Join us for a unique opportunity to examine the African roots of Cuba’s vibrant culture and history.
From Havana to Santiago de Cuba, the cradle of African culture and the Revolution, we’ll experience Afro Cuban religious music and performance, we’ll hear form Cuban experts on race, gender, art and religion. Take a dance lesson from a popular Afro Cuban dance company as well have the opportunity to visit community projects, see monumental Cuban historical sites while have authentic and important exchanges supporting the Cuban peoples efforts while traversing the island.
Visits may include:
+ Visit to a community program to learn about Afro Cuban music and danceMeeting and discussion with a Cuban Musicologist
+ Meeting and discussion with an Afro Cuban filmmaker
+ Visit museums and community projects whose mission is to educate and preserve Afro Cuban religious traditions in the community
+ Dialogue with a professor race and gender
+ Visit to a museum focused on the slave route in Cuba
+ Take an Afro-Cuban dance class
+ Visit to the Bellas Artes fine arts museum to examine Afro Cuban artists
Stops will also be made in the cities of Varadero, Santa Clara and Camaguey.
LAND COST $2,450 & INCLUDES:
+ In-country transportation, 3-star accommodations, program and entrance fees, and two meals daily.
+ Fluent English speaking Cuban guide to facilitate
+ Preparatory materials
Does not include US/Cuba air, expenses of a purely personal nature, trip insurance, flights, or luggage fees. Roommates are NOT a guarantee though we will make every effort possible to accommodate your request. Should a roommate be unavailable, you will be responsible for the single room supplement of $150.
Please hold off on booking airfare to and from Cuba. Once we confirm the trip with the minimum number of participants, we will discuss how to move forward with this. Note: Cuba trip deposits are non-refundable.
For booking info please go to https://globalexchange.org/realitytours/upcoming-reality-tours/#id=afro-cuban-culture-and-history-havana