Adopting Foreign Influences and Not Fighting Them

“El Ciervo Blanco” is an alternative space where its audience can enjoy music they can’t find on Cuban TV. With a newsletter on Facebook and a book club that used to run on the roof terrace of a private home in Old Havana for five months, it sets out to research and spread awareness about old and new paganisms and anything that is magical, mythological and religious.

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Behind The Hidden Havana: Interview with Daina Chaviana

Cuban writer Daina Chaviano is one of these untiring people who is always on the hunt for new ideas. In her first interview with Havana Times, the author tells us how she began her seasoned career as a Science Fiction writer, how she decided to leave her country of birth to settle in another country and how this new life in “unknown lands” influenced her work.

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