Angola: Culture Ministry Holds Solidarity Show With Cuban People

Luanda — The Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with Cuban friends in Angola, held on Tuesday in Luanda, a concert with musicians from both countries, aimed to raise funds, in gesture of solidarity with Cuban people hit by Sandy tornado.

Speaking to Angop, the Cuban ambassador to Angola, Gisela Garcia, thanked the Angolan government, through the Ministry of Culture, in holding this music show, aimed to raise fund so as to support the Cubans hit by the referred hurricane, which provoked destructions and deaths, mainly in Santiago of Cuba.

The diplomat also thanked the donations made by the Agostinho Neto Foundation, ruling party women wing (OMA) and some Angolan individualities.

The event was enlivened Yaka group, singers Lulas da Paixão, Puto Português and Cuban band of "Paulo FG y su elite".

The show was attended by MPs, cabinet officials and public in general.

Sandy hurricane affected Jamaica, Cuba, Bahamas, Haiti, Dominican Republic and some US states on 28 October 2012.

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