African Marketplace Havana Experience

Havana, Cuba

Jan 19 - 25, 2022
Group size: 12 - 25
African Marketplace Havana Experience
Havana, Cuba

Jan 19 - 25, 2022
Group size: 12 - 25

About this trip

The African Marketplace is pleased to invite you on an exciting week of Afro-centric exploration in Havana. We will participate in a specially curated tour of the sights, sounds, and flavors of the island of Cuba during the Havana Jazz Plaza Festival and the Art Biennial. We will also focus on and support Afro-Cuban art, fashion, music, dance, history, Cuba’s growing private sector, and the strong entrepreneurial spirit as we learn about the growing business opportunities there.

What’s included

  • Visa and Licensing
    Cuban Tourist Visa and U.S. Treasury licensing paperwork for Support for the Cuban People
  • Pre-trip guidance
    We'll make sure you're well prepared for the journey
  • Medical Insurance
    Emergency in-country medical attention included
  • Accommodations
    Stay in deluxe black owned private bed & breakfasts that comply with US treasure requirements
  • Delicious Local Cuisine
    Daily breakfast, 5 lunches, and 4 dinners at select paladares (Havana’s best private restaurants). Includes local drinks!
  • Luxury Motor Coach
    Transportation with chauffeur
  • Excursion to Matanzas
    Spend a day in the soulful city of Matanzas
  • Jazz Festival Concerts
    Attend concerts and jam sessions of the hottest local and international jazz musicians at the Havana Jazz Plaza Festival
  • Havana Biennial
    Curated insider visits of the Havana Biennial including artist studios, galleries, and public expositions
  • Local Organizations
    Visit cultural organizations including la Fabrica de Arte Cubano, Taller Experimental de Grafica, Callejón de Hamel, Ediciones Vigia, and ReglaSOUL
  • Meet Black Entrepreneurs
    Visits with Afro-Cuban entrepreneurs that are fueling the country’s new private sector
  • City Tours
    Walking tours of Havana and Matanzas, Capitol building, Castle of San Severino, and Cañonazo
  • Folkloric Dance
    Live private performance of the National Folkloric Dance Company of Cuba
  • Afro-Cuban Spirituality
    Visit the homes of Afro-Cuban spiritual leaders of Santería and Palo Monte
  • Private Concerts
    Exclusive live performances with Los Muñequitos de Matanzas, El Negro Wadpro, and Charanga de Oro
  • Classic Cars
    Vintage 1950s American convertible ride to farewell dinner
  • Expert Guidance
    24-hour trip management by cultural experts James Burks and Adolfo Nodal in addition to professional Cuban guide and interpreter
  • Airfare
    We'll help you find the best flights to Havana
  • One dinner on your own
    Take an evening to explore Havana's food scene independently
  • Travel Insurance
    Trip interruption insurance should be purchased through a third-party
  • Other Items
    All other items not listed in ‘WHAT'S INCLUDED’

Available Packages

Double Occupancy
Available until October 20, 2021
Deposit: $750
Single Room Occupancy
Available until October 20, 2021
Deposit: $750

Your Organizer

Project Por Amor
Project Por Amor is the premier operator for specialized, arts-oriented tours, productions, and exchanges. For nearly 20 years, we have been connecting people, organizations, and brands with the rich artistic communities in Cuba and, more recently, Iceland. We have brought thousands of U.S. citizens on life-changing cultural tours that focus on connecting people through a panorama of art, theater, film, music, cuisine, and cultural experiences.