Cuba Launches New TV Channel
Havana, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) People from Havana and Havana province
benefit from the opening of Habana television station, the fifth channel in
Cuban television. The opening coincided with ceremonies to pay homage to
Cuban National Hero Jose Marti.
People will be able to watch the station shows on channel 27, Monday through
Friday from 16:00 hours, and Saturdays and Sundays from 18:00 hours, local
time, to 12:00 midnight.
The first broadcast was broadcast on Saturday, at the studio frm where
television signal was aired for the first time on the island on October 24,
This station, with an informative and cultural profile, is included in the
country's efforts to raise the intellectual and educational level of all
Cubans, who are involved in an important battle of ideas, as they call a
group of social plans in the health, education, sports, and culture sectors.
An image of Jose Marti identifies the lobby of the renovated station
Esteban Lazo, a leading Cuban Communist Party official, referred to
challenges the station will need to overcome to become the favorite of the
capital's tv viewers, who also have the possibility to choose among four
He also spoke about the way the national television should reflect the
country's values, ethics, morality, honesty, responsibility, solidarity,
brotherhood, and commitment.
The most outstanding shows of the new television station are the Hola Habana
(Hello Havana) news and information hour, tv serials, a program for movies,
cartoons, and other shows for children.