CUBAN MEMORIAL SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES
The sixth Cuban Memorial will be held February 15-17 at Tamiami Park, Miami. During three days, this symbolic cemetery will give testament to the world of the thousands of victims of the Castro dictatorship. Each documented victim will have a cross with his/her name together with date and location of death. Over 10,000 crosses will be planted together with a larger cross symbolizing the many more victims who remain unaccounted for.
Friday, February 15, 2008, 12:00 PM (noon): Press Conference and Inauguration
Relatives of victims will share brief personal stories at the press conference. Translation to English will be available as needed. A brief inaugural ceremony will follow.
Saturday, February 16, 2008, 7.00 PM: Ecumenical Service
This is the most significant community event of the Memorial. An ecumenical service will precede the blessing of the field of crosses and the area where a permanent monument is to be built. Participants will light candles in memory of the victims.
Sunday, February 17, 2008 5.00PM: Closing Ceremony
Contact: Memorial Cubano: Tel. 786. 621.7505 or Emilio Solernou, Tel. 786.346.5141,
firstname.lastname@example.org / www.CubanMemorial.org