Art Exchange in Cuba

Havana, Cuba

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Michelle de Abreu
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Apr 17 - 25, 2020
Group size: 1 - 6
Art Exchange in Cuba
Havana, Cuba

Michelle de Abreu
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Apr 17 - 25, 2020
Group size: 1 - 6

About this trip

Why Cuba?  To be with the people of course!  

This immersion is about connection.

With Cuban friends we'll get lost art, history, music, dance and a lot of celebration.  This is a trip to short perspective and understand our cultures mutually.


Accommodation:  Cuban home in the center of Havana.  

Home shared by all on tour, capped at 6 people, between 3 rooms and private bathrooms.

Book 1 bedroom with 2 single beds  or  1 bedroom, 1 double bed - please identify in your booking notes.

What’s included

  • Entry guidance
    Guidance on pre-purchasing Cuban Visa + insurance - both required for US citizens to enter country
  • Airport transportation
    Transportation from Havana Airport to homestay
  • Homestay
    7 nights
  • Breakfast
    7 days
  • Getting ready guides
    What to prepare for - exchanging money, safety, packing tips
  • Flights
  • Visa cost
    Cost for visa ($60 - $100 depending on date + location of purchase)
  • Health Insurance
    Cuban health insurance ($20) required to enter country

Itinerary

8 Day Itinerary
Exchanging Art in Havana

Day 1, Friday:

- Check-in, airport transfer, refreshments upon arrival at home

Event host will be at homestay to welcome you in and give brief tour of neighborhood.

- Group welcome dinner  


Day 2, Saturday:

- History and hidden stories tour

Points: Old Havana, Capitolio, Paseo del Prado, Plaza de Armas, Plaza de Angel, Gran Teatro, El Floridita - Charles Hemingway's favorite bar

- Evening Salsa lesson with locals


Day 3, Sunday:

- Exploring Cuban-Afro history on Cayo Hueso and Rumba street party


Day 4, Monday:

- Exchanging thoughts and stories with Cuban friends over lunch.

- Afro Yoruba history discussion

    

 Day 5, Tuesday:

- Beach day, transportation included


 Day 6, Wednesday:

- Music + dance exchange with local artists

- Salsa class

- Optional evening out to Salsa club


 Day 7, Thursday:

- Afternoon at San Jose Market

- Evening at Fabrica de Arte entrance included


Day 8, Friday:

- Bike in the bosque tour with local friends 

(The Bosque Havana's green lung with river trails)

- Salsa class


Day 9, Saturday:

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Michelle de Abreu
Hi! Nice to see you here. My name is Michelle and my #1 most prized possession is the ability to travel. I am tri-lingual and have lived in 6 different countries. I have a background in dance and movement, and my goal here is to use art to introduce world cultures to one another.

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