US Students Visit Cuba in Intercultural Exchange Program
HAVANA, Cuba, May 28 (AIN) A first group of students from
Woodbury University in
Los Angeles, USA, is in Cuba as part of an intercultural
communication program, sponsored by the José Martí Cultural
Jeannette V Fischer (Cookie), a
professor from this university, who is the
promoter and coordinator of the project, explained to ACN news
interdisciplinary nature of the initiative because it includes
several degrees such as social communication, architecture,
and even economy, which expands the range of the exchanges and
She noted that because the practical and professional results of
first group she believes there will be many more to come,
even some of the youngsters here this time already expressed
to repeat the experience.
Fischer pointed out that this is a unique event, which involves
possible angles, in a synergy of topics such as art, society,
knowledge and mutual spiritual growth.
The professor also explained that this trip was possible because
she has known several people in the SCJM, who along with some US
carried out works with a very strong passion and amazing
She said that the first result of this exchange was the penning
agreement with the International School of Film and Television
Antonio de los Baños and their young students received lectures
prominent figures such as the Cuban photographer Roberto Salas.
They have also experienced direct contact with many people and
institutions in the streets of Havana.
For me it is very important that they learn there is another way
interconnect, because they come from a society with many
facilities and here they see how creativity emerges from the
with the community, something that we lack in our country, which
more individualistic, she expressed .
The academic said she was excited about the invitation they
actor Manuel Porto who has developed a successful and renowned
community cultural promotion in a far-off place as the Cienaga