Cuban Art and Spirit in Australia

Sydney, Jun 1. – The vibrations of the Cuban art intensify this city pulse until June 8 with exhibitions of paintings, music and documentary films in a context of social achievements and exercise of international cooperation.

"Celebrating the Spirit of Cuba" is the title of the exhibiting of a revealing part of the achievments of the island in decades of revolution.

Since May 25, friends and art lovers can connect themselves with 29 pieces of paintings and prints of almost equal number of renowned plastic artists inside and outside Cuba.

Pieces from Adigio Benitez to Hector Frank, going through Zaida del Rio, Nelson Dominguez and Gilberto Frometa, among other prominent figures, each of them with their own schools and styles, have filled a gallery that raises public attention.

Seasoned with the performance of the Cuban trio Trovasón, whose director is in Australia, the opening ceremony included the screening of documentaries about the Cuban international work in favor of other peoples.

On the occasion the ambassador of Cuba, Pedro Monzon, highlighted the peace proposals of the Japanese Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda and human rights in the Caribbean nation, its international cooperation against natural disasters, the health care, and implementation of literacy method Yes, I can, as well as the need of nuclear disarmament.

The event, that took place at the room Soka Gakkai International, was also attended by government officials of the State of New South Wales, union leaders and members of the so-called House of Indian Wisdom and from the association of friendship with Cuba.(Prensa Latina)