International Meeting of Arts for Children Happy Heart

International Meeting of Arts for Children Happy Heart

The 5th Happy Heart International Meeting of Arts for Children, with its main headquarters in the Cuban capital, opened this Tuesday with the theoretical event Thinking about Childhood with the Heart.

This meeting was inaugurated by its artistic director, Rubén Darío Salazar, 2020 National Theater Award, in the new Teresita Fernández Room, located in the Historic Center of Havana.

There, the Argentine singer-songwriter Mariana Mallol spoke in her presentation Composing for Children, and the doctor of Sciences Manuel Antonio Morán showed Volando Alto: the airplane and its impact on the self-esteem and biculturalism of immigrant communities. This is a project designed to raise the visibility of Latin American music in the United States.

Likewise, in the new setting, the Neuro point collection of the Cuban brand Gabi & Sofi, specialized in toys, was launched. The brand director Ariel Balmaseda shared details of the new series of educational toys presented by the company, the first of its kind in Cuba.

Likewise, the new DVD Sueños Diminutos was launched, a collaboration of the Coro Diminuto with the Bis Music record label and Unicef ​​in Cuba.

As part of the event, the work of The Milky Way was also presented, a project made up of five female artists from different manifestations who visit children's circles in Havana.

The Teresita Fernández room is located on Compostela Street, between Teniente Rey and Muralla, within the facilities of the Habanera Pharmacy Museum, in the oldest part of the capital city.

This small-format hall-auditorium will be inaugurated this Thursday as part of the Happy Heart program, and constitutes a tribute to the greatest singer-songwriter of Cuban children's music, Teresita Fernández, author of unforgettable songs that have left their mark on the hearts of generations of Cuban girls and boys.

The 5th International Meeting of Arts for Children will take place in Havana until June 2. The festival program includes workshops, concerts and theatrical shows dedicated to environmental protection, puppet theater and children's works by Cuban troubadour Silvio Rodríguez.

Source: Prensa Latina