Experience total immersion into the music, dance, and traditions of Havana. This tour features handpicked daily excursions, a day-trip to Matanzas and a chance to get to know Cuba's top artists, while learning Percussion, Salsa, OR Afro-Cuban dance. We will also attend the Fiesta del Tambor, with competitions among the hottest young percussionists in Cuba, & performances with top groups from all over the island.
MUSIC & DANCE ADVENTURE HAVANA & SANTIAGO de CUBA June 18-July 2, 2016 (choose one week or two)
Join us on an unforgettable journey to one of the most culturally rich destinations on the planet and experience total immersion into the music, dance, and traditions of Havana and Santiago. Both programs offer unique daily excursions and opportunities to connect directly with the people of Cuba. Week One: Santiago June 18 – 25 Take in the sights, sounds and dances of Santiago de Cuba with our friends and world-renowned Salsa dancer, Yanek Revilla and members of Sabor DKY. This program also features some Afro-Cuban dance and Changui in Guantanamo. Week Two: Havana June 25 – July 2 Explore dance in Havana with Karelia Despaigne, Ildolidia Ramos, Isaias Rojas, Jennyselt Calvo and members of top dance groups, Ban Rarrá and Raices Profundas. For the music program, select your instrument and learn directly from top instructors at the National School of Music.
JAZZ FESTIVAL TOUR
December 11-19, 2016
The Havana International Jazz Festival Tour is an in-depth “people to people” journey designed especially for jazz lovers! Experience the deep roots of Afro-Cuban jazz first hand and discover the art, music and culture of Cuba on an unforgettable adventure with PlazaCUBA! Daily activities and excursions are designed to introduce you to Cubans from all walks of life, and will focus on music and the arts. The jazz festival is an international event and annual showcase for the innovative sounds of Cuban music and also features many international groups. Attend the gala opening and closing ceremonies and other Latin, salsa and jazz concerts with a full access pass. Meet the performers and attend private concerts with Cuba’s top musicians.
Do you have a small organization or group of people that would like to travel to Cuba? Let PlazaCUBA help you organize your own people to people experience in Cuba.
LEGAL TRAVEL TO CUBA 2016
PlazaCUBA is the leading expert in Cuban cultural travel, with more than 20 years of experience and intimate connections with the most influential artists and performers in Cuba today. We organize unique, handpicked people-to-people excursions and exciting adventures that create real opportunities to engage with the Cuban people.