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President Obama Gets a Phone Call from Pánfilo

After years of trying, Pánfilo — played by Cuba's well-known comedian Luis Silva — finally connects with President Obama.

After multiple failed attempts to reach President Obama,Pánfilo finally succeeded in getting him on the phone ahead of the President’s trip to Cuba.

Check out their conversation:

Pánfilo conversa con el Presidente Obama

¡Adivina con quién conversó Luis Silva Pánfilo! #ObamaenCuba

Posted by Embajada de Estados Unidos en Cuba on Saturday, March 19, 2016

Pánfilo is played by Luis Silva, a popular Cuban comedian whose television show is seen weekly by about two-thirds of the Cuban people. One of his most popular skits involves him getting calls from and talking with President Obama about life in Cuba. The show has been on Cuban television since 2008, and has won the award for Most Popular TV Show in Cuba for several years running.

President Obama takes off for Havana tomorrow. You can see what the President and First Lady have planned for their trip here.