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What to do in Cuba in June?

Alejandro SanfielBy Alejandro Sanfiel, Cuban Travel Specialist, on May 24, 2018

What to do in Cuba in June?

Welcome once again to our must-do list of happenings every month. June is Cuba’s most musical month of the year, so if you´re visiting us in the next 30 days, you may want to assist the clubs and events around the capital. The temperatures start arising so you´d better pack some shirts and shorts, …

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What to do in Cuba in May?

Alejandro SanfielBy Alejandro Sanfiel, Cuban Travel Specialist, on April 26, 2018

What to do in Cuba in May?

Like usual, our team handpicks the must-do list of happenings every month. May is Cuba’s rainiest month of the year, and if you’re planning to visit at this time, we encourage you to partake in the local tradition of bathing in the first downpour of May to cast away the bad luck and bring in good …

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What to do in Cuba in April?

Alejandro SanfielBy Alejandro Sanfiel, Cuban Travel Specialist, on March 29, 2018

What to do in Cuba in April?

Every month our team handpicks the best Cuban events and happenings for you. As temperatures finally start to rise, April is finally the time to go to the beach, start exploring nature and spend more time outdoors. Here’s our April must do´s:   Traditional Music from the 50s Show  Nights …

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What to do in CUBA in March 2018?

Alejandro SanfielBy Alejandro Sanfiel, Cuban Travel Specialist, on March 7, 2018

What to do in CUBA in March 2018?

The Knowing Cuba team knows what’s being cooked in Cuba behind the scenes. Here’s our top events pick for the month of March: Fiesta del Tambor: An annual party of percussion, drums, rhythms and music that gather musicians and percussionist from all over the world. Expect to see popular …

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What are the best Salsa clubs in Cuba?

Alberto GonzalezBy Alberto Gonzalez, Cuban Travel Specialist, on May 4, 2017

What are the best Salsa clubs in Cuba?

Salsa was born in the 70's and can be considered as the culmination of the Cuban music evolution. The combination of elements of other Cuban rhythms such as danzon, son, chachacha, mambo, conga, the incorporation of new musical instruments such as piano, trumpet or saxophone, and the development of …

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Where can I listen to Havana’s best jazz?

Alberto GonzalezBy Alberto Gonzalez, Cuban Travel Specialist, on April 20, 2017

Where can I listen to Havana’s best jazz?

Cuba has a rich jazz heritage and was selected as the host city of the 2017 World Jazz Day celebrated April 30, a celebration that culminated with performances by Herbie Hancock and Chucho Valdéz.   In addition, Afro-Cuban jazz, a subgenre of jazz, emerged in the 1940s and was integrated …

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