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Havana-born Gladys Collazo holds a degree in Library and Information Science, and Master’s Degrees in Museology from the University of Valladolid, and in Library and Information Science from the University of Havana. She is President of the National Council of Cultural Heritage of Cuba, of the National Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural …

Transferring those images to paper has been one of the most beautiful experiences I’ve had in many years of traveling around the world I arrived in Cuba at a difficult time for its capital, which had just been hit by a tornado, a situation that seemed to take some color away from the trip I …

Located at the intersection of the old Zapata Avenue and 12th Street in one of the most central spots of El Vedado district, the Colón Cemetery, as it is popularly called, surprises the unknowing visitor with its grand main entrance Among Havana’s unequaled architectural treasures, Cristóbal Colón Cemetery, named for Christopher Columbus and declared a …

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El Vedado and its spectacular architecture are a privilege for Havana, which was proclaimed as Wonder City  At the beginning of the second half of the 19th century, a residential development, distant from previous Havana expansions, was taking shape while ensuring its undeniable uniqueness. The district known as El Vedado was born near the mouth …

Artists, graphic designers and blacksmiths had a hand in the restoration The former Colegio de San Pablo, founded by the Cuban poet and patriot Rafael María de Mendive, became in September 2018 an elementary school that bears his name. Restored by the Office of the Historian of the City of Havana (OHCH), the building is …

El Conservador, primeramente, tiene que creer en lo que hace. Ser honesto. Entregarse en cuerpo y alma a su materia prima, que son la ciudad y su Centro Histórico En un entorno familiar modesto, y feliz, Irán Millán Cuétara creció entre mudanzas (del Mariel a San Cristóbal, Artemisa y Cienfuegos, fueron 23), escuelas públicas y …

This year, two buildings in the city of Cienfuegos were presented with important awards in recognition of the exquisite care of the city’s heritage assets: the National Conservation Award to the house located at 3902, 16th Avenue between 39 and 41 streets, Punta Gorda, and the National Restoration Prize to the headquarters of the Cienfuegos …

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