Santiago de Cuba: ReBirth & Congas en la Calle February 2008

Santiago de Cuba sponsor logoExperience the cultural explosion of the ReBirth Brass Band and Conga music parades in the streets of the Los Hoyos neighborhood during Carnaval in Santiago de Cuba.

Reflections on the powerful connections between New Orleans and Santiago de Cuba through the lenses of photographers that have traveled to Santiago de Cuba under the research auspices of the CubaNOLA Arts Collective

Most of the photographers are based in New Orleans, with participants from New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Colorado. 

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The ReBirth Band talked about their experiences in Santiago de Cuba and their plans to continue research on Cuban music and carnival at the opening reception.

The musical neighborhood parades are therapeutic celebrations that reflect the historical and everyday challneges that the participants face as a community.