jueves, 26 de enero de 2012

LA ISLA EN VERSOS First Assembly Of Poets Of The World In Cuba. From May 1st To The 11th, 2012

CUBA: May will receive the First Assembly of Poets of the World in Cuba “La Isla en Versos” (The Island in verses). From the 1st to the 11th, there will be poetry readings, lectures, meetings with publishing houses and visits to places of historical and cultural interest. The Assembly is convened by the House of Iberoamerica, an institution that promotes academic, artistic and cultural exchange all year round, as part of the actions carried out by this institution during May Pilgrimage, the World Festival of Artistic Youths, arriving to its 19th edition in 2012. With the peculiarity of interacting with the artists from all over the world meeting there, the trip will start in the Eastern province of Holguin, to arrive later at Santiago of Cuba and, finally, Havana, visiting the three most important cities of the island. It will be co-sponsored by the Saíz Brothers Association and the National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba, where the artistic the artistic forefront of the country is grouped. The island and its circumstances have inspired musicians, writers, and all kinds of creators throughout time. May this poetic encounter be useful to locate it one more time, like a muse capable of building with words great bridges of friendship, solidarity and love.

First Assembly of Poets of the World in Cuba

LA ISLA EN VERSOS


From May 1st to the 11th, 2012


General schedule

Day 1 (Tuesday)


Arrival to Holguin
Place: Hotel
Time: 7:00 pm

Day 2 (Wednesday)

Accreditation
Place: Quarter of the Organizer Commitee.
Time: 9:00am
Lunch at the hotel
Time: 12-2:00 pm
Tour through significative historical and cultural places in the city.
Time: 2:00pm
Visit to the House of Iberoamerica.
Time: 4:00pm
Poets of the world briefing. Opening. Multilingual reading of the manifest of the
Poets of the world (A poet per country in his/her mother tongue).
Place: House of Iberoamerica.
Time: 9:00 pm
Pre-Pilgrimage parade of horse carriages and concert.
Place: From the historical center of the city to the Square of the Revolution Mayor
General Calixto García Iñiguez.
Time: 11:00pm

Day 3 (Thursday)

Inaugural parade of the 19th edition of May Pilgrimage.
Place: Mayor General Calixto García Iñiguez Parc.
Time: 10:00am
Lunch at a restaurant in the Hill of the Cross.
Time: 12-2:00pm
Attending literary areas comprised in the 19th edition of May Pilgrimage
Place: Arranged by organizers.
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Poets of the World meeting. Night of poetry. Poetry readings and books launching.
Place: House of Iberoamerica
Time: 9:00 pm

Day 4 (Friday)

Attending literary areas comprised in the 19th edition of May Pilgrimage
Place: Arranged by organizers.
Time: 10:00am- 12:00m
Lunch at the hotel
Time: 12-2:00 pm
Poets of the World meeting. Poetry readings, lectures and books launching.
Place: House of Iberoamerica.
Time: 4:00 pm
Day 5 (Saturday)
Poets of the World meeting. El Mar de mi Poesía (The Sea and my Poetry). Poetry
reading dedicated to the sea and the island.
Place: Batería Fernando VII. Gibara.
Departure: 9:00 am
Lunch at the restaurant El Faro.
Time: 1:00-2:30pm
Attending literary areas comprised in the 19th edition of May Pilgrimage
Place: Arranged by organizers.
Time: 4:00-6:00pm.

Day 6 (Sunday)

Poets of the World meeting. Holguín\\\\\\\'s Farewell. Launching of the citation to
the XVIII edition of Party of the Iberoamerican Culture. Reading poetry.
Place: House of Iberoamerica
Time: 10:00 am
Lunch at the hotel
Time: 12-2:00pm
Departure to Santiago de Cuba.
Time: 2:00 pm
Arrival to the city Santiago de Cuba.
Time: 5:00 pm
Poets of the World meeting. Welcoming.
Place: Patio of Artex.
Time: 9:00 pm

Day 7 (Monday)

Poets of the World meeting. Interchange with the editorials of the province, with
poets and writers from Santiago de Cuba. Poetry readings, lectures and books
launching.
Place: Arranged by organizers.
Time: 9:00 am
Lunch in El Morro ( San Pedro de la Roca Castle)
Time: 12:00-2:00pm
Poets of the World meeting. Homenage to the Poet and Nacional Hero Jose Marti Perez.
Place: Santa Ifigenia Cementery.
Time: 3:00 pm
Tour through significative historical and cultural places in the city.
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Poets of the World meeting. Poetry encounter. Poets from Santiago and the
international participants.
Place: Arranged by organizers.
Time: 9:00 pm

Day 9 (Tuesday)

Departure to Havana
Place: Hotel
Time: 7:00 am
Arrival to Havana
Time: 9:00pm
Day 9 (Wednesday)
Poets of the World meeting. Conversatory about the youg cuban poetry. Readings with
invited poets.
Place: Pabellón Cuba. National Quarter of the Brothers Saiz Association.
Time: 10:00 am
Lunch at the restaurant El Barracón.
Time: 12:00-2:00pm
Poets of the World meeting. Poetry encounter. Clousure.
Place: Arranged by organizers.
Time: 4:00 pm
Free Night

Day 10 (Thursday)

Visit to the places of Cultural and historic interest.
Time: 8:30 am 12:00m
Lunch at the Castle Los tres reyes del Morro.
Time: 12:00-2:00pm
Free afternoon and night.
Tropicana Cabaret(optional)

Day 11 (Friday)

Departure to the home countries.
This program can be subject to changes.

The commercial offer includes boardinghouse for 11 nights (April 30th, May 1st to
10th), meals, internal transportation for a journey of more than 2.000 km through
the island, visits to places of historical and cultural interest, certificate,
accreditation, participation in the Poetical Memories of encounter, edited by La Luz
publishing house and Apostrophe Editions; and in the activities carried out during
May Pilgrimage, which states the beginning of the journey.

Contacts: Kiuder Yero Torres-Organizer Poet-Cuba
Msc. Yuricel Moreno Zaldívar. House of Iberoamerica especialist.
laislaenversos@latinmail.com
cafeciber@baibrama.cult.cu
Luis Arias Manzo. Pioneer President of Poets of the World.
info@poetasdelmundo.com

19th Edition of May Pilgrimage. World Festival of Artistic Youths.

May 2nd to the 8th, 2012
Holguin City
Supported by: Saíz Brothers Association and the Ministry of Culture of Holguin
Management Committee: Alexis Triana Hernández
Website: www.romeriasdemayo.cult.cu

In these festivities the tradition passes into the future, it summons the best
artists, researchers, critics and cultural promoters to celebrate this Party of
Traditions and Modernity from the streets and areas of the third Cuban capital, in
an assembly of different generations of artists of numerous countries. The festivity
makes of Holguin, city of parks, the new capital of young art. Several concerts and
meetings will take place in it, as significant opportunities for social reflection
and cultural enjoyment. As a peculiarity, this edition will receive the First
Assembly of Poets of the World in Cuba “La Isla en Versos” (The Island in verses).

Participation expenses

Inscription u$ 250 to be paid before the meeting

Staying at the hotel u$ 809 ( single room) u$ 713 (double room) to be paid as soon
as you arrive depending on the room

Program for eleven nights. First night in Havana, five nights in Holguín, two nights
in Santiago de Cuba and the three last nights in Havana city.

Hotel: Saint John’s
Plan:MAP
Category:*** (Tres)
Room: Single 809.00 USD
Double 713.00 USD

Included services in the offer according to the program:
Transportation from the Jose Marti aeroport to the Saint John\\\\\\\'s Hotel.
(groups of at least 7 persons).
Staying in Saint John’s Hotel (C. Habana) por una (1) noche en Plan MAP.
Transportation from the hotel in Havana city to Holguin (lunch included).
Staying in Hotel Pernik por 5 noches en Plan MAP.
Transportation to Santiago de Cuba on climatized bus.
Staying in hotel Las América por dos 2 noches en plan MAP.
Transportation to Havana city (included lunch).
Staying in Saint Johns Hotel in MAP plan.
Transportation from the hotel to the International aeroport Jose Marti.

MAP: Hotel reservation, breakfast and dinner.

Some other services included in the program:

Internal transportation scheduled in the city of Holguin from the Pernik Hotel.

Internal transportation scheduled in the city of Santiago de Cuba.

Internal transportation scheduled in Havana city.

Luch according to the program.

Cultural City tour Holguin city.

City Tour Gibara Colonial

Cultural City tour Santiago de Cuba.

Cultural City Tour C. Habana.

Guide service.

Ing. Raúl Gerardo Álvarez Alonso
Paradisus Manager in Holguín.
Inscription form [Fill in and send]
Full name:
Nationality:
Passport:
Address:
Phone:
e-mail:
¿Will you present a lecture? ( 15 minutes maximus)
Title of the lecture:
¿Will you launch a book? ( 10 minutes maximus)
Title of the book:
(Adjunt book details and brief summary)
¿Are you a World poet?
If the answer is yes ¿What is your ID?
¿Have you been in Cuba before?
Date, time, number of flight and the specific place of arrival to Cuba.
Number of lugagge:
Date, time, number of flight and the specific place of departure of Cuba.
Note: Please, send 5 poems of your own, a brief biography and a recent digital
picture..
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