Kizomba dance is uniquely African and has its origins in the music of the Angolan people. Described as a very sensual dance similar to bachata and merengue, it is distinct in its African rhythm that sets it apart from the traditional latin music in the dance scene. If you’ve never seen the dance before here is a short video clip showing it in action:
During the San Diego Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival you can have an opportunity to learn from master Kizomba instructor Lucia Nogueira in one of the many workshops to be held over the course of the Labor Day Weekend. The San Diego Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival is August 28th through the 31st during Labor Day Weekend and you can still secure your tickets before it sells out on the official website for the event.
Keep checking RitmoBello.com for more updates as we get closer to the San Diego Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival 2014.
It’s hard to believe it has been 6 years since the inception of the Sabor on the Bay Yacht Parties, but it’s not hard to understand the events’ popularity to this day. The All White Boat Party is a fun mix of live salsa/bachata music, the best in top 40 music and Spanish Flamenco music all rolled up into one event. The 3 hour cruise is a great harbor excursion with the right crowd indeed!
The 1,000 capacity Yacht (pictured below) offers great amenities during the cruise including 5 fully stocked bars and a special cigar lounge area to take advantage of during the event. Don’t forget to dress in all white as the theme for the party is dress in all white!
If you have never been on a Sabor on the Bay cruise this video will give you a short glimpse of what you can expect:
Tickets are now on sale and you are encouraged to secure your tickets well in advance (the event has traditionally sold out as early as April). Don’t be left at the dock and secure your tickets today!
Although the San Diego Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival 2014 is months away, it’s not too early to secure your ticket and lodging at bargain prices. The tickets for the festival are only $119 right now and rooms are as low as $139 a night.
If you’ve never been to the San Diego Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival this is the perfect year to take part in all the festivities. From expertly led workshops to great night performances and social dancing, the San Diego Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival is the best opportunity for a crash course in salsa,bachata, now Kizomba dancing.
It’s hard to believe but the time for the San Diego Salsa Bachata Festival is here once again! Celebrating 7 years of existence, the local festival draws the world’s best salsa, bachata, merengue and Latin dancers to compete, instruct and inspire.
As we’ve seen in past years, the San Diego Salsa Bachata Festival is broken up over several days beginning with a Thursday night pre-party celebration winding down to social dancing on Sunday night. The Festival will feature top salsa and bachata dance groups from the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe and Asia as they perform during each night. During the days you can take advantage of the many workshops that focus on particular dance skills related to salsa and other Latin dances.
An added bonus this year is the 5th Year Sabor on the Bay Yacht party that is set to Launch on August 31st. That event will feature 3 hours of fun aboard a luxury yacht with live salsa bands and a Las Vegas style theme.
Whatever you choose to do on Labor Day Weekend, here in San Diego the Salsa and Latin dance choices are limitless!
See you all during the fun events of Labor Day Weekend 2013!
We are fortunate to see the Dominican perform live at Blue Agave Nightclub July 20th and I encourage all of you to support this great artist. For those of you new to him and his music here is a great clip of him in concert performing “Que Pasara Mañana”:
San Diego’s Dia de San Juan Salsa and Bachata Festival is coming up soon and with it a great opportunity to experience Puerto Rican culture here locally. The Dia de San Juan has its roots in the Catholic feast day of St. John, commemorating the birth of St. John the Baptist 6 months before Jesus’ birth (which is why it falls on June 24th.)
This year we are fortunate to have none other than Tito Puente Jr. performing live at the event. A Tribute to El Rey Tito Puente Featuring his son and Honoring the great Timbalero from the Tito Rodriguez Orchestra, Mr. Pat Rodriguez will be some of the highlights this year.
Presented by Tommy Rosas’ Latin Flavor Productions, the event will be hosted by Chris Springer of Jazz 88.3 fame. There will be a salsa and bachata emphasis with 2 stages of great music for all those interested in celebrating the holiday.
This weekend you all have the opportunity to meet the man in the documentary as he performs live in concert! Joan Soriano is performing live at Club Caribe along with Grupo Completo. If you are new to his music you can get a short glimpse of his work in this video: