Cuba’s Animal Farm makes an appearance at the King Mango Strut parade in Miami’s Coconut Grove

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The report via Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter:

George Orwell’s Animal Farm gets a Cuban twist at the King Mango Strut

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. – George Orwell

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Amazing scene today at the King Mango Strut Parade in Coconut Grove where activists associated with the #TodosMarchamos (#WeAllMarch) campaign participated in this historic festival dedicated to satire and fun in Coconut Grove, Florida in its 34th edition.

The Cuban group joined the parade starting at 2pm making a satire of George Orwell’s Animal Farm wearing masks,  carrying posters and dancing a conga with a live band.

The organizers of the event said that there objective was to “recontextualize George Orwell’s fable within the present situation in Cuba, the re-establishment of relations with Washington DC, the increase in repression and the campaign #Todos Marchamos (We All March).

The activity was carried out by the organizing committee of #Todos Marchamos (We All March) in Miami and in the action the following artists and activists from the island took part: Danilo Maldonado, El Sexto, Lía Villares, Gorki Águila and Ailer González Mena.

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