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Section Culture

Oriental Organ, cuban pride

Oriental Organ. Photo: Amauris Betanocurt
This is the instrument that accompanied the flowering of Cienfuegos city in 1819 with its founding colonists, the same that became mambí and later rebellious in the Sierra Maestra, which was assumed by the Fornaris families and cubanized by the Borbolla, of Manzanillo and Then for those who took it in ox carts to Bayamo, Holguín and other towns, it is now the Cultural Patrimony of the Nation.

US Blockade Affects Art Teaching in Holguin

Photo taken by Lisandra Cardoso (Archive)
The teaching of music at the José María Ochoa Conservatory in the province of Holguín faces limitations caused by the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for more than 50 years.