Ulan Bator, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador to Mongolia Jorge Ferrer participated on Saturday in a ceremony to honor Jose Marti, at a school named after Cuba’s national hero.
On the 127th anniversary of Marti’s death (May 19), Ferrer laid a wreath at the sculpture of the hero in the school, diplomatic sources reported.
The Cuban ambassador also gave books and diplomas to all six winners of a poetry and essay contest on the Cuban patriot’s life and work.
As part of this cultural event, students with Mongolian traditional outfits danced traditional dances and another group sang traditional songs.
Cubans and friends of Cuba around the world commemorated the 127th anniversary of the death in combat of National Hero Jose Marti (1853-1895), who was the mastermind of what he called “the necessary war” to end Spanish colonial oppression in Cuba.