La Tagua Martiana is part of a group of community initiatives in the municipality of Taguasco that seek to socialize the ethical thinking of José Martí
Tagua Martiana is one of the main activities developed by the structure of the José Martí Cultural Society in the city of Taguasco. (Image: Taken from Facebook).
The cult of gratitude and the usefulness of virtue are the bases of the sociocultural project La Tagua Martiana, keys to the behavior of the past and the present, which takes place every month at the Almira Campos Brito Municipal Culture House and is directed by Eduardo Master of Science González Rodríguez , head of the Institution’s Department of Literature, known to all as Professor Eddy.
The initiative emerged in 2018 with the aim of recognizing the qualities of Taguasquense people in a public space, through a club dedicated to a person or group of workers who are unique in their work.
“Tagua Martiana consists of a space dedicated to the need for a practical-spiritual understanding of the Marti’s concept of happiness in order to develop an attitude that is opposed to the culture of consumption and banality,” explained Lianny Reyes Díaz, deputy director of Municipal Culture House.
This project, the result of the joint work of the Culture staff, was able to last for six years.
“The peña has a marked literary style that seeks to revive the work of Martí and his lasting contribution to Cuban literature. In addition, the purpose is to show the person Martí, who is able to transmit the feelings of gratitude and goodness,” emphasized González Rodríguez.
Inside the Tagua Martiana there are many spaces aimed at covering the nights of fragments of the Master’s thoughts and at the same time emphasizing the important actions of his life.
Martí spoke now This is the first section, written and directed by Professor Eddy, where the work of the Apostle is systematized based on the evening itinerary and the beginning of two hours of learning and recreation is established.
A comfortable moment results Motherland reflects on you proudlywhich seeks to communicate the stories of internationalists in Taguasque and reward their work outside of Cuba, in addition to spreading the moving anecdotes of those who bring health, education, sports and culture beyond our borders.
on Timely praise It is possible to reward those who dedicate themselves to it every day, through a record that highlights their qualities. This project also includes Letters to your star, Talents from my home country y Flashes of memory.
Each section is designed in such a way that the residents are protagonists and, as a culmination, figures Thank you lettersa competition where a letter of thanks is written to anyone and the Tagua is responsible for surprising the recipient.
La Tagua Martiana was able to bring together many institutions and economic actors within Taguasco, said Reyes Díaz.
“We are strengthening the relationship with the Municipal Assembly of People’s Power, Association of Combatants, House of Pioneers, territorial schools and the Gran Cubaya MSME; They are all an inseparable part of the project.
“The goals have been met, we are happy to unite the generations and increase the number of visitors to our cultural house,” explained Eddy.
2024 will impose new challenges and ambitions in the search for the expansion of this valuable project that continues with the constant goal of reviving the memory of José Martí, gradually recovering social values and giving honor to those who deserve it.