France awards Legion of Honor to Cuban ballerina

HAVANA TIMES, Jan. 12 – Cuban ballerina Loipa Araujo, one of the so-called four jewels of the National Ballet of Cuba, was awarded the Legion of Honor granted by the French Republic, for having given the “best of herself, of her knowledge, of her philosophy of life in favor of the splendor of French ballet, with her experience and vision to the formation of young dancers,” affirmed Jean Mendelson, ambassador of that European nation to the island, reported IPS.

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