Artinhavana a space for cuban contemporary art

Artinhavana a space for cuban contemporary art

art.inhavana.net, online site managed by frency, offers space to visual creators with a contemporary production. It involves artists, projects, art critics and curators. It offers information about spaces, exhibitions, events, studios of artist and other modalities of socialization of the institutional and independent art from the capital of Cuba, with a national and international reach […]

Che rests in his mausoleum

Che rests in his mausoleum

Do not visit the Mausoleum of Che, is almost not having visited the city of Santa Clara. No matter if you are a history lover or not. It is a visit that goes beyond personal ideologies. It is rather an encounter with the homage of a people to a mythical character, almost a legend. This […]

Restaurant in Camaguey “El Paso”: elegance and tradition

Restaurant in Camaguey “El Paso”: elegance and tradition

The gastronomic complex “El Paso” is located in a colonial house in the Plaza del Carmen, in the city of Camaguey. Since its founding, the site becomes widely accepted, especially by foreign visitors who extol the quality and variety of its offers. This was emphasized by the second American lady Jill Biden in recent visit […]

Santa Clara, ancient and beautiful

Santa Clara, ancient and beautiful

Two features difficult to find at the same time in a city. But Santa Clara is not. It is one of those cities with a colonial past that defies time for its beauty. Santa Clara belongs to the municipality of the same name and is the capital of Villa Clara province. It is located almost […]

Canopy Vinales, live ecstasy from the heights

Canopy Vinales, live ecstasy from the heights

A new service attracts national and international tourists to visit the Valley of Vinales. That is the case of canopy, an international widespread practice that a few months ago delights visitors of these places. Also known as zip line, the canopy consists of a pulley suspended by wires mounted on a decline or incline, designed […]

Soroa Orchid Garden, Eden in Western of Cuba

Soroa Orchid Garden, Eden in Western of Cuba

In the depths of the Sierra del Rosario emerges a jewel of Artemisa geography: the Botanical Garden of Soroa Orchid Garden, which guards untold treasures of biological and landscape wealth of the region. The Garden was declared “National Heritage” in 1961. It is a scientific-production center of the University of Pinar del Rio, for the […]

Camaguey: Living Tradition

Camaguey: Living Tradition

Chroniclers told that when the first Spaniards arrived in Port au Prince, today Camagüey province, the chief Camaguebax went out to meet them with open arms. He treated them as brothers and arranged for them a strip of fertile land between two rivers. But the pilgrims did not understand the concept of friendship and gratitude […]

Cape San Antonio, a natural wonder.

Cape San Antonio, a natural wonder.

Bathed by the calm waters of the Straits of Yucatan, the Cape San Antonio is the westernmost point of the Cuban archipelago. Belonging to the Guanahacabibes Peninsula, in the municipality of Sandino, this amazing nature reserve is a paradise almost unexplored by man. In this environment, visitors will find a wide range of ecological trails, […]

Maria la gorda (Mary the fat): nature, legend and history

Maria la gorda (Mary the fat): nature, legend and history

Maria la Gorda beach is surrounded by the mysticism of stories of pirates, ships aground and hidden treasures, it delights for its clear and calm waters, for the incalculable beauty of its coral reefs and the diversity of species that inhabit it. Although there is no single version of the arrival of Mary, the fat, […]

Ignacio Agramonte Park: essence and pride of Camaguey

Ignacio Agramonte Park: essence and pride of Camaguey

The current “Major General Ignacio Agramonte y Loynaz” Park, located in the ancient city of Camaguey becomes middle point of concurrency for locals and visitors due to its significant historical, cultural and heritage value. One of the most attractive aspects of the site is the monument by Italian sculptor Salvatore Buemi, erected in the center […]

A walk through La Guira National Park

A walk through La Guira National Park

The San Diego River runs impassive by the Sierra del Rosario in Vueltabajo. Amid these mountains, Senator Jose Manuel Cortina laid the foundation of his large estate in the early years of the last century. There were thousands of acres of land dedicated to the cultivation of tobacco, coffee production, planting of oak trees, citrus, […]

Paradise: Vinales agro-ecological farm

Paradise: Vinales agro-ecological farm

The agro-ecological farm “Paradise” opens its doors every day from early in the morning. This is a natural treasure and a prize to human effort, a place that will delight the visitor. It is located a few minutes from the center of Viñales town, on a steep hill and next to the path Silencio al […]

Tobacco in Vinales

Tobacco in Vinales

How long does it take to harvest the tobacco? How long does a plant of tobacco grow? How is a tobacco made in the fields of Cuba? Who is better to respond that ownprotagonists. The farmers of Vinales, Cuba, cultivate and process their tobacco. It has become the product leader of Cuban export market. Made […]

September, Begins school course in Cuba

September, Begins school course in Cuba

It finished the month of August. It also concluded the holidays and it begins the school course in Cuba. The pioneers return to their classrooms. It is the happy day of the re-encounterwith old classmates and teachers. Others, begin for the first time and arrive with expectation of their new school. All are received by […]

Sacando Lascas (Taking Out Chip’s)- The Merger Exhibition

Sacando Lascas (Taking Out Chip’s)- The Merger Exhibition

The-Merger Expo – Inauguration September 13 at 6:00 pm Collage Habana Art Gallery (San Rafael Boullevard No. 103 between Consulado and Industria, Havana Center, Cuba) The-Merger, artistic group, consisting of three authors: Mario González (Mayito) (Havana, 1969); Niels Moleiro (Havana, 1970) and Alain Pino (Camagüey, 1974), builds his imaginary from a symbolic strategy that achieves […]

Sabanalamar: American Acutus Paradise

Sabanalamar: American Acutus Paradise

The Sabanalamar crocodrile farm, located in the vicinity of the Bailen beach, in the western province of Pinar del Río, is a site for the conservation and captive breeding of Crocodylus Acutus or American Crocodile, exclusive species of North America, Central America, South America and the Greater Antilles . The farm is divided into cubicles […]

Cayo Levisa: an undiscovered paradise

Cayo Levisa: an undiscovered paradise

With about four kilometers of beaches and a variety of marine fauna, Cayo Levisa is a paradise destination in western Cuba. Its calm waters, its white and fine sands and alluring coral reefs are a true paradise for those looking to relax and unwind. Located on the northwest coast of Pinar del Rio, in the […]

Pinar del Rio, a mythological park

Pinar del Rio, a mythological park

In the center of the city of Pinar del Rio is a unique park that mixes beauty and classical order of Greek and Roman mythology, in open rupture with contemporary architecture. Known as “Parque de las Estatuas” (“Park of the statues “), the work is the result of FIDIAS project led by the sculptor Pedro […]

Vinales Valley, Tours in Cuba

Vinales Valley, Tours in Cuba

  The Valley of Vinales is one of the best know areas of Cuba. It is located in the Sierra de los Órganos in the province of Pinar del Río. This territory extends for approximately 132 km2 is consider as a National Monument and protected by Cuban government. This geologic marvel has its origins – […]

Don’t Miss visit Vinales, Pinar del Rio, Cuba

Don’t Miss visit Vinales, Pinar del Rio, Cuba

Vinales is located at north of province Pinar del Río, the most occidental province in Cuba. It is one of the 14 municipalities at this province and it has 741 km2extension.  The town of Viñales conserves the traditional aspect of the houses of red tiles as well as some of the inherited features from aboriginal, […]

Cuba Healthy Holidays

Cuba Healthy Holidays

Prevention is vital for maintaining health. Periodic clinical evaluations, complemented by basic and specialized tests, not only allow the ratification of good health condition, but also, make it possible to do early diagnosis of clinical disorders or diseases that, at early stages, have medical solution. Comercializadora de Servicios Médicos Cubanos,S.A. (Cuban Medical Services, SA), presents […]

The Morro Castle in Havana

The Morro Castle in Havana

Castillo de los Tres Reyes Magos del Morro, or “El Morro” as it is most commonly known, is the first fort you’ll come to after crossing under the harbor channel tunnel. Sitting on the point overlooking Havana’s narrow harbor channel, it was built between 1589 and 1630 and served as an important line of defense […]

Food & Love

Food & Love

In the heart of Old Havana, exactly in the Cathedral Square, it is located one of the private restaurant (paladar in spanish) most famous in Havana. Dona Eutimia is a small private restaurant, personal, intimate place to relax facing the Experimental Graphics Workshop and a few meters from the restaurant El Patio place. In a […]

Enguayabera, Alamar Cultural Center

Enguayabera, Alamar Cultural Center

For several months the capital of all Cubans reopens new cultural centers for the population. The idea of rescuing declared dismantled buildings and turns them to spaces for cultural activities, is an idea applauds. Is undoubtedly the new multipurpose cultural center of the Havana neighborhood of Alamar, named Enguayabera” is one of its best exponents. […]

Rox Goldware, Art hands Jewelry

Rox Goldware, Art hands Jewelry

The goldsmith’s art for many years, was one job for men. This ancient art, started creating silver objects for liturgical purposes and secular utilitarian functions. In this tradition as a continuum starts in the twentieth century a revival in the different craft demonstrations, including metalwork and particularly the goldsmith. In Cuba meanwhile, this art has […]

Wonder city

Wonder city

It tells the story of Cuba that when Christopher Columbus touched Cuban land express that this was the most beautiful land that human eyes had seen. And he said navigator, who before coming to these lands had traveled halfway across the world was not wrong. Is, without doubt, Havana is a charming, magical and captivating […]

Lights, camera and action….

Lights, camera and action….

Rarely have the pleasure to lunch or dine in a restaurant wait much history in its walls, tables and dishes. Is undoubtedly “The Lair” is all, a place where culture, art and good taste go hand in hand. Concordia # 418 or Mansion Camagüey, are some of the old names which used to refer to […]

Creations habanera

Creations habanera

Comment travelers to walk through Havana seem as if in the assembly of a period film. And the fact remains that this beautiful city, faithful friend and companion of many artists, musicians, engineers and painters, knows to reflect its charms in every corner. Alternative means rather than employing the Cuban to move from one place […]

Made in cuba

Made in cuba

A friend asked me one day to go in Havana at night and enjoy young art made in Cuba. Altamira space: to such a question, a proposal immediately went off in my mind. And, if it comes to young contemporary art, this place is the best choice The Altamira project conforms Space generated by a […]

Theatrical may

Theatrical may

Theatrical May is an effort to promote integration and recognition of continental theater of high artistic quality and social commitment, and a party of bodies and intellect. Every two years and through an art curator who performs the Directorate Theatre, Theatre May brings a sample of contemporary Latin American and Caribbean theater, in which emblematic […]

Design biennial of havana

Design biennial of havana

As part of French culture month in Havana, the Biennial of Design, which is this year brings both proposals Cuba as foreign artists is presented. It takes place in almost all spaces and institutions in the capital. alternative spaces like space Malcon 666, Fabrica de Arte Cubano (FAC), among others, make up the itinerant biennial […]

Opera: a spectacle for the senses

Opera: a spectacle for the senses

One idea that emerged as a place for meeting friends has now become a mega project. So Opera has become since its creation in 2013, the ideal place to enjoy good art, especially the kitchen, place and in perfect harmony makes traveling through time to us. Opera is a restaurant, perhaps that looks to the […]

A factory for cuban art

A factory for cuban art

The old factory ceased to be abandoned. Those great ships long were devoid of movement, today are filled with an energetic and colorful dynamics. Before: a factory for industrial purposes, now: A Cuban Art Factory (FAC). This is known in this this multipurpose cultural space that during the two years of its implementation has stolen […]

Havana and its characters

Havana and its characters

Havana is best to tell it through their characters, those who make their own history. There have been many people who have passed through our city and part of its history. The well-known Benny More, the Knight of Paris, Hemingway, Cuban Criollitas, among others, make up the catalog of famous characters in the history of […]

A site for young art

A site for young art

There are few occasions in which a pair of fine artists has come together to share site. The reasons are different, but the fundamental reason for seeking relief in his pocket. The idea of conceiving a place where two artists develop their work is not new, either in Cuba or elsewhere. However, finding a place […]