Pretoria, September 1st, 2019.- The talented Cuban saxophonist Michel Herrera, at the head of the Madre Tierra group, was in charge of putting the international “Art Alive” festival held on September 1 in the South African city of Johannesburg.
Cuba was represented for the first time in “Art Alive”, as a special guest country to this great cultural event that starts in spring every August and brings together the most prominent local young talent and musicians of the international scene.
Pretoria, August 31, 2019.- The officials of the Embassy of Cuba in South Africa paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, in the Long March to Freedom Museum Park, in the Gauteng province, where a statue of Fidel stands next to prominent fighters and South Africans personalities like Nelson and Winnie Mandela, Oliver and Adelaida Tambo and Walter and Albertina Sisulu.
Pretoria, September 30, 2019.- Today, the Cuban Jazz group “Madre Tierra”, headed by saxophonist Michel Herrera, arrived in South Africa to participate in the renowned “Art Alive” Festival, which will take place next Sunday, September 1 in the city of Johannesburg.
For the first time, Cuba will be represented in this popular international event, attended by about 20,000 people annually.
Pretoria, September 28th, 2019.- Cuban Ambassador exchanged with Blade Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology of South Africa.
The Ambassador of Cuba in South Africa, Rodolfo Benítez Verson, held a productive working meeting with Bonginkosi Emmanuel "Blade" Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology of South Africa, who is also the Secretary General of the South African Communist Party.