2017 Carnival Exchange Project Connecting Cuba and New Orleans!
Visit: http://www.diasporaes.com/carnivalexchangeproject for more information.
The DiasporaES Carnival Exchange Project is a two-part cultural exchange between
Santiago de Cuba and New Orleans. Through dialogue, workshops, exhibitions, and cultural immersion, participants will explore the rich and unique relationship between these two unparalleled cities.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 – Thursday, March 2, 2017
DiasporaES kicked off the series with Part One: “Cuba Meets the Big Easy” on February 23, 2017 with the world renowned Compañia All Stars direct from Santiago de Cuba. Dancers representing companies from San Francisco, Boston, Toronto, New York, and New Orleans joined the All Stars for a Cuban infused Mardi Gras Experience.
Sunday, July 23, 2017 - Friday, July 28, 2017
DiasporaES is excited to announce Part Two: "Carnival in Santiago de Cuba" of the series, with space now available to the public. Join our Cultural Delegation with representatives from the New Orleans Mardi Gras krewe, Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, as we explore firsthand Santiago’s rich history and electrifying carnival culture.
Here's wishing all participants in this exchange a safe and enjoyable trip to Cuba in July! Order your FlagFans now in order to cope with the Cuban heat! A Cool Necessity Indeed!
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