Boulder-Cuba Sister City Organization : bouldercuba.org
Boulder-Cuba Sister City Organization
"Promoting cultural sharing, understanding, and exchange."
Boulder-Cuba Sister City Organization public meeting:
Thursday, June 23, 7-8:45 pm at Alfafa's Market Community Room, 1651 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302
(The Community Room is a separate entrance, on the North side of the building through the Corporate entrance. Please don't park in Alfafa's lot as you are subject ot being towed. There is parking across the street near the library)
Joe McGowan Jr.
“A Day with Fidel Castro”
Joe McGowan, Jr. spent 42 years with The Associated Press news service and during much of the 1960s he was a foreign and war correspondent. He spent a full day in Havana with Fidel Castro right after the Cuban Missile Crisis. He wrote the first worldwide stories about Mother Teresa from Calcutta. He reported the 1965 India-Pakistan war, Latin American revolutions, and traveled with President John F. Kennedy. McGowan was bureau chief for AP in Indianapolis, Boston and Denver, where he retired at the end of 1997. He is the author of From Fidel Castro To Mother Teresa: An Associated Press foreign correspondent's experiences abroad in the 1960s (Volume 1).
Free and open to the public
Other agenda items include:
Election of officers and board members for 2016/2017
Update on October delegation
Plans and projects for upcoming year
August talk by Cuban photographer, Julio Larramendi
Do you yearn to see Cuba?
Here is the trip you’ve been waiting for!
Experience: Rural Cuba,Urban Cuba,Tourist Cuba
The Boulder Cuba Sister City Organization has been visiting Cuba since 2003. Two experienced leaders will take you to places where tourists seldom go to meet the people as well as to explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites and other attractions that have made Cuba a fascinating tourist destination. Ten nights in Cuba – flying into Santiago de Cuba in eastern Cuba and returning from Havana.
For more information and itinerary details:
A PEOPLE-TO-PEOPLE EDUCATIONAL ADVENTURE
October 22-November 1, 2016
EASTERN CUBA AND HAVANA
Santiago de Cuba, where revolutions begin and home of San Juan Hill,
Yateras, Boulder’s sister municipality high in the hills of Guantánamo,
Baracoa, a charming seaside city famous for its art and chocolate,
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park, one of the most biologically diverse tropical island sites on Earth.
Old Havana, UNESCO World Heritage site,
Art, Music, Nature, Cuisine, FRIENDSHIP!
Read what past participants have to say about our Cuba explorations:
“It’s difficult to summarize this 12-day immersion in the Cuban/Latin culture other than to say it was fantastic! We were privileged to travel with a group so well connected in Cuba and with an itinerary full of events to facilitate “people to people” interactions.”
“It was a trip to be long remembered. I can only guess how much effort and time it took for you to put together our terrific trip to Cuba. It was with great skill on your parts.
I'm so pleased to have been included and want you to know how thoroughly I enjoyed it all. The programs you selected were great; good variety. Of all, I appreciate the free time that we had to explore on our own. It was a great group too.”
“We had such a wonderful time - one of the best trips we've ever
This trip is currently full. Contact us about a wait list.
A year-long program featuring presentations by experts on all things Cuban--economy, film, book club, cuisine.
Past events include:
"US/CUBA: Can the Best of Enemies Kiss and Make Up?"
Featuring Vicki J. Huddleston, former Chief of the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, currently president of a small company that provides workshops for entrepreneurs in Cuba and board member of Finca Vigia, Hemingway's former home in Cuba.
Thursday, April 7, 2016, 3:00 pm University of Colorado Muenzinger Auditorium.
“Public Health in Cuba: An Overview.”
Dr. Gisele Coutin Marie, physician and biostatistician from Havana, discusses the Cuban health system and some of the challenges it currently faces to a standing room only crowd. (Jan 26).
Upcoming events include:
June 23, Joe McGowan Jr "A Day With Fidel Castro"
August date and time TBA, Cuban award winning photographer, Julio Larramendi
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For information on becoming a member of
the Boulder-Cuba Sister City Organization,
click here: Membership Application
Presenting a painting of Boulder made by students at BCSIS to Yateras
School Children in Yateras
Making new friends
to our volunteers, participants and sponsors who contributed to the success of BOCUSCO'S
Colorado Cuba Arts and Dance Festival
October 18-24, 2014.
Miguel López at Intercambio Fiesta Art workshop with Tony Ortega and Oscar Lasseria
Dance classes with Yaneisi Chibas Drum classes with Miguel Angel López
Cuban Art Show
Ezequiel Torres Group Yaneisi Chibas as Yemaya
Sikan Afro-Cuban Dance Project
Sabanas Blancas project
Art Historian Jorge Núñez Enthusiastic audiences
Thanks to everyone who has contributed to hurricane Sandy relief in eastern Cuba. BOCUSCO contributed to medical relief containers sent by MEDICC and Global Links and received this message: