Stories of Camaguey

Casanova’s clay

Loving others is what gives Casanova’s life meaning. Through his art he seeks an emotional connection with people so that wherever they go, they’ll take his Cuban land with them in their hearts.

The works of René

René is a vital component of Camagüey Ballet. The ballerinas’ fragile feet are put in the hands of this artisan, who helps Camagüey Ballet continue putting on successful performances with his attention to detail and dedication.

“El Mayor” warriors

For the young “El Mayor” warriors, boxing is a lifestyle. Since they dream of representing their country in sports competitions, they try extremely hard, make sacrifices and fight every day.

Bronze women

Marta Jiménez’s depiction of local scenes range from paper to bronze, her workshop to the city, everyday to immortality. Through every feature she releases her art, her vision and her bronze women.

El Bayardo

A true son of Camagüey, Ramón was taught the value of sacrifice and hard work when he was a boy. He can show you his city’s hidden gems from sunrise to sunset and his noble heart in every step he takes.

Matajíbaro

This culinary tradition from Camagüey is deeply rooted in Cuba’s history. Devised by runaway African slaves to survive in the mountains, it is now an unusual banana and pork dish representing this region’s cuisine.
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The works of René
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“El Mayor” warriors
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