Alpidio Alonso highlights the inauguration in Panama of a space for Cuban culture

An art gallery was inaugurated in Panama to exhibit works that highlight Cuban culture. Photo: Prensa Latina.

Cuban Culture Minister Alpidio Alonso highlighted this Thursday on Twitter the inauguration, this week, of a gallery of fine arts in Panama, “To exhibit works that highlight our culture and national identity.”

Alonso detailed that to the opening of space, happened on Tuesday, The Panamanian Vice Minister of Culture, Gabriel González, and the Cuban ambassador to the Central American country attended., Lydia Margarita González, members of the Association of Cuban Residents in Panama and cultural officials of that nation.

The Arte Facto exhibition, regarding the inauguration, included works by painters Carlos Guzmán and Ernesto Córdova, Cuban residents in Panama.

The artists appreciated the opportunity and maintained that this new gallery could become an environment for exchange with Panamanian and Latin American creators, interested in spreading love and hope, which is what art transmits, refers a note from the Granma newspaper.

The space made it possible for the Panamanian lawyer Alma Montenegro, an outstanding friend of Cuba and its Revolution, be delivered in the name of the local artist Pedro Rivera, a work by the renowned Cuban painter René Portocarrero, as a donation to Cuba.

In addition, gave the Cuban ambassador a poster of the local graphic Ricardo Jaime de Freitas, issued by the Attorney General’s Office in 2001, referring to the return from the United States to Panama of the occupied zone and the interoceanic highway.

(With information from ACN and Granma)

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