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The 2018 Rose City Salsa & Timba Festival is HERE!

MARCH 29TH - APRIL 1ST, 2018

Featuring over 20 Instructors & 7 DJ's - get ready to be WOW'ed this year! Combining the best of Salsa, Bachata & Timba talent with 3 rooms (Salsa, Timba & Bachata) dedicated to your dancing pleasure! Instructors from Canada, Mexico, US and DJ's spanning the US & Mexico. 30 workshops, 7.5 Hour Beginner Bootcamp, Kids Workshop, amazing vendors and more!

2018 Talent includes:
Tito Ortos Gutierrez, Flavia Tamara Livolsi II, Nicholas Van Eyck, Serena Wong, Alien Ramirez, Daniela Gallardo de Valdes, Reinier Valdes, Patrick Scarlet Dance Vancouver, Harold Rancano, Regan Hirose, Gaby C. Equiz, Martin Gonzalez, Kati Hernandez, Marc Brewer II, Yismari Ramos Tellez, Jhon Freddy Narvaez, Liz Rojas, Erika Lachenmeier, Rodney Graham, Jefferson Benjumea, Adrianita Avila

2018 DJ's:
Armando Justiniani, Edgar Evangelista, Corwin Paul Jackson, Dj Muñeco, Walt Digz, Jaun C Alvarez, Alejandro Guzman-dj Melenko

* Thursday, March 29th, 2018: PRE PARTY at the CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL!
*Friday, March 30th, 2018: Doors open at 8PM, Shows at 9PM, Social Dancing until 4AM!
* Saturday, March 31st: Workshops from 9am - 5:30PM. Beginners Bootcamp from 10AM - 5:30PM. Doors Open 8PM, Shows 9PM, Social Dancing until 4AM
* Sunday, April 1st: Workshops from 10AM - 5:30PM
BONUS: After party at Vitalidad Movement Arts Center from 6PM - 9PM (not included in passes)


All tickets can be purchased at:

What is our Beginner Bootcamp?
Beginner Bootcamp is taught by our amazing local instructors and is designed to JUMP START your dancing and expose you to multiple different types of Latin & Afro-Latin dancing. After this 7.5 Hour Boot Camp you will enjoy performances by our local teams and instructors and THEN, test your mettle on the dance floor with social dancing until 4AM!

Thank you for supporting our 501c-3 non profit. This is a community event and we are excited to bring this festival to you from the bottom of our hearts.

Armando Justiniani, Shannon Butler, Marlene Zichlinsky & Deblin McKnight
2018 rose city salsa & timba festival!


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