Authentic Cuba: Cuban Culture, Art & Society With Your Family
Immerse yourself in culture, community, arts, music and traditions as you explore the vibrant culture of Cuba with your family, learning from experts and friendly locals of all ages.
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Program No. 20591RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

Share the rich history and heritage of Cuba with your children and grandchildren! From small town, Matanzas to bustling Havana, join artists, performers and community groups for an intimate and insightful look at daily life and culture in Cuba’s quickly changing society. Share in the local passion for music and art, which come to life as you attend rehearsals and private performances with Cuban dancers. Explore Ernest Hemingway's Farm, Finca La Vigia.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Mild/moderate walking; some cobblestone streets. Participants must be able to walk unassisted.
Family Programs
Family Programs
Share your love of learning with your family. These programs are designed for any combination of generations: grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and children.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Interact with the family who owns and operates a local organic farm and pottery workshop.
  • Meet with members of a local dominoes club and try playing the authentic Cuban way.
  • Learn about Cuban history, cultural traditions and daily life in a small town and in the capital city.

General Notes

This is a Family program for participants, their adult children and grandchildren ages 12 and up.
Featured Expert
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Alberto Faya
Alberto Faya is a singer and music composer for radio, films, and television. Alberto has been both Music Director at the Cuban Radio and Television Organization and Director of the Music Department at Casa de las Américas in Havana. He has written and published articles in Cuba and other nations’ magazines and wrote a cook and music book entitled El Libro del Sabor (The Book of Taste). He has taught courses at various cultural centers and universities across Europe, Latin America and North America.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Alberto Faya
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Vivian Quintero
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