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Kiba Kreyol '98 International Festival
2-4 Oct 98, Havana

Bannzil Kreyol Kiba, a cultural institution sponsored by the Caribbean Association of Cuba, invites you to the "KIBA KREYOL 98 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL". The objective of the festival is to promote a cultural exchange among those countries which speak Creole as part of their cultural and spiritual richness.

The meeting will take place from 2-4 October '98 in the Cuban Pavilion (Pabellon Cuba, La Rampa, Havana) and the Caribbean Association of Cuba in the city of Havana.   Participants will include all those interested in Creole theatre, dance, music, plastic arts and literature. This event will be the first of its kind in Cuba and will include round tables, magistral classes and commissions. Participants will include specialists and students who will discuss and debate the influence of Creole in socio-cultural relations in the Caribbean area.

REGISTRATION FEE

Foreign Delegates US $25
Foreign Students US 15
Cuban Delegates and Experts 20 pesos

BASE

• Participants can include all persons resident in Cuba or in other countries who are interested in promoting Creole as part of the cultural patrimony of the world.

• Participants can also include all academics, artists, researchers, journalists, historians, international organizations and other persons who advocate respect for and development of linguistic diversity.

BANNZIL KREYOL KIBA is an institution whose main objective is to promote the study and conservation of Creole in Cuba and in other Caribbean countries. To be a member of Bannzil Kreyol is not only to be interested in learning the language, but to have the interest to participate in all activities for its conservation and promotion.

Among those countries which speak Creole are Martinique, the Seychelles Islands, Reunion, Rodrigues, Santa Lucia, French Guyana, Haiti, Guadeloupe and Cuba.

 

TO ALL THOSE INTERESTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE "FIRST KIBA KREYOL FESTIVAL '98"

The recovery and conservation of the culture of our Caribbean people forms a part of the objectives of Bannzil Kreyol Kiba, an institution sponsored by the Caribbean Association of Cuba. Those interested in this task are concentrating our efforts in the grand Caribbean festival "Kiba Kreyol '98", which will take place from 3-5 October 98. The purpose of this festival is related to the continuation of its main activities:

* Seminars and round tables about the influence of Creole in Caribbean and Latin American culture
* Encounter the Bible and Creole
* Voodoo ceremony
* Creole Carnival
* Tour of Colonial Havana, declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site
* Meeting with personalities renowned world-wide in Creole culture: Marta Jean Claude, Rafael Confiant, Iv Dejean
* Exhibition and sale of paintings and sculptures

REGISTRATION FEE
    Foreign Delegates             $25 USD
    Foreign Students             $15 USD

The Organizing Committee for the festival has arranged with
MERCADU-ISPJAE, a Specialized Travel Agency, to prepare
various hotel offers (all prices in USD) for your stay in Havana:

University Residence:    $235 double room
            $270 single room

Hotel Villa Panamericana:    $282 double room
            $363 single room

3-star hotels (Vedado, Colina, Deauville)
            $315 double room
            $380 single room

4-star hotels (Riviera)    $412 double room
            $537 single room

5-star hotels (Nacional)    $632 double room
            $762 single room

These prices are per person and include the following:


* Transfer Jose Marti Airport - Hotel - Jose Marti Airport
* Lodging for 7 nights and 8 days in the hotel of your choice with breakfast and dinner each day
* Transfer to all official activities of the program
* Excursion to the beaches east of Havana
* Personalized and specialized attention

Payment is in US dollars (cash) upon arrival in Havana, to a representative of the MERCADU-ISPJAE Agency.
Please contact the following:

Maria Antonia Cruz Vazquez, Manager
MERCADU-ISPJAE Specialized Travel Agency
Telephone (537) 271574 / 207967 / 271450
Fax (537) 271574 / 272964 / 333028
email: btur@tesla.ispjae.edu.cu

You can contact the Organizing Committee via MERCADU-ISPJAE. We hope we can count on your presence at this intercultural meeting.

Hilario Batista Felix
President, Bannzil Kreyol Kiba


ATENTAMENTE A TODOS LOS INTERESADOS EN PARTICIPAR EN EL PRIMER FESTIVAL KIBA KREYOL '98

El rescate y conservacion de la cultura de nuestro pueblo caribeno, forma parte del objetivo del Bannzil Kreyol Kiba, institucion patrocinada por la Asociacion Caribena de Cuba. Los interesados en esta labor concentramos actualmente nuestros esfuerzos en la gran fiesta caribena Kiba Kreyol '98 que se efectuara del 3 al 5 de octubre proximo. En funcion de la misma se relacionan a continuacion las principales actividades:

* Conferencias y mesas redondas sobre la influencia del Kreyol en la cultura caribena y latinoamericana
* Encuentro La Biblio y el Kreyol
* Ceremonia de Vodou
* Carnaval del Kreyol
* Recorrido por la Habana Colonial, declarada por la UNESCO Patrimonio de la Humanidad
* Encuentro con personalidades del mundo del Kreyol: Marta Jen
Claude, Rafael Confiant, Iv Dejean
* Exposicion y venta de pinturas y esculturas

CUOTA DE INSCRIPCION:
    Delegados extranjeros        $25 USD
    Estudiantes extranjeros        $15 USD

El Comite Organizador del festival encargo a la Agencia de Viajes Especializados MERCADU-ISPJAE la preparacion de las ofertas hoteleras para su estancia en La Habana:

Residencias Universitarias:    $235 USD en habitaciones dobles
            $270 USD en habitaciones sencillas

Hotel Villa Panamericana:    $282 USD en hab. dobles
            $363 USD en hab. sencillas

Hoteles 3 estrellas (Vedado, Colina, Deauville)
            $315 USD en hab. dobles
            $380 USD en hab. sencillas

Hoteles 4 estrellas (Riviera)    $412 USD en hab. dobles
            $537 USD en hab. sencillas

Hoteles 5 estrellas (Nacional)    $632 USD en hab. dobles
            $762 USD en hab. sencillas

Estos precios son por persona e incluyen:
* Traslado Aeropuerto Jose Marti - Hotel - Aeropuerto Jose Marti
* Alojamiento por 7 noches y 8 dias en el hotel seleccionado con desayuno y cena diarios
* Traslado a todas las actividades oficiales del Programa
* Excursion a las playas del Este de La Habana
* Atencion personalizada y especializada

El pago es en efectivo a su llegada a La Habana, en dolares norteamericanos, a un representante de la Agencia MERCADU-ISPJAE. Por favor, le rogamos se ponga en contacto con:

Sra. Maria Antonia Cruz Vazquez, Gerente
Agencia de Viajes Especializados MERCADU-ISPJAE
Telefonos (537) 271574 / 207967 / 271450
Fax (537) 271574 / 272964 / 333028
email: btur@tesla.ispjae.edu.cu

Para contactar con el Comite Organizador utilice las referencias de la Agencia MERCADU-ISPJAE. Esperamos contar con su presencia en este encuentro intercultural.

Lis. Hilario Batista Felix
Presidente, Bannzil Kreyol Kiba

 

Contacting the Festival Organizers

Organizing Committee, Bannzil Kreyol Kiba
Calle 88, No. 4101   esq. a 41
Marianao, Ciudad de La Habana
Cuba
Tel (53.7) 203072

Maria Antonia Cruz Vazquez, Manager
MERCADU-ISPJAE Specialized Travel Agency
Telephone (537) 271574 / 207967 / 271450
Fax (537) 271574 / 272964 / 333028
email: btur@tesla.ispjae.edu.cu

 

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