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Romerias de Mayo return to Cuba

Cuba, Holguín, Romerías de Mayo, retorno, celebración
Holguin, Cuba, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The World Festival of Artistic Youth, known as Romerias de Mayo (May Pilgrimages), on Monday returns to its face-to-face edition after two years of celebrations on digital platforms.

Thus, the city of Holguin, in eastern Cuba, is again decorated with the art of national and foreign young people, who this time participate in the edition dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the assassination of the Sergio and Luis Saiz Montes de Oca brothers.

For this first day, the traditional parade of cars along Avenida de Los Libertadores to Bosque de los Heroes is scheduled for the evening, where attendees will could enjoy a concert by Cuban singer Ivette Cepeda.

At the Eddy Suñol Theater, maestro Joaquin Betancourt, winner of the National Music Award, will conduct the Holguin Symphony Orchestra in a program called “Huellas Sonoras,” which includes songs by Silvio Rodriguez, Miguel Matamoros, Benny More and Juan Formell.

Until May 8, the event proposes a wide range of activities, including the Congress of Thought and spaces dedicated to the audiovisual production, literature, electronic music and theater, among other artistic expressions.

Romerias de Mayo have been held for 29 years with a unique venue in the city of Holguin, with the aim of making tradition and modernity coincide in the great pgh/elebration of young art.