Cuban broadcasting celebrates its 100th anniversary – Escambray

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One hundred years ago, this Monday, the first experimental radio broadcast took place in Cuba.

On August 22, 1922, the sound of the radio amazed at 9:00 p.m. when the first Cuban station, 2LC, began broadcasting.

Its founder, Luis Casas Romero, composer, flautist, conductor and cultural promoter, as well as his children, created it on an experimental basis. The occasion is seen on the island, the advent of the era of radio broadcasts.

In a speech on prime-time radio, Haciendo Radio, President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez recognized the importance of this medium which, despite new technologies, the explosion of social media and the Internet, remains a source of paramount information, as the most extensive reach media.

He said that in Cuba, people remain identified with their local radio stations, and he recalled the programs that are an integral part of daily life on the island.

In his remarks to Haciendo Radio, Diaz-Canel praised radio staff, producers and listeners and expressed his wishes that over the next century, broadcasting on the island will continue to ring with the cubitude that has made it. distinct.

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