Category Archives: Events

Byron Latin Fiesta

YEAR FOUNDED: 2007 (part of the event since 2010)

LOCATION: Buddha Bar and other venues, Byron Bay, Australia

OBJECTIVE: To bring the Australia’s Latin Dance community  together in the beautiful town of Byron Bay, and promote ALL the different styles of Latin Dancing.

QUICK FACTS:

  • A 3 days and 2 nights event
  • Running annually, on the first weekend of November every year
  • It gathers more than 500 Latin Dancers every night of the event
  • Pivotal event to introduce Kizomba (dance style) in Australia

WEBSITE: www.byronlatinfiesta.com.au

Sydney International Bachata Festival

YEAR FOUNDED: 2008

LOCATION: Roundhouse, UNSW, Sydney Australia

OBJECTIVE: To promote Bachata, the dance and the culture by bringing top quality singers for a Bachata concert, and top quality dancers from all over Australia and overseas.

QUICK FACTS:

  • A 3 days and 3 nights event
  • Running annually, on the Anzac Weekend (Last weekend of April of every year)
  • It gathers more than 800 Latin Dancers every night of the event
  • The first event of its kind in the World
  • The first and only event in Australia to organize a full Bachata concert (since 2011)
  • Top Artists include: 4Ever (2009), Jimmy Bauer (2010), XTREME (2011), Domenic Marte (2012), Monchy & Nathalia (2013), Daniel Santacruz (2014)

WEBSITE: www.bachatafestival.com.au