Cuba: Large foreign participation in Radio and Television Convention

A total of 40 countries will gather at the III Cuba 2018 Radio and Television Convention, International Expo-Fair, which will take place from June 6 to 9 at the Plaza América Convention Center, in the town of Varadero, Matanzas

III Cuba 2018 Radio and Television Convention. (Photo: cadenagramonte.cu)
III Cuba 2018 Radio and Television Convention. (Photo: cadenagramonte.cu)

Representatives of television stations and companies related to the audiovisual media from Italy, Romania, Vietnam, China, Venezuela, Lebanon, the United States and France, among others, will have space at the various moments of the event, which will host the signing of 13 international bilateral cooperation agreements.

Yusimí González, Director of Communications at the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television (ICRT), explained to the press that foreign participation is very important because it allows us to learn about what is being done in other areas of the world of creation and information and at the same time show what the Caribbean nation is creating.

The official emphasized, in the capital’s Che Guevara Hall, that Cuba has a very high regard in the world of sound and audiovisual at the international level, for being one of the pioneering nations in these fields.

At the meeting it was also informed that the scientific event of the event, which will have as its guiding theme the preservation of historical memory and cultural heritage on radio and television, will have a total of 13 workshops and 58 conferences, given by Cuban and foreign exponents.

Patricia Villegas, president of the multi-state chain Telesur, Carlos Fazio, academic at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and María de los Ángeles Diez, professor at the Complutense University of Madrid, stand out in this regard.

The importance of the International Expo-Feria was also highlighted, which will have 19 stands from 10 countries and will become a space for content exchange between foreign and Cuban television stations, as well as between technology providers and the television companies attending.

The convention will also host the Alberto Luberta Noy Creative Contest, in which 219 national and foreign programs in 15 categories and 285 works in 18 sections will compete on radio.

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