Fuerteventura celebrates Unamuno's centenary on the island to which he was exiled for writing towards Alfonso XIII | EUROtoday

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The Cabildo of Fuerteventura have fun this 2024 the centenary of the arrival of the author and thinker Miguel de Unamuno to the island with a collection of actions that shall be held all year long. Thus, underneath the title Fuerteventura by means of your eyesthe actions will mirror the way in which wherein Unamuno's exile in Fuerteventura, because of a sentence imposed by Rivera's cousin in 1924, was important for the author's subsequent literary improvement.

The program will embrace the participation of native artists, educational acts and historic analysis, amongst different actions, with the collaboration of Government of the Canary Islands. The president of the Cabildo, Lola Garcia, advised Europa Press that it is very important pay tribute to the determine of a key writer to position Fuerteventura within the cultural context. While others noticed exile, he noticed the wonders of our panorama and our individuals.

García added that the actions deliberate for this centenary embrace, for instance, the renovation of the Unamuno House Museum to adapt it to the instances and the youthful viewers. For this purpose, the brand new museum will use totally different exhibition methodologies and a brand new house shall be transformed into an exhibition corridor.

On the event of those preparatory actions, the Unamuno House Museum now closes its doorways to reopen subsequent March 14, the day on which Miguel de Unamuno arrived in Fuerteventura, with the institutional act that may start the centenary programming. The Deputy Minister of Culture of the Government of the Canary Islands, Horacio Umpirrezmaintains that the centenary involves have fun the looks of the good author and thinker who included Fuerteventura into the historical past of literature, with a group of poems that continues to shock and stay present.

It may also be a second to recollect why the Canary Islands had been an area for the confinement of many characters who handed by means of the islands and the way this legacy has been included into our tradition, nuance. The centennial programming contains educational and analysis actions. The Chair Miguel de Unamuno may have particular content material for this centenary, investigating the keys to Fuerteventura within the improvement of Unamuno's work. Schoolchildren are key on this programming: they may take part in dramatized routes wherein they may meet among the characters that the author encountered throughout his exile in Fuerteventura.