Kuala Lumpur, June 13 - The exhibition of contemporary painting "From Dreams to Reality" was officially inaugurated today at the National Gallery of Malaysia, within the framework of the activities carried out by the mission to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution .
On behalf of the National Gallery, Mr. Ameruddin, Vice General Director, welcomed those present and thanked the embassy for having chosen the place for this exhibition, which he said will contribute to broaden the knowledge of Cuba in Malaysia through culture.
For her part, the Cuban ambassador, Ibete Fernández Hernández, highlighted the profound impact the Revolution had on Cuba's culture sector and how it allowed its practice and exercise to cease to be a possibility for the privileged elite.
The director of the gallery of the city, Mary Sim, signified the continuous work with the Cuban embassy for 18 years and thanked the possibility of contributing to the diffusion of Cuba.
In attendence on behalf of the ministry of culture and tourism, were his deputy secretary general and former ambassador to Cuba, Dato Yeng, colleagues of the diplomatic corps, members of the parliamentary friendship group with Cuba, headed by its chairman Wong Chen, Tunku Abidin Muhriz de Negeri Sembilan and as always, we were accompanied by the friendship association with Cuba. The cultural item was by the resident Cuban musician, Marco Antonio Alonso who delighted the audience with his performances.
The exhibition has 57 works by 28 Cuban painters and a small sample of Arte en casa, by Artex and will be open until june 23.