Study Abroad in Cuba - ThisWorldMusic

Starts:  Feb 2, 2017 12:00 AM (AMT)
Ends:  Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM (AMT)

Experience the Rhythm and Pulse of Cuba

Join ThisWorldMusic on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to the heart of Afro-Cuban music and dance!

Take hands-on classes with internationally acclaimed artists and learn about Cuba’s rich history and culture from leading experts — all while immersing yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of this iconic island nation:

  • Study traditional drumming, dancing and singing with the world-renowned Conjunto Folklórico Nacional de Cuba (CFN)
  • Explore Cuba’s diverse offerings, including walking tours of Old Havana, museums, distinctive restaurants and nightlife
  • Attend fascinating lectures on Cuban history, culture and politics
  • Enjoy relaxing excursions to some of the island’s most scenic and culturally vibrant locations
  • Participate in unique cultural exchanges with community groups in Havana and Matanzas

ELIGIBILITY: Enrollment is open to students and professionals worldwide, as well as to the general public. You do not need to be enrolled at UMass or any other college or university to participate in this study abroad program.