Dive Into Cuban Art and Culture

Cuba Cochinito's Art and Culture Highlights

Havana

  • Salsa and Afro-Cuban Rumba Lessons, with option to go clubbing with your dance teachers
  • Fusterlandia, a neighborhood transformed into a fantasy of ceramic title by artist Jose Fuster
  • Fabrica de Arte Cubano, Cuba's hottest club/gallery/performance space
  • Museo de Bellas Artes, 400 years of the best Cuban art
  • Museo Organico de Romerillo, a neighborhood-become-community art project, the brainchild of artist Alexis Leiva Machado, known as Kcho
  • Colón Cemetery, historically and architecturally the most important cemetery in Latin America
  • Vedado and Cayo Hueso Walks, two neighborhoods side by side, one historically for the wealthy, the other, with working-class roots
  • Lazaro Salsita's House and Gallery, an art project for Cayo Hueso neighborhood kids
  • Almendares River Forest Park walk, an introduction to Santeria, the most popular religion in Cuba

Viñales

  • Patio Pelegrin Community Art Project, an organic farm/ceramics workshop/art gallery/kids' community center all rolled into one, the brainchild of artist Mario Pelegrin
  • Nightly Discotheque in the Plaza, a great meeting spot for dancing and cultural interchange
  • A thorough introduction to country/farm life

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