Successfully concludes in Greece III edition of the children's and youth competition "With Cuba in the Heart".

Successfully concludes in Greece III edition of the children's and youth competition "With Cuba in the Heart".

For the third consecutive year, an interesting project of work has been successfully developed in Athens, Greece, and with Cuban citizens residing in this country, the children's and youth competition "With Cuba in heart", organized by the Cuban Consulate in the Greek capital, which took place this year in online mode, motivated by the pandemic. The contest, which began in 2018, has as its general theme Cuba: its symbols, its people, its historical struggles, its culture, its geography, its history. This year's balance sheet 2020 has also been positive as participation has been remarkable: a total of 34 drawings of 23 children were presented from 6 countries: Cuba, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Israel and Greece. Although this activity with the descendants of resident Cubans is part of a consular project in Greece, children and young people from other latitudes wanted to join, which was highly positive. The event "With Cuba in the Heart", which took place between April 4, the anniversary of the Pioneer Organization and the Union of Young Communists, and the 1st. May, international workers' day, was followed very carefully. To date, about 3,000 people reacted positively to the drawings, more than 500 comments were produced on social media and the paintings were shared about 400 times. The Cuban television project "Behind the Footprint" sent a heartfelt congratulation to all the participants of the contest. And The Belgian-based Cuban painter Geladis Pérez gave the children 16 of her works, which were also published on social media. This initiative "Con Cuba in the Heart" is one of the activities of the aforementioned project, of which is part of the photographic exhibition "José Martí: with Greece in the heart", which has remained exhibited in two stations of the Athens metro, Acropolis and Syntagma, from March 13 to date, and has already been seen by thousands of people, both in Athens and in other Greek cities. To expand on the development of the contest "With Cuba in the Heart", in Greece, 21 publications, with texts and photographs, can be found on the Facebook account: Oriol Marrero, as well as on Twitter @JoseOriol5, and their reproduction in the institutional accounts DiploCuba Greece and Embacuba Greece. Embajada de Cuba. Grecia

 

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