Webinar on 168th Anniversary of José Martí’s Birth
Sunday, January 31 4:00 pm PT / 6:00 pm CT / 7:00 pm ET / 8:00 pm AT
To register, click here. Organized by: Organized by: Che Guevara Volunteer Work Brigade Committee of the Canadian Network on Cuba
Discover the legacy of Cuban revolutionary leader José Martí, with speakers from Canada and Cuba, as well as cultural performances. Find out how to travel to Cuba on the 27th Che Guevara Work Brigade, April 28-May 11.
PROGRAM FEATURES HER EXCELLENCY JOSEFINA VIDAL — Cuban Ambassador to Canada. Previously, she was president of the Cuban delegation in the first and second rounds of Cuba-U.S. talks, which paved the way for the restoration of diplomatic relations between both countries under Cuban President Raul Castro and American President Barack Obama, as well as the freedom of our 5 Cuban heroes held in U.S. jails, in December 2014. YAMIL MARTÍNEZ MARRERO — Canada Desk of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples GERARDO ALFONSO — Legendary Cuban musician, singer and songwriter connecting direct from Cuba! SANGRE MORENA — Beautiful musical duo bringing beloved Spanish-language songs to life with passionate singing and the fiery sounds of the Flamenco guitar! CLAUDIA PERALTA — reading the Poetry of José Martí, she is coordinator of the Canadian-Cuban Friendship Association – Calgary, Che Brigade Committee member and organizer with the Calixto Garcia Brigade JAMES PLEWAK — Former Che Brigade brigadista, Anishinaabe leader and former chief of Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation in Manitoba AZZA ROJBI — Former Che Brigade brigadista, and coordinator of Friends of Cuba Against the U.S. Blockade – Vancouver JANINE SOLANKI — Che Guevara Brigade national coordinator