Plunge into Cuba’s musical side on a new nine-day itinerary from Wildland Adventures.
Adventure Cuba: Art, Music & Dance debuts on November 10, 2018, and explores the Caribbean island nation’s music and the arts and how these elements have sustained the Cuban people over time.
“Music and revolution go hand in hand in Cuba, as music in many aspects is a representation of the revolution,” says Kurt Kutay, CEO and president of Seattle-based Wildland Adventures who will co-lead this departure with company vice president, Anne Kutay.
The people-to-people experience gives visitors perspective on 21st-century Cuba while telling the story of its forbears.
“We’ve chosen a variety of artists and a range of both musicians and performance venues from living rooms to community centers and performance stages. Our travelers will experience the vibrant character of Cuban culture, with opportunities for open-ended Q&As in private-audience settings,” Kutay added. “The musicians will showcase how deep—and how far reaching—this musical heritage is with a musicologist lecture on the history of Cuban music and performances from Dayme Arocena’s songs reflecting the original Yoruban culture up to contemporary fusion jazz performances.”
Local guides introduce guests of Wildland Adventures to their extensive network of friends and professional colleagues, giving guests in-depth knowledge of Cuba’s burgeoning music world.
The scheduled departure is November 10-18, 2018, with added itineraries available upon request for educational and arts groups who seek to expand their familiarity with Cuban culture and music.
Included on the journey are all guided tours, transportation and excursions as well as entrance fees, speaker fees, private concerts, guides, breakfasts, accommodations and more. Prices start at $5,600, per person, double occupancy.