Cuba’s Ministry of Culture has recognised the work done by the city of Torrevieja, over a period of more than sixty years, in providing its municipal patronage to Habaneras as well as it’s celebration of the International Contest.
The appreciation was recognised on Friday by the Cuban ambassador in Spain, Gustavo Machín , who visited the city and where, at the Cultural Casino he spoke about his country to an enthusiastic audience. He presented a diploma signed by the Cuban Minister of Culture in which the he highlighted his appreciation for the “promotion of the Habaneras culture”.
The ambassador emphasised “the depth of friendship between Cuba and Spain,” as he spoke about the presence that Cuba has with Torrevieja through the annual event.
He congratulated the city for keeping this musical genre alive and affirmed that “we are very proud that a cultural tradition that has its origins in our country is maintained”.
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