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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