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INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL IN CUBA
18th – 22nd January 2018

Day 1 - Arrival to HAVANA

Havana was founded in 1519 by the Spanish. By the 17th century, it had become one of the Caribbean's main centers for ship-building. Although it is today a sprawling metropolis of 2 million inhabitants, its old Centre retains an interesting mix of Baroque and neoclassical monuments, and a homogeneous ensemble of private houses with arcades, balconies, wrought-iron gates and internal courtyards. Transfer from the airport to the house with guide.

Dinner La Moraleja
In the evening we will enjoy the good music in La Zorra and El Cuervo, one of the legendary places of Havana nightlife, which attracts an audience interested in the best Cuban music, be they new artists or legends of the art. Every night, there are excellent concerts of different styles including jazz, salsa or Cuban timba. This famous jazz club is one of the best in town.

Accommodation Hotel or Private House

DAY 2 - HAVANA

City Tours
Old Havana is surrounded by the city walls and has maintained its early urban feel with its five large plazas, each with its own architectural character: Plaza de Armas, Plaza Vieja, Plaza de San Francisco, Plaza del Cristo and Plaza de la Catedral. Around these plazas you will see many wonderful buildings, including the Iglesia Catedral de La Habana, Antiguo Convento de San Francisco de Asís, Palacio del Segundo Cabo and Palacio de los Capitanes Generales. Visit to the Bodeguita del Medio, the rum museum and more. Lunch at Dona Eutimia.

At night
With famed musicians, an important music festival tradition with international attraction of Latin Jazz or Cuban Jazz has been established. Wonderful and interesting personalities, cultists of the genre, show their talent and artistry. There will be concerts with Cuban musicians and guests, presentations of bands and ensembles. Participation in one of the concerts included.

Day 3 - CULTURES and HISTORY

Visit The Arte Corte Project was created in 1999, created by stylist Gilberto Valladares Reina (Papito), with which he has demonstrated how hairdressing is an activity that together with good intentions and a sense of brotherhood can contribute to the dignification of the human being in all its aspects.

There the passer-by meets, in addition to the aforementioned, with the Gallery-Studio of the artist Roberto González; The bar, restaurant and cafeteria "El Figaro", in honor of the famous personage of the opera "The Barber of Seville", of the Italian composer Gioachino Rossini.

Visit the Centro Cultural Antiguos Almacenes de Deposito San Jose. This marvelous restoration of an old dock warehouse has resulted in a gigantic market exhibiting the wares of hundreds of Cuban artists and crafts persons.

Dinner Café Laurent

Day 4 - Jazz, Jazz and more Jazz

In the evening we will enjoy the wonderful music of the Gato Tuerto. The intimate ambiance in this bar/restaurant is reminiscent of a late-night piano bar. Where at one time you might have heard Omara Portuondo, today it's Ivette Cepeda and Osdalgia giving you shivers. Here the specialty is filin, from the English feeling, which gives you an idea of the emotional charge of this Cuban brand of bolero jazz.

Day 5 – Return Home

After breakfast at the hotel we have time to do a little exploration, shopping etc. With a late checkout we leave the hotel in the afternoon for transfer to Havana airport and our return home.




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