A day of birth for the Cuban nation

By Diosmel Galano Oliver/Radio Camagüey

October, 2021.- On October 20, 1868, the Bayamo anthem was sung publicly for the first time, which would become the National Anthem; a moment in which culture would give a sign of support to the emancipatory process that the Island would experience since then.

After the capture of that city and in the midst of the mambisa effervescence, Perucho Figueredo wrote the verses of the patriotic song that were circulated from hand to hand and intoned by an enraged crowd that did not stop humming their music.

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