Held at High School Trinidad and Tobago the "Day of Cuban Culture.

Port of Spain, October 21st . - With the presence of more than 200 high school students from center-east regions of the country, as wells as teachers of Spanish language of these institutions, it was held in the "Guaico" Government Secondary School, region Sangre Grande, the Day of Cuban Culture .The event, organized by the Embassy of Cuba, the Ministry of Education in Trinidad and Tobagoy and “Guaico” educational institution, had as its main objectives to take students for a brief journey to the Cuban culture through an entertaining and educational programme that included dance performances, games and a presentation prepared by the Embassy about the history, the formation of the nation and elements of the cuban culture. The event was also intended as a tool for the consolidation of the Spanish language in the Trinitarian schools.

In the welcoming remarks the Principal of the Center, Mrs. De La Rosa, urged the students to know the brother neighboring nation, the largest of the Caribbean islands, which she described as an example in education and training of values such as solidarity. Mrs. De La Rosa recounted his positive experience when in 2014 she traveled to Cuba as a tourist and was delighted by the friendliness of the Cubans.

A group of young of "Guaico" Government Secondary School delighted the audience with dances and recitation of poetry, which showed proficiency in spanish language and interest to make a colorful activity in homage to the Cuban Culture Day. Meanwhile, the first secretary of the Embassy, Mr. Alex González García, led attendees on a brief journey through the history of Cuba, its music, cuisine, literature, traditions that included participation games and projection of small symbolic fragments of culture and sport.

The direction of the "Guaico" School and other participants appreciated the initiative has met the objectives, particularly the intention to provoke a first spark in the students to increase their knowledge of the history of Cuba and the Caribbean region.


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