Postage Stamp Cancelled in Tribute to Cuban Singer Benny Moré

(Prensa Latina- Cumbancha) Cienfuegos, Cuba.- Cuban Culture Vice-Minister Abel Acosta cancelled a postage stamp in tribute to singer Benny Moré (1919-1963), within the activities of Popular Music International Festival named after the brilliant artist. “This action gives the Festival a new dimension and at the same time guarantees that along with the other cultural events taking place here that the nation will not lose the memory of Benny Moré,” Acosta commented. For this occasion a special cancellation containing the cane and the broad-brimmed hat, icons of the artist honored was used. “This stamp, Cuban Philatelic Federation President José Raúl Lorenzo said, is part of Cuba’s postage heritage.” Cuban Music Institute Vice-President Jesús Gómez Cairo and Hilda Moré, daughter of the singer born on August 24, 1919 in Santa Isabel de las Lajas also signed the postcard.