Celebrating Cuba's Independence Day
- Canning House
Canning House is pleased to present a virtual celebration of Cuba's Independence Day, including a message from the Ambassador of Cuba to the UK, and a showcase of Cuban culture to mark the day.
Chilean Navy Day is celebrated across Chile on the 21st of May each year, commemorating the legendary bravery of Captain Arturo Prat and the crew of the Esmeralda at the Battle of Iquique in 1879.
For 2020, Canning House, in collaboration with the Embassy of Chile, are pleased to present an event honouring this day. Our esteemed speakers discussed the history of the Chilean Navy and the significance of the 21st of May, and reflected upon the centuries-long relationship shared by the British and Chilean naval forces.
We heard from...
Lord Mountevans, Canning House Honorary President
HE Ambassador David Gallagher, Ambassador of Chile to the UK
HE Ambassador Jamie Bowden, British Ambassador to Chile
Captain Daniel Muñoz, Defence Attaché, Embassy of Chile
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