Closing of the celebrations of Cuban Culture in New Zealand.
Wellington, October 20. With the participation of numerous members of the Young Professionals Network of the Latin America/New Zealand Business Council (LANZBC-YPN) and several Latin American Ambassadors, a Cuban movie night and party was held at the Embassy to commemorate Cuban Culture Day.
Ambassador Edgardo Valdés commented on the origin and meaning of the date.
In the film, the attendees learned about the origins and evolution of Cuban music, and then exchanged about it and danced to Cuban rhythms.
This organization plans a trip to Cuba next year.
Cuban Foreign Minister presents report on the blockade.
Havana, October 19. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez, presented to the national and foreign press the update of the national report under resolution 75/289 of the United Nations General Assembly, entitled "Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba.” (Period August 2021- February 2022)
Celebration of Cuban Culture Day in New Zealand.
Wellington, October 15. On October 20, Cuba celebrates its Culture Day, to commemorate the first time the National Anthem was sung, in 1868, at the beginning of our wars of independence.
The Embassy in New Zealand has been posting messages from filmmakers, poets, and dance teachers, among other admirers of our culture and friends of Cuba, on its social networks.
A special place occupies the interpretation of our National Anthem by the young student Larainah Tapelu, who learned it especially for this occasion.
Cuba welcomes the resumption of talks between the Government of Colombia and the ELN
Havana, October 4. A Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba informs that “…the ELN Peace Delegation who were staying in Cuba departed from the national territory by virtue of an agreement reached among the National Government of Colombia, the ELN and the Guarantors from Norway, Venezuela, and Cuba.
Ambassador of Cuba participates in the State Memorial Service in honor of H.M Queen Elizabeth II.
Wellington, September 26. Ambassador Edgardo Valdes attended on behalf of Cuba, the State Memorial Service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in this city.
Presided over by the Governor General, the Right Honorable Dame Cindy Kiro, and the Right Honorable Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister, a service was held in the Cathedral, followed by a reception in Parliament.