Cornwall Hosts First Ever Latin Dance Festival
PUBLISHED: 11:41 15 March 2011 | UPDATED: 19:00 20 February 2013
This April celebrates the first ever Cornish Latin Dance Festival of this kind. The festival which spans the weekend of 1st – 3rd April 2011 will be hosted at the Penventon Park Hotel in Redruth.
This April celebrates the first ever Cornish Latin Dance Festival of this kind. The festival which spans the weekend of 1st 3rd April 2011 will be hosted at the Penventon Park Hotel in Redruth.
The event which is being organised by local dance company Salsa Etc welcomes everyone; whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned professional and there will be tailored classes for different levels of ability. There will be 36 dance workshops on offer across the weekend including Salsa, Zumba, ChaCha. Merengue, Samba and more. Three National Salsa teachers Robert Charlemagne, Moe Flex and Lee Hunter will be in attendance and there will also be a variety of local dance teachers and performers from the South West, all travelling to Redruth for this special occasion.
Throughout the weekend alongside the dance workshops each evening there will be an opportunity to enjoy a fun Latin-inspired party with the music provided by top Latin DJs across the UK. On Saturday 2nd April there will literally be the chance to dance the night away with the renowned Tequila Sunrise evening where the party continues until the early hours of the morning. Kelly Manning; Organiser of the event said,
It is going to be such an exciting weekend; we have so much planned. The Tequila Sunrise is a tradition at a Latin Dance Festival and we wanted to start as we mean to go on! The Penventon has the largest dance floor in Cornwall and have a reputation for their high profile events, so it is the ideal venue.
The Penventon Park Hotel hosted a Strictly Come Dancing event with famous dancers from the popular television show in 2009 and have been hosting dance events ever since. Aaron Pascoe, General Manager of the hotel said, We love hosting dance events, its one of our specialities! We have recently been doing lots of events such as Strictly, jive evenings and ballroom it is always nice to see the dancefloor busy! We are honoured to be hosting the first ever Latin dance weekend in Cornwall and hope to make it an annual event!
The hotel are offering special room rates for the event and tickets are available for days, evenings, a combination of these or the full weekend pass. Ticket prices start at 15 and are available to purchase from the Hall for Cornwall on 01872 262466. For further information please contact Salsa Etc on 0792 000 4988 or visit http://www.latindanceweekend.com/