The Ambassador of Cuba Teresita Vicente Sotolongo and the Minister-Counsellor Antonio Rodriguez Valcarcel visit the Oxford Brookes University | CUBADIPLOMATICA

The Ambassador of Cuba Teresita Vicente Sotolongo and the Minister-Counsellor Antonio Rodriguez Valcarcel visit the Oxford Brookes University

UNITED KINGDOM, 8 March 2017.- Invited by the Oxford Brookes University Documentary Club, the Ambassador Teresita Vicente Sotolongo attended the presentation of the documentary Unfinished Spaces on the history of foundation and creation of the Higher Institute of Arts (ISA, by its Spanish initials), the University of Arts of Cuba, an idea of Fidel Castro in the first years after the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution, that changed the concept and the way of teaching arts in Cuba and had an impact beyond its frontiers.

During the talk the Ambassador of Cuba, who was accompanied by Dr. Igea Troiani, Architect of the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment of the University, talked about the historical and architectural significance of the building that over time has endured and educated the crème de la crème of culture and arts in Cuba.

“ISA is another token of the perseverance, passion, love and strenght of the ideas of the Revolution and Fidel in order to carry the teaching of arts to everyone and everywhere, despite the difficulties”, stated the Ambassador Teresita Vicente.   (Embacuba United Kingdom)

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