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CUBA50 - CELEBRATING CUBAN CULTURE
CUBA 50 is a hub for any event, large or small in the UK that aims to celebrate the best of Cuban culture and talent.
From world class touring music and dance to national and regional theatres, galleries and exhibitions, Cuba 50 includes something for everyone, from live performances and film festivals to workshops and seminars.
Alongside sporting links to the Olympiad and Sustainable Living initiatives, this is the biggest ever celebration of Cuban culture, of art, music, education, dance, film, photography and theatre.
More than 40,000 people attended the Cuba50 festival showcase events in 2009 at London's Barbican Centre, 27 & 28 June , Gillett Square in Hackney 27 June, Hackney Empire 25 June and Victoria Park 21 June - to see Cuba's finest acts Pablo Milanés, Harold Lopez Nussa and Son del Tropico, Yoruba Andabo and Oscar d'Leon, Changui de
Guantanamo, Orquesta Aragon, Kumar,
Osvaldo Chacon, Tumbao Tivoli, Omar Puente, London Lucumi Choir, Charanga del Norte and more.
People across the world have come to love Cuba through seeing and experiencing the island's culture, born of hundreds of years of history and a rich mix of cultures.
This is a unique festival and the biggest mix of performances and events to celebrate Cuban culture in Europe - Cuba 50!
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