May Day Celebrations
The 1st of May is a special day in Cuba. It's when Cuba honours workers of all classes and occupations, celebrates it's socialism, and national pride. The parade begins at sunrise and culminates in each city in the Plaza de la Revolution. There are cultural and musical performances and leaders make speeches. People gather in their work groups or study groups and march to the square carrying banners and symbols supporting the Revolution. A large proportion of the population participates and supporting organisations from overseas come to join in.
Weather you are a supporter of Cuba's politics or not, the occasion is worth seeing. Every year we have tours that include participation in this event in the Havana parade. In 2019 the following tour includes this event:
- Essential Cuba Tour - April 30 to May 08, 2019.
- Complete Cuba Tour - April 12 to May 01, 2019.
- Western Cuba Tour - April 26 to May 01, 2019.
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