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Matanzas: Culture Minister Inaugurates Site of the Youth Publishing House

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Matanzas: Culture Minister Inaugurates Site of the Youth Publishing HouseMATANZAS, Cuba, Mar 7 (ACN) Cuba's Culture Minister Abel Prieto participated on Wednesday in Matanzas in the inauguration of the Aldabon Publishing House, dedicated to the promotion of the work of young authors as part of the 27th Book Fair in the city.

This new space will not only target the general reader, but also include children in Matanzas; it is important to create reading habits during an early age, said Prieto at the site of the Hermano Saiz Association (AHS).

He added that important efforts were carried out regarding digital books and emphasized the intelligent and intentional use of technology.

Before concluding the Book Fair in Santiago de Cuba, we will distribute 700 external drives in Casas de Culturas, libraries....with collections of encyclopedias, art films and quality music, said the Culture Minister.

Prieto Jimenes praised the initiative of inaugurating the headquarters of the Youth editorial with the presence of the prestigious US author Margaret Randall and her son Gregory Randall, where he presented his book "Estar Alli Entonces. Recuerdos de Cuba (1969-1983)" published by Aldabon.

The young people needs to understand the past, the book presents to take a more loyal look at Cuba from abroad, it was done with honesty and humbleness, said Gregory Randell.

The new Aldabon site, located in the historic center of the city of Matanzas, includes a bookstore, literary café, presentation room and workshop, in addition to a digital library opened to the public free of charge, said Journalist Dunielys Diaz Hernandez, promoter of the editorial.

 

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