Media Advisory Fidel Castro's Birthday 90th birthday 5 August 2016

Media Advisory

05 August 2016

For Immediate Release

Cuban Embassy, Friends of Cuba Society  (FOCUS)  and  South Africa  Celebrate President Fidel Castro’s 90th Birthday,  Today 5 August 2016 at Freedom Park.


The 13th August marks the 90th birthday of Fidel Castro, the iconic leader of the Cuban Revolution. The Cuban embassy with The Friends of Cuba Society (FOCUS), in cooperation with Alliance members, will today Friday 5 August 2016 celebrate the Commander in Chief Fidel Castro´s 90th birthday at Freedom Park.

The birthday celebration is coupled with an exhibition of the 90 rarely known photos of the Cuban Leader. The sample photos exhibited at Freedom Park is part of the rich photographic heritage of Prensa Latina. The photos on exhibition cover various stages of life of Fidel Castro. The exhibition has been running at Freedom Park since the 25 July 2016, it will close on 10 August 2016.

Members of Media are invited as follows:

Date: 05 August 2016

Venue: Freedom Park, Pretoria

Time: 17h00


Clever Banganyi

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Naomi Madima

Freedom Park

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