The one and only ... recognized as one of the best and most wanted Cuban dancers in the world ... He is known for his elegance, attitude and power as well his incredible dancing skills. He can dance all night...ladies, bring that to a test!
Maykel is graduated from one of the most famous dance school in Cuba, The Tropicana, where he studied ballet, modern and contemporary dance, Afro and rumba. In 2000 he moved to Italy with the group Ire Batà and studied with several teachers including Virgilio Pitzalis, Marco Macchetti, Steve LaChance, Gus Bemberry, Christopher Uggins, Chacalli, Paganini and many more. In 2005, he attended a professional course in flamenco in Jerez - Spain. Practiced disciplines: ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, flamenco, Latin-American dances and acrobatics.
You will be able to see and feel his charismatic personality and transfixing music interpretation, which makes him one of the most wanted Cuban dancers, teachers and performers on the international salsa scene. Maykel Fonts's unique style is imitated and mastered by most European rumberos. It is strong and masculine, yet light and springy.
Daisy Villalejo is recognized in the world of Afro-Cuban dances as a soloist dancer, teacher and choreographer. She started in 1974 as a ballerina of the Ballet patakin in which it will make many tours around the world. In 1980, she joined the famous FOLKLORICO CONJUNTO NACIONAL DE CUBA. She continued her successful solo career as a dancer while beginning work as a choreographer and teacher.
Today, alongside her trainer working in Conjunto Folklorico Nacional and the Consejo Nacional de las Artes escenicas she works on promoting dance and Afro-Cuban traditions throughout the world giving courses and training teachers in throughout Europe and the Americas. This woman of heart, great artist and teacher, makes us the honor by her participation in the next edition of CIT.
Dear participants, this is a unique opportunity to learn, improve and perfect your knowledge for a week with a REAL MAESTRA recognized internationally.
Alberto Valdes Ricard was born in Havana (Cuba) on December 3rd, 1966. Dancer and choreographer, he began his career by dancing at the young Cuban Society "Tercer Mundo" and participating in numerous international festivals. In 1986 he joined the "Conjunto Folklore" in Varadero, Cuba; in 1988 he joined the Ballet "Continental Cabaret" to join later on the “Society of the Tropicana in Cuba" in 1990 with which he remained until 1995 while touring all over the world. Alberto Valdes combines elegance and class with a strict professionalism that distinguish his teachings. His creative spirit can be noticed both in the creation of choreography and in the leading of exciting animation sets. Alberto is known for his elegance while performing and teaching, as well as for his professionalism and energetic spirit. He is the creator, choreographer and director of "Clave Negra“
Diana Rodriguez Garcia was born in the city of Santiago de Cuba. At the School of Dance Art’s she studied both modern and contemporary dances and graduated as a teacher and a dancer of Cuban folk dances. She was also a student in the company for modern dances, and a member of Dance Theatre of the Caribbean. In the Folk Ballet Company Diana reached the level of the first soloist. As a member of Casino.com she was a winner of the national competition in casino dancing in Cuba, and Cuban-style salsa in couples, as well as at the festivals of son, and also on other various events that organized a competition in Rueda de Casino and couples.
Amazing Dancer and Singer, with a Unique Style and An Unbelievable Energy You'll have the chance to see him in action, during his excellent workshops and also during the day and night, rocking the floor during the night's party and the pool and beach during the day's party
Authenticity, Musicality and style! this is what defines those talented and gifted dancers. But it's not enough!! they're also great and very humble persons, Our friends, supporting us since the beginning You'll have the chance to enjoy their amazing workshops and party with them! You'll admire their unbelievable energy and you'll see how much they love the music and enjoy partying with other locos like them
Born in Santiago de Cuba, Aliuska specializes in traditional dances and Afro-Cuban. After the Tropicana cabaret, she joined in 1999 the Conjunto Folklorico Ballet of Oriente, the most prestigious company of traditional dances and Afro-Cuban province of Santiago de Cuba, a region of the influence of many Haitian immigration. Teacher in Paris for five years, Aliuska integrates CubanaDanse in 2010 where she teaches salsa, afro con salsa and rumba, rumba and Afro-Cuban dances.
Cuba In Tunisia is incredibly proud and happy to welcome one of the greatest Maestro in the Cuban scene for the first Time in Tunisia: Sergio Larrinaga! Amazing career: Part of "Yoruba Andabo", solo-dancer, choreographer in el "Conjunto Folklorico National" and even examinator in the judges commission of the same conjunto! His huge Knowledge of the afrocuban culture, his amazing talent, his pedagogy in the workshops, his humility and his craziness on the dancefloor will take you with him in a unique atmosphere, like in the heart of La Havana!
Gorgeous, charismatic dancer with a unique Cuban plastic and energy. Studied in various courses of the famous school of cursos de Tony Menéndez. Has experience performing in theaters: "Nacional de cuba", "Mella", "Karl Marx", also danced in the show-ballets: "Tony Menéndez", "Havana dance star", "YolDance".
Yoandy Villaurrutia was born and raised in Cuba. He received choreographic education, later engaged in well-known professional dance studio Tony Mendez, in Havana. Since the age of 19, he works as a dancer and choreographer in wide variety of creative projects. He's a constant participant and instructor in dance congresses and festivals in Europa.
Yoandy has a unique style and a very strong energy. He is very serious and attentive to the teaching, puts all his soul into the work and into the dance. All the movements are explained detailed. Yoandy easily creates beautiful and unexpected combinations, he teaches improvisation and freedom in the dance.
Festival Cuba In Tunisia is proudly welcoming one of the best and most famous Cuban music DJ around the world: JACK El Calvo. A huge career of over than 20years of cuban mix, He went around the world to spread his incredible mixes and make everybody dance like Crazy. Also, we bet that you already heard his name in a lot of legendary cuban orchestras songs. He will put the fire on the dance floor! His mix will keep there until your shoes will be broken, and even shoes-less, you will ask for more! Mi genteee preparateeee!! it is gonna be LEGEN....
We are extremely happy to present one of the craziest DJ that will join us this Year.
It will be his first time in Cuba In Tunisia, and for sure, the first of many to come. Please a warm welcome to DJ Paky. This guy definitely goes wild when it come to cuban music. He sings, dances and drive everybody crazy with his Sets. He well deserves his nickname "El Tren de Cuba". Those how were in Guaguanco festival knows what we are talking about. More than the DJ, we appreciate also the guy: Passionate, Generous and very kind.
Welcome to our Family, Welcome to Tunisia Bro. We are more than excited to have you in our country
Our first Guest is one of the best french DJ and we are so proud and happy to welcome him for the second time in Tunisia! Please a very warm welcome to Yan El Diablito. He is part of a Familia Loca... Craziness, passion, Happiness and, most important thing a heart as big as all outdoors gathered in one person. In addition to the amazing DJ set he is able to make, he is an excellent dancer, with a great sensitivity to the musicality. When he is not on stage to mix, he'll enjoy the party all night long with everybody. Last But not Least, Yannick is also FAMILY. Our brother who is supporting and helping us since the beginning of this crazy adventure we started
Our Guest is One of the best cuban DJ in east Europ. We are delighted to have him for the first time in Tunisia. Please a biig and warm welcome to DJ Tombao. Coming Straight forward from Cold Budapest, he will brings in his bags a lot of warm and crazy timba songs, a zest of reggaeton and all the required ingredients to make his fantastic mixes. You can ask how Guanguanco Festival and Havana Blegrado festival went crazy when they danced on his mixes. We are not expecting less in Tunisia!!
Humble, kind, always smiling and very generous person, we are happy to have him with us in Tunisia for the first of many others coming editions. Welcome to our Family, Welcome to Tunisia Dear Friend. We are more than excited to have you in our country.
One of the most talented couple of dancers in the Cuban Scene! we are very excited and Happy to welcome them for the first time in Tunisia: Please a Warm Ovation for Danger Rodríguez & Yunaisy Farray Talented, elegant and authentic, they will take you to their universe: "la combinacion perfecta" of Cuban raices and Afro-Contemporan style! what a journey!!!
One of the most talented dancers of his generation! la mezcla perfecta between Salsa, Reggaeton, Hip Hop and Afro House! Yes yes you are not dreaming! this is Edwar Ramos style, NO LIMIT as he always says! We are very excited to welcome him for the first time in Tunisia and we can't wait to attend his amazing workshops and see him rocking the dancefloor with mucho flow!
We are delighted to welcome, for the first time in our country, the great and amazing: Andy Gonzalo Varona! Definitely, one of the best dancer of his generation! and those words are coming from maestros in the cuban scene. Huge talent and passion combined with a big amount of humility. He is a former dancer of several famous cuban companies such as Raices Profundas, Osain del Monte, Compañía Folclórica Ban Rarrá. You'll be teleported to the cuban authentic atmosphere during his workshops, with this special energy he has. Don't Miss "The Wonder kid" of the cuban dancers in Tunisia
we are happy and delighted to present our today's guest, because we simple had a crush on her
Style, Kindness and Joy Of life. She will be with us for the first time in Tunisia! Please a warm welcome to Yuliet Estrada Linares. A great dancer and an amazing person. Former student of Conjunto Folclorico de la Universidad
de La Habana, she choose to move to Oslo to make Norway warmer with her energy and knowledge. Putting the main focus on rhythm, technique and joy of dancing, she is specialized in teaching Salsa, Reggaeton, Son, Rumba and Afro Cuban
You'll Discover, and will be charmed like us by, This Bomba Cubana. Come and have the chance to appreciate, not only her pedagogy and knowledge, but also her permanent good mood and her capacity to spread happiness wherever she is.
Things that made her very popular teacher in festivals all around the world
Definitely, one of the most skillful dancers of her generation! This sweet lady is incarnating the Polish Craziness, with a big zest of cuban flavour! Salsa Reggaeton hip-hop, you'lle see her rocking the dancefloor all day and night long, with the
energy and the smile that caracterizes her!! We are very excited to welcome her in Tunisia and impatiently looking forward to have a great time with her!
This Time, Honor is made to Casino, with one of the best "Casinero" in the world
Please a Warm Welcome to Emilito Herrera. We'll have the chance to admire his authentic style, his amazing skills and above all his shining and permanent smile. Welcome to Tunisia Maestro, we can't wait to see you rock the dancefloor
PLease a huge and warm welcome to Samba!!! Un apasionado de pura sepa, un corazon grande y un talento enorme, Un rumbero de corazon. He adopted the cuban culture like his own culture. His passion for it is that big, that he decided to
build a Festival in Strasbourg from scratch, Rumba y Candela which became one of the reference in Europe! You'll have the chance to discover his talent, pedagogy during the workshops. You'll also have the chance to discover this great person with his incredible generosity and permanent and shining smile!! We are so proud and happy to welcome him in our country for the first time. Bienvenido a casa hermano
This Talented young lady will drive for sure crazy. A warm welcome please to Juliette Henry!!! Definitely a gifted dancer, shes born with “that thing”, something that you can not describe, an innate talent. We are very Happy to welcome her for the first time in Tunisia. She will join us from Cuba, where she is still Following a dancing cursus in la Havana with the biggest maestros and maestras. She will seduce you with a sweet Mix between reggaeton, Hip-Hop, Salsa, and Contemporary. You’ll be fan her classes, full of energy and humilty, and you will for sure adore seeing her rocking the dancefloor with a lot of energy, a permanent smile and a zest of craziness that definitely fit with the Cuba In Tunisia Spirit.
An amazing guy, great dance full of talent . He plays music, and the music drives his dances. Un
rumbero de corazon, and in the same time, un charanguero rico.
Pedagogy, humility, energy and a Heart Filled with a lot of passion for the cuban music… all
those things makes his workshops a big pleasure and convivial moment of sharing and learning.
Definitely, everything this guy is, fits with Cuba In Tunisia spirit. This why we are very delighted
and extremely happy to have him for the first in our country
Words are missing to describe the energy, the music knowledge and the intensity of the passion of this guy for Cuban and afro-cuban culture.
His Passion is that big that, like Samba, he builded up a World Reference Festival, The Famous
Havana en Belgrado! A pilgrimage site for timba Lovers from all around the world
He is above all an amazing dancer ... and most important Thing.... HE IS CRAZY and WE LOVE
More than an artist he is also a real friend who was and is still supporting us!
We are so proud and happy to welcome Nikola for the First Time in our country
One of the most talented artists of the nueva generacion, invited in the biggest Cuban salsa congresses around Europe. Their classes are just amazing, shows are breathtaking and energy is always up. They represent the values we would like to promote through our festival : energy, talent and humility We will be having them during 5 days, you will get to know them better and appreciate their humility We are so delighted and thrilled to announce for the first time in our festival
BRAND NEW IN CUBA IN TUNISIA: De la Habana pa' Dominicana.... Míralo que se formó. Como dice el Niño y la verdad..
This year, we decided to enlarge our activities scope to welcome other caribbean dances. Ladieees and Gentlemen please give a warm welcome to Samy el Magico & Carolina.
We are happy to welcome this great passionate and genuine pair of Dancers, for authentic dominican style bachata workshop, internationally recognized as a reference in dominican style bachata, they're also great guys and part of our big Cuba In Tunisia Family!
Samy is also organizing, one of the biggest events on the Bachata scene, the so Famous BFK!
we can't wait to see you in our (AND YOUR) country Bro