Participants from Chile, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain and other nations participate today in the First Ibero-American Congress of the Décima and Verso ImprovisaThe event pays tribute to the poet Jesús Orta Ruiz (Indio Naborí), on the centenary of his birth and at the age of five of the declaration of the Cuban point as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. do, which will take place in Havana until October 7.
The event pays tribute to the poet Jesús Orta Ruiz (Indio Naborí), on the centenary of his birth and five years after the declaration of the Cuban point as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
According to the president of the managing committee of the event, Luis Paz Esquivel, poets-repentistas, writers, musicians, cultural promoters and researchers from Ibero-America participate.
The event will serve to distinguish growers of the genre with the award that bears the name of the Naborí Indian. Paz stressed that Maximiano Trapero (Spain), Roberto Silva (Puerto Rico) and Cubans Orlando Laguardia, Waldo Leyva, Virgilio López Lemus and Juana Tomasa Quiala will receive the award.
The also director of the Ibero-American Center of the Tenth and the Improvised Verse highlighted the importance of the project to keep alive the traditions and sound roots of the nation.
The meeting has the support of the Naborí Indian Cultural Research and Promotion Office, the Cuban National Commission for UNESCO and the House of Latin American and Caribbean Culture.