The Consul General of Cuba in Toronto, Jorge Yanier Castellanos, participated along with his accredited Latin American counterparts in the inauguration of the School4Civic program 2023, sponsored by the Hispanic Canadian Heritage Council (HCHC).
The Federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, and the former Deputy Mayor of Toronto, Ana Bailao, met with social leaders, artists and professionals from various fields. Consul Tania Valenzuela also participated representing Cuba.
The attendees enjoyed the screening of the film Lienzo en Blanco and an analysis of it by its director Leslie Ortiz, together with the coordinator of the Toronto Film Festival, Maria Josee Arauz. They also enjoyed the work of Nueva Trova artist Rosy Cervantes, and Latin American traditional dishes.