Echoes of the “Havana Jazz Plaza Festival 2020” in Ulaanbaatar.

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. February 17, 2020.- The pianist, composer, director of the “UB JAZZ CLUB” and President of the “Jazz of the Great Steppe” Festival of Ulaanbaatar, Mr. N. Ganbat, delivered today to the Ambassador of Cuba in Mongolia, a thanks you letter addressed to the Cuban authorities of the Ministry of Culture and the Cuban Institute of Music for their successful participation in the International Festival “JAZZ Plaza-2020”. The festival is organized every year in the city of Havana and this year was on January 14 to 20.

Cuba participates for the first time in the 6th Baku International Book Fair that opens today in the capital of Azerbaijan.

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

The Cuban stand shows works related to the history, literature, art and architecture of the Greater Antilles.

The Cuban ambassador to this Caucasian nation, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, commented on his twitter account that it is dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the foundation of Havana.

During the opening day at the Cuban stand there was a meeting with students of foreign languages and Azeri intellectuals.

Cuba will participate in the VI Baku International Book Fair

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

Cuba will participate in the VI Baku International Book Fair, Azerbaijan, which will be held from September 27 to 29, with an exhibition of books, digital platforms, multimedia products and cultural works of various Cuban authors and artists, the diplomatic mission reported today of the Island in this Caucasian nation.

The Cuban stand will show titles published by several Cuban publishing houses, among which are: Letras Cubanas, Ciencias Sociales, Verde Olivo, Unión, Citmatel y Soycubano, among others.

Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Emancipation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Receives Ambassador of Cuba

The diplomat acknowledged the Netherland's newest experiences in the areas of culture, education and emancipation, which it shares with other countries and in which Cuba and the Netherlands could promote collaboration between the two countries.

Cuban artist takes part in mural to be exhibited at Auckland Airport.

Wellington, August 17, 2017. -Thanks to the support of Otahuhu College, Cuban artist Osemivy Ortega is taking part in the creation of a mural that will be displayed at Auckland International Airport.

The work is being prepared at the College of the homonym suburb of Auckland city. This school stands out for its quality in the teaching of the Visual Arts, among whose group of teachers is Malcolm McCallister, also a member of the Cuba Friendship Society.

Minister Maggie Barry expresses support for broader exchanges with Latin America.

Minister Maggie Barry together with Ambassadors of Latin America in Wellington

Wellington, 23 June 2017. In a friendly meeting held at the Embassy of Cuba with the heads of Mission of the GRULAC, the Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, expressed her support for a greater exchange between New Zealand and Latin American nations.

During the event, the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, offered details about the Latina America and Spain Film Festival (LASFF), which in its 2017 edition will have its inauguration at Te Papa Museum on October 20th, with the screening of the film "Cuba Libre", by Jorge Luis Sánchez filmmaker.

Toronto-Cuba Friendship Day and Culture day celebrated in Toronto


Toronto, October 24th, 2016. The 21st edition of the Toronto Cuba Friendship Day and the Cuban Culture Day were held at the Toronto Steelworkers Hall, organized by the Canadian Cuban Friendship Association of Toronto (CCFA- Toronto) and the Association of Cuban Residents in Toronto "Juan Gualberto Gómez". This event was also dedicated to the 90th Birthday of the Commander Fidel Castro.


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