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Farewell to Rosita

ROSITA funeralThe remains of Rosita Fornés were laid to rest in Cuban soil yesterday, June 16, at Havana’s Colón Cemetery, in accordance with the last wishes of this jewel of our culture, who won the respect and everlasting affection of several generations of her compatriots.

During the intimate ceremony, poet and ethnologist Miguel Barnet bid farewell to Rosita, describing her as the most versatile and charismatic Cuban artist of all time.

Flowers from Army General Raul Castro, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, and President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez were delivered, as part of Cuba’s heartfelt tribute to our beloved vedette.

(Source: Granma)

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