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Ritmo and Axé

Posted on April 6, 2011

Ritmo and Axé, a day of “dance, music and inspiration”, will take place on Saturday, April 16, courtesy of Studio Africo Latino at the Space Studios, 31 Falkirk Street, London.

The dance-packed day, which starts at 10am and goes on till 4pm, will cover salsa, rumba, kizomba, semba, gwoka, capoeira, live percussion and a film screening. There will be a host of well-known Latin teachers taking part including: Iris De Brito (pictured), Ney Corte Real, Harville McLeary, Sika Tro, Christian Jean Francois, Nathalie Kalambaye, Yamide, Luciano Kimbundo and Rohan Brown.

The tickets are priced at £45 and include free entrance to El Grande on Friday, April 15, seven hours of dance, a free introduction to capoeira for children between six and 15 years old, and free babysitting by a qualified nanny.

See www.kizombauk.com

Photograph © Kizomba UK

Nicola Rayner was editor of Dance Today from 2010 to 2015. She has written for a number of publications including The Guardian, The Independent and Time Out Buenos Aires, where she cut her teeth as a dance journalist working on the tango section. Now acting editor of Discover Britain magazine, she continues to dance everything from ballroom to breakdance, with varying degrees of success.

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