Arts Delegations to Cuba

Join CAYO in Cuba – October 23-29, 2018

Join Cuban American Youth Orchestra (CAYO) and guide Mariesa Sun-Saenz on a delegation focused on arts diplomacy with everyday Cuban people. Participate in cultural exchange while directly supporting the Cuban private business sector and building community with Cuban people. In this 6-night tour we explore history and culture in many forms.

  • Be surrounded by classical and Cuban music
  • Meet visual artists at their studios
  • Enjoy intimate performances from CAYO musicians
  • Eat comida criolla at paladares
  • Learn about entrepreneurial Cuban culture from artists
  • Visit an Afro-Cuban babalao home
  • Dance and listen to rumba in Matanzas
  • Walk in the historic streets of Habana Vieja
  • Meals and transfers included; airfare purchased separately

Who can join a CAYO Arts Delegation?

Anyone who is interested in

  • Serving the artist communities of the US and Cuba
  • Experiencing high-impact travel opportunities for supporters of the arts and international learning
  • Gaining people-to-people experiences with working and student artists in dance, music, and the visual arts
  • Enjoying intergenerational and cross-cultural travel in small groups
  • Discovering authentic collaborations between musicians from different backgrounds

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October 2018 Arts Delegation Itinerary

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