Entertainment

Top Choice Theater in Holguín

Uneac

There's at least one National Union of Cuban Writers and Artists per province in Cuba, but if you visit only one, make it here. Situated in the lovingly restored Casa de las Moyúas (1845) on car-free Calle Manduley,…
Top Choice Theater in Holguín

Teatro Comandante Eddy Suñol

Holguín's premier theater is an art deco treat from 1939 on Parque Calixto García. It hosts both the Teatro Lírico Rodrigo Prats and the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, and is renowned both nationally and internationally f…
Top Choice Live Music in Holguín

Casa de la Trova

Old guys in Panama hats croon under the rafters, musicians in guayaberas (Caribbean dress shirts) blast on trumpets, while ancient couples in their Sunday best map out a perfect danzón (traditional Cuban ballroom da…
Jazz in Holguín

Jazz Club

A recently renovated jazz joint, with jams starting at around 8pm and weaving their magic for a few hours; then there's piped music until 2am. There's a sporadically functioning daytime cafe downstairs.
Cultural in Holguín

Casa Iberoamericana

Situated on quieter Parque Céspedes, this paint-peeled place frequently hosts peñas (musical performances) and cultural activities.
Live Music in Holguín

Salón Benny Moré

Holguín's impressive outdoor music venue is the best place to round off a bar crawl with some live music and dancing.
Spectator Sport in Holguín

Estadio General Calixto García

Mosey on down to this stadium to see Holguín's baseball team, former giant-killers the Perros (dogs) who snatched the national championship from under the noses of the 'big two' in 2002, but haven't barked much sinc…
Spectator Sport in Holguín

Cominado Deportivo Henry García Suárez

You can catch boxing matches at this spit-and-sawdust gym on the western side of Parque Peralta, where three Olympic medalists have trained. If you can pluck up the courage, ask about some (noncontact) training sess…
Cinema in Holguín

Cine Martí

The best of a quintet of city-center cinemas, this is the spot for big-screen movies, with occasional English-language films with Spanish subtitles. It's on Parque Calixto García.
Theater in Holguín

Biblioteca Alex Urquiola

Culture vultures steam the creases out of their evening dresses to see live theater and performances by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Holguín here.