Inaugurates Office of the Historian of the City heritage works

Inaugurates Office of the Historian of the City heritage worksHAVANA, Nov. 14 The Office of the City Historian at the hands of his mentor Eusebio Leal Spengler lead a movement of constructive actions to inaugurate patrimonial works that reaffirm the eternal beauty of one of the seven Wonder Cities of the world: Havana.

On the eve of being one of the oldest cities in the Americas, Eusebio Leal Spengler, at the foot of the remodeling currently carried out in the Templete, meant that these actions will extend until the 500th anniversary of the town.

“Havana played a preponderant role in the history of navigation, in the history of culture, in the history of the great dispute that took place in the Caribbean over the repartimiento of the world.

Today Havana greets you from here, from the Templete; tomorrow from the vigil before nightfall we will leave the Palace with the masses of the capitulants, which were fused in 1632 by the master goldsmith Juan Díaz.

Inaugurates Office of the Historian of the City heritage works

Eusebio Leal Spengler (C. izq.), Historian of Havana, during a press conference held to mark the preparations for the 498th anniversary of the founding of the city in his current settlement, on November 14, 2017. ACN FOTO / Oriol de la Cruz ATENCIO / ogm

You will hear the dubbing of the bells of El Real Castillo de la Fuerza, the old churches and bells of the city, celebrating the event of the following day, on November 16, a festivity for Havana, of San Cristobal, your patron “.

As part of the constructive actions, the original stonework stone front was highlighted and the lateral columns were reproduced in concrete finished in jaimanitas stone, as well as a whole plan for gardening, which includes flowering shrubs and palms.

Construction of the portico of the Historic Center of Havana, on the occasion of the preparations for the 498th anniversary of the founding of the Villa de San Cristóbal, on November 14, 2017. ACN FOTO / Oriol de la Cruz ATENCIO

The easel painting restoration cabinet was responsible for the works and just need to return to its site the largest canvas that reflects the concurrence to the foundation of the little Greco-Roman temple “.

This November 15, at nightfall, each Habanero and foreign visitor will perform the ceremony of the three rounds of the ceiba to wait for the 498th anniversary of the Villa de San Cristóbal de La Habana.

Restoration works in the Historical Quarter, on the occasion of the preparations for the 498th anniversary of the founding of the Villa of San Cristóbal de La Habana, on November 14, 2017. ACN FOTO / Oriol de la Cruz ATENCIO / ogm

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