HAVANA, Sep 9 – The Cuban Radio and Television Festival “Cuba 2013” opens today at Havana’s Conventions Palace with the participation of nearly 300 professionals in the sector, who will address the challenges posed by the supremacy of the big corporate media.
This year’s festival is dedicated to Asia and for the first time will count on the attendance both by Cuban and foreign experts.
On Monday, the event’s agenda includes a panel on integration, culture and identity in public radio stations, with the participation of former director of Le Monde Diplomatique, journalist Bernard Cassens, as well as other specialists from Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil and Spain.
Participants will also address the impact of audiovisuals on the Cuban family and radio novels as cultural patrimony in Latin America. Along with the theoretical sessions, the festival includes an exhibit of the work and products of Cuban radio stations and TV centers.
Over 40 technology companies from different parts of the world will be represented at the exhibit in an initiative to boost exchange and negotiations.
Source: Radio Rebelde