Latin Dance Workshops Friday Afternoon and Evening Culminate in the Biggest Salsa/ Bachata/ Zouk/ Kizomba Social of the Year at La Bodega Dance Space. Kick-off the 3-day Fire & Ice Weekend with dancers from near and far as they descend on Albuquerque for New Mexico's Largest Annual Salsa Festival.
The New Mexico Salsa Congress Presents: The 2nd Annual Fire & Ice Salsa Spring Gala & Festival Friday March 22nd—24th at La Bodega Dance Studio and the Albuquerque Convention Center. (Albuquerque, NM) - This international three-day festival will draw dancers from the Southwest & Mexico for three days and two nights of dance workshops; live performances by professional instructors; travelling dance teams; DJ’s and very special musical guests--direct from San Francisco—10 piece Latin dance band, Oskar Ly & Rumbalú--to keep everybody dancing Saturday night atop 3 dance floors in Ballrooms A, B, & C in the cool & spicy elegant grandeur of the Albuquerque Convention Center. Educational Opportunities will be available Friday afternoon Beginning at La Bodega Dance Studio (just two blocks from the ABQ Convention Center) from 12:00 -5:00 pm for those interested in taking dance workshops taught by local and visiting professional Latin dance instructors. Then another 20 dance classes are offered all day Saturday March 23rd in the Albuquerque Convention Center Ballrooms. Curriculum includes (but not limited to) New York Style, Salsa Partner Turn Patterns, Ladies Styling and Turn Technique, Cha, Cha, Cha, Urban Bachata, Traditional Bachata, Brazilian Zouk, & more. The dance workshop schedule and updates will be available in March at: www.nmsalsacongress.com. Instructors will be announced serially over the next few months. Our visiting dancers and locals can also enjoy the convenience of “taking the elevator home” at the Hilton DoubleTree Hotel (just across the street from and connected to the Convention Center). Specialty-Priced Guest Rooms are available exclusively for this event March 22nd-23rd. ¬ Rooms on sale now at: www.nmsalsacongress.com Tickets for the Fire & Ice Salsa Spring Gala and Festival may be purchased in advance at: www.nmsalsacongress.com. Early Bird Event Tickets and All-Access Passes range from $39.99--$99.99. Table Seating and Reservations Recommended. Prices will increase in February & March. Pls refer to seating diagram: www.nmsalsacongress.com. Reserved Seating Available for Advanced Ticket Holders. Performer Pass Discounts available in advance. Beginner Dance Workshops. Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteer@nmsalsacongress.com WHO: New Mexico Salsa Congress Salsa Spring Gala w/ Oskar Ly & Rumbalú WHAT: Dance Workshops by Day; Evening Performances; and Salsa Social until 2:00 a.m. both Friday & Saturday WHEN: Friday March 22nd from 12:00 noon until 2 a.m.; Saturday March 23rd from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 am; and Sunday March 24th from 12:00 noon until 10:30 pm. WHERE: Friday March 22nd at La Bodega Dance Studio for Workshops by day and Pre-Party Salsa/ Bachata Social by night. 708 1st Street NW, 87102. Then Saturday March 23rd at the Albuquerque Convention Center 401 2nd St. NW, 87102.
Fire & Ice Salsa Festival Friday Launch Party
- 708 1st St. NW
- Albuquerque, 87102
- Next to the Cell Theater
- This 3 Day Latin Dance Festival offers Single Day Passes for Dance Workshops and Parties to Full Weekend Passes. Passes range from $15.00 to $149.00. Online Reservation recommended but day of walk-up registration available.