Are you eyeing to have a breather in the beautiful country of Cuba? If so, you may want to schedule your trip so you can take part important cheap holidays and festivals. Cuba’s festivals are among the biggest and the best in the Caribbean. In fact, many tourists agree that these festivals are not just street parties. They are highlights and representations of Cuba’s rich history and culture.
Here are a few of the best and most popular celebrations in Cuba that you should try to experience during your vacation.
1. Havana Jazz Festival
Celebrated in February and first started in 1978, the Havana Jazz festival is most likely the most famous and renowned of all Cuba,s music festivals. This celebrations draws jazz musicians and lovers from all over the world. Join jazz concerts in the country’s concert halls and streets alike.
2. Havana Carnaval
Once held every February until 1998, the Havana Carnaval has since been moved to July. During this celebration, communities organize talented groups to perform during this lively parade-and-dance show. The carnaval features colorful costumes, lively dances, great music, and loads of fun. Additionally, the Havana Carnaval is where you can taste delectable Cuban culinary treasures such as roast pork, chicharritas, and tamales. The best bands also provide the audience with cool entertainment .
3. Santiago de Cuba
Held every July, the Santiago de Cuba is what a street party should be. The city does not sleep, and it parties all night long, waiting for the annual performance at the Cuartel Moncada. The essentials of a street party are there—great music, delectable foods, colorful costumes, lots of fun and dancing, and more!
4. Las Parradas de Remedios
This festival is celebrated every December. During the Las Parradas de Remedios, there are street parties, friendly competitions of performing arts within towns, fireworks, and gift-giving.