Havana, Monday 17 de June de 2019 04:49 pm

Cuba's Day in Belgium showcases the island's cultural diversity

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HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 10 (ACN) Cuba's Day in Belgium, which began on the first day of this year and will conclude on February 10, at the Salon des Vacances, Brussels, exhibits the beauty and diversity of its culture and tourism, which increasingly captivates visitors.

A communiqué from the Embassy of Havana in Brussels indicates that it is aimed at showing the country's culture, its idiosyncrasy, its emblematic products and its commitment to new spaces for business.
"This Cuba Day aims to give a more comprehensive view of the results achieved by the Caribbean nation in its economic and social development, as well as the contribution to those results, the fruitful cooperation developed by the government of Belgium and the European Union," the text states.
In this way, Cuba and Belgium will celebrate the 108th anniversary of the establishment of consular relations between the two countries, the 30th anniversary of the establishment of relations between Cuba and the European Union, the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Cooperation Agreement between the Brussels region and Havana and the 500th anniversary of the foundation of the Villa de San Cristóbal in Havana.
The cultural proposal includes the exhibition of works by young painters such as Lancelot Alonso, and also the presentation of internationally renowned musicians such as Brenda Navarrete, Rolando Luna or Rodney Barreto.
The program announces recitals by Tony Ávila and the presence of Cuban artists living in Belgium.
There will also be samples of Cuban fashion and culinary traditions of the island, with chef Carlos Arbelo, widely recognized worldwide, as evidenced by its membership in the French Culinary Academy.
Cuban rums and cigars, emblematic products that can be tasted during the day, will also be represented.

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