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Join Lady in Havana at the Fiesta del Tambor!

Havana Rhythm & Dance Festival

MARCH 7 -11, 2019

Eli "Lady" Pabon of MetaMovements Artists Collective invites you to join us for 5 exciting days in Cuba, filled with Music, Dance, & Cultural exchange! Enjoy workshops, performances, and some of our featured cultural exchange activities alongside one of the best festivals that Havana has to offer - the 18th Edition of Fiesta Del Tambor (Festival of the Drum). 

Every year this event draws top musicians, percussionists, and dancers from Cuba & abroad for concerts, gala performances, competitions and master workshops. Whether you are a professional dancer or musician, a beginner just starting to take classes, or simply a cultural enthusiast, we have designed a special program that enables you to experience in the best moments of the festival ... while still enjoying the most popular components of our signature trips-- in a cultural immersion like no other!  

Are you a musician or dancer who is up for a challenge?  Test out your skills in any one of 3 different competitions: Rumba, Casino dance or Percussion!

  • Enjoy 5 days/ 4 nights on this travel program

    • Extension options also available​

  • Shared Accomodation in a casa particular in the Playa neighborhood of Havana (A central location for festival venues & past travelers’ favorite program activities!) 

    • Single upgrade available upon request​

  • MetaMovements Letter of Certification/Travel Affidavit

    • Certification that all activities fulfill the visa requirements set forth by the United States

    • Certification that all activities comply with current regulations put forth by both the Cuban & US Governments

  • Group airport transfers included​ for those who arrive by the pre-designated time

  • Personal driver for all transportation to scheduled programming

  • Daily Breakfast plus 2 Meals, so you have the opportunity to explore other local cuisine to your interest

    • Additional meal plan available

  • Access Pass to the Fiesta del Tambor!

  • Pre-tour briefing & program orientation

  • Full time daily schedule of activities, that fulfills U.S. requirements

    • Daily immersion in dance, music & arts!

    • Workshops & Performances in styles such as Afro-Cuban, Cuban Contemporary and Cuban Salsa or Casino

  • On-the-ground support from expert Cuban guides and friendly Cuban hosts

  • Cultural Exchange with locals 

  • Engaging Tours -- get off the beaten path and see Cuba through the eyes of our local team

  • Nightly Outings & Parties

  • 24 hour emergency assistance available during the trip
    Translation for non-Spanish speaking travelers

  • Opportunities to customize your program, by signing up for private lessons or other add-ons (including additional days)



$500 (non-refundable) deposit + application
$500 (non-refundable) deposit + application


Program Extension

Extend your stay during the travel program to enjoy more time and activities!

Varies per days

Single Accommodation Fee

This option arranges a single room in all the accommodation throughout the tour. Room shares may be possible but the single supplement is payable & will be added to the final invoice if a room share cannot be arranged.

Varies based on day and accommodation type

Flight Concierge Service

Some travelers prefer not to worry about arranging their flights.  Let us do that for you!  If you choose, MetaMovements will research, select and purchase flight on your behalf.  You will then be invoiced for flight & fee with your land package. ​ Otherwise, MetaMovements will advise you on the recommended arrival & departure times.


Visa Concierge Service

​MetaMovements will advise on current visa regulations. Where available, MetaMovements can arrange the visa on your behalf.  You will then be invoiced for the visa & fee with land package. 


Airport Transfers

Make your transfers between the airport and your location simple and seamless


Optional Activities

Outside of program activities such as tours, private lessons, meals and more!


Cuban Health Insurance

Typically included in the cost of your flight​


Spending Money


Tips & Gratuities


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