Youngsters remember Cuba's National Hero birth anniversary
Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The Movimiento Juvenil Martiano (MJM) and the Patria Martiana Project of this central province paid on Tuesday tribute to Cuba's National Hero Jose Marti (1853-1895), on the 168th birth anniversary.
Orlando Ernesto Perez, president of the aforementioned movement in the territory, said that new Marti clubs were created and incorporated to the Provincial Council centers where youngsters from key sectors such as science, culture and education stand out.
The MJM is made up of some 3,000 young people and is linked to several projects, as well as the Jose Marti Cultural Society (SCJM), the Brigade of Art Instructors and the Hermanos Saiz Association.
The province will host the national celebration for the anniversary of this movement on January 28, with the planting of 168 trees with 32 youngsters in charge, symbolizing the birth anniversary the Apostle Jose Marti and that of the MJM, respectively, Perez reviewed.
Meanwhile, the Patria Martiana Project, made up of graduates of the Jose Marti University of Sancti Spiritus, along with the MJM, will pay homage to Jose Marti alias the Teacher.
According to Professor Leandro Carreño, one of its promoters, through social networks they joined the day 'With the bow oar,' alluding to a revealing phrase of the Apostle.
They commemorate online anniversaries of essential speeches in the work of the most universal of Cubans, such as the 130th anniversary of 'Nuestra América,' which marks Marti's Latin Americanist ideas.
On Wednesday, coinciding with the virtual March of the Torches throughout the country, this forum will be held at the University of Sancti Spiritus.
Participants will be able to share images and videos to turn candles, lanterns or cell phones into torches, he added and indicated that the homage activities will last until January 30.
Meanwhile, at the SCJM headquarters in Sancti Spiritus, tiny works presented at the 14th Jose Marti, Ecology and the Arts Miniature Art Salon are being exhibited.
Every January, the salon summons creators from all over the country to reflect on the life and work of the famous Cuban patriot, writer and poet, who was born on January 28, 1853 in Havana and died in the fight for Cuba's independence on May 19, 1895.
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