The Cuban singer and songwriter Silvio Rodríguez will offer a concert in Panama running parallel to the Summit of the Americas informed this Wednesday organizers of an encounter of social movements.
«Silvio Rodríguez’s concert is confirmed for the evening of April 9», said to AFP Olmedo Beluche, one of the organizers of the so called Summit of the Peoples.
The author of Ojala, Sueño con serpientes, Monólogo or Te doy una canción will perform for free for the public at the University of Panama.
The concert of Rodríguez, 68 years old, will take place on the first day of this alternative appointment to the Summit of the Americas that will gather at the Panamanian capital more than 3 000 members of social movements from all over the continent.
«Silvio’s songs have expressed for 40 years the struggle for the independence of Latin America, the solidarity and social justice», said Beluche.
Rodríguez will arrive in Panama with the Cuban delegation that will participate in this alternative meeting. The goal of the members is to demand the President of the United States, Barack Obama, to rescind the decree that qualifies Venezuela a «threat» to the national security of that country.
The Summit of the People is scheduled 9-11 of April, while the Summit of The Americas that gathers the heads of State and Government of the entire continent, will take place from April 10 to 11 of the same month.