Cuba in New Zealand

Solidarity with Cuba continues in New Zealand.

Wellington, March 5. During the week it was learned that the Auckland Cuba Friendship Society group demanded in an open letter to President Joe Biden the exclusion of Cuba from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism.

Cuban Ambassador visits the city of Palmerston North.

Palmerston, February 27. Responding to an invitation from the mayor of the city, H.W Grant Smith, Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the Festival of Cultures and carried out an intense program on the 26th and 27th.

A visit to Massey University and its research centers, dinner with the Mayor, and the opening ceremony of the festival were some of the main activities.

The Ambassador also made arrangements for the next Latin American and Spanish Film Festival (LASFF), which should open in September.

Promoting Cuban culture.

Wellington, February 20. Personnel from the Cuban Embassy participated in the annual picnic in Island Bay, organized by the cultural project "CubanFusion" directed by Cuban Rafael Ferrer and his wife Rosina.

On this occasion, the young Cuban dancer Ana Gallardo, soloist dancer of the Royal Ballet of New Zealand, joined.

Many attendees from the most diverse parts of the world shared a summer day and enjoyed Cuban music and dances.



Cuban Ambassador receives Niue High Commissioner.

Wellington, February 12. The Cuban Ambassador, Edgardo Valdés, received at his residence the High Commissioner of Niue in New Zealand, H.E, the Honorable Fisa Igilisi Pihigia.

Both had an extensive exchange about the situation in their respective countries and the Pacific Islands Forum.

The Ambassador thanked the High Commissioner for the opportunity to update himself on the situation in Niue, a country to which he will be accredited when conditions allow.