Monday, April 30, 2012
Havana.- The province of Cienfuegos, in the central area of the country, stands out for the preservation of the cultural and historical heritage in places like the Palacio Episcopal (Episcopal Palace), built at the beginning of the 20th century.
The building shows an excellent state of preservation, including all its constructive details; of its woodwork, chapel, doors, windows, walls and gardens.
Taking into account the above said, this location was given the 2012 Provincial Preservation Award for authenticity, excellent management, care and use of its facilities.
Restoration works were done with the participation of the Oyola group, composed of artisans from the provincial branch of the Cuban Fund of Cultural Assets in the territory, in order to preserve this house of unique features.
In general, awards are meant to acknowledge the care and concern for constructions, urban historical places; as well as sites of cultural and historical heritage, which have a local, national or international significance.