Here you will find opportunities to meet and discover Holguin people idiosyncrasy through various festivities all over the year. Come and make yours every eventuality to enjoy from the most traditional or modern art to the most autochthonous of this destination cultural life.
A nice option to enhance your experience is offered by the only specialized agency on cultural turism in Cuba: Paradiso. An agency that guides you through the richness of Cuban culture for you to feel undoubtedly such identity.
Cultural Tourism Agency Paradiso Paradiso Holguín
Address: Benny Moré Cultural Center. Maceo street,/ Luz Caballero and Martí. Holguín.Holguín.
Phone: (53 24) 423518
Youth Humor Festival Satiricón
In the days of February to March with the performance of important growers of the genre such event is celebrated. Humor, when it is art, moves thought and contributes to the construction of society, because "what everydayness is hiding us, humor takes it and oversizes it".
National Festival of Young Theater
In the framework of the month of March, the two rooms of the Eddy Suñol Theater and the Plaza de la Marqueta are the scenes witnessing the art of the tables. Festival that shows the plurality of attitudes and ways of approaching the theatrical event. It also proposes its usual theoretical space that takes place at the headquarters of the Hermanos Saíz Association (AHS by its acronym in Spanish).
Gibara Film Festival Cueva de los Panaderos
It takes place in the month of March. The only festival in Cuba that takes place in a cave since 2009, becoming a local tradition and a community festival.
International Scientific Conference of the University of Holguin
It summons national and foreign professionals to this biennial event, every April, which is structured in eight symposiums, which integrate this university main lines of research, development and innovation. An event under the following objectives:
- To provide a space for scientific debate, where experiences related to the themes of each symposium can be exchanged.
- To disseminate the results obtained in research related to the topics convened.
- To encourage inter-institutional cooperation, promoting the joint development of training, research and development projects.
Romerías de Mayo
From May 2 to 8, it emembers the tradition started by the Franciscan Francisco de Alegrías, by planting a wooden cross on the top that is now known as Loma de la Cruz. It is the main activity organized by the Hermanos Saíz Association in Holguín. In this meeting, the best of young art from Cuba and other countries is cited.
Gibara International Film Festival
Promotion and theoretical discussions on alternative film and avant-garde aesthetics, made with minimal resources. Created by the filmmaker Humberto Solás, director of the memorable film Lucía, every year in the month of April, Gibara convenes prestigious artists of the genre.
Workshop on Biological Diversity and Tourism, BIOTUR
Nature tourism event of the Cuban East in the month of July that promotes the theoretical exchange and materializes activities of tours and excursions by different sites of historical, cultural and touristic interest of the Villa Blanca de los Cangrejos, Gibara, and others of the Holguin geography.
National Festival of Electronic Music Stereo -G
"The magic of Stereo-G cannot be described, but discovered." Sponsored by the music branch of the Hermanos Saiz Association (AHS by its Spanish acronym) in Holguín and the Electrozona project. From August 3 to 5, the followers and exponents of the genre met in the coastal community of Caletones, in the municipality of Gibara in Holguin.
North Atlantic Dance Competition Codanza and Grand Prix Vladimir Malakhov
They compete in Classical, Neoclassical or Contemporary Dance, in the categories of "interpretation", "choreography" and "best company staging". To be held from September 23 to 29, at the Eddy Suñol Theater in the city of Holguín, Cuba. With an award gala on September 29.
Festival of Ibero-American Culture
From October 24 to 30 every year. The Fiesta is a project where theoretical, artistic, community and sociocultural animation events converge, fostering dialogue, exchange and solidarity.
National Encounter of Son Musical Groups
Son is identity, cubanía and is also the rhythmic cell of the nation, that sound element that unites us and identifies us as a country. With the purpose of encouraging new generations in Cuba and anyone interested in the country and abroad to enjoy the authentic sound of the Cuban archipelago.
Complexes for holding events
Hotel Pernik ***
Address: Ave. Jorge Dimitrov. Holguín.Holguín.
Phone: (+53) 24429510
Hotel Club Amigo Atlántico Guardalavaca ***
Address: Guardalavaca Beach. Banes.Holguín.
Phone: (+53) 24432109 / (+53) 24432125 / (+53) 24430281
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Modality: Sun and Beach.
Hotel Playa Pesquero *****
Address: Pesquero Beach.Rafael Freyre.Holguín.
Phone: (+53) 24433530 / (+53) 24433530 - 34
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / Jefe.email@example.com
Modality: Sun and Beach.
Hotel Iberostar Selection Holguín *****
Address: Estero. Rafael Freyre. Holguín.
Phone: (+53) 24436100 / (+53) 24436112
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Modality: Sun and Beach
Exhibition Center EXPOHOLGUÍN
Address:Pizarra - Ave. Libertadores.No.244.Pedro Díaz Coello. Holguín.
Phone: (+53) 24482111