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Cuba and its dance heritage
Cuba and its dance heritage
Cuba and its dance heritage
Cuba and its dance heritage
Cuba and its dance heritage
Cuba and its dance heritage
Cuba and its dance heritage
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Cuba and its dance heritage

Cuban multicultural heritage has in classical ballet and popular dance a great identifying exponent.    

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Havana seen through its statues
Havana seen through its statues
Havana seen through its statues
Havana seen through its statues
Havana seen through its statues
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Havana seen through its statues

Statues everywhere in the city is something surprising for the visitor…a reminder of facts, heroes and celebrities; art works as speakers of an ancestral culture, a splendid history and deeply rooted identity.

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Chorro de Maíta and Taíno Village: Life and death of Cuban aborigines
Chorro de Maíta and Taíno Village: Life and death of Cuban aborigines
Chorro de Maíta and Taíno Village: Life and death of Cuban aborigines
Chorro de Maíta and Taíno Village: Life and death of Cuban aborigines
Chorro de Maíta and Taíno Village: Life and death of Cuban aborigines
Chorro de Maíta and Taíno Village: Life and death of Cuban aborigines
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Chorro de Maíta and Taíno Village: Life and death of Cuban aborigines

Realities and recreations on the life and death of Cuba´s first inhabitants meet in the duet formed by the Chorro de Maita museum – aborigine cemetery showing all types of burials in the Caribbean, plus some never before registered and the Taino Village a natural scale replica of an indigenous settlement.

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The Cuban Colonial Dwelling
The Cuban Colonial Dwelling
The Cuban Colonial Dwelling
The Cuban Colonial Dwelling
The Cuban Colonial Dwelling
The Cuban Colonial Dwelling
The Cuban Colonial Dwelling
The Cuban Colonial Dwelling
The Cuban Colonial Dwelling
The Cuban Colonial Dwelling
The Cuban Colonial Dwelling
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The Cuban Colonial Dwelling

Strolling by Cuban patrimonial cities one easily discovers colonial airs in many of its dwellings. Four centuries of Spanish presence in the Island still breathes through thick walls of buildings today inhabited by families or serving as hotel lodging facilities, restaurants, museums and other government institutions.

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Cienfuegos’ Tomás Acea Cemetery
Cienfuegos’ Tomás Acea Cemetery
Cienfuegos’ Tomás Acea Cemetery
Cienfuegos’ Tomás Acea Cemetery
Cienfuegos’ Tomás Acea Cemetery
Cienfuegos’ Tomás Acea Cemetery
Cienfuegos’ Tomás Acea Cemetery
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Cienfuegos’ Tomás Acea Cemetery

Though not a faithful copy of the Athenian Parthenon, the building accessing the Tomás Acea Cemetery in Cienfuegos takes us back to Ancient Greece with its purest neoclassical style 64 Doric columns. Founded 90 years ago, the only garden-cemetery in the country extends along the wide 5 de Septiembre Avenue on the way to Rancho Luna beach.

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Cannon shooting, tradition and heritage
Cannon shooting, tradition and heritage
Cannon shooting, tradition and heritage
Cannon shooting, tradition and heritage
Cannon shooting, tradition and heritage
Cannon shooting, tradition and heritage
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Cannon shooting, tradition and heritage

Every night at nine o’clock, the city trembles. A blast coming from the San Carlos de la Cabaña fortress reminisces former times when Havana city walls were closed, thus announcing dwellers. Since colonial times this tradition has been observed and it was proclaimed last December as Cultural Heritage of the Cuban Nation.

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