The Cuban Art Factory has passed in just over five years of being a small experiment in a dilapidated industrial building to be according to the prestigious Time magazine among the 100 best places in the world in 2019, along with attractions such as Hearst Castle in California, Mori Building Digital Art Museum in Tokyo, Museum of Black Civilizations in Dakar-Senegal, National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts in Kaohsiung-Taiwan, Camp Adventure Ronnede–Denmark, Mata Ki Te Rangi International Dark Sky Sanctuary, Pitcairn-Islandsthe, Newseum in Washington or the Troy Museum in Turkey.
The FAC, turned an old cooking oil industry into a very quiet area of Havana in the center of Havana's nightlife and a compulsory attendance place for locals and tourists, some as famous as Michelle Obama , Madonna or the legendary Quincy Jones.
For Time magazine, the most interesting creators of the Cuban capital converge in a single space in the Cuban art factory, which makes this kind of entrepreneurial laboratory very attractive.
In a weekend there are 20 to 22 shows and thousands of visitors can be counted at the Factory. On The two levels there are rooms for photography, design and architecture exhibitions, cinemas and theater, dance floors, bars , a cafe and international cousine restaurant, next to "lounge" spaces where you can see and be seen.
The samples of contemporary art of its brick walls are the favorite of the "instagrammers" and the program, curated by renowned specialists and artists in every of the manifestations, offers something for everyone.
The FAC has also opened a space in the program of major events to the point that there is almost no fair, contest or festival that is not a branch, including some events very prestigious as the Biennial of Art, the Havana Film Festival, the Ballet Festival or the Jazz Festival.
Excursion by car from El Nuevo Vedado in Havana to the Sierra del Rosario biosphere reserve, to immerse yourself in the exuberant nature of Cuba and enjoy orchids, a castle in the clouds, the natural viewpoint of venus, the jump of the rainbow and a bath in the therapeutic waters of the river Manantiales.
Cuba is known for its heritage cities and its beautiful beaches, however, therea re a lot of natural jewels very little explored. We invite you to take a two-day car tour through four provinces, Artemisa, Havana, Mayabeque and Matanzas to visit two of the biosphere reserves of western Cuba. We will visit Sierra del Rosario and Ciénaga de Zapata.