Cuba embraces Bob Marley

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CUBA is opening its doors to reggae king Bob Marley, Jamaica’s Observer reports.

Thirty-two Marley posters from the collection of the International Reggae Poster Contest (IRPC) are to go on show in the Caribbean state as part of an exhibition and seminar titled ‘Bob Marley Time Will Tell’.

The 32 works from poster designers represent Canada, Cuba, Mexico, Poland, Egypt, Romania, South Korea, United States, Iran, Greece and others. This event is part of a broader International event that will take place at Casa De Las Americas, the 6th Edition of the International Colloquium ‘Cultural Diversity in the Caribbean’ Conference.

IRPC organiser Jamaican visual artist Michael ‘Freestylee’ Thompson has also been invited by the organising committee to design a special poster to commemorate the event, and also celebrate the life and message of the legendary reggae icon.

The IRPC and Thompson note that they are delighted to participate in this…

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