“We are of the same root,” A Venezuelan Embassy forum

Venezuelan performer at forum
Francisco Estrada, presenter at forum

Venezuela and Dominica have embarked on an initiative aimed at highlighting the similarities between the people of both countries.

The Venezuelan Embassy held a forum on Monday under the theme “We Are Of The Same Root” with the purpose of informing the audience on the things that Venezuelans and Dominicans have in common.

The Teachers, Francisco Estrada and Soel Andrade, demonstrated with videos, that the culture of the people of African Venezuelan descent is very similar to that of Dominican people. Ambassador Pirela also contributed to that presentation.

The forum was attended by Dominica’s Minister for Culture, Justina Charles, Dominica’s Ambassador to Venezuela Philbert Aaron, The Cuban and Brazillian Ambassadors to Dominica, along with several guests.

After the conference, attendees congratulated the forum members and it was agreed that this effort between the Venezuelan Embassy and the Government of Dominica would continue and that next year a group of Dominicans would visit Venezuela to continue the process.

Ambassador Pirela with two Venezuelan performers
Ambassador Pirela with the two Venezuelan presenters
section of audience
Front row from left to right: Ambassador Aaron, Min for Culture, Cuban Ambassador and Brazilian Ambassador
section of audience 2
Section of the audience at the forum

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8 Comments

  1. Man on the Ground
    November 11, 2013

    just looing at the picture from the outside,both ambassador must be wondering what the heck i am doing in this room. we have roots so whatttttt.

  2. Anonymous
    November 10, 2013

    Dominica and Venezuela are good teams

  3. UDOHREADYET
    November 9, 2013

    The only country that assisted Simon Bolivar when he was running for his life… feed him, nursed him back to health and provided him with troops, guns and financing was a Caribbean country. He then went on to free the countries of south and central America from European stranglehold. Indeed our past and futures are tied and those that are simpleminded who focus on the misinformation and shortsighted misgivings of the misinformed are turning their backs on a legacy built on the blood and sweat of their ancestors.

  4. crazy egg
    November 8, 2013

    si son igualitos los venezolanos a los dominicanos,ron y bullaranga

  5. somewhere in DA USA
    November 8, 2013

    wonderful, love to see people working together

  6. November 8, 2013

    great move indeed love to see people work together. United we stand, divided we fall.

  7. Rule
    November 8, 2013

    The similarities between Dominica and Venezuela are, we are both poor and our leaders are rooted in dictatorship ideology and communist affiliations.

    • Toy litbole
      November 8, 2013

      @ Rule Amen to that.

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