José Martí’s Legacy to be Remembered Throughout January

Edited by Jorge Ruiz Miyares
2018-01-10 09:08:52

Jose Marti

Havana, January 9 (RHC-Granma)-- The commemoration, on January 28th, of the 165th anniversary of the birth of José Martí, will represent the culmination of an intense month of activities in tribute to our National Hero, involving a range of institutions.

The national tour “Con la luz de sus ideas” organized by the Young Communist League and the José Martí Cultural Society, will run from January 10th to the 27th, beginning in the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, Santiago de Cuba, and concluding with the March of the Torches on the steps of the University of Havana. 

January 26th through the 28th will see the First International Meeting of Young Followers of Martí, which will be dedicated, among other figures, to Armando Hart Dávalos, and will be hosted by the Martí Studies Center (CEM).

Miriam Egea, head of the Department of Marxism-Leninism and History, of the Ministry of Education, emphasized “the design of an action plan that has the purpose of orienting the study of Martí in all pedagogical and student collectives, whose essence will be adapted to the conditions of the institutions and their needs.”

Also announced were various activities organized by the Martí Studies Department of the José Martí Military Technical Institute, the José Martí Cultural Society, the Museum of the childhood home of Martí, the José Martí Memorial and the Fragua Martiana Museum, as well as community performances by the José Martí Art Instructors Brigade.


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