Calm after the Storm | American Travel to Cuba The recent hullabaloo concerning the vacation of Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z in Cuba has disturbed an apparent wasp nest of critics & hardliners in South Florida. Yet, the list of US stars who have visited Cuba in recent years is mind bogglingly long, including such celebrities as; Jack Nicholson, Woody Harrelson, Danny Glover, Stewart Copeland, Benicio del Toro, Bill Murray, Sean Penn, James Caan, Bonnie Raitt, Montell Jordan, Michael Franti, Amy Ray & Emily Saliers (Indigo Girls) and countless other American singers, musicians, actors, sports stars and celebrities have visited Cuba. So why can all these fellow Americans visit Cuba yet you can’t? It's probably more your belief you can’t than actual rules that prohibit your trip these days. If your trip is associated with academic research of any type, you automatically qualify for what is known as a general license. The general license is also known as the paperless permit to visit Cuba. It is called this because American visitors to Cuba who are traveling for academic reasons do not need to pursue any specific permit from the United States Treasury Department (OFAC) so long as they document their trip and, it be for a demonstrable academic reason. […]
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William Vivanco was born on October 6. 1975 in Santiago de Cuba and is a popular music star, composer and musician. Vivanco learned to play guitar by frequenting the Jazz Club inSantiago de Cuba called Casa de la Trova located on the city’s bustling Calle Heredia. As he says, he started “stealing chords” from back then. He later made ends meet as astreet busker, offering melodies in the streets of his city. Healso performed with a professional children’s choir. He […]
CubaDisco 2014 Havanatur is pleased to announce CubaDisco 2014. Each year Cubadisco is dedicated to a country and a musical genre and also pays tribute to artists and personalities with a distinguished creative work within the Cuban Music industry. Specialized conferences, expositions, colloquiums, concerts and CD launching take place during the event, as well as a wide musical program at different theaters and salons of Havana, with the participation of many Cuban and foreign groups and singers. The shows […]
Cuban music playlist 2012 Just a handful of iconic places in the world that should be visited at least once in a lifetime and Cuba is one of them because Cuban musicis so diverse and interesting. They've always had a particular draw, attracting waves of visitors every year due to Cuban music. Cuban music has inspired novels, poems, songs and films, and become icons in sound. Cubamusica.com has compiled a playlist of music that is quintessential to each of these […]
Los Van Van Los Van Van is a Cuban band led by bassist Juan Formell, and is the most recognized post-revolution Cuban bands. Formell is one of the most important figures in contemporary Cuban music. In 2011, they collaborated with Carlinhos Brown to record the song “Soy Loco por Ti, America” for the Red Hot Organization’s most recent charitable album “Red Hot+Rio 2.” The album is a follow-up to the 1996 “Red Hot + Rio.” Proceeds from the sales will […]
Nightlife in Cuba 101 For those of you looking for the best Nightlife in Cuba and music then we have a few suggestions for you! Weve scoured the best and worst of Nightlife in Cuba to bring you this list Cuba nightlife is a sizzling proposition. A country with this much passion and rhythm is hard to find anywhere else, and when you set the stage with inspiring Cuban music, what you have is nightlife bliss. If you’ve been […]
The spectacular showplace that became The Tropicana evolved out of a Depression-era bohemian nightclub called Eden Concert, operated by Cuban impresario Victor de Correa. One day, two casino operators approached […]
Surrounded by lush vegetation visits can enjoy a glittering spectacle featuring over 200 singers, dancers, musicians and vocalists. The Tropicana Cabaret is Cuba’s most famous cabaret and is offered by […]