Exhibition on the History of the Cuban Communist Party

This exhibition is part of the activities to pay honor to Fidel's 90th birthday

By: Lisandra Gómez Guerra

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2016-08-01 | 17:53:13 EST

SANCTI SPÍRITUS. The exhibition entitled Historia del Partido (History of the Cuban Communist Party) is displayed for the first time out of Havana, at the Rubén Martínez Villena Provincial Library in this city, to pay honor to the 90th birthday of Fidel Castro, as part of the activities programmed to salute July 26.

 

The exhibition, makes up by 74 large picture cards, covers through images and phrases, the history of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC,) the vanguard organization of the Cuban working class, until the 7th Congress of the PCC, recently concluded.

 

After its previous display at the Havana Congress Center, the exhibition will remain for a month in the provincial library in Sancti Spíritus, an emblematic place of the beginning of the Revolution, as was recognized during the inauguration by Major General Delsa Esther Puebla Viltre: Teté.

 

«I was with the Commander in Chief in this same place on January 6, 1959, where Fidel spoke for the first time after the triumph, to the people of Sancti Spíritus. This is a place marked by history, » she said.

 

Teté, a witness in the majority of the moments that are reflected in this sui generis exhibition, recognized the importance and meaning of the sample for the youngest generation.

«I like to get together with the present and future of Cuba. I think we have to get much closer and this exhibition is a way to do it. I consider that the youth is doing it quite well, » she added.

 

Likewise, she said that those picture cards constitute a worthy homage to the 90th birthday of Fidel Castro, to whom she sent a special congratulation on behalf of the people. In addition, she considered the Day of the Martyrs of the Cuban Revolution very appropriate for the launch of the exhibition, as well as the place for being a witness territory of the loss of many men and women, mainly in the Escambray hills.

 

The opening of the Historia del Partido exhibition was attended by the member of Central Committee of the PCC and its First Secretary in Sancti Spíritus José Ramón Monteagudo Ruiz, as well as other leaders and combatants.

 

Translated by ESTI

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