Havana Times Photo Galleries



Tourist Art and Souvenir Center on Havana’s Port Avenue featuredimage

The make-over of different spaces along the Port Avenue, from Caballeria wharf to Desamparados Street, carried out by the Havana City Historian’s Office, led to the creation of the Old San Jose Warehouse Cultural Center. (20 photos)


On the Eve of Mother’s Day in Cuba featuredimage

Today, Saturday, May 13, 2017, the festival of flowers is celebrated in anticipation of Mother’s Day, on Calle 12 between 23 and Zapata. While the selection isn’t very good this year, it’s still a place to purchase a gift to take to mothers’ homes on Sunday. (15 photos)


Havana’s 2017 Parade against Homophobia featuredimage

Today in the Cuban capital ten years of activism for the rights of the homosexual and transexual community was celebrated with calls against homophobia and the ongoing demand for the approval of marriage equality. (44 photos)


Alex, an Ordinary Cuban Turned Artist featuredimage

Thirty-four year old Alex Aparicio Gutierrez lives in San Cristobal, in the western Cuban province of Artemisa. Without having any formal education in drawing, he creates an inspiring and sincere reality in his work. (16 photos)


May Day Cuba 2017 Photos featuredimage

Besides rejoicing the gains may be Cuban workers, the event, which always draws hundreds of thousands of Cubans and many foreign visitors, also championed the causes of the embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro and expressed eternal support for Fidel and Raul Castro. (44 photos)


Esperanza Spalding and Richard Bona in Guanabacoa featuredimage

The entrance was by invitation and the amphitheater was full. Most of the people went to see the students of the Guanabacoa music school. They almost never appear in public and relatives longed for that moment. Few knew that two world renown musicians, Esperanza Spalding and Richard Bona would be performing as well. (12 photos)


Havana in Orbit with Jazz featuredimage

Havana is the host city for the activities this week which accompany celebrations for International Jazz Day which will be commemorated on April 30th 2017. Cuban pianist Alejandro Falcon with his group and students kicked off the event on Wednesday. (10 photos)


The New Havana Port Passenger Terminal featuredimage

The two-story metallic structure known as the Emboque de Luz welcomes passengers for their trip to the other side of Havana Bay. The new building was built upon an old structure which dates back to the 18th century and became a Fire Station in 1942… (16 photos)


Easter Week in Cuba 2017 (Photo Feature) featuredimage

Catholics in the Cuban capital began their Holy Week on April 9th with the Palm Sunday Mass at the Santo Cristo del Buen Viaje church located by the park that takes its name from the saint. Holy Week ends tomorrow with Resurrection (Easter) Sunday. (22 photos)


Cuba in 19th Century Letters featuredimage

With the need to embrace a larger world, on January 31, 1851, coming from New Orleans on board the steamship “The Philadelphia”, without any other company but her trunks full of books, drawing charcoal and cardboard, Fredrika Bremer arrived in the port of Havana. (44 photos)