Fabrica De Arte Cubano (FAC)
A unique cultural centre and concert venue in a refurbished former oil factory, the Fabrica de Arte Cubano (FAC) is a nightlife hotspot in Havana's Vedado neighbourhood. It showcases the work of top artists from Cuba and the world. Guests can expect to have a full programme of shows, events, performances and installations available each week.
On Fridays and Saturdays, the doors are open at 6PM and close at 3AM; while on Thursdays and Sundays, people can attend from 6PM to 2AM. The FAC has also eliminated the need to seek out refreshments elsewhere between shows with a full service of tapas bar that has delicious fare to snack on and a full drink menu, for when visitors become hungry or thirsty. There really is something for everyone who comes through the doors of the FAC and travellers will love the mix of culture and the nightclub atmosphere when the museums and shops close down for the night.
The most buzzy, art-filled site in Cuba
One of the most appealing aspects of visiting the FAC is the ability to watch movies, live theatre, concerts, and dance performances. Because there is always something happening in the old factory, those who want to venture out into the streets of the city after dinner time will have a chance to witness very talented performers and performance art that reflects the best of Cuba. After one show, guests can move to another space within the building for an entirely different experience, and spend hours hopping from one area to the next. There is no excuse for being bored when inside the Fábrica de Arte Cubano.
If that's not enough, the FAC offers up beverages and good food for guests to enjoy between and during different shows. The tapas menu features Cuban favourites to go along with the ambiance of the club. One can also sip any number of cocktails, beer, or wine. The FAC is open well into the wee hours of the morning, so patrons can have it all in one evening and under one roof.
Vivid Visual Arts
Some travellers have an engrained interested in visual arts, and the Fabrica de Arte Cubano has gallery showings too. Artists that work in all types of styles and with any number of mediums show they work here, and they come from all over the nations, which gives art buffs an opportunity to learn about modern Cuban lives through the eyes of fellow artists. There are tours available that give visitors an insider look at the art and talented group of individuals behind each piece.
Offering up thought-provoking art and performances, the Fabrica de Arte Cubano is the place to be for those who want to have fun and meet locals while exploring more of Cuba than a sandy beach or the typical guided tour can provide.
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