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Cuban culture Day celebrated in Indonesia.
Sunday, October 19, 2014

Jakarta, October 19 2014.- A group of enthusiastic universitary students and friends celebrated the Day of Cuban culture at the Embassy in this capital and enjoyed the screening of various documentaries on the socio economic and cultural develop in the Caribbean island. Cuban ambassador gave a lecture on the roots that nurtured and contributed to the formation process of culture and national identity emphasizing the influence of the original indigenous people, Spanish colonization and African roots. The latter two have the greatest impact on the folk traditions, religion and culture. In her presentation, she summarized the history of Cuba and particularly the work of Cuban poet and patriot Pedro Figueredo composer of the melody and lyrics of the national anthem in the second decade of the nineteenth century, in the heat of the War of the ten years, that marked the beginning of the wars of independence against Spanish colonialism. So the national anthem was sung in public for the first time in the city of Bayamo on 20 October 1868 and therefore Cubans commemorate that date as Day of Cuban Culture. Finally, she emphasized the significance of the triumph of the Revolution on January 1, 1959 and the qualitative change produced by socialization and universalization of knowledge by creating art schools and institutions aimed at bringing high values of the national culture. Did not go unnoticed that these efforts have been affected by more than half a century of unjust blockade that has hampered economic development in all areas, including culture. Cuban artists have been deprive of receiving awards in American territory under the pretext among other affectations and therefore, said the diplomat, the 28th of October once again will be voted on the resolution "Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade of United States against Cuba" which will receive the traditional support of the international community of country members Read More...

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Meeting of Foreign Minister of Indonesia and the Cuban Ambassador.
Sunday, October 19, 2014

Jakarta, 17 October 2014.- In cordial exchange with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia H.E. Mr. Marty Natalegawa, who completes his term next 20 October, the Ambassador of Cuba expressed their good wishes and success in his new role and endeavor. They agreed on the need to continue developing bilateral ties occasion that was seized by the Cuban diplomat to thank the continued support of Indonesia to the resolution calling for an end to economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba, which it will be voted at the General Assembly of the United Nations, next 28 October. That decision has had the legal backing of the international community members from 1992 to date. The Hon. M. Natalegawa expressed his desire to visit Cuba sometime later and recalled that the exchanges for more than 54 years of diplomatic relations are expressions of the strengthening of ties in different areas where relations of friendship and mutual benefit prevail. Embassy of Cuba Read More...

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Indonesian political cultural evening in solidarity with the five.
Sunday, October 19, 2014

Jakarta, October 7 2014.- The Cuban embassy in Jakarta held a Cultural evening dedicated to the Cuban Five, 3 of whom still suffer unjustly, imprisoned in American jails. The initial presentation by the Head of Mission, mentioned relevant aspects of the final Declaration and Plan of Action agreed at the event, addressing important updated details of the case which has touched many personalities and has been denounced by Heads of State, Government, academics, parliamentarians, artists, students and friends among others. The issue was ratified at the colloquium about the five held in Havana in September. In the central intervention, the Ambassador updated on economic political events in Cuba from socioeconomic monitoring guidelines that trace the guidelines of the country development . She summarized the historical dates of October. In this regards, she stressed the day of Cuban culture and its significance for all Cubans, including the Cuban 5 heroes who express their identity through different artistic forms such as painting and literature from their prisons Finally, she recalled the positive development of bilateral relations and thanked the continued support of Indonesia to Cuba in their just struggle to eliminate economic, financial and commercial blockade USA administrations have maintained for over 50 years. An exhibition on cartoons by Gerardo Hernandez, one of the five was opened. Just Radio Voice of Indonesia interviewed Ambassador on the occasion of the anniversaries celebrated. Representatives from several Indonesian universities as well as from the Indonesian- Cuba friendship association were present. Embassy of Cuba Read More...

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Cuba participated in training course on renewable energy in Indonesia
Sunday, October 19, 2014

Surabaya, September 23, 2014.- Ambassador Enna Viant, representative of Cuba to the Board of Governors of the Centre South - South for Technical Cooperation (CSSTC) of the Non aligned Movement, participated in the official ceremony of the training course on renewable energy and the use of mini hydropower for rural community development, organized by the CSSTC. Other 18 representatives from Asia, Africa and Latin America were present and shared experiences and common concerns in this area, in terms of effective use of water resources for sustainable economic development. As part of the event, was signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Director CSSTC H.E. Ms. Esti Andayani and Dr. Djadjang Sukarna, Director of the Agency for Renewable Resources Energy of the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. The referenced document provides the basis for further center support in training related to energy issues in the future and expand the scope of these courses in areas such as energy efficiency, oil and gas among others, which will create capacities among southern countries. The presentation of the report by the Cuban representative was heard with attention, after which positive discussions on Cuban experience and perspectives on the use of this type of renewable energy was produced. Embassy of Cuba Read More...

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Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs received by Singaporean counterpart.
Monday, September 22, 2014

Jakarta, September 15 2014.- The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Singapore His Excellency Mr. K. Shanmugam, received his Cuban counterpart H.E Mr. Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla on the occasion of the visit of the latter transit in that country last September 13. Both Chancellors discussed the development of bilateral relations and spoke for further strengthening and enhancing them in various fields. On the occasion of cordial meeting, H.E. the Minister Rodriguez Parrilla reiterated the official invitation to H.E. Shanmugan to visit Cuba when his schedule allows to do it, which would be arranged through existing diplomatic channels. The visit to Singapore, it forms part of the route of the foreign minister to several Asian countries. The delegation at the meeting was also composed by the Cuban Ambassador Enna Viant Valdes; Director of Asia and Oceania, Miguel Angel Ramirez and the official of the Secretariat of the Minister, Ernesto Gomez. Embassy of Cuba Read More...

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