All the food was "free". Politically powerful people got to gorge themselves on sandwiches while ordinary people stood in line, waiting for leftovers:
Only a lucky few actually got anything.
If you had American currency you could stand in another line to buy actual, full sized, Cuban sandwiches:
A long line:
Food shortages were endemic, and even the two capitalist establishments had problems keeping food in stock. The first of the two places selling sandwiches ran out as soon as I got to the counter.
This place was in an isolated area and had them in stock:
The festival was a disgrace to the Cuban community, not that any of them noticed.
Also on display were cigars:
And antique cars:
I guess I got a genuine Cuban experience!