FRIDAY October 27, 2017, 7pm
Russian Hall – 600 Campbell Ave.
Vancouver, BC, Canada
On Friday, October 27, Vancouver will welcome the soulful nueva trova Cubana spirit of legendary Cuban musician Gerardo Alfonso. His music is a beautiful mix, rich in influence from many musical genres from across the Caribbean. Gerardo masterfully weaves these sounds with his urban and popular roots, while never abandoning his trova spirit.
Ottawa, October 19, 2017 - Deputies to the Cuban National Assembly of People’s Power (Parliament) Belkys Pérez Cruz and Ariel Mantecón Ramos, along with parliamentarians from other seven Latin American and Caribbean countries attended ParlAmericas Conference on Legislative Openness this week in Ottawa.
Ottawa, October 16, 2017- Last Friday, Cuban Minister of Tourism, Manuel Marrero, concluded a four-day visit to Canada, which included a tour to Montreal and Toronto. The purpose of the visit was to stress that Cuba has rebounded from the ravages of hurricane Irma and that it is ready to welcome tourists, a message he has sent out to travel agencies, tour operators and the general public.
The Cuban Ambassador to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vilma Reyes Valdespino, was received by Sandy Peters-Philips, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Commerce of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
During the meeting, the Permanent Secretary informed that the Vincentian Company "East Caribbean Metals / Plastic.” will represent the country again, in the 35th edition of the International Fair of Havana (FIHAV), to be held from October 30 to November 3 this year 2017.
NASSAU, October 16th, 2017.-The Grand Prix of the International Cultural Festival of The Bahamas, held in Nassau on 14th and 15th October, was once again awarded to Cuba, only a few days before the celebration of the Cuban National Culture Day.
Besides, the Cuban artists Silvia Irene Blanco and Iracema Arias were awarded individually with the prizes within the Caribbean region for their guaracheras made out of paper and the sample of papier maché, respectively.