The live presentation opened the September programming 2019, with a classic repertoire of bossa nova and boleros.
With the commemoration of 150 anniversary of the fire of Santiago occurred the 6 of September of 1863, the Lion Center held an Encounter with Memory, in which the historian Edwin Espinal Hernandez addressed the different versions of this event and how it becomes a point Starting point for urban changes generated in the city in the nineteenth century.
On the eve of its tenth anniversary, the León Center has been awarded the Travelers' Choice Awards from the internationally recognized tourist portal Tripadvisor.com
With regard to the celebration of the first 10 years of this cultural institution, a meeting was held with the media to present a program of special activities representative of their career in the cultural field.
The third Dominican Environmental Film Festival began on Thursday 5 and continues until Sunday 8 at Centro León. At the same time it makes simultaneous projections in Santo Domingo, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, San Juan de la Maguana, Bani, San Francisco de Macoris and Sosúa thanks to the coordination of the Global Democracy and Development Foundation.
With regard to the homonymous title exhibition presented at the National Gallery of Fine Arts, Danilo de los Santos, Marianne de Tolentino and Quisqueya Lora discussed the work of this artist politically and socially committed.
As part of the Education Program of the XXIV Eduardo León Jimenes Art Contestthe conference Stereoscopic Painting: An archeology of the gaze with the participation of the Spanish artist Víctor López-Rúa was held.
In the Salon of Activities of the León Center, a conversation was held in which the President of the Seismological and Seismic Engineering Society, Leonardo Reyes Madera, participated.
Rafael Emilio Yunén, Chiqui Vicioso, Elvia Ojeda and Domingo Batista led the meeting at the Patio Caribeño to discuss that historic concert in which Silvio Rodríguez and Juan Luis Guerra met on the same stage, as well as recalling the embrace of Máximo Gómez and José Martí in Montecristi in 1895 that was the reason for that artistic event.
Material or immaterial? This was the question he invited to the Caribbean Tertulia at the León Center to talk about cultural heritage with José Fernández Pequeño and Rafael Emilio Yunén about the exhibition What a broom counts: Dominican culture of everyday life.
For the seventh year the León Center participates in the most important fair in the region, presenting new training activities, popular artistic presentations, expo-sales and workshops.
The Global Democracy and Development Foundation (FUNGLODE) and the Cine Club of the León Center coordinate this second exhibition of films related to the Nature - Society theme.
Petruzka Smester valued the commercial development of the city of Santiago together with José Gabriel Villamán and Persia Villamán, owners of a company that for a hundred years has grown and transformed as the city itself.
On the occasion of the XV Anniversary of the Photographic Group of Santiago (GRUFOS), the León Center held a meeting to discuss the role of collectives and lens artists in the development of Dominican photography.
An enriching Afternoon of Folklore was held in the Caribbean Patio of the Leon Center to talk about an instrument that with its rhythmic rumblings characterizes us as Dominicans.
About the V Inter-American Video Art Biennial a conversation was held at the León Center about this artistic genre. The selected and awarded videos in this edition of the Biennial will be able to be appreciated until October's 6 in the Media Center of the cultural institution.
For the sixth year the León Center participated in the most important fair in the region, presenting an extensive cultural program that included expo-sales, artistic presentations and workshops.
From the 15 from September to the 6 in October, the videos selected and awarded in this edition of the Biennial will be shown at the Media Center of León.
In this exhibition of Environmental Cinema several short films and panels related to the Nature-Society theme were presented that were screened at the León Center with the participation of more than a dozen experts. Documentaries, short films and films were presented at the Centro León de Santiago as part of this Dominican Environmental Film Festival, organized by the Global Democracy and Development Foundation (FUNGLODE).