The Spanish town of El Bonillo, in the province of Albacete, opened its street Republic of Cuba at the beginning of a day for the Day of Cuban Culture and the 4th centenary of the edition of the second part of the Quixote.
The ceremony was attended by the president of the council of Albacete, Santiago Cabañero; the Mayor of El Bonillo Juan Gil; Albacete's Deputy Raquel Ruiz and Cuba's ambassador in Spain, Eugenio Martinez.
The Cuban diplomat presented at the City Hall, a recognition to Mayor Gil sent by Cuban Deputy Minister of Culture Fernando Rojas, for his contribution to the international promotion of Cuban culture through solidarity and respect.
During the event, Carmen Suarez Leon, Ph.D., a researcher at the Jose Marti Studies Center of Cuba, gave a talk on the social utopia, the linking among Jose Marti, Cuba's National Hero, Don Quixote and its author Miguel de Cervantes.
This center and the Embassy of Cuba also gave a donation of texts on Martí to the library of the House of Culture of El Bonillo, where works by Cuban artists were also presented.
The Day of Cuban Culture, which will run until October 20, will continue with an extensive program in the province of Albacete, organized by the town's council, to celebrate the 4th centenary of the edition of the second part of Don Quixote. / By PL.