Vito and Stefania (Italy)

Vito and Stefania, Italy

Vito Ranieri and Stefania Errede, in art Vito y Stefania, are a 100% Italian Couple. Sabor, technique, musicality and creativity  characterize these two dancers. Vito y Stefania have worked and continued to work with national and international televisions, magazines, latin festivals and congresses and are constantly engaged in the show business, offering innovative shows and quality lessons.


With a sublime fusion of salsa new York style On2, Pachanga, and latin ballroom with a strong scenic presence and a lot of energy on the stage, Vito y Stefania travel all over the world teaching, performing and competing in countries like AUSTRALIA, USA, CHINA, KOREA, INDIA, United Arab Emirates, NEW ZEALAND, GREECE, TURKEY, SPAIN, GERMANY, FRANCE, LUXEMBOURG…etc


Winners of a lot of international competition , Vito y Stefania are:

-1° Runner up at “Asia Open Salsa Championships 2011” in Honk Kong, Cina.

-1° Place at “ European Salsa Championships 2009”

-1° Place at “ Rome Salsa Festival 2007”.

-1° Place at “ Rome Salsa Festival 2008”.

-1° Runner up at “ World Salsa Meeting”

-“World Salsa Championship 2009” in Miami-Usa,  Semi Finalist.

-“ 1° World Latin Cup in San Diego 2010”, Semi Finalist.

-1° Place at “Open Championship”” Alassio. 2001- L.B

-1 Place at “ World Superstar “ in Salsomaggiore  Terme – L.B

-1 Place at Italian Championship of Latin Ballroom Fids.  L.B

With their show “ PACHANGA BRONX “ and “ PACHANGA MIRAMARE” Vito y Stefania have Rocked all over the world, closing a lot of Congresses with their PACHANGA and on2  style.

Alex and Laura from Spain

Alex and Laura, Spain


Alex is the founder and Director of Ballroom Salsa Dance Company since late 2010, specializing in Bachatango and Sensual Bachata. He has received lessons from the most prestigious dancers all around the world and he has been dancer of the Adrian and Anita Amateur Dance Company and Acento Latino.


Laura starts working and dancing for Ballroom Salsa Dance Company since late 2013. She has dancing background in Classic, Jazz, Funky, Contemporary, Flamenco and Salsa. Laura has been a dancer for de Adrián and Anita Amateur Dance Company, among other musical companies.


Alex teach Bachata Sensual and Bachatango in Congresses and Festivals all around the world since 2010, being the precursor of Sensual Bachata and Bachatango in Catalonia with his previous partner Noemí Perez.


Nowadays, Alex and Laura travel all around the world with their show and giving workshops, being invited to be judges and organizers of several regional  Bachata competitions like Costa Daurada Bachata Festival, Bachata Open, Bachatastars, Street Bachata and Bachatarte. Alex has been judge as well for the Bachatastar European final in Oslo, World Latin Dance Cup in Limburg and World Bachata Masters. He is one of the regular judges for the International Bachatastars competiton.


Alex is also part of the board of AES (Spanish Association of Salsa), and is the international coordinator for Costa Daurada Bachata Festival and international coordinator for Bachatea Teams and Bachatstars International. He is also a federated teacher and dancer by the AEPBS (Spanish Ballroom Dance Federation), member of the WDC (World Dance Council).

David Zepeda from Mexico

David Zepeda, Mexico


is a professional dancer, specializing in Latin dances and is the current and undefeated 6x Salsa On2 World Champion at the 2013 and 2014 World Salsa Summit and at the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 World Latin Dance Cup and Sub-Champion in Bachata Cabaret at 2015 World Latin Dance Cup.


After many years of competition he is now part of the judging panel in one of the most prestigious world competition, World Salsa Summit.


Born and raised in Puebla, Mexico, David grew up with a love for music and dance. With rhythm flowing in his veins, he chose dance as his profession and committed himself to mastering as many forms of dance that his feet could handle. Among them are ballet, modern, jazz, Latin rhythms, acrobatics, African rhythms and hip-hop.


His dance career began when he landed lead roles in Mexico’s finest resorts as a dancer under the direction of renowned choreographers. Then, David discovered salsa. He quickly fell in love with its rich history and passionate expression. While still a major dancer in his country’s resorts, David decided to broaden his experience and lent his skills and expertise to various dance schools. When David stepped into Canada’s “Mambo Productions” Dance School as a guest instructor and choreographer, his career went international.


His unique approach takes movement out of the box and pushes past a conventional dance vocabulary. As a choreographer, he has put his style into musicals and full length shows at resorts and casinos in his native Mexico. His salsa training includes private instruction from renowned salsa coaches such as Billy and Katie, Tito and Tamara, John Narvaez, Jayson Molina, Fernando Sosa, Eddie Torres, Lucho Giraldes, Adolfo Indacochea, Rodrigo Cortazar, Gerardo Ramirez and many more.

Willy Arey, Mexico

Willy Arey, Mexico

Born in Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico, Willy inherited the talent & passion for Salsa from his father “Memo Arey", a renowned salsa dancer in his city. Growing up listening to Hector Lavoe, Ruben Blades, Willy Colon, Celia Cruz, Willy was also greatly inspired by Johnny Vazquez. They became good friends and to this day he continues to train with Johnny, representing the LA On-1 style.


In 2015 he travels to China giving workshops in different cities and sharing the art of dance, with his unique style: strength, energy, flavour and heart. Today he continues his career traveling around the world, always training and sharing the most beautiful passion in SALSA.


Dance history:

- Dancer in the reality show Dancing With the stars, dancing with the famous actress “Iran Castillo”.

- Dancer and choreographer in an important TV channel in Mexico, “TV Azteca”

- Dancer and Choreographer of the famous Salsa Singer "El Titan de la Salsa “Alberto Barros”

- Dancer and student in "Magic Mambo" Dance Company by the master “Jose Chavarria”

- 1st place Salsa Team Shines (Mexico City)

- 1st place Bachata Professional Bachata Masters Mexico.

- 1st category pro-am Salsa.

- 3rd place in the competition Salsa Na' Ma “one vs one” Euroson latino 2017.

- Creator and promoter of “RUMBAFEST” a big salsa Festival in Mexico since 2012.

Marcos (Brazil) & Alina (Guangzhou)

Marcos (Brazil) & Alina (Guangzhou)


Marcos, born in Rio de Janeiro has lived and taught in Madrid, New York, Portugal, Australia, Hong Kong, London and Edinburgh for many years. His diverse background includes Funk, Hip Hop as well as Zouk, Bachata, and Latin Rhythm Aerobic.


Alina is the Director of A Dance Art Centre in Guangzhou. A celebrated instructor, dancer and organizer of dance events in Guangzhou, Alina together with Marcos have been teaching Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Brazilian Zouk and more on local and international stage.

Agustin Williams (Congo / Spain)

Agustin Williams (Congo / Spain)


was born in 1979 in the Congo, since childhood he has dedicated himself to dance and over time he has made his life from it. 



Agustin Williams has knowledge of various African styles, classic, contemporary, Latin jazz, Cuban rumba, traditional Bachata, Salsa L.A. style and Mambo New York style with a mix of pachanga and afro.



Currently teaching in several Spanish cities... he has just opened its own dance academy specializing in mambo, being unique in Spain.

Metis Dance Society (Tunisia & Hong Kong)
DJ Ralph (USA)

DJ Ralph,  aka Dj Chicagoman (Curacao/USA)


Ralph has established as one of the region's prominent Djs and has played at some of HK's most popular salsa nights as well as international events.


A regular in International festivals of Hong for many years and a true professsional with a passion to please dancers on the dance floor.


Get ready to dance to Dj Chicagoman's excellent selection of music for dancers.

DJ Gia (HK)

Dj Gia (Hong Kong)

Burst onto the HK Salsa scene, and straight in at the deep end covering some of Hong Kong's top salsa parties and the Legendary Hong Kong Salsa Festival.


Gia’s passion for music and dance began at a young age with her academic training in ballet and Chinese dance. Her passion for dance grew into other genres including Afro-Latin dance where she spent time in Cuba and Dominican Republic for further training and exposure.


Dj Gia is an accomplished dancer and has already demonstrated high professionalism during her Dj sets, mentored by Dj Chicagoman and music loving friends from the Americas.


Enjoy Dj Gia's 2nd and consecutive appearance at 2019 HK Salsa Festival.

DJ Kevin (Shanghai)

DJ Kevin Wolf, Shanghai

Salsa DJ / Dancer / Event Organizer from Shanghai. Started DJ Career since 2015. As a maniac salsa dancer, Kevin hopes to bring various types of salsa music to the dance floor, and let more people feel different auras under his music. Recently, Kevin is travelling around all cities in China with his DJ set, trying to promote high quality and danceable music to Chinese salsa community. He already made his presence in many major dance festivals in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Changsha, and Chengdu.


Preference:

Salsa Dura / Latin Jazz / Romantica / Charanga / Boogaloo / Bachata Dominicana


DJ JB (Singapore)

DJ JB, Singapore

DJ JB also known as Jianbao from Singapore. Started DJ in Singapore in 2018 and made a huge debut in various Asia events. Mainly DJ as a Bachata DJ but do wells with Salsa in his repertoire. Resident DJ in Ziggyfeet dance studio


2018

- Singapore Latin Etravaganza 2018

- Busan Salsa Bachata Festival 2018

- La salsa 11th anniversary @ Taiwan 2018

- Machweo Dance Festival 2018 @ Africa

- Shanghai Bachata Festival 2018

- KL new year eve party 2018


Joanna (Shanghai)

DJ Joanna (Shanghai / Hong Kong)

Dancer/Music Jockey based in Hong Kong, originally from Shanghai. She is one of the main organizers for David & Willy's Workshops during HKSF 2019 week. After travelled for so many big Latin festivals/workshops in China, Singapore, Taiwan, Spain, London etc., Joanna looks forward to adding to the passion and good spirits of this international city's music and dance culture.


Joanna discovered her passion for dancing in a Latin bar back in Shanghai from a family visit in 2016. Her strong musical sense and unique taste in salsa/bachata music also led her to start playing music at Thursday salsa party in HK. Her music inspirations mostly are from El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico, El Timba, Mambo Con Rumbo, Alexander Abreu etc.


Experience: Co-teach for bachata classes at Sunday Party in HK in 2017 and Party in Shenzhen; Resident MJ at Thursday parties in HK till now; Group performed Bersy’s Choreo in Shenzhen in 2018.

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