Russian Culture Honored in Santiago de Cuba

Russian Culture Honored in Santiago de CubaSantiago de Cuba, May 9. -A two-day event to pay tribute to Russian culture will be held in this city, some 540 miles southeast of Havana, on May 13-14.

The event will mark the 50th anniversary of friendly relations between Cuba and Russia, organizers said.

A highlight of the event will be the inauguration of a photo exhibit, including images of St. Petersburg through the years, the Great Patriotic War, the current Russian Federation, the Army and the first astronaut Yuri Gagarin.

The celebration, sponsored by the Russian Embassy, the representation of the Russian Federal Agency for International Humanitarian Cooperation and local authorities, will also include the screening of Russian films for people of all ages. (Prensa Latina)