Date: 2–16 Jan 2019
Cost: £900 plus flights; £700 for choir members
Location: Havana / Matanzas, Cuba
Run by: Daniela R De Armas
Contact details: 0044 7887 640540
In January the London Lucimi Choir will be travelling to Cuba to work with various Folkloric Groups in Havana and Matanzas. The singing workshops will take place in the afternoon, and there will also be plenty of opportunities for tourism and also live music. The trip will be run by Daniela R De Armas, London Lucumi Choir director, who has had 32 years of visiting and living in Cuba and has run 5 musical trips in the past, and Sara McGuiness, who runs the Cuban Big Band Trip every year in Cuba and also has a wealth of knowledge.
This trip lasts for 2 weeks and is open to everyone. You don’t have to be based in London or even the UK!
Groups we will be working with include Rumberos de Cuba and Also Afro-Cuba de Matanzas. Accommodation will be in Casa Particulares (private licensed accommodation).
Deposits of £200 to secure your place can be booked online. The cost includes accommodation, tuition, transport to classes, breakfast and evening meal. It does not include flights or any extra tuition or meals. There are cheaper options available if you want to come for one week or 10 days – please enquire.