A representation of the political and cultural life in Greece today he cites in the capital Brasilia Park to pay tribute to José Martí , National Hero of Cuba , to mark the 161 anniversary of his birth .
Cuba attracts unusual display of solidarity and respect, Members agreed the Greek National Assembly with ambassadors of Latin American countries and representatives of leading social and cultural organizations during the inauguration of the bust of Martí and the wreath that followed.
The Ambassador of Cuba in Greece, Osvaldo Cobacho thanked the City of Athens and President of the Parliamentary Group of Friendship with Cuba , Nikitas Katlamanis , attended the event and member of New Democracy government , ” to facilitate the permanent location of the monument to the famous Cuban patriot. “
He also acknowledged the participation of as it enabled the apostle of Cuba is present in the city of Athens and especially to its author , the Cuban artist Felix Madrigal, and workers union Pame who erected the pedestal where , today , is the bust of Martí.
The tribute featured a wreath , carried out by the Cuban diplomat with the president of the Association of Friendship and Solidarity Hellenic- Cuban, Nikos Karandreas , and a group of children who thus wanted to express its appreciation to the National Hero of Cuba .
During his speech, stressed that Cobacho ” Marti’s thought is an essential ingredient of the ideology of the Cuban Revolution” and recalled how quite clearly claimed 123 years ago the need for unity of the peoples of “Our America” .
In this regard welcomed the progress aimed at the continental integration of the Patria Grande , which is the best tribute to the memory of Marti, and starting in Havana of the Second Summit of Latin American and Caribbean States ( CELAC) , coinciding with the 161 anniversary of the birth of Martí.
Dozens of people , Cubans living in Cuba Greece and friends also heard voice of the Chilean poet Jaime Svart , Marti poems from the book Simple Verses in Greek and Castilian .
In homage Committee Chair for Peace , Stavros Thasos , MPs of the Communist Party of Greece and SYRIZA , representatives of the José Martí Cultural Association , the Women’s Federation and Greece also participated citizen movement against measures Den Plirono austerity .
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