The Plaza de La Marqueta Cultural Center will provide the people of Holguin and its visitors with an ideal space for cultural enrichment, in correspondence with the various facilities and areas that will make up the unique environment.
The Plaza de La Marqueta Cultural Center can be considered a unique site within the urban conglomerate of Holguin, a city in Cuba that has been defining its own identity over the years and that, despite not being one of the oldest in the country, With architecture renewed over the ages, it is not free of corners that recall the cultural heritage of the past.
Precisely, the Plaza de La Marqueta Cultural Center, with its unique urban fabric and the characteristics of the buildings that make it up, constitutes an important space, which, far from responding to the functions of market activity – for which it was created in 1848 – It is still a crossing point and meeting point for many Holguin residents, an important reason to subject it to restoration that reaffirms it as the busiest square in the City of Holguin.
One of the main objectives of the Plaza de La Marqueta Cultural Center is to cooperate in the preservation of urban heritage and develop sensitivity regarding the interrelation between the environment, urban life and culture of the City of Holguin.
Likewise, the Plaza de La Marqueta Cultural Center will offer the population new options with the activation of spaces and projects where they can spend their free time, while encouraging artistic and literary creation in the region and promoting research, study and preservation. of the artistic, literary and cultural heritage of the City of Holguin.
In addition to the cultural activities of all kinds that can be developed in this unique environment, the Plaza de La Marqueta Cultural Center will advise on cultural and artistic projects, promote creation scholarships, convene courses on cultural, artistic and specialized trade content, as well as as well as seminars, symposiums and meetings of creators, creation workshops and sales of works of art and crafts.
The Plaza de La Marqueta Cultural Center that flourishes here and there today will undoubtedly contribute to the people of Holguin heading into the new millennium with an environment enriched with peace, beauty and love.