British Culture Week returns to Cuba

Reimagining the culture of the United Kingdom from the perspective of Cuban artists will be the theme of the 10th British Cultural Week, from 21 to 26 February.

At a press conference today, Ambassador George Hollingbury shared the highlights that sparked the most anticipation for this program of visual arts, theater and music, the latest of which includes a tribute concert to The Beatles’ “Let it be”, which a senior diplomat personally recommended.

The week will kick off as usual with a parade of members of the British Classic Car Club from the Ambassador’s Residence to Plaza Vieja, where the City Historian’s Office, co-organizer of the event, will display designer canvases. large format graphics.

The gigantographs, created by a collective of Cuban artists, will offer a modern and sometimes humorous vision of the universal cultural icons of this nation, such as William Shakespeare.

Massiel Maso, public relations assistant at the British Embassy, ​​noted that in this issue the artists have chosen those figures whom they personally consider the most influential.

Such was the case with playwright and director Liliana Lam, who took inspiration from feminist pioneer Mary Wollstonecraft to create her one-man show Mary for Mary.

This theatrical production will be on display at 7:30 pm local time on the 24th, 25th and 26th at the Cuban Art Factory, which will also host an English language festival focused mainly on educational activities for children and youth. and to the final concert of percussionist Brenda Navarrete.

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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