UCI artists leave their imprint in the provincial festival
With the conception of developing the young people’s art at the universities, the Gala Awards of the Provincial Festival of the University Student Federation (FEU) Amateur Artists took place this Wednesday night.
The amateur artists of the higher education centers of the territory presented to the audience in the Avellaneda Hall of the National Theater, a show full of Cuban flavor in which the values of the national culture were reflected.
Groups with a renown participation in this kind of events such as Alma Mater, Conjunto folclórico universitario, Coral universitaria, the quartet Voces unidas, the trio Sin palabras and the solo singers Luis Daniel Castro and Stefhani González, performed in this Gala dedicated to the 9th FEU Congress, the 60th anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution and the 500 years of the foundation of Havana city.
The high technical and interpretative level of the artists on stage ratified the development of the movement which defended the authentically Cuban music, leaving their imprint in the cultural life of our nation.
The gala turned into a space to recognize the best and most illustrative of the artistic talent in our universities; ours achieved the second place among the nine universities of the capital.
As announced in the gala, UCI was granted 132 prizes, out of which stand out the ones achieved in the plastic arts contest, in which, for the seventh consecutive time, UCI obtained the first place.
Among the winners were Luis Daniel Castro, awarded with the special prize of the Golden masculine voice and soloist; Stefhani González, winner in the category of Vocal duet and in theater with the play “Maria”.
Other special prizes were granted to Leannys Guerra Martínez, Alejandro Maurell Igorra, Rafael Jiménez Cruz, Sandy Guerra Fernández, and the golden medal was awarded to Laritza Valdés, Osiel Martínez, Alarcos Teatro, Espacio Abierto, Elementrix and Los Chiflados, among others.
The amateur artists’ movement has outlined the cultural life of the universities, contributing to the education of a more qualified, sensitive and creative professional.