The special municipality Isla de la Juventud owns one of the best and more exquisite ceramics in the country. Since 1979, was created in the province an experimental workshop of applied arts that was directed since its beginning to the development of porcelain, clay, mud and other handcraft applications, forming teachers of minor arts such as Amelia Carballo and Walfrido Morales. Nowadays, Isla de la Juventud continues offering pieces and items of high artistic value.
If you like to collect souvenirs from each place you visit, or decorate your house or office with a unique piece of art, don’t miss the biggest art fair in Nueva Gerona, located in the Fondo Cubano de Bienes Culturales, from Monday to Saturday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Artisans and craftsmen exhibit their works there and sell great variety of pieces such as vases, glasses, jars, plates and other utensils that complete the great exhibition offered to Cuban and foreign people with really reasonable prices.
Now you know, walking by the marvelous boulevard of Nueva Gerona you will find a handcraft universe you would like to take home.