With the goal of boosting reading habits, so much of general literature or the scientific one, the university students from the northeastern Cuban province of Holguin keep holding the yearly festival that invites them to read good books, as a way to improve culture and knowledge.
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The eighth edition of the literary event comprises a packed agenda at the University of Holguin, said Virgen Maria Reyes, who runs university extension at the Celia Sanchez Manduley campus.
"Among the most important activities for the week, we have scheduled the presentation of books by professors and students from that University and the screening of films based or inspired or master pieces of world literature," Reyes said.
But also book selling and exhibit of fine arts to round up the literary festival, Reyes added.
The festival also organized a long standing reading where students and professors take reading turns to make last as long as they can.
Another significant activity has been the promotion of works written by professors from the University of Holguin.