- Events and Celebrations
- The Typical Cuban
Important Events and Celebrations
New Years Day and Liberation Day. Anniversary of the Triumph of the Revolution.
Día Internacional de los Trabajadores. International Workers Day or Labor Day
National Rebellion Day and Anniversary of the Moncada Attack.
Anniversary of the historic marine uprising at the Cienfuegos naval base against dictator Fulgencio Batista, in 1957.
Anniversary of the beginning of the Wars of Independence in 1868.
Epiphany - 3 wise men.
Holy Week - Easter
San José de la Montaña - celebrated in the Paraíso area.
Santa Bárbara Festivities – Afro Cuban tradition.
Nuestra Señora de la Purisima Concepción – procession in honor of the patron Madonna.
The Havana International Book Fair
The Cigar Festival
International Percussion Festival
Festival Internacional de Música Popular "Benny Moré" - in honor of the great musician from Cienfuegos.
These are only some of Cuban's many festivals, events and celebrations. Would you like to celebrate alongside the Cubans and other overseas visitors staying on the island? If so then a Language Study Tour is ideal for you.