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Christmas Celebrations 2019

Christmas in Cuba is a new holiday which makes it special among other Christmas​ celebrations around the world

Christmas Celebrations in Cuba 2019 - Best Time
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Christmas celebration had been banned by the government until the visit of Pope John Paul II in 1998. Since then it has been celebrated in a unique Cuban way. On Christmas Eve Cubans eat special dishes for dinner. These include roasted pig, black beans, white rice, yuca con mojo (special marinade with garlic, onions, and sour oranges) and Cuban bread. Witness the traditional Christmas revival in Cuba.

Hog roast 2019
Hog roast
Cuban bread 2019
Cuban bread
Yuca con mojo 2019
Yuca con mojo