ALBA Countries Strengthen Cultural Unity in Dominica

ALBA Countries Strengthen Cultural Unity in Dominica        Roseau, Jun 10. -Countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) study jeans to promote cultural development in their territories as an alternative to hegemonic currents.

From June 15 to 17 ministers and officials from Cuba, Bolivia, Dominica, Nicaragua, Venezuela and Paraguay as guest will center their debates on the Grannacional Alba Cultural Project that boosts Latin American and Caribbean artistic and literary creation.

Dominica ambassador, Philbert Aaron expressed that the event offers opportunity to exhibit different typical manifestations of his country with African, European and Indigenous influences.

For this purpose the agenda of the forum includes a performance that is allegorical to artistic expressions of the Antillean island in capital cultural Old Mill center and a visit to an indigenous community of Caribs, the largest in the region with about 3,000 natives.

ALBA a political, social and economic mechanism of regional integration promotes since 2008 cultural unity as a means to rescue, preserve and develop traditions of the peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean.

This alliance groups Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda. (Prensa Latina)