Havana, Cuba.- Spanish King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia opened in Cuba a photographic exhibition by Prensa Latina and EFE news agencies and supported by Iberia airline at the Alicia Alonso Grand Theater of Havana.
‘España-Cuba, contigo en la distancia’ (Spain-Cuba: With you in the distance) is the title of the photographic exhibition to honor the ties between the peoples of the two nations throughout history.
Cuban Council of Ministers Vice President Roberto Morales and Deputy Culture Minister Fernando Rojas shared the opening ceremony of the exhibition in the presence of the presidents of Prensa Latina and EFE, Luis Enrique Gonzalez and Fernando Garea, respectively.
Alberto Gonzalez, director of the International Press Center at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX), and Iberia CEO Luis Gallego – an airline celebrating the 70th anniversary of its first flight to this Caribbean island – also attended the inauguration.
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the founding of EFE, and the 60th anniversary of the founding of Prensa Latina in this capital.
The exhibition of 60 images is a tribute to Havana by the two news agencies, as part of the activities to mark the 500th anniversary of the city’s founding on November 16.
After touring the exhibition, Don Felipe VI and Doña Letizia enjoyed a gala in the Garcia Lorca hall of the same theater, starring some of the most emblematic dance companies in the country, directed by Cuban dancer and choreographer Lizt Alfonso.