The People, Culture and Art of Cuba - A People-to-People Educational Exchange - January 29 - February 5, 2013

The University of Illinois Alumni Association EXPLORERS program has secured a license allowing us to take UI alumni and friends on a special People-to-People exchange. This unique program combines fascinating excursions with insightful commentary and direct contact with Cuban citizens and will unravel the mysteries and contradictions of this intriguing Caribbean nation.

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Program Highlights

  • Access to venues not available to individual travelers and encounters with nature and direct interaction with local people.
  • Embark on a truly unique experience - a comprehensive exploration of Cuba, long inaccessible to American visitors.
  • Meet the dancers of the Ludwig Foundation's Contemporary Ballet Company and the Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba Company, and the artists of Cuba's leading art academy, the Instituto Superior de Arte.
  • Meet the teachers and children at a local elementary school.
  • Enjoy the convenience of an all-inclusive meal plan that features traditional Cuban cuisine served at select celebrated restaurants during the program.

           Learn more and view an online brochure.

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