A documentary photo exhibition on the Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro is underway at the Guangzhou Library between August 28th and September 28th, in a celebration of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Cuba.
Guests pose for a group photo at the opening ceremony. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
The exhibition displays 26 photos taken by several famous photographers, including Roberto Celi, Liborio Noir and Raul Corrales, over the course of more than five decades. There are portraits or close-ups of Fidel Castro in military uniform, and historic photos of Fidel Castro in the street or surrounded by the masses.
Guests view the exhibition at the library. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
Books about Fidel Castro. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
An opening ceremony was held at the Multi-Culture Library on the afternoon of August 28th, attended by guests from both China and Cuba.
Denisse Llamos Infante, Consul General of Cuba in Guangzhou, said that Fidel Castro announced that Cuba established diplomatic relations with China in September 1960 via the Havana Declarations, and she hopes the exhibition can show Fidel Castro's life of revolution and his spiritual wealth to the viewers.
Denisse Llamos Infante, Consul General of Cuba in Guangzhou, delivers a speech at the opening ceremony. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
Luo Jun, an inspector at level 1 from the Foreign Affairs Office of the People's Government of Guangdong Province, reviewed the friendly exchange between China and Cuba over the past 60 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Luo pointed out that Cuba strongly supported China during the pandemic, especially in February when China was hit hard by the virus. Luo hopes China (Guangdong) and Cuba continue to expand cooperation and exchanges to promote understanding and friendship.
Luo Jun, an inspector at level 1 from the Foreign Affairs Office of the People's Government of Guangdong Province, delivers a speech at the opening ceremony. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
Wang Changqing, party chief of Guangzhou Library, hopes that the library, serving as a platform and window, can facilitate further cultural exchanges between China and Cuba, and strengthen the friendship between the two countries.
Denisse Llamos Infante (R) presents a special commemorative certificate to Wang Changqing, party chief of Guangzhou Library. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)
About the exhibition
Period: August 28th - September 28th, 2020
Opening hours: 9:00 - 17:30 (Closed on Wednesdays)
Venue: 8th Floor, Multi-Culture Library, Guangzhou Library
Add.: No. 4 Zhujiang Dong Road, Zhujiang New Town, Guangzhou (广州市珠江新城珠江东路4号)
Nearest metro station: Zhujiang New Town, Line 3 or 5 (use GT Land Plaza Exit)
Scan the QR code to make an appointment for free visit at least one day in advance.
Author | Monica
Editor | Jerry