The Mini-Festival began with a performance from Diego “ALÉ” Mendoza, followed by a lively show by Azabache, both of whom are Venezuelan artists living in Argentina. The night culminated with a show from the emblematic Cuban punk rock band “Porno Para Ricardo.”
Attendees of the Mini-Festival went onstage to sing the hit song “El Comandante” by the prohibited Cuban band.
Gabriel Salvia, General Director of CADAL and Renay Kairus Pérez, drummer of Porno Para Ricardo, together with Ani Mestre and Claribel Terre Morel.
Omer Freixa, Carlos Fara, Gabriela Jurevicius and Laura Mafud.
Sybil Rhodes, the Vice President of CADAL, Sol García Hamilton, and Bernabé García
Hamilton, Secretary of CADAL.
Journalists Ignacio Hutin and Agustina Ordoqui with their two German friends.
Luis Esquivel, Mariana Ladrón de Guevara, Eric Grosembacher and Rocío Parra.
Hernán Alberro, Program Director of CADAL, and Sergio Casais, Webmaster of
Marianne and Andreas Perez-Fransius.
Vicente Palermo, Adela Fryd, Claudia Hilb and Gabriel Palumbo.
Ludmila González Cerulli, a collaborator of CADAL, together with a group of friends.
Alexis Silvestre, Rebecca Sher and Diana Arévalo, collaborators of CADAL.
The Cuban band “Porno Para Ricardo:” Ciro Díaz, Gorki Águila, Renay Kairus and Yimel
Mrs. Gladys Benita Salcedo Colmenares together with her daughter, singer Azabache.
The Venezuelan singer ALÉ with attendees of the Mini-Festival.
Founded on February 26, 2003, the Center for the Opening and Development of America
Latina (CADAL) is a private, non-profit and non-partisan foundation whose mission is to investigate, encourage and support respect for civil liberties and economic policies, prioritizing the defense and strengthening of democracy as pillar of socio-economic progress, and the international promotion of human rights. To access information about the artists who participated in the Mini-Festival to celebrate 15 years of CADAL, please Click Here.