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Bachateros & Bachata Moderna

YEAR FOUNDED: 2008

LOCATION: All over the world

OBJECTIVE: To promote and innovate the Latin Dance style of Bachata by incorporating different and new dance techniques whilst at the same time, keeping the scene of the authentic dance

QUICK FACTS:

  • Considered one of the most influential Bachateros (Bachata Instructor) in the world
  • Taught and perform in USA (Reno, Chicago and San Francisco), Europe (Paris and all over Holland), Asia (Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan) and also New Zealand, New Caledonia and Australia
  • Bachata Syllabus is used in various Latin Dance schools in Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia
  • Successful Bachata YouTube Channel with more than 4 millions views and counting
  • Instructional Bachata DVDs have been sold all over the world

WEBSITE: www.bachateros.com

Tropical Soul Dance Studio

YEAR FOUNDED: 2011

LOCATION: Level 1, 45 Oxford St, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia

OBJECTIVE: A dance studio that teaches and shares the love for Latin Dance rhythms (Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Kizomba and more) by creating a fun and friendly environment through top quality instructors and staff.

QUICK FACTS:

  • Considered one of the top Latin Dance studios in Australia
  • 2013 NSW Finalist for the Telstra Business Awards, Small Business Category
  • Dance Teams have won multiple 1st places at the Australian Salsa Open, Australia Salsa Solo and Australia Bachata Championships
  • More than 300 students come to the studio on a weekly basis

WEBSITE: www.tsdance.com.au

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