Programme Festival 1. Salsa Festival Santiago de Cuba, August 22-29, 2017

Programme
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Salsa Festival Santiago de Cuba 2017

The programme 2017.


Day 0: Monday August 21, 2017

  • This day is especially for those arriving earlier to the festival and the last evening of the pre-week (extension)
  • Pre pre-party at Terraza de la Salsa (open for everybody)


Day 1: Tuesday August 22 2017

  • 20.00 pm. Registration and check-in of participants in Hotel San Juan with live music by Morena Son
  • Welcome of participants with live Cuban music, welcome cocktails, and delicious buffet
  • 22.00 pm. Pre-party with DJ Osval in hotel San Juan with all Cuban dance partners. Animations by the Cuban dance teachers.
  • Animations by Cuban dance part


Day 2: Wednesday August 23, 2017

  • 8.00-10.30 Breakfast
  • 10.00-10.30 Official Opening of the festival, presentation of all dance teachers and dance partners. Making couples with Cuban dance partners and participants
  • 10.30-12.45 Workshops in 4 rooms (see workshop schedule)
  • 12.45-14.00 Lunch
  • 14.00- City tour Santiago de Cuba can be booked (optional): Make a fantastic city tour with a professional guide through the old town of Santiago de Cuba. You will visit several important buildings, squares and dancing locations.
  • 16:00-18.15 Dance workshops in 4 rooms (see workshop schedule).
  • 22.00-... Diner dansant in the city center of Santiago with music and dancing (transfers included)
  • Show of Maye and Asdrubal and show of Ballet Folklorico Cutumba


Day 3: Thursday August 24, 2017

  • 08.00-10.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00-10.20 Warming up at the Terrace
  • 10.30-12.45 Workshops in 4 rooms (see workshop schedule)
  • 12.45-13.30 Lunch
  • 16.00-17.15 Workshops in 4 saloons (see workshop schedule).
  • 19.30-22.00 Free time and dinner
  • 23.00-02.00 Salsa party
  • Concert (later to be announced)
  • Shows of Terraza de la Salsa and Sabor de Calle


Day 4: Friday, August 25, 2017

  • 8.00-10.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00–10.20 Warming up on the Terrace
  • 10.30-12.45 Workshops in 4 rooms (see workshop schedule)
  • 13.00-15.00 Lunch
  • 15.00-18.30 Free afternoon
  • 18:30-19:30 Show of Ballet Folklórico Cutumba in Teatro Marti
  • 20.00 -20.30 Big Rueda de Casino with all participants and Cuban dance partners at Parque Cespedes in Santiago de Cuba.
  • 23:00 Concert of Septeto Santiaguero


Day 5: Saturday, August 26, 2017

  • 8.00-10.00 Breakfast
  • Free day (It is possible to book additional excursions)
Excursions:
  • Visiting Castillo el Morro (optional)
  • Visiting the beach of Siboney (optional).
  • Horseback riding (optional
  • Visiting Sierra Maestra (optional)
  • Swimming with Dolphins in National Aquarium
  • Additional private dance lessons Salsa, Son, Rumba, Reggaetón, Afro Cubano (optional)
You can book this during the festival
  • 22.00 ...... Fiesta (optional)


Day 6: Sunday August 27, 2017

  • 8.00-10.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00–10.20 Warming up
  • 10.30-12.45 Workshops in 4 Saloons (see workshop schedule)
  • 12.45-14.00 Lunch
  • 16:00-18.15 Workshops in 4 saloons (see workshop schedule).
  • 19.30-22.00 Free time and dinner
  • 22.00-..... Concerts (later to be announced) + gran fiesta in the hotel garden


Day 7: Monday August 28, 2017

  • 8.00-10.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00–10.20 Warming up
  • 10.30-12.45 Workshops in 4 Saloons (see workshop schedule).
  • 12.45-14.00 Lunch
  • 14.00-14.30 Transfer to marina Marlin to swim, dance, and to make a boat trip
  • 14.30-18.00 Party in Marlin with shows
  • 18.00-18.30 Transfer to hotel San Juan
  • 18.30-22.00 Free time and dinner
  • 22.00-..... Big Salsa farewell party with shows and surprises.


Day 8: Tuesday August 29, 2017

  • 8.00-10.00 Breakfast
  • Bye bye with live music in the hotel garden.
The salsa festival holiday can be extended with:
  • Dance holiday 1 week before in Santiago de Cuba (August 23-30, 2016) with Ballet Folklorico Cutumba and Terraza de la Salsa
  • Dance holiday week afterwards in Havana (September 6-11, 2016)
  • Go to Baracoa
  • Go to the beautiful beach of Guardalavaca
  • Rent a car and travel through Cuba
  • Tell us your ideas and we make it happen


Extra dance week before Santiago de Cuba, August 15-22 2017




Day 1: 15-08-2017

  • 18.00 – 18.15 Welcome at Terraza de la Salsa
  • 19.00 – 20.00 Diner at La Terraza de la Salsa
  • 21.00 – 21.30 Presentation Dance4two and the dancers of Terraza de Salsa
  • 22.30 –..... First party in La Claqueta


Day 2: 16-08-2017

  • 10.00 – 11.00 Salsa Cubana dance lessons
  • 11.00 – 12.00 Rueda de Casino
  • Lunch
  • Party at Casa de la Musica with all Cuban dance partners


Day 3: 17-08-2017

  • 10.00 – 11.00 Salsa Cubana dance lessons
  • 11.00 – 12.00 Son lessons
  • 13.30 - 17.00 City tour
  • 22.00 - ....... Fiesta in La Claqueta


Day 4: 18-08-2017

  • 10.00 – 17.00 Classes, party, diner, and relaxing at El Porvenir, a natural swimming pool in the mountains.
  • 19.00 - .......... Tonight we will visit the famous casa Caribe and enjoy Cuban Folklore


Day 5: 19-08-2017

  • Free day and evening. We'll provide you with the best options to spend day and night.


Day 6: 20-08-2017

  • 10:00 - 11:00 Salsa dance classes
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Rumba lesson and Rueda de Casino
  • 21:30 - ......... party in La Pachanga


Day 7: 21-08-2017

  • 10.00 - 17.00 Dance classes, and lunch at Playa Siboney
  • 22.00 – ........ Farewell party at la Terraza de la Salsa


Day 8: 22-08-2017

  • Breakfast
  • End of the first week


Extra dance holiday Havana after Salsa Festival Santiago de Cuba, August 29 - September 3, 2017



Day 8: 29-08-2017

  • Continuation of dance holiday to Havana
  • Transfer from Hotel to Santiago de Cuba airport
  • Domestic flight from Santiago de Cuba to Havana
  • Arrival in Havana with domestic flight
  • Check-in in 3* hotel, 5* hotel or casa particulares (B&B)
  • Welcome dinner
  • You will meet with one of Havana's greatest salsa locations: Casa de la Musica, Hotel Florida, or maybe La Gruta. These locations are spacious with super music.


Day 9: 30-08-2017

  • Briefing about programme and dance lessons
  • An explanation is given about the salsa classes. For everyone there is an individual Cuban dance partner.
  • 10:00 - 12:00 Salsa lessons at different levels, with a break of 10-15 minutes
  • Lunch. Lunch can be enjoyed at many nice places in Old Havana.
  • 15.00 - 17.30 Guided tour with a guide in the historic city.
  • 22:00 - ..... Noche de Salsa. We visit a nice salsa place for salsa dancing.


Day 10: 31-08-2017

  • 10.00 - 12.00 Salsa lessons
  • 13.00 Lunch
  • 22:00 The evening and night is free to spend


Day 11:01-09-2017

  • 10.00 - 12.00 Salsa lessons and Rueda de Casino
  • 13.00 - 14.00 Lunch.
  • 19:30 Salsa party Jardines 1830


Day 12: 02-09-2017

  • Breakfast
  • 10.00 - 18.00. To the beach. You can relax and swim in the crystal‐clear waters for the rest of the day.
Dance lessons at the beach with all Cuban dance teachers.
  • Amigos hasta la Proxima


Day 13: 03-09-3017

  • Breakfast
  • Saludos La Habana


  • WITH INDIVIDUAL CUBAN DANCE PARTNER
  • 80 WORKSHOPS, CONCERTS & PARTY'S
  • ONLY 15% DOWN PAYMENT
  • 3 STAR HOTEL SAN JUAN
  • FROM BEGINNERS TO MASTERCLASS