HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 19 (ACN) The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the country, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, celebrated today the Day of Physical Culture and Sports.
The president sent special congratulations to those who bring exercise, health and joy to vulnerable neighborhoods and communities.
Cuba is a land of athletes who arise from the people, he wrote on Twitter, adding the hashtag Cuba Vive.
Every November 19, Cuba celebrates Physical Culture and Sports Day, to commemorate the birth of revolutionary sports throughout the country in 1961.
This year's celebrations mark a return to sports activities, after a pause of more than a year and a half caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.