The 25th Colloquium on the Culture of Trinidad will be held during the festivities on occasion of the 500th anniversary of the city of Trinidad, one of the best preserved cities in Latin America and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Colloquium aims to increase its list of documents related to the history of Cuba’s third town, foster an exchange among researchers of the city and other places in Cuba, and discuss the historical and cultural events and its connection with information technologies. Work sessions will include other institutions: Casa de la Música, and the Architecture, Archeology and Historical Museums. Although the Colloquium will be held from January 9-11, cultural activities will continue until January 19.
I Festival sobre Cocina Regional Cubana, January 12-18
The 1st Cuban Regional Cuisine Festival will take place during the commemoration of Trinidad’s 500th anniversary. Its purpose is to recover and promote cooking traditions of Cuba. Professional chefs and aficionados of good food will compete with their recipes. Prizes will be give out for taste and presentation, as well as suggestions of combination with drinks. The event will also include lectures and workshops on the origin and evolution of Cuban regional cuisine.