The most spectacular Latin event of the year Salsa Extravaganza hits St. Lucia once again from November 25th – 27th. The event takes place over an entire weekend and consists of exciting and informative Latin and Kizomba Dance Instruction Workshops, an electrifying Welcome Party, a stimulating and a thrilling Gala Event inclusive of a show and a party and an exhilarating Pool Party.
Salsa Saint Lucia, a local non – profit Latin Dance organization have developed a reputation over the years for delivering the ultimate best in Latin and Kizomba dance instruction and parties. Salsa Saint Lucia’s activities take place all year long and includes but is not limited to; dance instruction classes, charity parties, dance parties and dance workshops. These events are all in keeping with the organizations mandate to promote health, fitness and social development in St. Lucia through dance.
Salsa Extravaganza, one of Salsa Saint Lucia’s most anticipated and acclaimed flagship event brings to Saint Lucia regionally and internationally acclaimed Latin Dance, Kizomba and Semba instructors, DJ’s and Performers from Martinique, New York, Barbados, Washington DC, and Trinidad. Participants can expect a very high quality of dance instruction. The dance instruction workshops are tailored in such a way that even someone with absolutely no previous dance exposure or experience can learn as the simple dance methodology is in line with Salsa Saint Lucia’s catchy tag line “Anyone can dance”. The program entails five (5) hours of Beginners workshops especially designed for those who believe they have “two left feet”.
The dance instruction workshops will be held at Bay Gardens Hotel On Saturday November 26th and Sunday November 27th from 10am. This year the highly trained and skilled instructors that will be facilitating the dance workshops are; highly sought after Latin dance Guru Shaka Brown from Washington DC. Also teaching is Kizomba and Semba Specialist Jeff Jerome also knows as Jeffery Kizomba from New York. Also sharing their wealth of extensive dance experience with us are our very own regionally acclaimed Phillip Clarke Cuban Salsa master From Barbados, Frederick Phillipy and Christine Mongin Kizomba/Semba King & Queen from Martinique and Bachata Experts from Trinidad & Tobago Leon & Aliyah Brewster.
Salsa Extravaganza also offers another exciting dimension to its Patrons in the form of various Latin & Kizomba parties that take place throughout the entertaining and fun filled weekend. The Salsa Extravaganza weekend commences with a Welcome Party on Friday November 25th at 10pm at Keebees Bar in Rodney Bay. This Latin & Kizomba Welcome party is a free event and the public is invited to come enjoy magnetic Latin Kizomba Caribbean fusion type music from various genres played by our talented local and regional DJs.
Salsa Extravaganza climaxes on Saturday November 26th at 9pm with an Outstanding Gala event at Indies Night Club in Rodney Bay. The Gala event consists of a dance showcase with remarkable performances from our skilled international, regional and local dancers. The show is followed by an electrifying Latin/Kizomba dance party.
This year Salsa Saint Lucia has added another exciting event to the Salsa Extravaganza schedule in the form of a Latin/Kizomba Pool Party. The pool party kicks off at 2pm on Sunday November 27th at Ocean View Hotel in Massade Gros Islet. The pool party was added to the Salsa Extravaganza calendar in response to numerous requests and feedback received from our Latin & Kizomba fans, friends, students and followers.
If you are a dancer, fan, non-dancer, supporter or in search of a pulsating, energy charged fulfilling weekend party come join us and be a part of Salsa Extravaganza. Maybe you are just plain curious or fascinated by the Latin/Kizomba movement come join us! Check out Salsa Saint Lucia’s facebook page for more information or send us a Facebook message, call us at telephone number 720-6975 or email [email protected] Tickets can be purchased from Salsa Saint Lucia members or at the office of Doctor Peter St. Rose 40 Micoud Street upstairs UC Clothing Store.