Articles tagged with Culture
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.
Havana's top ten museums: from well-known palaces to quirky collections
When most people think of Cuba they think of classic cars, Che, beaches and maybe even cocktails. Few people think of museums. Yet Havana is full of great museums. Here are our top ten picks.
Romerias de Mayo: Holguín's Cultural Showcase
Looking for an authentic insight into Cuban culture? Look no further than Romerias de Mayo.This eclectic arts and culture celebration takes place every May in Holguín, a charming city set in the beautiful and surprisingly little-visited East of the island
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