9.00pm September 27, 2013
September 2013, Dubai, UAE: The World Premiere of ‘Salsa Fever - 100 years of Latin Music and Dance’ debuts at the region’s largest dance festival, the Dubai International Dance Festival (DIDF) later this month.
The sixth DIDF, supported by the Dubai Tourism Commerce Marketing (DTCM) is set to kick off its sixth year from 25th to 28th September 2013 at The Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Center (DUCTAC), Mall of the Emirates. This was announced at a press conference held recently at Holiday Inn Dubai Al Barsha - one of the support sponsors for the event.
This year’s main highlight is the production of ‘Salsa Fever - 100 years of Latin Music and Dance’, a musical the story of ‘The history of Salsa’ like it has never been told before.
The performance, presents a unique twist, where the voice of the singers together with the element of dance takes you on a journey through the centuries.
It starts with reliving the birth and evolution of Salsa, from the roots of Africa in the 1400’s to the birth of salsa in Cuba, the rise of the Fania All Stars in the 1970’s, the era of Salsa Romantica & Latin Pop and ends at the amazing fusion of dance and music of today.
The four day event hosted by Familia de la Salsa also features over 25 different workshops including Salsa, Zouk, Belly Dancing, Hip Hop, African Dance, Brazilian Samba and Tango. The workshops will cater to all levels of dance and is led by the best instructors from national, regional and international dance schools.
In additional to the dance workshops, DIDF 2013 will host a series of performances, parties, after parties and other exciting events at varies venues around Dubai.
“We are very proud to be part of a wonderful cultural initiative again as the official hospitality partner of this year’s festival. We look forward to hosting all these talented artists and entertaining Dubai party goers at The Q Underground and Al Sarab on 26th and 27th September.” said Roxana Jaffer, Resident Director of Holiday Inn Dubai – Al Barsha.
DIDF is set to take place at various locations in and around Dubai, and is supported by Dubai Calendar and Holiday Inn Dubai – Al Barsha. For more details please visit www.dubaidancefestival.com and hialbarshadubai.com. Tickets sell at www.platiumlist.com and the DUCTAC Box Office 04 3414777. For more information please contact: Chris – 050 2777475 or Sarah on 050 980 3810
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