Skip to content

“We’ve been trying to open the gates of communication between Havana and Miami through art… It doesn’t have anything to do with politics and is only an exchange of ideas” —Jorge M. Perez

Ole Che part dos Title

El Niño
Thawing El Norte
Breaking ice

I think that I’ve tried many times to get Cuba in my writings, especially Havana, which was once a great and fascinating city —Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Viva la Vida xi

No A-bombs
Russian roulette wheels
Loaded dice

In Cuba and specifically in Havana there’s a sort of energy that turns every situation into something unexpected —Fernando Perez

Viva la Vida 7

Sweet cocktails
Fat Montecristos
Friendly price

Cuba is such a beautiful country, and everywhere you go, there’s music and people dancing – especially in Havana —Julia Sawalha

Viva la Vida iv

Swaying palms
Sunshine and starlight
Parks of art

In fits and starts Cuba is changing, but it’s not sugar or rum or tobacco or casino gambling that is the new god. It’s tourism —Anthony Bourdain

Viva la Vida vw

Seaport sounds
Protected corals
Museum cars

Havana is a source of great pride to the Cuban people —Ben Rhodes

Viva la Vida iii

Island trove
Gem of el caribe
Not too far

Cuba may be the only place in the world where you can be yourself and more than yourself at the same time —Pedro Juan Gutierrez

Viva la Vida 5 wall

Dedicated to the creative inspiration in Cuban culture – with faith in their immanent rebound from recent incursions by humanity’s viral enemy. Viva la vida Cubana!

Living in Cuba made me unafraid of whatever could happen to me —Brit Marling


No comments yet

Reply with your comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: