Tuesday, March 3, 2020

St Patrick's Day Parade in Havana

At 1:30 p.m. the parade will conclude at the Palacio Segundo Cabo on the Plaza de Armas.  Ambassador Barbara Jones will speak and present a full set of uilleann pipes donated by Mick Moloney on behalf John Murphy to Rosalia Acosta Corrales of Pinar del Rio.  This will be followed by a short concert of Irish traditional music and dance performed entirely by Cubans.

If there is sufficient interest, a program on the Irish and Irish American presence in Cuba will be offered from March 13 to 15 under the Support for the Cuban People license.  Contact director@ffrd.org     Background information   tinyurl.com/irish2cuba