Cuba and Vietnam in special commemoration of the victory of Playa Girón

Edited by Beatriz Montes de Oca
2023-04-19 10:39:28


Cubans and Vietnamese celebrated in Hanoi the sixty-second anniversary of the defeat of the mercenary invasion at Playa Girón


Havana, April 19 (RHC) - Cubans and Vietnamese commemorated today in Hanoi the sixty-second anniversary of the crushing defeat suffered by the mercenary invasion of Playa Girón.

The visit Vuong Dinh Hue, president of the National Assembly of Vietnam, is currently making to Cuba confers a unique character to this celebration, as stated by Ambassador Orlando Hernández in a simple ceremony held at the headquarters of the Cuban state mission in Hanoi on the occasion of the anniversary.

Hernández highlighted the fact that Vuong will be the first foreign leader to address the newly elected National Assembly of People's Power of Cuba, whose constitutive session will take place today.

Representatives of the Vietnamese Alumni Club in Cuba together with members of the island's state mission evoked through film materials the events from April 15 to 19, 1961, which led to the first great defeat of imperialism in Latin America.

Historical words of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro about the importance of the victory achieved on the sands of Playa Girón by the Cuban people were recalled by the military attaché Román Jiménez.

Meanwhile, the verses of La sangre numerosa, dedicated by the National Poet Nicolás Guillén to the young militiaman Eduardo García Delgado, were the culmination of the celebration. (Source: Prensa Latina)


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