Some of the most significant activities of the team “Humanist Center of Cultures” in Las Palmas de Gran Canarias (Spain) during 2010.
IIIrd Festival Dialog between Cultures. Thousands of Faces to the Universal Human Nation
This festival was held on Saturday July 10, from 18:00 to 23:00 am at the Park St. Telmo (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria). It featured music from different backgrounds, interventions ... and "with your eyes, your words and your face ... in dialogue, in the way of future reconciliation, the convergence of cultures to the Universal Human Nation."
The words was present: Canary, Sahara, Palestine, Colombia, Venezuela. Music by Daniel Cano and Vidin Melini, Achankara, Child Stanton, Association of Colombian Folklore of Gran Canaria Macondo.
Stand at the Womad Festival
In the park of Santa Catalina in Las Palmas de Gran Canarias each year is held the festival Womad in the month of November with various open stages. This is a festival of world music and holding workshops and various food stalls, crafts and associations.
Once again we participated on a stand, where other humanist friends also joined us. We inform the people about our project and presented as main activity our ongoing project to open a Park of Study and Reflection on the island of Gran Canarias.
In addition to collecting data from interested people to collaborate, we distributed leaflets and sold calendars with the principles of valid action and the asking of Silo to support the Park. The Festival lasted four days from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 November.
Support for the Saharawi people
From this November we have been involved in campaigns denouncing the current situation of the Saharawi people, the violent eviction of the camp Gdeim Izik and continued persecution and torture they were subjected to the Saharawi in Aaiun occupied by the Moroccan regime.
It issued a statement of support sent to the media, it was published in Pressenza, the Web page of Aminatou Haidar and various blogs and media local digital.