La Escalera - Santiago de Cuba - 023v01 1,309 views | 12 | 0


"La Escalera" (the stairway), is an iconic place in Santiago de Cuba; a cultural project conceived by his owner Eddy to exchange and sell books. This small room in the historic center of Cuba´s second largest city has since become the spot where many locals and travelers leave something, such ...

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La Pregonera - Santiago - Cuba - 018v01 1,205 views | 8 | 0


"El Pregón" is an artistic expresion originated in product and services advertising done by those who offered them in the streets. Being very rich in styles, the "Pregón" is a traditional, fun and interesting way of marketing that is still alive in Cuba. Travellers that visit Santiago de Cuba city ...

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Pello 21 y su Organo Paris - Santiago de Cuba - 009v02 1,192 views | 10 | 0


Traditional Cuban music (son, rumba and cha cha cha) played by Peyo 21 and his 1940's "Paris Organ" in a park of Santiago de Cuba city. ...

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Big Mamas - Voluminosas - Cuba - 010v02 952 views | 6 | 1


The Santiago de Cuba Carnival has a hugely popular "Carrosa" (float) called the "Voluminosas". My best crack at a English decription is the "Big Mamas". ...

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Sergio de Liz - Mi Barrio - Santiago - Cuba - 017v01 645 views | 8 | 0


Sergio de Liz enjoys playing his own songs in Santiago´s park and squares. ...

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Bughouse Chess in Cuba - 024v01 479 views | 7 | 0


Bughouse chess game is played in Santiago de Cuba´s main square. Cuba has produced various important world class chess players including genius world champion Jose Raul Capablanca. Currently Cuba has numerous Grand Masters like Leinier Domingeuz and Lazaro Bruzónthat that play in the major world chess events. ...

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Sergio de Liz - Hijo de mi Mama - Cuba - 016v01 376 views | 6 | 0


Sergio de Liz is a 'street talent' that enjoys playing his own songs in Santiago´s park and squares. Santiago de Cuba is Cuba´s second largest city, and is the musical heart of the island. Santiago is full of musicians playing everywhere. ...

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Sergio de Liz - Mi Mujer y Yo - Santiago de Cuba - 026v01 220 views | 0 | 0


Sergio de Liz is one of those street talents that mixes "pícaras" lirics with Cuban traditional country music. Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city of the Cuban island, and traditionally, the source of some of the most important Cuban musicians, dancers and artists. Right on the square is ...

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Cuban Rumba - 056v01 170 views | 1 | 0


La Rumba is one of the eldest traditions still present in Cuba It was brought by the africans and through the years it was tranformed by the cuban slaves into a more cubanized style. ...

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Santiago de Cuba Unforgotten Love - 057v01 152 views | 5 | 0


Santiago de Cuba is a city with a lot of nicknames; it's been called - the hot land (terra caliente), the music land, the Caribbean pearl among other ones. All of these names reflect the reality: Music, dance and hot weather constantly present. With very strong tradition and a unique ...

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