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!
Be Salsa Dance Company is based in St. Petersburg, Russia (since 2009).
Powered by top dancers Jane Baranova & Marcos Nieves, it is one of the best Salsa on2 pro-teams in the country.
In our shows we create a mixture of different styles delivering the idea of salsa convergence.
Eklektiškas šokio stilius Carmine išgarsino Italijoje. Tačiau
šokėjui vieno stiliaus buvo negana: jis netrukus pradėjo gilinti žinias
afro, tap, swing ir jazz šokiuose. Pamažu Carmine pamilo hip hopą ir
Carmine daug keliauja ir stengiasi kuo daugiau išmokti iš skirtingų meistrų visoje Europoje ir pasaulyje. Viešėdamas Niujorke, Carmine atrado mambo, mokėsi iš paties Eddie Torres.
Šiuo metu Carmine moko salsos ir hip hopo. Kaip pats sako, stengiasi sukurti savitą unikalų stilių, kuris padėtų kiekvienam atrasti šokio grožį.
Ieva aka Minis started djing officially just 4 year ago, with a
successful guest mix debut on national radio show „Tropical
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.
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.
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
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 – šou grupė iš Švedijos. Visi šokėjai Švedijos salsos sceną reprezentuoja sujungdami aistrą mambo ir Afro Cuban šokiams. Grupo Lucumi kartu veda šokių pamokas Stockholm Salsa Dance, kuria choreografijas ir pasirodo kartu su Alegria. Ricardo, Jenny ir Gustav Vilniaus salsos festivalyje pasiruošę pasidalinti džiaugsmu, kurį suteikia šokis.
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.