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discovery cuba with scottsdale arts delegation

VIP TRAVEL TO CIENFUEGOS AND HAVANA for Havana’s Biennial, and Cienfuegos’ Bicentennial
Join Our Scottsdale Arts Delegation in Discovery of the Arts and Creative Life of Cuba
LEGAL, SANCTIONED TRAVEL TO CUBA

Cuba is just a few miles south of the United States, but to most Americans it might as well be the far side of the moon. As the diplomatic relationship between the United States and the Republic of Cuba evolves after 58 years of embargo, the sanctioned People-to-People cultural and educational exchanges between the two countries are now the only legal opportunity for Americans to visit Cuba. And, there’s much to see, learn and inspire you.

Now in its sixth year of taking People-to-People delegations to Cuba, CR&V is pleased to present this once-in-a-lifetime experience to travel to Cuba with Scottsdale Arts.


a discovery of cuba arts and culture with scottsdale arts

The culmination of Scottsdale Arts’ 2018-19 exciting Discovery Cuba Series will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience of artistic and cultural life in Cuba. This innovative People-to-People collaboration between Scottsdale Arts and Cuba Rhythm and Views, the leading experts on cultural travel in Cuba, will take a VIP delegation to Cuba, April 10-17, 2019, for an eight-day, seven-night in-depth immersion into the creative arts in the hemisphere’s most intriguing and isolated nation.

In the beautiful coastal city of Cienfuegos in the south, attendees will participate in cultural festivities celebrating the city’s 200th anniversary. In Havana, the trip will overlap with the prestigious 13th Havana Biennial, a celebration of Caribbean art and culture, and our Scottsdale Arts attendees will have unique opportunities to attend the opening events and other related exhibits. Architecture aficionados will enjoy the tour of Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its historic buildings actively under restoration.

As part of the partnership with Scottsdale Arts, attendees will be exposed to Cuba’s world-renowned jazz and nightlife along with performances of classical dance and music. From grand theaters to intimate salons, travelers will have access to some of Cuba’s most revered musicians and artists.

Cuba Rhythm and Views is a true cultural exchange program dedicated to diplomacy through the arts. While participants stay in the finest hotels and dine in Cuba’s famous paladares, the authentic Cuba will always reveal itself to the open and inquiring mind.

Join us for this enlightening cultural exploration; there is no better time to visit Cuba.


april 10-17 trip overview

Wednesday, April 10, 2019: Depart Miami
April 10 – 12: Meliã Hotel Jagua, Cienfuegos
April 10 – 17: Meliã Cohiba, Havana
Wednesday, April 17, 2019: Return to Miami

the discovery series

Discovery Cuba: Each year, the Discovery Series takes audiences on an artistic journey around the globe. Embracing a multitude of artistic disciplines, it extends throughout the Center’s 2018–19 Season and includes performances, events, exhibitions and a spring culmination festival. Welcome to the Discovery Cuba Series.