Photo: Leandro Pérez Pérez/Adelante/ArchivoPhoto: Leandro Pérez Pérez/Adelante/ArchivoCAMAGÜEY.- The work of the workers of the Square of the Revolution Major General Ignacio Agramonte Loynaz, of this city, in pursuit of safeguarding the history, was recognized in the 20 anniversary of the founding of this emblematic place of the region.

 At the ceremony, the Provincial Assembly of Popular Power, the secretariats of the Central de Trabajadores de Cuba, the Federation of Cuban Women and the Union of Young Communists in the territory, in addition to the University of Camagüey, and several agencies and entities, gave recognition to the collective.

 Isela Yero Tamayo, its director, expressed the satisfaction of being between the institutions to which they dedicated the week of culture, for which you will receive the distinction 504 anniversary of the foundation of the once Town of Santa María del Puerto del Príncipe.

 In conversation with the Kirkwoord ACN, Migdalia Ruiz, who led the Revolution Square during 15 years, recalled the moments that hosted the esplanade, the most important meeting center of the province, with capacity for more than 100 thousand people.

 Among the events of major importance that took place there stands out the commemoration on 26 July 1989, the assault on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes -a 36 years of those events, in mass concentration of people led by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, and in December 2016, the vigil for the stay in Camagüey from the ashes of the leader of the revolution, during their transfer to Santiago de Cuba.

 In addition, the Holy Mass the Pope John Paul II, at the end of the decade of 1990, the parades to celebrate May 1, International Workers' Day; artistic galas in tribute to the foundation of the city of Camaguey, and tribunes imperialist carried out in the territory, marked the history of the site.

 The monumental complex in which a bronze sculpture of Ignacio Agramonte, of about four meters in height, is a distinctive element of the Plaza, also with other spaces located at its base, as the classroom protocol Nicolás Guillén and the so-called Jimaguayú, of more recent creation, where they rested the ashes of Fidel.

Foto: Orlando Durán Hernández /AdelanteFoto: Orlando Durán Hernández /Adelante

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