The Council of the District of Columbia passed a resolution in which it acknowledges and honors the Festival Artes de Cuba, launched on May 8 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, a prestigious institution based in the U.S. capital city.
The resolution was presented to the Ambassador of Cuba to the United States, José Ramón Cabañas, by representatives of the City Council in an event held at the Embassy of Cuba in Washington D.C. to honor the Festival Artes de Cuba, the largest of its kind to be held in the United States.
With the presence of an important group of artists who are participating in the Festival Artes de Cuba these days, an event was held in the Cuban Embassy in Washington D.C. to acknowledge the holding of this Festival, the largest of its kind to be held in the United States, and the work of the John F. Kennedy Center in organize it.
The Ambassador of Cuba in Washington D.C., José Ramón Cabañas, paid a working visit to Florida on April 9- 10.
The high-ranking official had the opportunity to meet with businesspersons from several companies with contracts in Cuba, in particular, with those from the transportation sector, which in 2017, transported more than one million passengers to the Island from the United States.