2019

17th International Conference on African and Afro-American Culture, Santiago de Cuba, April 10-17

Established in 1988, the Fernando Ortiz African Cultural Center is dedicated to the study of the African influence on the countries of the Caribbean.  Every year, the Center invites researchers from the social sciences, artists, doctors, filmmakers, musicians, choreographers, dancers, priests and practitioners of folk religions and other persons from throughout the Caribbean and the US to participate in a week-long colloquium exploring  African and African American anthropology, history, linguistics, oratory, art, literature and other social and cultural issues.  This unique annual conference has become one of the most important of such gatherings in the Caribbean.

2019

2019 Havana Biennal:  April 12- May 12, 2019.

Experience the Havana Biennial from the perspective of celebrated Cuban writer and journalist Pedro Perez Sarduy. A cultural icon, Pedro has designed and will accompany two Global Arts ‘Cuba Today’ tours, enabling participants access to his personal perspectives on today’s Cuba, and his network of arts and cultural relationships across the island.  Your days will be filled with visits to artist studios, galleries, museums and installations created for the 2019 Biennial.