José Martí Memorial in Havana Turns 15

José Martí Memorial in Havana Turns 15Havana, Jan 12. -José Martí Memorial, in the historic Revolution Square in Havana, will celebrate its 15 anniversary with a commitment to disseminate the various facets of life and work of the Cuban National Hero.

Speaking to the press, museologist Isabel Rivero said that the best way to celebrate the event is to continue honoring the intellectualâ�Ös outstanding thought, born on January 28, 1853.

"This is an ideal place to convey humanist and revolutionary values to Cuban children and young people, hence its continued efforts to attract new generations," she said.

She also said the memorial has a vital educational role for all levels of teaching, because its materials enrich studentsâ�Ö knowledge about the author of the "Golden Age".

The main event for the 15th anniversary of the memorial will be held on Jan 27 in the afternoon, and guests will enjoy a performance by pianist Frank Fernández.

Before it will be screened the Cuban film "Martí, el ojo del canario" by director Fernando Pérez, and a collective exhibition called Martí and Plastic Arts.

There will be artistic galas for all ages, and others dedicated to political and mass organizations, said the specialist. (Prensa Latina)