Salsa Buena fundraising event for Santiago de Cuba – Sat Dec 1st

3 11 2012

Message from Kath : Hurricane Sandy recently hit the city of Santiago de Cuba where we run our dance and music holidays and where many of our clients have spent happy and memorable times over the last 15 years. We are greatly saddened to report that the city was very badly damaged and that there were a number of fatalities in the province due to the hurricane. Many of our friends, homestay hosts and dance and music tutors have experienced extensive damage to their homes and the city has been pretty much paralysed with no electricity or public transport since the hurricane hit it last week.   Join us in supporting the people of Santiago de Cuba!

For those who can´t make it to the event but would like to make a donation, please email Caledonia at  and we will provide you with details on how to do so. Event at Barclay Viewforth Church EH10 4HN Edinburgh, Sat DEC 1st, 7pm till midnight.  Full details will be confirmed shortly but please put the date in your diary and spread the word.

Cuban dance weekend in Glasgow – 27/28th Oct

17 10 2012

Host of Cuban professional dancers coming to the city to perform and teach everything from Salsa and Reggaeton, to Cha cha cha and Cuban percussion over the weekend of 27-28th October (with workshops running Sat/Sun from 11-5pm, and with a big party at the Classic Grand on Sunday evening).  Find out more at or on Facebook / Cuban Dance Scotland and see some footage from last year’s festival at YouTube/CubanDanceScotland and YouTube/descargadaneco.

Bannockburn Salsa night this Friday

15 10 2012

SALSA NIGHT 3rd friday of the month in Bannockburn – This Friday 19th Oct , 9.30-1am. Rueda Demo by the Salsa4water boys and a guest DJ.  At Bannockburn Miners Welfare, 36 Morrison Drive Bannockburn Stirling.  See for directions.

Salsa congress in Edinburgh this January

21 09 2012

‎5th Scottish Salsa Congress update only 6 single rooms left @ Hilton Town House , Less than 6months until this exciting event, The 5th Scottish Salsa Congress 11-14th Jan 2013.  Weekend of salsa workshops with great teachers & party nights. Tickets are selling fast so get your booking now online @ or contact

Salsa events coming up- Bannockburn & Glasgow

19 09 2012

SALSA NIGHT 3rd friday of the month in Bannockburn – This Friday 21st September 2012, 9.30-1am.
Bannockburn Miners Welfare, 36 Morrison Drive Bannockburn Stirling.  With DJ Lorna and Guest DJ Quinn, featuring an excerpt from the Festival Dance Show RaTaTARaTaTA with the ifyoucanwalkyoucandance team. See for directions.

ALSO  Cuban Dance Scotland – HALLOWEEN SALSA WEEKEND & SUNDAY FIESTA – 27th-28th October 2012 in Glasgow.  Over 20 hours of workshops from some of the best dancers & teachers of Cuban Salsa, Reggaeton, Folklore and Rueda, with performances and animation at the Sunday night party (and buffet).

Weekend Workshop Pass for £45 (incls entry to all workshops),Sunday Salsa Fiesta & buffet for £15 (in advance),Combined Pass for £60

Tickets for the weekend workshops are £45, day passes available nearer time, individual classes – £8 but classes will be busy and priority will be given to those with full weekend workshop Passes.  Some teachers – Etian Antuche Almeida of Havana Rakatan up from London for his teaching debut in Scotland, and Rafael del Busto – twice world salsa champion coming over to the UK to teach in Scotland for the first time in years. Classes run from 11-4pm both days at the 212 club (74 Buchanan St., Glasgow. G13HA) centre of Glasgow.  On Sunday night – evening of shows, animation, competition and dancing at Classic Grand (18 Jamaica street, G1 4QD Glasgow) with HALLOWEEN SUNDAY SALSA FIESTA & BUFFET. Kicking off at 6.30pm, music from Tumbao and special guest DJ Flecha – from Havana’s Casa de la Musica. Javier Franco Leonard will be taking you through your paces with some reggaeton and there’ll be performances from Etian and The Descarga Dance Co. Tickets for the evening event (with buffet) are £15 in advance.  Tickets from, from offices in Glasgow (237 Argyle St. /  0141 204 5151) or Edinburgh (127 Rose St. /  0131 220 3234) or on credit card hotline on 08444 155 221.  Also with no booking fee from, or Farah on 07832 355540 or Kate on  07717 754702.






Edinburgh Festival Show- Special offer discount tickets

1 08 2012


Date: 02 to 26 Aug.   £5 DISCOUNT FOR THE FRINGE’S HOTTEST SHOW.  The biggest, hottest Latin American music and dance show of this year’s fringe.  If you like salsa then you will LOVE Latin Live – an exciting fusion of Samba and Salsa with the passion of the world’s sexiest continent.  This fantastic music and dance spectacular takes place in the glorious surroundings of the newly refurbished The Assembly Rooms Ballroom every night of the festival.  Call box office on  0844 693 3008 and quote “BROXHOLME” to get your hands on this very special offer.

up & coming events in Edinburgh

30 07 2012

Edinburgh Festival –Brazil Brazil presents Latin Live [Ballroom] £16 22:45 / 2-26 Aug

As supporters and fans of Latin music we’d like to offer you, your classes, friends and family a special discount for some of the performances taking place at ASSEMBLY ROOMS, BALL ROOM. We have a variety of offers from 2 for 1 and some complimentary tickets available.  If you’d be interested in finding out more, please mail

Sounds like a really goods show folks with a Cuban band too http://www.canta-bahia.com

Also  Scottish Salsa congress in January –

Big Thanks for BIG TENT !

23 07 2012

A VERY BIG thank you to all those who volunteered yesterday to provide a colourful Latin medley on the main stage at the Big tent festival in Falkland together with a performance and class in the Family Theatre tent.   We raised £120.12 for the Azul Wasi project in Peru from crowd donations, so thanks again !

Bannockburn Salsa night this Friday eve

13 06 2012

Bannockburn Salsa night this fri eve 15th June 2012, £5, 9.30-1am.
Filipe and co’s popular “it does what it says on the tin” event!
Bannockburn Miners Welfare, 36 Morrison Drive.

Bannockburn Salsa Night- this Fri eve- 18th May

14 05 2012

Get your dancing shoes on ! and venture to the friendly monthly salsa night in Bannockburn with Filipe & Ann & DJ Lorna. Friday 18th May 2012. SALSA NIGHT @ Bannockburn. Bannockburn Miners Welfare 36 Morrison Drive , 9.30-1am.

Suprise guest appearance of Lino (lead singer from Son al Son last band night & ex Salsa Celtica) doing his first solo act.

There’s a Map here