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Traditional clothing in Cuba

Question:
what is the traditional clothing of cuba?
Answer:
The traditional clothing in Cuba has major Spanish
infuences and goes back to the colonial era.
Nowdays, the traditional Cuban dress can only be found as a tourist attraction in Old Havana around the Cathedral, Plaza de Armas etc.
The only moment that Cubans dress-up in traditional clothes is on the occasion of a marriage or the 15th birthday of a girl, when the family celebrates her adulthood.
For this occasion the traditional Cuban dress is rented from the "Palacio de Matrimonio" ( translated: Wedding Palace).
Some traditional Cuban cloting is still worn today ex. Men in official service, waiters, barmen, hotel personel wear the Cuban Guayabera, this is a loose shirt worn over a black pair of trousers. The "Sombrero" a typical hat made of straw is till worn, although the baseball cap is gaining popularity.
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