Valentine's Day in Cuba

The Republic of Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean. Havana is the capital city of Cuba and the largest too. Cuba is home to more than 11 million people and is the most populous insular nation in the Caribbean. Its people, culture, and customs draw from diverse sources, including the aboriginal Taino and Ciboney peoples. Cuba is famous for their music and spots. Cubans are very much musical people naturally. Cuban music is very rich and is the most popular expression of culture. The "central form" of Cuban music is Son, which has been the basis of many other musical styles like salsa, rumba and mambo and an upbeat derivation of the rumba, the cha-cha-cha. Then you can imagine what kind of musical celebration will be there on Valentine's Day.


Cuba’s supposedly extinct people

Although it’s commonly believed that the indigenous Taíno were extirpated after Spanish conquest in 1511, their bloodlines, identity and customs were never completely extinguished.