A day of Cuban culture was seized in the Educational Complex 132-134 of Baku of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The children and teachers of the center dedicated poetry, paintings, fashions of typical costumes and plays to Cuban culture and traditions.
The tribute was attended by the Ambassador of Cuba in Baku, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, who spoke with the students about Cuban social, historical and cultural traditions.
The diplomat thanked the center's management for carrying out this activity within the framework of the Cuban Culture Day.
Chairman of Azerbaijan`s State Tourism Agency Fuad Naghiyev has met with Cuban Ambassador to the country Alfredo Nieves Portuondo to discuss prospects for tourism cooperation.
The sides stressed the importance of friendly relations between the two countries.
“Cuba is always interested in participating in the International Tourism and Travel Fair in Baku,” the Cuban ambassador said.
Alfredo Nieves Portuondo invited Fuad Naghiyev to attend a tourism event to be held in Havana in May, 2019.
The Cuban ambassador in Azerbaijan, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, made a working visit to the regions of Astara and Lankaran where he learned about the social and industrial development achieved in the area and the splendor of its culture and gastronomy.
The diplomat began his visit to the province of Astara where he observed the tourist and cultural development of this city bordering Iran.
In Lankaran the ambassador toured a citrus farm in the district of Hirkan and tea plantations.
He also visited the Haydar Aliyev Memorial Park and the Lankaran Ethnographic Museum.
The Ambassador of Cuba in Azerbaijan, His Excellency Mr. Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, paid a working visit to the State University of Culture and Arts of Azerbaijan.
During the day, the Cuban diplomat held a working meeting with the rector of the institution Jeyran Mahmudova with whom he analyzed future cooperation actions between homologous institutions of Cuba and Azerbaijan.
Subsequently, the ambassador, accompanied by the deputy - rector, Gulsan Aliyeva, toured the university and held meetings with students and professors.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in Azerbaijan, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, met with the executive director of the Contemporary Art Center of Azerbaijan http://www.moma.az/en , Khayyam Abdinov.
In the conversations and during the tour of the installation, both parties valued a future collaboration in the visual arts.