Stories of Cienfuegos

The route of Mijail

Mijail can’t imagine life without music. This young musician takes up the baton from Benny Moré and fills every corner of Cienfuegos with music.

Blue Crab with cornmeal

The affection and passion of Darlene are the secret ingredients of this traditional Cienfuegos dish.

The man and the city

Alexander is in love with his city. This young exponent of plastic arts draws his inspiration from his birthplace of Cienfuegos and its inhabitants.

Mariloli´s passion

Whoever meets Mariloli is immediately struck by her enthusiasm and bubbly character. Her students say that ever since she told them about the heritage of Cienfuegos, they’ve started looking up to see the amazing details of their city.

A man of the sea

You have to cross the mouth of Cienfuegos Bay to get to Perché. This is a community guarded by an old fortress, where children play on the docks and the aroma of fresh fish wafts out of its kitchens. A community of peaceful waters and, naturally, men of the sea.
The route of Mijail
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Blue Crab with cornmeal
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The man and the city
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Mariloli´s passion
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A man of the sea
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