March 20-29, 2020

BRUNSWICK, ME – Cuba Week, the annual celebration of Brunswick’s sister city with Trinidad, Cuba takes place March 20-29, 2020.   In its 17th year, Cuba Week features films, music and dance, cultural presentations and food, to celebrate the ongoing friendship and cultural exchange with Trinidad.

Primo Cubano will set your feet in a whirl!


Friday, March 20, 8-10pm– Concert by Primo Cubano, Maine’s own Cuban Salsa and Son Dance Band, will play at the Frontier’s Event Venue, 14 Main St. Brunswick, in Fort Andross,  $15 General Admission. Contact www.explorefrontier.com or call 207-725-5222 for reservations.

Saturday, March 21, 2-4 pm–  Matt Cost, Author of newly published I Am Cuba: Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution”will give a talk at Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick.  Admission free.

Sunday, March 22, 4-6 pm-  Cuba and The Cameraman”, by award-winning filmmaker Jon Alpert at Curtis Memorial Library,  Morrell Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick.  Admission free.

Sunday, March 29, 11 am Echos from the Past in Cuba:  Slavery, Racism, and Trinidad, a Life-Changing Journey, a presentation by Linda Ashe-Ford and James Ford on their recent travels to Trinidad, Cuba at the Unitarian Universalist Church,   1 Middle Street, Brunswick, Maine. Admission free.

During the week of March 20-27,  area restaurants and cafes will feature special Cuban dishes and refreshments on their menus. Participating businesses include: Frontier Café, Henry & Marty, Wild Oats Bakery, Union Street Bakery, Big Top Deli, Scarlet Begonias, Little Dog Coffee Shop, The Odd Duck and Gelato Fiasco.

Cuba Week 2020 is presented by the non-profit organization Brunswick-Trinidad Sister City Association.

Music is intergral to Cuban life

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