Dimitris Psychogyios (Greece)

Dimitris Psychogyios has been dancing for the last 14 years and has performed and teached to some of the most prestigious festivals & events all over the world such as: Milan, New York, Miami, Berlin, Amsterdam, Monaco, Rome, Moscow, Dusseldorf, Warsaw, Sofia, St.Gallen, Bucharest, Istanbul, London, Belgrade, Antwerp, Nancy, Vienna, Dubai, Beirut, Liege, Medellin (Colombia), Bremen, Cyprus, London, Athens, Sicily, Luxembourg, Antalya, Eilat (Israel), Balaton (Hungary), Odessa, Krasnoyarsk (Siberia), Izmir, Bodrum, Damascus and many more.

He has also took part in competitions with great success. Some of the highlights in his career are: * 3rd place @ World Latin Dance Cup (2013) * 5th place finalist @ World Latin Dance Cup (2012) * 1st place Champions @ World Salsa Meeting (2014) * 5 times Greek Salsa Champions (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) * 3 times Balkan Salsa Champions (2012, 2013, 2014) * Bulgarian Salsa Champions (2011) * Romanian Salsa Champions (2013) * Danubian Group Salsa Champions (2015) * Danubian Salsa Champions (2016)

For the last 11 years he runs La Secta Dance Company, the first NY style Salsa school in Athens, Greece.

Moe Flex (UK)

Moe Flex is one of the most exciting, inspiring and entertaining choreographers on the international Latin dance scene today! With the biggest smile in salsa, his boundless enthusiasm for dance is impossible to ignore and he has gained his reputation through sheer determination and talent. As a leading authority in the field of dance, rhythm and body movement, Moe’s unique style of teaching is now recognised Internationally and he takes his workshops and shows to congresses and events all over the world. By adding his own personal touch to everything he does, Moe makes every dance experience a positive and memorable one and always leaves you wanting more. He really is an inspiring and motivational role model for all performing artists and celebrities and has worked with the likes of Rolldeep, Tim Westwood, 50 cent, Blu Cantrell, Craig David, Guy Ritchie & Madonna.

Tamba & Emanuela (France/Italy)

He is French, she is Italian, and they are the new dancing couple to hit the International Salsa scene! Both very versatile dancers and performers, they have this undeniable passion for dancing which is contagious to whoever dances or learns with them. Tamba and Emanuela are a combination of technique, energy, style, and knowledge. In 2016, they decided to work together to bring something fresh to the scene and enthuse dancers, audiences and students alike. They are mainly known for their fusion style where they marry Salsa or Chachacha with Afro-Cuban movements and Rumba. They teach they dance with everyone, they love what they do, and most importantly they love to party!

Konstantin & Arcadia (Sweden)

Arcadia (Chile) & Konstantin (Russia) – a dance couple based in Stockholm, Sweden working together since 2013. Today they are among the main representatives of the Mambo & Salsa community in Sweden. Together they are working to keep the mambo alive in Scandinavia.
Both being experienced dancers with many years of background in different styles, such as jazz, street, modern, reggaeton and even classical, they work together to make great shows with focus on musicality, elegance and expression. Striving to always deliver a great experience for the audience.
Together they have traveled the world and studied and shared the stage with some of the most renowned dance teachers in the Salsa scene. They have performed and taught in countries around the world such as: USA, Russia, Spain, Germany, Holland, Norway, Denmark and many more.
Arcadia & Konstantin offer classes in Salsa on1, on2, mambo, cha-cha-cha, body- movement among others.

DJ Willy (Holland)

DJ Willy is originally from Surinam ( South America) and that’s where he began his career as a DJ spinning disco, house, R&B and Latin music as early as 1980. The club where he worked for almost 8 years became the most popular one in the country and still is.

In 1992 Willy moved to Holland and one year later he was asked to work for the famous then Latin Club Margarita’s in Amsterdam, where he was spinning mainly salsa and R&B. As salsa was getting very popular in the 90s, he was invited to play music at many salsa parties in Amsterdam and other neighbouring cities. At present, DJ Willy is still a favourite DJ at all the major salsa clubs and events all over Holland and Belgium.

Willy has performed as a DJ next to all the great salsa artists who came to Holland like Grupo Niche, Guyacan, Soneros del Barrio, Jimmy Bosch, Issac Delgado, Manolito y su Trabuco, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, José Alberto El Canario and the greatest till now Eddie Palmieri. He has also been spinning at international congresses in Amsterdam, Haarlem, Barcelona, Paris, Brussels, Sofia, Dusseldorf, Bucharest, Paramaribo ( Salsuri ), in salsaclubs in Kopenhagen, Munich and other citys in Europe and outside.

Hotel „Pan Tadeusz/Ponas Tadas“

For those who don’t want to miss a single minute of the event!

Naugarduko str. 76, LT-03202 Vilnius
Tel: +370 5 233 6814

About the hotel: www.pantadeusz.lt

To book a room please contact us: elena@salsasisters.lt

Prices for the rooms 201-310 (2nd and 3rd floor):

Tripple – 68 EUR/night
Quadruple – 82 EUR/night
Breakfast included

Prices for the rooms 401-415 (4th floor):

Double – 54 EUR/night
Tripple 65 EUR/night
Quadruple – 80 EUR/night
Breakfast included

Plus city tax 1 eur per person/night

DJ Latin Master (Holland)

Leonard started his DJ carrier over 22 years ago but he is currently best known as DJ Latin Master on the salsa scene. Over many years of dancing in different countries, Leo created a unique style which he readily demonstrates through social dancing. Apart from great dancing skills, he is recognized as one of the best Salsa DJs in Holland. He has also performed in many European countries and a number of places around the globe spinning various styles of music from 60s and 70’s guaguanco to mambo, Cuban, New York salsa, Bachata and Kizomba.

Picture taken at Ahinama Salsa & Bachata Festival.

DJ Mega’n’Sheep (Belarus)

Lena Magalinskaya aka DJ Mega’n’Sheep is one of the major bachata/kizomba event organizer and DJ at regular Afro-Latin parties in Minsk. In February 2011 Lena organized the 1st Belarusian bachata festival in order to promote bachata and introduce kizomba in Belarus, and from that time on she actively supports the development of bachata/kizomba movement by inviting European instructors for conducting seminars, organizing and DJing at Afro-Latin parties.

Listening to bachata and kizomba gradually became an addiction which has led to complete change in her life. Since 2012 her reputation as a DJ has been rapidly increasing internationally.

She has worked at congresses in Minsk, Vilnius, Riga, Moscow, St.Petersburg, Warsaw, Almaty, Cairo, Oslo, etc. DJ Mega’n’Sheep mostly plays urban bachata, kizomba/semba/zouk & salsa and her varied sets will keep you dancing all night long.

DJ Rain (Estonia)

Prior to salsa, Rain was a heavy listener and collector of funk, soul, jazz and Brazilian music. Since getting to dance salsa, he has devoted himself entirely to this music genre. Rain started deejaying salsaa in January 2007, first at socials and then gradually in many salsa spots in Tallinn. Throughout this time, he has been growing with Estonian salsa scene, learning from it and pushing its musical boundaries. DJ at the London 2nd Sexy and Sensual Latin Dance Festival 2010, Latvia Salsa festival since 2010, Tallinn Salsa Festival 2009, 2010 and 2011, Vilnius Salsa festival since 2011, resident DJ at weekly salsa nights in Tallinn, also resident DJ at big monthly salsa events in Tallinn. It is with sheer joy and dedication that Rain shares his love for salsa music and its best/most passionate aspects with all the fellow-dancers!

Hotel “Žemaitės”

The hotel is situated 2 minutes away from the festival venue.

Zemaites str. 15, LT-03118 Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone: +370 5 213 31 93

More about the hotel: www.hotelzemaites.lt

You can book a room for special festival rates, by sending an email to ivona@hotelzemaites.lt with a subject SALSA.

Single room – 40 EUR/night
Double room (1/2 persons) – 46 EUR/night
LUX (1/2 persons) – 70 EUR/night

City tax: 1 EUR per persn/night
Breakfast is included