Holguin is one of the cities
with the most cultural wealth of Cuba. Holguin is also chosen
by thousands of tourists for their vacation.
The Romerias de Mayo is the major event of the year. At
the foot of the Loma de la Cruz, popular festivities of
traditional character take place. Of equal importance is
the Fiesta de la Cultura Iberoamericana (Festival of the
Latin American Culture) that takes place in October.
The resort also holds the Festival de la Golondrina (Swallow
Festival) marking the beginning of the resting and winter
season. During this festival is chosen between tourists,
the Reina del Festival (Miss Golondrina) along with a beautiful
carnival filled with Cuban rhythms.
In Gibara, under the direction of the famous Cinema Director
Humberto Solas, takes place the Festival de Cine Pobre (Festival
of Poor Cinema), that has become one of the most important
of its kind on the continent.