Holguin, Cuba, Oct 25 – The VIII Ibero-american Congress of Thought begins today in this eastern city of Cuba, to discuss about the integration processes in Ibero-america and the development alternatives in the region.
Precisely on that subject there will be a presentation by the Historian of Havana, Eusebio Leal, special guest of the XIX Ibero-American Culture Festival.
There will also be speeches by the vice president of the National Institute of Argentine and Ibero-american Historical Review, Victor Ramos, and the Secretary of that institution, Luis Luanay.
The Congress brings together a hundred intellectuals from Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela and Cuba and will last from the 25 to the 27 of this month.
The issues of social thought, heritage, identity, gender, migrations and artistic process will have here its space, as informed the organizers.
There also continues the First Meeting of folk dances, with the participation of Colombian groups Estampas Pradeñas and Tequendama, Cubans La Campana and Danza Fragmentada (Broken Dance), among other dancers from Venezuela, Argentina and El Salvador.
Documentary and film screenings, book presentations, and exhibitions such as the Ecuadorian painters Victor René Pacheco and Fernando Lopez are part of the activities of this day.
Source: Prensa Latina