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Photographic exhibition dedicated to Fidel in Matanzas

Gloria Machado León 2 agosto, 2016

Twenty photographs form the exhibition: Fidel in Matanzas, open to the public at the headquarters of the ‘Provincial Assembly of People’s Power an activity presided by Tania Leon Silveira, president of that body in the territory.

The exhibition includes images of visits of the Commander in Chief to Matanzas city, among which are the foundation of People’s Power in 1974; the scourge of hurricanes like Michelle; acts by July 26; the battle for Elian’s return; with relatives of the Five and a tribute to the poet Oliver Carilda.

Tania Leon explained that the photo exhibition for the 90th birthday of the leader of the Cuban Revolution offers visitors a representation of great visual and emotional burden on the presence of Fidel between Matanzas and collects in some images the expression of popular sentiment.

Two of the authors of the photographs assured feel honored election for that sample, which adds to the planned opening soon in the Palace de Junco Museum, with images and texts of speeches by the Commander in Chief and books about him.

Some of the images evoke dissimilar moments when the then Head of State was in the province, as was the case of the anti-imperialist tribune for the return of children abducted by the Miami mafia or when he addressed the people at press conference on the birth of the People’s Power.

At the opening of the exhibition will remain open during the month of August, attended by vice-presidents of the Assembly, directors of companies and budgeted units of People’s Power in the territory, guests of cultural institutions and population.

(Photo Courtesy of Yeilén Delgado Calvo, the weekly Giron)


Original text by on August the 2nd, 2016

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