Havana 500 Activities
Make the most of Havana this year and enjoy all the activities happening to celebrate its 500th birthday.
Unique and full of stories, the Cuban capital city, Havana, is one of the most iconic cities worldwide. Not only for its peculiar economic and political model, but also because of its people and their warmth, a feature that keeps its visitors coming back to such an amazing place.
A city with over five hundred years of history that has been declared World Heritage Site by Unesco, Old Havana, is a place known for its cobblestone streets, colonial buildings, baroque churches and old American cars. But, above all, this city is known for its wonderful people.
The distinct contrasts of Havana make it a unique place and enhance the cultural experience of its visitors and for those who are fond of History and Culture, this is the perfect year to visit the Pearl of The Caribbean. Do not miss the activities happening in this beautiful city.
March 4th: “Havana Rhythm and Dance Festival” Guillermo Barreto in Memoriam
Enjoy the real rhythm of Cuba at this event gathering some of the main Cuban Music Orchestras, several of the most outstanding dance companies in the country, jazz groups, and folkloric groups. There will be not only concerts, but also Master Classes of Percussion and Visits to cultural sites, among many other activities.
13th March: Falete Concert at Memories Miramar Habana
Memories Miramar Habana is happy to host a beautiful Gala Dinner (Buffet Style) with an exceptional Flamenco concert of Falete. Book before March 6th by contacting us at. Price pp 75CUC + 10% of service. 50% off for children under 12. 25% off for Members of Miramar Club.
March 21st – 23rd: Havana World Music
This is the place to enjoy the experience of living a music festival in Havana, Cuba: a place where magical and genuine encounters take place every year. The essence of this great event is the exchange between music and cultures, but above all, people.
April: Cocktails and Humor
Enjoy great cocktails combined with some laughs at our Cocktails and Humor evening at Memories Miramar Habana in April. More details to come.
April 12th – May 12th: 13th Edition of the Havana Bienal
Art lovers cannot miss the main Contemporary Art Event of the country, transforming Havana into a city-gallery. Counting on 230 participants coming from 49 countries, this year all artists will get inspired with the theme “the construction of the possible”.
April 21st: Spanish Festival
As the main country that influenced Cuban culture, Spain remains very present in the biggest of the Antilles. In April Havana will celebrate the “Festival Huella de España” including many culinary, cultural and musical activities.
April 22nd to 28th: International Cuban Dance Festival in Havana
This is where dancers, students, masters gather once a year to enjoy rhythm and a few moves. In the program, over 100 hours of dance classes of different kinds are scheduled.
October 18th: Havana Theater Festival
Celebrate the 7th Art in the Caribbean Capital of Culture. From artistically presentations to living expositions, in Havana everything will be about contemporary theater, drama and performance.
November 16th: 500th Anniversary of Havana
December 5th: Habana Film Festival
One of the most prestigious cinema festivals of the world arrives every year to Havana. Participants can participate in numerous activities such as movie seminars, contests and movie or documentary shows.
December 7th: FIART 2019
International Fair of craft-work. Artisans and artists from the whole American continent will expose their most beautiful creations. This event will take place at the Pabexpo Fair Center, in Havana.