HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 11 (acn) On August 13, Fidel Castro's 88th birthday, the city museum of Eastern Bayamo city will inaugurate a wax figure of Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was a close friend of the Cuban Revolution leader.
The announcement was made by museum director Ismary Lopez who explained that the figure will be sitting, dressed in white and in position of meditation.
The museum also treasures the figures of National Hero Jose Marti; the father of the Cuban homeland, Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, outstanding singers and songwriters, and US writer Ernest Hemingway.
The wax figures have been made by artist Rafael Barrios and his sons, who live in the Guisa town, on the Sierra Maestra mountain range.
The museum also exhibits figures of the local wildlife and flora in the Eastern part of Cuba.