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Jul

16

Havana Jazz Festival 2019

It’s time to add the Havana Jazz Festival to your bucket list! This annual festival has taken place since 1978, and it continues to get better. Over the years, the festival lineup has included artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Haden, Roy Hargrove and more.


Oct

14

Enjoy Cuba at Home: Music and all That Jazz

Whether you are preparing for your trip to Cuba or just leaving the charming island, there’s one thing about the country that can transport you there instantly: the music. Cuban music comes from a rich Caribbean culture that fuses Spanish, African and other varied influences of centuries past while incorporating newer genres that include jazz, pop, hip hop rock and soul.

Oct

06

Meet InsightCuba Tour Leader Diane Saulnier

One of the best things about seeing the beautiful land of Cuba with insightCuba is having a knowledgeable, trained tour leader to accompany you through the island. You’ll experience breathtaking sights and connect with one of the warmest, most hospitable people on earth.

Sep

29

La Fábrica del Arte: A One-Stop Spot for Cuban Culture

La Fábrica del Arte – or The Art Factory – has received lots of hype since it first opened its doors in February of 2014. La Fábrica, or la F.A.C., as it is often called, is a multidisciplinary cultural space housed in an old cooking oil factory in Havana’s residential neighborhood of Vedado. Here, you can get a one-stop introduction to Cuban culture, as you mingle among Havana’s hippest and witness the art and music of some of Cuba’s greatest and most promising artists.

Aug

11

The Seven Best Cuban Festivals You Need to Know

From rhythm and soul, to color and savor, Cuba is awash with art, melody and cultural happenings all throughout the year. The essence of the island always remains the same - its music and gusto for life. With a cigar in hand and shaking to the beats of its sounds, here are some of the top festivals and events you shouldn’t miss.

Jun

16

The Most Popular Songs in Cuba Right Now

Most Americans have heard of Cuban music legends like salsa star Celia Cruz, classics powerhouse Buena Vista Social Club, and of course, favorite bandleader Desi Arnaz. Cuba’s tradition of producing extraordinary talent carries on today, and many of the island’s contemporary musicians are making waves across the globe. Here are some of their latest chart-topping tunes.

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