Many of the artists are coming to the UK to teach at the congress, making this a unique opportunity for British salsa lovers. Yoandy Villarrutia, Diana Rodriguez and Ismaray Chacon will make their UK debuts, joining a line-up that includes Moe Flex, Osbanis and Anneta, Joseph Koniak, Solange Dias and Idalberto Alcala.
Presented by Tropicalentura, the event includes 60 workshops, held in five workshop rooms, three party nights, a Greco-Roman themed Saturday night extravaganza, spectacular shows and competitions. The venue has multiple party rooms with space for 1,720 clubbers, new lighting and sound system. It is in Swansea’s city centre, close to the waterfront, with plenty of hotels and restaurants close by.
Full weekend passes cost £115 until August 1, when the price increases to £125. One-day passes and party night tickets are also available. See www.cubansalsacongresswales.co.uk for tickets and more information.
Picture: last year's event. Photograph courtesy of Tropicalentura.