In homage to the 165th anniversary of the birth of José Marti, the Cuban Embassy held a Memorial activity to the national hero in collaboration with the Friendship Association Bulgaria - Cuba and the Association of Cubans Residents in Bulgaria.
Ambassador Pedro Pablo San Jorge recalled that Marti was a Cuban of universal projection that exceeded the borders of the time he lived to become the bigest Hispanic political thinker of the 19th century.
Ambassador Pedro Pablo San Jorge Rodríguez participate as a guest of honor at the opening of the International Folklor Festival "Maleshevo sings and dances" as an invitation from Mr. Emil Iliev, mayor of the city of Strumyani.
This festival was first organized in 2004 and was designed to protect the traditional culture and folklore of the Balkan peoples, but to this day it has expanded its borders and its ideas have reached distant points not only of Europe but also of the world .
The Cuban Ambassador to Bulgaria, Pedro Pablo San Jorge Rodríguez had a meeting with the Minister of Economy of Bulgaria, Emil Karanikolov held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy on September 14, 2017.
During the friendly and cordial meeting, the Bulgarian Minister sent a message of condolences for the deaths caused by Hurricane Irma and a message of support and solidarity with Cuba. They also exchanged on the current economic-trade relations and evaluated different initiatives and proposals to increase and expand them.
Ambassador Pedro Pablo San Jorge and his wife, Niurka de la O participated in the homage to the Bulgarian singer friend of Cuba Bicer Kirov, who died on November 6, 2016.
On this occasion, the Foundation for Sustainable Development of Bulgaria, whose President is Mrs. Stanka Schopova, published the autobiographical book of Bisser Kirov "Song of thanksgiving" on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of his birth.
The book's presentation was attended by Bicer's family and friends, including Bulgarian singers Yordanka Hristova and Veselin Marinov.