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500 Aniversario

Gonzalito Rubalcaba

Illustrious Havana people: at the piano, the boy from Príncipe Street

The Havana district of San Lazaro is perhaps one of the least known by the inhabitants of this city. Its limits are usually inaccurate because on the one hand it begins on the street of (the) Infanta a
Illustrious habaneros: Horacio III and the love for the drum

Illustrious habaneros: Horacio III and the love for the drum

Horacio, el Negro, Hernández había nacido para la música. Pasaron los años y el Negro fue logrando su sueño: estudiar batería y ser conocido.
The Church of the Santo Ángel Custodio

The Church of the Santo Ángel Custodio

Located in Old Havana, a church attracts attention. Built in 1690, it is witness to what Havana has been in almost 500 years.
Teatro Nacional de Cuba

Teatro Nacional de Cuba. A place for art and history

The Teatro Nacional de Cuba Cultural Complex, located at Paseo and 39th street, Plaza de la Revolución, belongs to the National Council of Performing Arts of the Ministry of Culture. It was inaugurated
la giraldilla

La Giraldilla, the symbol of Havana

A slender, challenging and at the same time serene woman is the oldest symbol of Havana and the first sculpture cast in Cuba. It is known as the Giraldilla and is located in the Castillo de la Real Fue
Gran Teatro de La Habana. Foto: La Demajagua

Ten curiosities of the Grand Theater of Havana Alicia Alonso

Now that the twenty-sixth edition of the International Festival of Ballet invites us, it would be good to remember ten curiosities of the Grand Theater of Havana Alicia Alonso, the headquarters of the
Old Havana

Old Havana Embraces Cuba´s Emerging Artists

A group of children look on as a tattooed stranger paints a pair of big green eyes on the wall outside a house at San Isidro, one of Old Havana’s less-empowered neighborhoods. The once industrial town