Articles tagged with Culture
How artists are mixing creativity with productivity in another Cuban "special period"
The Guardian has published an article about how Cuba's artists, dancers, and musicians are learning new types of creativity during the Coronavirus pandemic just to put food on the table. Read on and find all the details.
The Father of the Homeland - Ten fun facts about Carlos Manuel de Cespedes
During your stay in Cuba, you're bound to see the name 'Cespedes', be it on a street name, a park or a building. Find out more about this Cuban national hero.
Ten fun facts about the Grand Theatre of Havana Alicia Alonso
The Grand Theatre of Havana Alicia Alonso - "Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso" in Spanish - stands proud in heart of Havana, and is the country’s most prestigious location for opera, ballet and performing arts. It is home to the Cuban National Ballet company. Its history dates back to 1837 when it was constructed as the Tacòn Theatre. The theatre was expanded and renovated in 1914 into the building you can see today, which is considered one of the finest examples of Baroque Revival architecture in Cuba.
Enjoying Art in Havana – A Guide to the Best Places and Events
Havana is ideal for travelers in search for lesser known, off-the-beaten-track places. In Cuba’s capital, there are no hidden clubs or elite-styled galleries. Art lies in plain sight here, especially in houses turned galleries in quirky neighborhoods.
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