Art Fair in La Rampa in Cuba

Art Fair in La Rampa in Cuba

Art Fair in La Rampa: festival, culture and crafts in Cuba (+Photo)

Havana, July 5 (Prensa Latina) The XXIII Art Fair in La Rampa returns with multiple options to the Cuban capital from July 9 to September 1 to fully enjoy the summer season, the organizers reported today.

In the Cuba Pavilion, the quintessential space of this cultural celebration and headquarters of the press conference, 93 national exhibitors with 88 creators will exhibit proposals for footwear, textiles, goldsmithing, ceramics and glass, said the director of the Havana Subsidiary Base Business Unit. of the Cuban Fund for Cultural Assets (FCBC), Raúl Márquez.

Concerts always bring joy to many and this year notable exponents of popular music, jazz, repentismo and trova such as David Blanco, Arnaldo y su Talismán, Toques del Río and the Failde Orchestra will take to the stage, highlighted the president of the Hermanos Saíz Association (AHS), Yasel Toledo.

Dance, plastic and performing arts, literature, cinema and creation for children enrich the agenda of the contest, together with the traditional spaces Along the paths of art, hosted by Marianela Duflar, and Encuentro con…, whose host is the journalist Magda Resik.

Writers, sports commentators, hosts, musicians and actors will appear in the first of these spaces, which will invite singers Christopher Simpson and Abel Geronés on July 13 along with artists from the recently completed novel Viceversa such as Luis Ángeles León (the Yeti) Duflar said.

Meanwhile, in Encounter with... the public will be able to share with the filmmaker Manuel Pérez, the actor and comedian Osvaldo Doimeadiós and the pianist José María Vitier, to name just a few of the guests.

The event will dedicate its twenty-third edition to the 65 years of the founding institutions of Cuban cultural policy and the 505th anniversary of the founding of the former Villa de San Cristóbal of Havana, on November 16.

The Cuban Culture Fair, as it is also known, will open its doors from Tuesday to Friday, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., local time, while on Saturdays and Sundays it will open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., he commented. the deputy director of the FCBC Martha Ivis Sánchez.

The value of the tickets will be 80 Cuban pesos, with the exception of pregnant women, disabled people and children up to 12 years of age, she assured.

The popular group Toques del Río will be in charge of opening the event this July 9.