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Matanzas Arts Festivals
Matanzas is the birthplace, officially in 1879, of danzón, Cuba's national dance. It's a fusion of European contradance (habanera in Spain) and Afro-Cuban rhythms. The city holds an annual Danzón Festival every November, with a dance competition that attracts competitors from all over Cuba. For information about danzón and other cultural events, check the city's website.
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Matanzas, Matanzas Province  42100, Cuba