Callejon de Hamel

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Was there yesterday. Just happened to catch la callejon (alley) during a free rhumba festival, sponsored by the creator of Callejon de Hamel, the Cuban mural artist, Salvador Gonzàles Escalona. Proceeds from his gallery funded this and other events that promote the music and the art. Prominent throughout the callejon is art honoring the Orisha pantheon. We also met him while visiting his gallery where we purchased a small print of his. A must see for a true cultural immersion while in Havana.