Camila Cabello raises her voice for the freedom of Cuba at Premios Juventud 2021: "Today I feel more proud to be Cuban"

The Cuban singer was in charge of presenting the performance of Gente de Zona and Yotuel Romero of the anthem Patria y Vida at the Premios Juventud 2021

Camila Cabello en los Premios Juventud 2021 © Instagram / Camila Cabello
Camila Cabello at the 2021 Youth Awards Photo © Instagram / Camila Cabello

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Camila Cabello participated from a distance in the ceremony of the Youth Awards 2021 which took place this July 22 in Miami. The Cuban singer was in charge of presenting the performance of Homeland and Life by the artists Gente de Zona and Yotuel Romero and during his speech he sent a powerful message to support all the Cubans who took to the streets last 11J to ask for freedom for Cuba.

"Freedom, divine freedom. Today I feel very proud of being Cuban and even more proud of the young Cubans, who have taken to the streets and who are leading a change. Despite the repression and despite the fear, all fighting for freedom "Let's join our voice with theirs," said the interpreter of Havana, born in Cojímar (Cuba), with a t-shirt that read the claim S.O.S Cuba and Patria y Vida.

The artist appeared on screen after the song presentation Freedom, and after his powerful speech, Alexander Delgado, Randy Malcom and Yotuel Romero came out on stage to perform the song Homeland and Life, a hymn to freedom that became one of the cries of the Cuban people during the 11J protests.

Before appearing at the awards gala, Camila Cabello published on her social networks a video condemning the Cuban dictatorship and making a brief summary of the acute crisis that the country is going through.

During the recording, the successful artist - daughter of a Cuban mother and Mexican father - explains that she is trying to transmit the hashtag #SOSCuba, and how the disproportion of political power overflowed on July 11, when special anti-riot troops physically attacked unarmed civilians under orders of ruler Miguel Díaz-Canel.

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