Cuba celebrates the Day of National RebellionEvents, Thursday, November 24, 2011 16:31:40
In Cuba, began celebrations for the Day of National Rebellion - public holiday that marks the beginning of armed struggle of the Cuban revolutionaries. Traditionally, the holiday is celebrated two days - 25 and 26 July In 1953 a group of young revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro's attempt to capture the barracks "Mankaza" in Santiago to Cuba in the east of the island.
After the failure of the attack rebels were captured and sentenced, but under public pressure have been amnestied. Storming the barracks "Mankada" however is considered as the starting point of the Cuban revolution. Celebrations devoted to the Day of National Rebellion, will be held in all cities. Main event, however, is designed for tomorrow morning in the city of Holguin, about 800 km from Havana. was announced that rallies and marches in Holguin will involve about 200 000 people, provided that the city has a population of 300,000. Celebrations will be in Havana - now on 23 streets in the favorite part for Cubans Evening tours will be arranged scenes with musical and artistic events, shops and restaurants. In a week volunteers - students, decorated the central streets. On occasion cinemas in the country and began broadcasting a series of 50 films "The Great Movies ".
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