With an artistic-cultural gala held on Wednesday, February 12, at the Avellaneda Hall of the Cuban National Theater in Havana, the Excelencias Group presented the Excelencias Cuba Awards.
Cuban Tourism Minister Juan Carlos Garcìa Granda received Thursday the Excelencias Award granted to the city of Havana for its 500th anniversary and presented by the Excelencias Group president Jose Carlos de Santiago.
The EXCELENCIAS AWARDS were created 15 years ago by the Excelencias Group to promote Excelencias in different fields related to tourism, gastronomy and culture in Latin America.
The official ceremony and artistic gala of the Excelencias Cuba Awards will take place at the Avellaneda Hall of the National Theater of Cuba next February 12 in Havana.
A special edition of the Excelencias Turísticas del Caribe dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Cristóbal de La Habana and the 48th issue of Arte por Excelencias were presented in the halls of the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso.
The values of the rich and diverse Ibero-American gastronomy, as essential components of the authentic ancestral culture of Ibero-America, prevailed as dominant themes in the conferences and debates of the third and final day of the International Gourmet Seminar.