Opening photo exhibition "Comandante" in Toronto

Toronto, December 4, 2017. Last Friday, at the headquarters of the Consulate General of Cuba, took place the opening of the photographic exhibition "Comandante", a collection of around 30 snapshots of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, by Cuban photographers Roberto Chile, Alberto Korda and Liborio Noval. The occasion became an act of homage to the Commander in Chief, Fidel Castro, on the first anniversary of his physical disappearance.

In the opening remarks, Consul General Tania López Larroque highlighted the significance of Fidel for Cubans, while addressing his legacy for Cuba and the world. During the event, the Cuban citizen living in Toronto Daysi Camejo Rodríguez recited a poem entitled "Letter to a Father" by the Cuban singer Tomasita Quiala and the Cuban pioneer Ana Cecilia González Jorge read "Letter to a grandfather", both texts dedicated to Fidel

The event was attended by Luis Acuña Cedeño, Consul General of Venezuela in Toronto, Counselor Anthony Perruzza, Tony Ruprecht, former provincial parliament member, prominent intellectual Keith Ellis, Julio Fonseca, president of the Association of Cubans living in Toronto "Juan Gualberto Gómez", a representation of Canadian solidarity groups and Cuban residents in this city, as well as members of the Cuban state mission. The exhibition has made a tour of several Canadian cities and this time will be shown for a week.

Consulate General of Cuba in Toronto

 

 

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