The Consulate General of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Shanghai held a Venezuelan musical recital entitled "From Poets and Singers" on March 9th, 2017 in commemoration of the fourth anniversary of the death of the late leader Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías.
Leisbeth Berríos, Consul General of Venezuela in Shanghai said in her speech, "Supreme Commander Chávez was a humanist who firmly believed in the national cultural wealth". So, the event saluted the commander in the form of music that he loved, and at the same time it provided Chinese people an understanding of Venezuelan folk culture.
Afterwards, Deputy Consul General Francisco Zaragoza, who is a professional sociologist and musician sang songs with his son and played the traditional Venezuelan four-stringed instrument, gaining praise from the guests at the scene.
(Photos by the Venezuelan Consulate General in Shanghai)