music during the Gibara International Film Festival, among which were Pablo Milanés, Eliades Ochoa, Pancho Céspedes, Descemer Bueno and Isaac Delgado.

In the same way they were proposed for the lauro, the Trovadores Fair, in the Callejón de los Milagros in the Plaza de la Marqueta, as well as the prizes awarded by Yaliesky Zaldívar and Osmani Montero, from Holguín, in the television shows of Sonando and Dancing in Cuba

The Cultural Event of the Year award, granted by the Provincial Department of Culture through the Cultural Communication Center La Luz, and the specialized circle of the cultural press of the Union of Journalists of Cuba, is presented annually to the event or artist who its magnitude and quality are worthy of that distinction, in Holguin of recognized creators and protagonist of great events.

Maestro Orestes Saavedra, director of the Holguín Symphony Orchestra, expressed exclusively to the ACN that this award is a recognition of the effort and dedication of the entire orchestra, considering how difficult it is to have a group of this type in any country in the world; In addition to carrying implicit the commitment to continue working in the name of Cuban culture.

With ACN information


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