Solidarity with Cuba and condemnation of the blockade in Athens

Solidarity with Cuba and condemnation of the blockade in Athens

Athens, June 27. It was held a massive political-cultural activity of solidarity with Cuba entitled "The Cuba of our heart and our dreams: 60 years of the Cuban revolution", organized by the cultural association Ano Ampelokipi in an outdoor Amphitheatre. The vice President of the Association, Nikitas Dimeas, said very emotional words about the Cuban revolution, its impact, and its heroic people, whether as on the legacy of Marti, Fidel, Che, Camilo, Raul. The Ambassador of Cuba in Greece Zelmys Maria Dominguez Cortina, explained the current situation in Cuba, the recrudescence of the unjust economic, commercial and financial blockade of USA against Cuba with the measures of the President Donald Trump, as she reaffirmed the values and principles of the Cuban revolution, internationalist solidarity, support for Venezuela, Nicaragua and requested support for the release of Luis Ignacio Lula da Silva in Brazil. The public applauded at various times of the interventions, and expressed its permanent solidarity with the Cuban revolution and the cause of peoples against imperialism. In addition, members of the Board of the Association explained the activities that had taken place in the year. It was merged the political message with culture, with the presence of the Latin American group Los del Sur, which interpreted Cuban and Latin American songs concluding with “Until always Commander” (Hasta siempre Comandante). In addition, the Greek amateur group Cuban dance house, danced several choreographies of wheel of Casino (rueda de casino) with Cuban music, which urged the public to join in dancing in a big party on Cuba The cultural association José Marti of friendship with Cuba, present also at the event, exhibited pictures and information about the Greek participation in the brigades organized by the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the peoples (ICAP) and the parade of May 1 in Cuba. Sold in addition numerous books on Cuba in Greek published by Greek publishers Dietness Vima and Topos. There were more than 400 attendees, included representatives of different political forces, opinion leaders, staff of the Embassy, friends of different associations of solidarity, Cuban residents in Greece and public in general. There were also available tourist materials on Cuba for the attendees, which aroused great interest. It was an evening full of music and emotion in favor of Cuba that showed the friendship between Greek and Cuban peoples. Embacuba Grecia and facebook Oriol Marrero

 

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