Ballet de Camagüey

The classical ballet ensemble Ballet de Camagüey was founded on December 1, 1967 by Vincentina de la Torre Recio. For two decades it was led by Fernando Alonso, founder and creator of the Cuban Ballet School. Ballet de Camagüey’s repertoire includes over 260 works in various styles, including classical, romantic, neoclassical and contemporary. Performances primarily take place in Camagüey’s Teatro … Read More

Camagüey Children’s and Youth Symphony Orchestra

Founded on October 9, 2009, the symphony orchestra is made up of 70 children and teens between 8-18 years old who attend the Luis Casas Romero art school or the José White music conservatory, both in Camagüey. The orchestra is directed by a rotating graduate conductor from one of Cuba’s arts academies. Moving in and out of the position every … Read More

Café Literario

Camagüey’s Café Literario was launched on October 20, 2009. These cultural spaces are led by the Cuban NGO Asociación Hermanos Saíz. Café Literaro provides a gallery for young artists, space for video screenings and debates, an internet café (free for young Cubans!) as well as a menu of daily rotating activities like small concerts, lectures, and workshops. Café Literario also … Read More