Cambridge Cuban Salsa Club
Cuban salsa links
- Cuban salsa groups by region in and around Cambridge:
- For links to Cuban salsa groups in Cambridge, please see the classes page.
- Passionate cuban salsa dancers Richard and Sharon Banester are doing a remarkable job developing and maintaining Cuban salsa in Norwich and surroundings. Their main website is Dance Cuban. Regular classes in Wroxham and Acle. Superbly friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and dance classes which explore event he deepest aspects of Cuban salsa such as Orishas, Son, Rumba etc. No bullshit and plenty of heart.
- Salsa Viva: John Solomon's friendly Cuban parties and classes.
- Cuba Pequeña: "Little Cuba", a group of passionate Cuban salsa dancers for relaxed and friendly classes and parties with illustrious guest teachers in Braintree.
- La Clave Cubana: brilliant Clave Cubana parties twice a month, and a goldmine for information about the music.
- Cubacheche: organizers of the famous Rumbon Cubano parties.
- Cuban Connection: looking for the real thing? It's there.
- Salsa Caribe: Susan Hacking and DJ Dr.Jim, friendly people, great classes, great atmosphere.
- Afro Cuban Pati: very friendly, great parties.
- Online agendas
- Main UK-based Cuban Salsa promotion companies: information about the main Cuban salsa weekenders and concerts.
- Salsa Explosion: based in Bournemouth, many weekenders with great venues, great workshops, massive parties and an authentic Cuban feel.
- Clave y Son: some good concert/parties organized in London, but seem to have gone quiet lately.
- Salsa Fever: their Cuban weekender in Blackpool has a good reputation, but for other events they have a tendency to mash-up Cuban style with mambo and L.A.
- Como No: they brought Los Van Van, Bamboleo, Omara Portuondo and Eliades Ochoa to the UK. 'Nuff said.
- Online resources about Cuban music and bands
- Online resources about Cuban salsa dancing
- http://beautifulwheel.wordpress.com/: Cambridge-based Ian Smith has written a very comprehensive guide about Rueda de Casino. The book can be bought from this blog, which also hosts very interesting videos about the roots and evolution of Rueda.
- http://come2think.com/archive/BailarCasino/: this online archive contains an impressive number of episodes from the "A Bailar Casino" popular Cuban TV show, which played an important role in popularizing Rueda and Timba music in the late nineties.
If you know a link which is missing from this page, please post it as a comment and we will add it later on.
Also feel free to send your own comments and reviews about the sites linked above.
Thanks in advance for your contribution!
- For affordable interior design services in Cambridge, please contact Katie Malik Interiors. From soft and hard furnishings to space planning, a complete range of interior design and decoration services is available to fit your taste.
- For divine cakes, cupcakes and petit fours, please contact I Biscotti di Debora. Every bite will send you to heavens.