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Josignacio´s chromatic whirlwind
Josignacio´s chromatic whirlwind
Josignacio´s chromatic whirlwind
Josignacio´s chromatic whirlwind
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Josignacio´s chromatic whirlwind

José Ignacio Sánchez Rius, Josignacio (La Habana, 1963), is a contemporary Cuban painter creator of the Plastic Paint Medium technique which, according to him, mainly moves between the “abstract, semi-abstract and neo-figurative”.

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Military architecture in Colonial Havana
Military architecture in Colonial Havana
Military architecture in Colonial Havana
Military architecture in Colonial Havana
Military architecture in Colonial Havana
Military architecture in Colonial Havana
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Military architecture in Colonial Havana

The former San Cristóbal de la Habana villa came to be, due to its strategic geographical location, an inescapable stop of vessels in transit to Spain, a traffic that exacerbated pirates´greed. For this reason the Spanish Crown decided to fortify the city thus creating the most powerful and complex defensive system in the Americas of the XVI to XIX centuries.

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Reasons for the Day of Cuban Culture
Reasons for the Day of Cuban Culture
Reasons for the Day of Cuban Culture
Reasons for the Day of Cuban Culture
Reasons for the Day of Cuban Culture
Reasons for the Day of Cuban Culture
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Reasons for the Day of Cuban Culture

Every October 20 the island celebrates the Day of Cuban Culture, since in that date, but in 1868, the town sang for the very first time the first patriotic march: La Bayamesa or Bayamo´s Anthem – so called then – turned in time as Cuban National Anthem.

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Life returns to the Palacio del Segundo Cabo Palace
Life returns to the Palacio del Segundo Cabo Palace
Life returns to the Palacio del Segundo Cabo Palace
Life returns to the Palacio del Segundo Cabo Palace
Life returns to the Palacio del Segundo Cabo Palace
Life returns to the Palacio del Segundo Cabo Palace
Life returns to the Palacio del Segundo Cabo Palace
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Life returns to the Palacio del Segundo Cabo Palace

The palace of el Segundo Cabo shines again, one of the three most important Cuban colonial architecture works, representative of the XVIII century baroque, turned into a new type museum: Center for Interpretation of Cuba-Europe Cultural Relations.

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Havana in models
Havana in models
Havana in models
Havana in models
Havana in models
Havana in models
Havana in models
Havana in models
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Havana in models

The Cuban capital prizes itself for the privilege of possessing two models representing in miniature, all the city and in particular Old Havana.  The Havana and the Historical Center models facilitate urban studies for new insertions as well as didactic and recreational aims, developing into a tourism attraction that offers an un-surpassing perspective before walking the city. 

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A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum
A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum
A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum
A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum
A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum
A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum
A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum
A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum
A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum
A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum
A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum
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A fantastic trip to the Rum Museum

Founded March 31, 2000, the Museo del Ron Havana Club museum recreates the history and manufacturing process of Cuban rum – national beverage – one of the best worldwide….from the sugar cane field to your lips.

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Finca Vigía: Hemingway’s refuge,  detained in the time
Finca Vigía: Hemingway’s refuge,  detained in the time
Finca Vigía: Hemingway’s refuge,  detained in the time
Finca Vigía: Hemingway’s refuge,  detained in the time
Finca Vigía: Hemingway’s refuge,  detained in the time
Finca Vigía: Hemingway’s refuge,  detained in the time
Finca Vigía: Hemingway’s refuge,  detained in the time
Finca Vigía: Hemingway’s refuge,  detained in the time
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Finca Vigía: Hemingway’s refuge, detained in the time

Turned into a museum, Finca Vigia was the most stable residence of Ernest Hemingway since 1940 to his death in 1961.

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A sculptural set for the Reencounter of Two Cultures
A sculptural set for the Reencounter of Two Cultures
A sculptural set for the Reencounter of Two Cultures
A sculptural set for the Reencounter of Two Cultures
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A sculptural set for the Reencounter of Two Cultures

Located at the furthermost end of the Bariay National Park and close to Atlantic waters, in the northern coast of Holguin Province, just where it is presumed Christopher Columbus, the Great Admiral first disembarked in the Island, the Memorial Monument regarding the Half a Millennium of the Encounter of Two Cultures evokes that primordial passage for the history of that part of the planet and the world in general.

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The Tumba Francesa, an ancestral legacy
The Tumba Francesa, an ancestral legacy
The Tumba Francesa, an ancestral legacy
The Tumba Francesa, an ancestral legacy
The Tumba Francesa, an ancestral legacy
The Tumba Francesa, an ancestral legacy
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The Tumba Francesa, an ancestral legacy

Proclaimed in 2003 a Masterpiece of Oral and Immaterial Patrimony of Humanity by Unesco, the Tumba Francesa is a dancing, singing and percussion cultural manifestation taken to the eastern area of Cuba by French colonizers’ immigration and their slaves after the Haitian Revolution at the end of the XVIII and beginning of the XIX centuries.

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