Sweet 15

Every culture has its own age which marks a person and it´s  border line between one´s childhood and adulthood. For Europeans is turning 18, for Americans 21. For Cubans, as well as to other Latin countries – 15 called Quinceañera. But it applies to girls only. Boys don’t get to have their big, magic, exaggerate party.…

Religion in Cuba

Most of Cubans are considered Catholic. However Cuban churches are empty. Most of people has wives and husbands. But nobody is actually getting married. Cubans laugh at Catholics prayers. But they are sure that rolling a coconut around the house will scare the bad spirits away. So what do Cubans believe in? Catholicism in Cuba…

Cuban Salsa

I wanted to write about Salsa so many times. Trust me. But the truth is I never knew where to start. Salsa and dancing in general are such a strong elements of Cuban culture. I could write here about the history and influences but I won’t. I will tell you what salsa is all about.…