martes, 29 de junio de 2010

Curaçao and Pernambuco in Caribbean Fiesta del Fuego

The International Conference El Caribe que nos une, a conference within the 30th Fiesta del Fuego in Santiago de Cuba, will highlight regional popular culture, tradition and intelligence versus academics.

The July 4-8 Conference, to run within the Caribbean Fiesta opening July 3, will discuss geographic and cultural challenges for the Basin, identity and roots, along Caribbean history, philosophy, economics, globalization and its effects on the region.

Kenia Dorta, coordinator of the 2010 Fiesta, told the the event will be dedicated this year to Curaçao and the Brazilian state of Pernambuco.

The celebration will also involve workshops on religion, traditional and holistic medicine, music and oral narration, society and gender, and the Poetry Meeting.

Prestigious institutions like the Center for Research on Africa and the Middle East and Casa de las Americas, both in Havana, and Santiago's Casa del Caribe will sponsor the event.

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