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

Dance teachers
 
Line-up
Sabor de Calle..................................................Director Yanek Revilla
Terraza de la Salsa...........................................Director Maritza Aldama
Tierra Kaliente...................................................Director Karelia Despaigne
Ballet Folklorico Cutumba................................ Director Idalberto Bandera
Sandunga..........................................................Director Rafael Martinez
Los Corales.......................................................Director Maceo
All Stars.............................................................Director Jorge Luna

Danser Reynaldo Salazar
  Nano Hechavarria
Reynaldo Salazar Guillen
Damaris Hechavarria
Maye Arestide
Asdrubal Aquilera
Yunior Montoya
Pucho Ferreiro
Osdanys Flores
Ania Rojas
Ivette Sanchez
Daiana David
George Ibar
Jorge Olides
Osval Medina
Septeto Santiaguero
Sonara la Calle
Morena Son
Er volgen er meer.
 

 
Reynaldo Salazar Guillen
Reynaldo Salazar Guillen grew up in Santiago de Cuba, studied at the "Escuela de Arte de Instructores" and the "Instituto Superior de Arte". Reynaldo worked as a choreographer, and instructor for the group “ALL STARS” in Santiago de Cuba, and for many major events in Santiago de Cuba. Together with "ALL STARS" he won numerous national competitions in Santiago de Cuba.

 

 
Tierra Kaliente
This young dance company founded by "Maestra" Karelia Despaigne started in December 2015. In a short period Tierra Kaliente has become a fantastic and professional dance group.

 

 
Sabor de Calle
Dance group organised by Yanek Revilla. Sabor Calle was renewed in 2016, and has international fame.

 

 
Karelia Despaigne
Karelia is the founder, director, choreographer, teacher, and dancer of Tierra Kaliente. Karelia graduated as a dance teacher and dancer of folk dances at EFTA "José María Heredia" in Santiago de Cuba. She was the first soloist of the professional dance company: Folklorico Oriente. Karelia was for years a driving force behind "Sabor DKY". She has danced in 17 different countries. This will be the first time that Karelia will be performing with her group Tierra Kaliente in the Netherlands.

 

 
Terraza de la Salsa
Dance group of dancing school Terraza de la Salsa / Dance4Two with choreographies of Nano Hechavarriaen, and Yunior Montoyo.

 

 
Sandunga
This dance school in Santiago de Cuba was founded in 2015 by Rafael Martinez. Sandunga is performing regularly with Septeto Santi Aguero.
 

 
Ballet Folclorico Cutumba
For more than 30 years, Ballet Folklorico Cutumba represents folkore of Afro-Franco-Haitian-Cuban origin. This group consists of 48 dancers and musicians. The choreographies of Cutumba contain Gaga, Vodun, Santeria, Merengue Haitiano, Tumba Francesa, Rumba, Son, Merengue Haitiano, and Tumba Francesa. Cutumba is internationally known for tours around the world.

 

 
Osdanys Flores Marin
Osdanys was born in Camaguey, Cuba. He is a professor for Dance4Two in Trinidad. He has a unique style with high elegance in dancing.



 

 
Astrubal & Maye
Perhaps dance couple "Ebano" is the most famous couple of Santiago de Cuba. They are performing in Casa de la Trova and Hotel Melia Santiago on a regular basis. Asdrubal and Maye come to Europe every year, and often participate in Viva Cuba Biezenmortel of Dance4Two. It is a pleasure to watch their shows.

 

 
Damaris Hechavarria


 

 
Daiana David
She graduated from the School of Cuban folkloric dances of the School of Arts of Bayamo "Manuel Muñoz Cedeño." Her specialization was musical dance. She danced with "Ballet Folklorico de Oriente", "Sabor DKY", "Okan Oni 'and' Cabaret Parisien". She is currently dancing with "Havana Queens', and is a dancer and teacher of "Tierra Kaliente ".

 

 
George Ibar
He graduated as a dancer at EPRA. For several years he was part of the cast of Dance Company "All Stars," and has also danced for the traditional group Changui Diogenes. He has experience as a teacher and dancer in Cuba, France, and the United States. He is currently a dancer and teacher of "Tierra Kaliente".

 

 
Jorge Oliden Del Rio Guapo
He is a professional dancer. He has worked as a dancer for the dance group "Sabor DKY". He has international experience as a dancer, and teacher in France, Poland, Luxembourg, and,Cuba. Today he works as an instructor at the dance school "Salsabor," and is a teacher, and dancer of "Tierra Kaliente".

 

 
All Stars dance group
All Stars was founded in 2004. All Stars dance group has the perfect balance between traditional and modern dance. This dance group from Santiago de Cuba has a lot of international experience, with tours in USA, Mexico, the Netherlands, Germany and France.

 

 
Yanek Revilla
According to most people, Yanek Reviila is the best dancer in the world. He has won many dance competitions in and outside Cuba. His choreographies with Sabor de Calle are of the highest level.

 

 
Nano Hechevarria
Nano Hechavarria Manuel Ulloa, who now lives in Israel, is among the most allround dancers of Santiago de Cuba. He can do every dance: Salsa, Rumba, Soul, and Reggaeton.

 

 
Sonora La Calle
 
 
Ernesto Ferreiro or Pucho
Ernesto is a professional dancer. He also studied percussion for 4 years at the School of Music "Lauro Fuentes". He has worked as a dancer for dance group "Sabor DKY". He has international experience as a teacher, and dancer, not only in Cuba but also in Colombia. Currently, he has been working as a dance teacher at the dance school "Salsabor," and he is dancer and teacher of "Tierra Kaliente".

 

 
Ania Rojas
She graduated as a teacher and dancer at the academy Cuban folkloric dances EFTA "José María Heredia" of Santiago de Cuba. She studied dance at the EVA and was a dancer of "Ballet Folklorico de Oriente". She worked as director and dancer with the dance company "Sabor DKY".

 

 
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