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CUBAN SALSA . BEST PLACES TO DANCE EACH DAY OF THE WEEK

CUBAN SALSA . BEST PLACES TO DANCE EACH DAY OF THE WEEK

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

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BEERS FACTORIES IN HAVANA

BEERS FACTORIES IN HAVANA

In its route through Havana it is obligatory the visit to the Old Square(Plaza Vieja), well-known in its origins as New Square (Nueva Plaza), which was used mainly for military exercises, soon it worked like open air market and at the moment it is awarded of restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and we c…

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JAZZ IN HAVANA

JAZZ IN HAVANA

In Cuba the afro-cuban jazz is a subgenre of jazz, emerged in the 1940s and integrated into the so-called Latin jazz. The main artists found in the genesis and development of the style were Mario Bauzá, Machito, Chano Pozo, Dizzy Gillespie and Tito Puente. For its vibrant cultural and music…

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VISITING TRINIDAD

VISITING TRINIDAD

The city of Trinidad is located in the central region of Cuba, specifically in the south of the Cuban province of Sancti Spíritus, and is the capital of the municipality of the same name. Some of the places you have to visit when you are in Trinidad are: The Plaza Mayor of Trinidad, which is the …

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TOP 5 *****  BEST MOJITOS IN HAVANA

TOP 5 ***** BEST MOJITOS IN HAVANA

Although it is said that Cuba is the country of music, sun, beaches, friendly people, the best cigars but it is also famous for its exquisite food and drink. Local gastronomy and cocktails are the result of Spanish, Caribbean and African influences, which combined are so delicious, and perhaps this…

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