Veteran Cuban director receives
National Television Award
October 24, Cuban director Julio Pulido celebrated
winning the National Television Award, on the 64th
anniversary of the arrival of this revolutionary
medium to Cuba.
director Pulido received the National Television
Award in recognition of his long career in Cuban
Renowned for programs such as “Sabadazo” and “Entre
Amigos,” Pulido is an institution in this field, for
which he was recognized on October 23, during the
closure of the Cuba-2014 Radio and Television
The award is recognition of Pulido’s many
achievements during his career which began in 1962,
when he enrolled in the Cuban Radiofusion Institute,
then recently created and now the Cuban Institute of
Radio and Television.
The Convention ended on October 27, after four days
of debates and presentations relating to the impact
of various communicative models and the search for
new avenues to be explored within the sector.
The signing of agreements; workshops; fairs; mini
concerts; and multiple exchanges between veteran and
young directors to find new ways to break the global
hegemonic discourse took place.
Some 600 participants from 27 countries converged on
the Havana Convention Center, in a unique
opportunity for local broadcasters and multinational
channels to engage in dialogue and share
Another big winner was comedy show "Vivir del Cuento,"
chosen for its reflection of Cuban contemporary life
Meanwhile, the Grand Prize went to television
series, "Duaba, la odisea del Honor," by director
Roly Peña, for his novel way of narrating Cuba’s
history, with the aim of capturing the interest of
the younger generation.