National Crafts Fair ARTE 500 to Be Held in Camagüey

National Crafts Fair ARTE 500 to Be Held in Camagüey

National Crafts Fair ARTE 500 to Be Held in Camagüey

Camagüey, Jan 31. – The provincial office of the Cuban Fund of Cultural Assets (FCBC) will organize February 2-9 the First National Crafts Fair ARTE 500, as part of the festivities for the 500th anniversary of the foundation of Santa Maria del Puerto del Principe village, known today as the city of Camagüey.

Among the main actions included on its schedule, ARTE 500 will feature an exhibition and a fashion show in which 25 fine artists will work elements of their work on colored t-shirts.

Designer Ricardo Leyva Beltrán will conduct this show and Rumbatá folklore group will perform several of its hits.

Footwear, clothing as well as costume jewellery and earthenware items will be on sale at this fair, which will include the participation of representatives of nine provinces.

The Salon of Fine Arts Arte en las Crujías del Tiempo at Amalia art gallery will be opened on February 7th.

The above-mentioned exhibition will draw attention to the development of fine art in this city and its current forms of expression in a bid to honor the city in its 500th anniversary.

Craftsmen, fine artists and curators from Artemisa, Mayabeque, Ciego de Ávila and from eastern provinces will attend the fair. (Yaicelín Palma Tejas/ journalism student).

Source: Radio Cadena Agramonte

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