Wednesday July 22 — 6:00 pm in Britain;
Times in Canada: 2:00 pm ADT; 1:00 pm EDT; 12:00 pm CDT; 11:00 am MDT; 10:00 am PDT
Register for free and submit any questions in advance here. Hosted by: National Education Union and the Cuba Solidarity Campaign
British teachers discuss Cuba’s alternative approach to education and society and the lessons drawn through four years of National Education Union (NEU) delegations.
They will be joined by the General Secretary of the Cuban teaching union to discuss Cuba’s response to COVID-19 in the education sector and the role teaching unions have played during the crisis and in plans to get children back to school. She will also look back on 25 years of solidarity between the NEU in Britain and the National Union of Education, Science and Sports Workers (SNTECD) in Cuba.
Guest speakers: Niurka Maria Gonzalez Obera, General Secretary, SNTECD (Education, Science and Sports Union Cuba) Malcolm Richards, Devon NEU and editor of Beyond the blockade Bernard Regan, NEU trustee, Secretary Cuba Solidarity Campaign Lucy Coleman, Early Years teacher, Oxfordshire NEU Chair: Gawain Little, NEU executive member, Chair of International Committee
Live Digital Concert from Cuba
Saturday, July 18 and Sunday July 19 — 5:00 pm PDT/ 8:00 pm EDT
Register here: eventbrite.
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The free two-day festival will be exclusively broadcast LIVE here. Sponsored by: the Instituto Cubano de la Música /The Cuban Institute of Music, HotHouse (Chicago, IL), Raul Cuza (Montreal, Canada) and Bill Martinez (San Francisco, CA).
Cultural organizers from the U.S. and Canada have come together with the Instituto Cubano de la Musica (ICM) in Cuba to host a special tribute recognizing the distinct contributions to the world during the Covid-19 pandemic. The concert will salute Cuba’s heroic and outsized contributions to health care around the world as doctors have volunteered this year to serve in more than 26 countries.
The two-day cultural event will feature the legendary talent nurtured on Cuban soil and recognized world-wide as virtuoso artists. Musicians located outside of Cuba influenced by numerous Afro-Cuban styles or who are playing in solidarity with the aims of the event are also participating. Performers include: Alexander Abreu Y Su Timba All Stars; Arturo O’Farrill; Aruán Ortiz; Barbara Dane with Pablo Menéndez and Mezcla; Eliades Ochoa; Los Van Van; Síntesis; Susana Baca; Tom Morello; Dayramir Gonzalez; Miguel Zeñon; Grupo Moncada; Nancy Morejon; Dionne Warwick & MANY MORE!
Celebrate Cuba’s Moncada Day
Sunday, July 26 – 11:00 am PDT/ 2:00 pm EDT
Register for Zoom webinar here. Organized by Canadian Network on Cuba
An online webinar with poetry, Cuban and International speakers & music!
Let’s Celebrate Cuba’s National Rebellion Day!
Celebremos el Día de la Rebeldía Nacional de Cuba!
Celebrate 60 Years of the Cuban Federation of Women
Thursday, August 20 – 5:00 pm PDT/ 8:00 pm EDT
Register for Zoom webinar here.
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Join Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba along with Cuban guest speakers, multimedia, poetry, and Q&A about the role of women in the Cuban revolution and the leadership of the Federation of Cuban Women.