With the same excitement of those heady days of December 1958, when the city of Santa Clara awoke to see his commander , who came down from the hills in epic redemptive campaign , this October 8 in Santa Clara a tribute to Ernesto Che Guevara , on the 46th anniversary of his death in Bolivia.
In Sculptural Complex, located about 276 kilometers from Havana, and keeps honorably the eternal guerrilla fighter name of America, took place the traditional exchange of flowers at the Memorial that holds his remains and those of several of his comrades; This was followed solemn initiation ceremony as pioneers of over one hundred children from schools in the territory, who received their blue scarf hands of their parents.
Similarly, in schools and workplaces developed special morning to remember the Hero of the Battle of Santa Clara, particularly in the many factories founded by him in the central province of Cuba, including Mechanical Plant, the National Production Industry of Kitchen Utensils EINPUD May 1st and the former neighborhood Sakenaf .
The culmination of activities in homage to Ernesto Che Guevara, Villa Clara university students staged the usual walk on the path of Che, which commemorates the route followed by the head of Ciro Redondo Column 8 during the liberation of the city , starting from Marta Abreu Central University of Las Villas, where he lived his command , finishing in the Vidal Park.
During the crossing, was paid tribute to those killed in the fighting by the invaders on their way to the heart of the city, the armored train derailment or making the Capiro Hill and the Grand Hotel, today, Santa Clara Libre Hotel, in whose proximity was a concert tribute of duo Buena Fe.
Translated by Daysi Olano