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José Martí Brigade to celebrate 12 anniversary

By Adalys Pérez Suárez
Source CUBARTE 18.10.2016

Brigada José Martí de Instructores de Arte

With the activation this week Monday of the Guerrilla Cultural 50 anniversary in difficult access zones, the José Martí Art Instructors Brigade began a program of actions for the 12 anniversary of creation of the Brigade on October 20, the Cuban Culture Day. 

The Guerrilla will arrive to the most intricate places of our country with proposals including workshops, theatre plays staging, participation games and productive works in the communities.

During the celebration this Tuesday of the 12 Fiesta de la Cubanía, in Bayamo, will be presented the call to the 4th edition of the contest Escaramujo, main creation event of the Brigade, BJM, as per its initials in Spanish in which are distinguished the most outstanding artistic units in the work with the amateurs movement.  

The presentation of recognitions to the Brigade members who have or are fulfilling internationalist missions will be the most important event on October 19, while on October 20 will be celebrated the national act for the organization’s new anniversary, this time dedicated to Fidel’s 90 birthday and that will take place at the  Teatro Principal in Sancti Spíritus.

Also part of the program for the 12 anniversary of the Brigade are the celebration of multidisciplinary workshops in cultural and education institutions, the presentations of the Escaramujo contest winners at elderly homes and houses for children without filial protection, artistic community tours and the recognition of instructors who have been  leaders of the BJM.

With more than 16 thousand members graduated of medium level at the Art Instructors Schools, the organization has the purposes to contribute to the recreation, the creativity and artistic appreciation of those who live in remote places thus influencing in the cultural development of the nation.

Translation: Liana Fleitas (Cubarte)

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