Cuba in New Zealand

New plans with the Young Professionals Network.

Wellington, June 2. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés met with Katie Andrews, head of promotion and marketing of the Young Professionals Network of the Latin America/New Zealand Business Council (LANZBC/YPN), with whom we have already organized a photo contest on Cuba and the resulting exhibition, which we recently opened.

We agree to systematically exchange information to promote a better understanding of Cuba and YPN activities, and to begin preparations for a trip to Cuba with a tentative date of May 2023.

Photo exhibition at the Cuban Embassy.

Wellington, May 26. An exhibition of photos of Cuba was inaugurated at the headquarters of our Embassy, ​​the result of a contest organized by the Young Professionals League (YPN) of the Latin American New Zealand Business Council (LANZBC) with the support of the Embassy.

The president of YPN, Juan Lara, and Ambassador Edgardo Valdés gave the opening remarks, in which they highlighted the importance of joint work in disseminating information about our region in new and varied ways.

Cuban Ambassador meets with Mayor of Palmerston North.

Palmerston North, May 26. During his visit to this city, Ambassador Edgardo Valdés met with H.W Grant Smith, Mayor of Palmerston North, with whom he maintains a fluid working relationship.

Both talked about the next Latin American and Spanish Film Festival (LASFF) and the mayor offered his full support for the event, which in this city will be coordinated by the Cuban Embassy.

The Ambassador received honey and other local products as a gift.

Palmerston North is characterized by its cultural diversity and a large presence of Latin American communities.

Cuba Day at Massey University.

Palmerston North, May 25. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés and Consul Dalila Vázquez traveled to this city to participate in several events related to Cuba, convened by the Massey University Student Association (MUSA) and the local chapter of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs. (NZIIA).

After a tour of the facilities, they officially opened an exhibition of photos about Cuba, taken by New Zealand tourists who have visited the island.