Cuba, July, 12 – The final organizing procedures of the interesting local proposal named Rutas por mi ciudad (literally, routes of my city), which is a kind of cultural cooperation between the Palacio de Junco provincial museum, the city historian office and other cultural institutions from the Matanzas city in order to give a first-hand information about the creation of that city, including the aboriginal period and cultural mixture between the African and the Spanish cultures which highlight the local nationality.
As a proposal for the local family interested in travelling and getting to know that territory, the aforementioned Rutas por mi ciudad proposal offers as part of this new summer program the possibility in relation to discover the environment of the also locally named as the Venecia de las Américas (literally, the Latin American Venice) with visits to the excavation site where it was found the foundations of the first church, the San Severino Casttle, as well as the nation bigger burial site in the bank of the Canimar river.
Apart from being able to visit the first museum of the Aboriginal Palaeontology there, it is shown some mysteries about a negroid human being skull which was dated before the historical period known commonly as the encounter of the two worlds. Moreover, the visitors options will include the attractions of the Canímar Park, the local national monument which are provided by the local campsite enterprise and the Palmares Hotel group.
The African traditions can be seen at the museum through the Ruta del Esclavo cultural option (literally, the route of slave) with a privileged view over the Yumurí Valley, the local bay and the city. Moreover, these options can also attract the children and adults´ interest during the current summer in city of Matanzas.
As a matter of fact, the Rutas por mi ciudad cultural option is also aimed at the national sport and not only because of it is Martín Dihigo native land but also taking into consideration the possibility to visit the local Palmar del Junco site where it was first played and properly organized the fascinating baseball game, so the place is currently part of an interesting project for the local development.
With its bridges and rivers, Spanish and African traditions, the aforementioned traditions has an impressive authenticity there and the local Rutas por mi Ciudad cultural option is even capable to make the average citizen from Matanzas city to rediscover the existence of unexpected surprises, as well as the chance to respond any mysterious in relation to this city.
In addition, it was in the early year of 1510, even earlier of having been known the charts, that it was carried the first aboriginal-rebellion action against the Spanish colonization which was the first event that transcended the time and glorifies the then Yucavo aborigical settlement and its aboriginal chief, Guayucayex, so there are some related archaeological evidences which can be shown there at present.
Source: Radio Rebelde