havana - An estimated 200,000 Cubans are expected on Good Friday at the outdoor concert to give the Rolling Stones in the capital Havana. The tickets are free, because the normal ticket prices are priceless in the country, where the average is $ 20 monthly.
The occurrence of the Stones is historical. It is the first time calling a British rock band Cuba. The concert takes place at sports stadium Ciudad Deportiva de la Habana.
The action follows the historic visit of US President Barack Obama. It was the first time since 1928 that there was another American president in Cuba. Since the Communist revolution under Fidel Castro in 1959, the pro-US regime overthrew the countries were sworn enemies.
decided in December 2014 Obama and his counterpart Raul Castro to a policy of relaxation. Cuba hopes that will soon be an end to the US trade embargo.