DJ Mega’n’Sheep

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

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!

Carmine Finelli

Ecletic dancer, he kicks off his Caribbean dances’ career in Italy, with the cuban teachers who introduce him to the salsa world. He’s soon fascinated by all forms of dances: afro, tap, swing and jazz are on his radar, until he falls in love with hip hop. Here he focuses on old school techniques and he specializes in house dance and new style.

Later on he collects experiences in Europe and abroad, fine-tuning his training with the best teachers in London, Paris and New York. In the Big Apple he discovers a huge passion for mambo thanks to the guidance of Eddie Torres, and he performs in Los Primos Latinos’ Festival.

Today Carmine teach salsa and hip hop and he is an all-around dancer with a unique style, able to combine all influences and disciplines he learnt in an authentic killer-formula. 

DJ Minis

Ieva aka Minis started djing officially just 4 year ago, with a successful guest mix debut on national radio show “Tropical Soundclash”.

She has played every SalsaSisters event and other salsa events in Lithuania, gathering experience and inspiring dancers with her tender and graceful selections covering the full spectrum of salsa music.

DJ Theo

Theodore Wolashie Awadzi aka Theo is the founder of Dance-Drive. He was the UK IDO Kizomba Champion 2012 as well as the 2012 UKA salsa champion held in Bolton.  His excellent teaching style has earned him recognition across the globe. His excellent teaching style and fun workshops have resulted in extensive travel around the world, teaching at congresses and festivals. In between travels he is based in Oslo, Norway where he has established the Kizomba scene over the past few years.

With roots from the West African Country of Ghana, Theo’s dancing and teaching love is not limited to Kizomba, but extends to Semba, Afro-house, Kuduro and Tarraxinha! He focuses on connection between partners, footwork, body motion, Ginga and partner work .
Aside from teaching, Theo is also a sought after Kizomba DJ. 


Awards
1st Place British Open Professional Salsa Champion 2012 
1st Place Kizomba champion 2011
3rd Place British Open salsa Champion 2011
Joint 1ST British Open Salsa Showcase Champion 2010
4th Place British Open Salsa Champion 2010

DJ SalsaGroover

Gediminas (aka DJ Salsa Groover). In 2006 Gediminas started selecting Latin music at the clubs around Lithuania. First five years of his career Gediminas played only Latin pop and at the same time developed the passion for to dance, started collecting and listening to salsa, cha cha cha, bachata, kizomba music. Eventually, he began his party brand “Golden feet Social” where he played music for social dancers only. “I always try to mix mambo, pachanga, guaguanco, salsa songs for dancers who enjoy on1 and on2, sensual and Dominican bachata, boogaloo, cha cha cha, and kizomba“, claims the DJ.

Grupo Lucumi

Grupo Lucumi is a Latin dance group from Stockholm, Sweden. Versatile dancers with backgrounds in different styles, dedicated in the Swedish salsa scene, they come together in their passion for Mambo and Afro Cuban dances. Now they are making choreographies, teaching and sharing the love for the dance and the culture. Their numbers incorporate elements from traditional Afro-Cuban, Modern styles as well as New York mambo – ambition is always to spread joy and inspiration. Ricardo, Jenny and Gustav are also working at Stockholm Salsa Dance, performing with their show team Alegria.

DJ Leon

Diego Alberto Flores Leon, born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, is an IT student with a burning passion for Latin music. Growing up in a South American family he was always under the influence of Latin rhythms. Diego started his way dancing traditional Bolivian dances and later gained more interest in the Caribbean rhythms, which resulted in him taking his first salsa class in 2016. He currently dances for Stockholm Salsa Dance Alegria and will also perform on stage. DJ LEON is young, ambitious and making a name for himself in the salsa community in Stockholm. He has a mixed taste and will play salsa from different epochs and styles.