This November comes loaded with surprises field of culture in Cuba. The cultural offer in Havana and Cuba they are refreshed with the arrival of new activities. The gradual reopening of leisure venues, and other art and culture spaces, favors the expansion of the events' offer in Cuba. We are witnessing a new ensemble of events in Havana that are traditionally held around these dates. However, many others remain postponed. Likewise, still on are the online cultural events However, physical events are gaining ground again. Little by little, Havana and the rest of the country's provinces are recovering their usual rhythm of activities.
Despite limitting assistance, due to Covid-19 pandemic in Cuba, if you are thinking traveling to Cuba in November, then you already have the perfect excuse to attend some of the cultural events that we propose. Companies such as Evelop, AirEuropa and Iberia have already announced that they will resume their flights to Cuba from Spain in November. We are waiting for Havana to announce its move towards the last stage of a new normality. We wish it to be as soon as possible so that we can once again organize our tailor-made trips to Cuba!
These are the cultural activities that from CubaUnique we would like to reccommend for November
The theater of Cuba returns! The theater company ?The enchanted deer?, one of the best-known theater companies on the island, returns to its usual space with the staging quiet zone. This is the play with which they celebrate their 24th anniversary. This event was interrupted last March, with the arrival of the pandemic.Every weekend they will appear at their usual venue in the Calle 18 and Línea, in Vedado in havana. Its director, Nelda Castillo, offers the public, once again, a proposal that shows the theater as a reflecting mirror of society. In it, conflicts and issues inherent to current Cuban society are addressed. Don't miss this function, where the actors integrate elements of performance and scenic spectacle.
The traditional Artisans Hall of the Cuban Association of Artisans Artists arrives this year in time to exhibit the works of the ceramicists of the province. In this edition they offer the public more than twenty pieces. In them you can appreciate the technical skill of its creative Cuban artists. They experimented with techniques ranging from papier mache, the wood carvingoutstands, as well as goldsmith, to marquetry and embroidery. The art in Cuba and in this case, Cuban crafts are in good health. This event shows it, and at the same time allows recognition of the work of local artisans in the center of the island. If you are a lover of the most ancestral techniques and you like to be in contact with the most traditional artistic practices, the exhibition of the craftsmen's room allows you to be in direct contact with these proposals. And if you travel through Old Havana and you are interested in learning about quality artistic craft projects, sign up for our Havana and Crafts tour
Cuban cinema is back! Finally Havana reopens the doors of its cinemas, museums and other cultural centers. With this long-awaited reopening come activities for all tastes and audiences. Among them, from CubaUnique we want to propose the film cycle starring the well-known Cuban actor Jorge Perugorría, which will be exhibited at the Riviera Movie Theater. During those days they will be able to enjoy a condensed film sample where the renowned artist has stood out for his acting performance.If you like the seventh art you will surely have heard about the films honey for oshun, Waiting list, Strawberry and Chocolate and upright love. If you haven't had the opportunity to see them, this is the event you've been waiting for. All of them, starring Jorge Perugorria, cover different stages of the artistic career of the aforementioned Cuban actor, so you will be able to appreciate his performance behind the scenes throughout his career.
Art and ballet in Cuba hand in hand! Our calendar of events in Cuba could not fail to include the traveling exhibition ?Matria? which is already taking place throughout the island since last October and which is dedicated to the centenary of the prima ballerina absolute Alice Alonso. But it is precisely in November when said exhibition consisting of twelve large-format printed photographs will arrive in the Cuban capital, where the dancers and the city of Havana are the protagonists.This is a project where photographer Gabriel Davalos, in collaboration with the Cuban Fund of Cultural Assets, will visit many provinces of the Caribbean island to show that series of images for which he is so well known: photographs of tremendous sensitivity that keep a certain lyricism in the language and that captivate the public by the beauty of the dialogue established between the dance postures and the space of the city. This exhibition will arrive in Havana on November 16, date on which the town celebrates its 501st anniversary, so in the middle of the festivities, it will be an excellent opportunity for you to get to know the work of the young Cuban photographer up close and especially enjoy his poetry associated with the world of dance, with a series this time starring dancers and dancers from the companies Danza Espiral, Nova Danza and the Vocational School of Art of Matanzas. If you want to soak up even more of the dance art in Cuba, do not miss our theme tour Dance in Havana in which you can tour Havana to the rhythm of its most traditional dances until you reach classical ballet.
Dance in Cuba continues to gain prominence within Cuba's cultural billboard in November. At the end of the month we receive an event that will undoubtedly mean a stimulus for the young Cuban choreographers. We are talking about festival ?Impulses?, run by Isabel Bustos, director of the Company Dance Theater Retazos. On this occasion, the participating choreographers will have the opportunity to share their work digitally, exchange ideas and make their proposals visible, objectives pursued by said event. Said pieces will be later valued for their possible stage presentation (Las Carolinas Theater Room, hq of the Retazos Theater Dance Company) and exhibited online. If you like the world of dance and keep up to date with what is happening in the dance mainstream, this festival will allow you to get closer to the proposals of the youngest and most creative Cuban choreographers, both from its online and stage projection. If you want to follow the event closely, consult the company's social networks Danta Teatro Retazos. And if you want to discover a most photographic havana, on our tour guided by a professional photographer you will enjoy this fascinating and enigmatic city
The winter season begins on the island and many travelers do not want to miss the opportunity to discover Cuba in November.
It does not surprise us because it is recommended 100% traveling to Cuba in November since its climate and its cultural activities make the archipelago an extremely attractive destination. Tthat is why the peak season for tourists in Cuba begins this month, lasting until April.
You will find pleasant temperatures, very far from the European cold, with lower humidity than in the summer months, which is really appreciated, but this will not prevent you from taking sunscreen.
Cuba is an eternal summer! The climate is very stable, and the temperatures are mild throughout the year, that is, all year round you can bathe in the sea. best beaches and cays in Cuba, even in winter, that the water remains around 24º.
In this season, forget about rains and hurricanes, so if you want to tour Havana by bike or climb Pico Turquino, November is your month to make that dream trip.
As you can see, to enjoy the authentic Cuba and its cultural power, options are not lacking, even though we are in a context marked by the “new normal”.
We suggest some of our most popular preset routes most popular, and, if possible, that you spend at least 10 days in Cuba to avoid missing the essentials, and above all, we recommend that you closely follow our suggestion of activities on the blog if you plan a cultural trip to Cuba so that you are informed of those events that you do not want to miss.
Culture is universal! Do you dare to get to know Cuba and enjoy the varied Cuban culture?
Julienne Lopez Hernandez
Degree in History of Art0