Supporting Canning House in 2021
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In 2021, Canning House asks for your support to help us maintain our events programme, and allow us to continue building understanding and relationships between the UK and Latin America.
Canning House is pleased to present a virtual celebration of Uruguay's Independence Day, on 25 August!
Including messages from Silvana Lesca Barolin, Head of Mission at the Embassy of Uruguay in the UK, and HE Ambassador Faye O'Connor, British Embassador to Uruguay.
Silvana Lesca Barolin, Chargé d'Affaires at the Embassy of Uruguay in the UK, delivers a message celebrating the anniversary of Uruguayan independence. She recalls the long process of Uruguay's independence, including the role of British Foreign Secretary George Canning, and the country's continuing role as a gateway to Latin America.
HMA Faye O'Connor, British Ambassador to Uruguay, congratulates Uruguayans everywhere on their Independence Day, and celebrates the nearly 200-year-long and enduring friendship between the UK and Uruguay across sport, trade, education and other collaborations.
The Embassy of Uruguay in London has gathered an extensive selection of cultural resources, recommendations and videos on topics from Uruguayan music and food to tourism, books and museums!
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