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Figure of "Cuba in chains," March 1993
Figure of Cuba in chains from the comparsa group Los Reconstructores Municipio Guira de Melena, March 1993. Photo: Tina Bucuvales

Calle Ocho - Miami Carnival

This festival celebrates the heritage and living traditions of the Cuban community in Florida. The nation's largest Hispanic celebration, it offers music, dance, visual arts, and food. It began in 1978.

Originally submitted by: Bob Graham, Senator.



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