Cuba in Austria

INFORMATION NOTE NO. 4: Current situation in Cuba of the novel coronavirus COVID-19

To date, there are no reported cases of coronavirus in Cuba. In case of occurrence, the Government of Cuba will immediately inform the population.

However, the possibility of introducing the virus into Cuba is real, based on the international context.

The Plan for the Prevention and Control of the novel coronavirus approved by the Council of Ministers in January 2020 has been updated and broadened.

In Vienna, homage to Cuba's National Hero, José Martí, on the 167th anniversary of his birth

"In honoring, we honor". The "Latin American Square" in the Danube Park (Donaupark), where the bust of José Martí is located, in Vienna, was the scene, as every year, of the well-deserved tribute that the Cuban Embassy in Austria, the Association of Cuban Residents in this country "Cuba Va" and the Austria-Cuba Friendship Association "ÖKG", offer to the most universal of Cubans in his birth. This year, the 167th.  

The Cuban Ambassador presents her Credentials to UNIDO

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cuba to the International Organizations in Vienna, Mrs. Loipa Sánchez Lorenzo presented her Credentials to H.E. Mr. LI Yong, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

“Ars Longa” Ensemble triumphs in Vienna

"Ars Longa" Early Music Ensemble successfully performed in the "Großer Saal” of the emblematic “Wiener Konzerthaus”. The Ensemble presented the concert entitled "Misa Guadalupana", in the framework of the “Resonanzen Festival”, which this year has as its main theme "The ten commandments". 

The event which is dedicated to ancient music, is a space where the prestigious Cuban ensemble already has an important endorsement, having performed in four of its editions, with different repertoires and a high professionalism and versatility, which distinguish and identify it. 

Declaration of the Association of cuban residents in Austria

"Cuba Va", the Association of Cubans Residents in Austria, having been restructured today, 19 January 2020, in a General Assembly, proclaims its commitment to

1) To strengthen the ties that unite us forever to our homeland wherever we are. To disseminate and defend our culture, values and identity, always with respect and gratitude to our heroes and martyrs who gave everything for Cuba´s independence and sovereignty.

2) To continue to denounce and demand the end of the U.S. blockade against Cuba, which unjustly continues to affect our families and the entire Cuban people.