Marc Sagaert, director of the French Alliance of Cuba, reportedly announced that this initiative would be launched on March 12 with a concert by French pianists Hugues Leclère and Anne Dezombre.
The concert will also feature Cuban flutist Jose Lazaro Alvarez and the launch of the CD “Paris-La Havane, impressions franco-cubaines” at the Cervantes Hall of the Marriage Palace on Paseo del Prado in Havana.
The program covers an exhibition by French photographer Denis Darzacq in Santiago de Cuba and the Exhibition “Medusa’s Hope” by contemporary Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen at Havana’s National Museum of Fine Arts.
Representatives of the French, Belgian, and Haitian embassies also explained that some 321 million people share the French language and promote cultural and linguistic diversity.
In conjunction with the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC), the initiative will also screen 13 films, all of which will be premiered in Cuba and are mainly set in French-speaking nations.