Coming up: Cuba’s Arts & Cultural Scene

Cuban cars - look familiar ?

Cuban cars – look familiar ?

Today, the United States opened its embassy in Havana, overlooking the city’s Malecon – a policy move that also suggests there will be many opportunities ahead for Cuba’s artists, writers, composers and musicians, and institutions to develop and expand relationships, cultural exchanges, exhibitions and more in the U.S.

Bacardi Building, Havana

Bacardi Building, Havana — a beautiful example of historic preservation in the old city. Look at the bat adornment on the roof — the logo for Bacardi rum!

In September and October, Green News Update will present several articles and photo essays on Cuba’s arts and cultural scene, architecture and historic preservation — with a special focus on Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and other Cuban communities. The articles are firsthand accounts from recent travelers who participated in “people-to-people” educational exchanges over the past year. Come back to learn more about the vibrant artistic life in Cuba!