Presented By
A supporter waves a Cuban flag in front of the country's embassy after it re-opened for the first time in 54 years in Washington, DC., July 20, 2015
Mark Wilson — Getty Images

The Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C. reopened for the first time in half a century on Monday, and some people were so excited they were literally dancing in the streets.

The festivities were documented on social media, where people shared photos and videos of singing and dancing outside the embassy:

Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Havana in August to for a flag-raising ceremony at the American embassy there; no word yet on whether he will sing and dance.

More Must-Reads From TIME

Contact us at

You May Also Like