Poetry Author: Abel Rojas Barallobre
Alpidio Alonso Grau, Minister of Culture, today congratulated all Cuban poets on the celebration of World Poetry Day by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Poetry is the highest expression of spirituality and human creativity; In Cuba, poetry was the prototype of the nation, poetry also created and still creates the Motherland, the minister assured on Twitter.
Today is World Poetry Day. Poetry is the highest expression of spirituality and human creativity. We especially congratulate the Cuban poets. In Cuba, poetry became the prototype of the nation. Poetry has also been made and is being made by the Motherland. pic.twitter.com/kAUKLpZ7Fl
— Alpidio Alonso Grau (@AlpidioAlonsoG) March 21, 2023
On Facebook, Casa de la Poesía de La Habana, a cultural center belonging to the Office of the Historian, announced on the occasion of the date of the Traveling Poetry space with the participation of Andrés Pérez Viciedo, Lisette Nunez González, Victor Joel Arios. , Sinecio Verdesia Diaz.
According to UNESCO, this day has been celebrated since 1999 and aims to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and popularize those languages that are in danger.
The organization explained that World Poetry Day is an occasion to honor poets, revive the oral traditions of poetry reading, popularize the reading, writing and teaching of poetry, encourage the convergence of poetry with other arts such as theatre, dance, music and painting, and increase the popularity of poetry in in mass media.
(Taken from ASN)
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