Profile

The most invited Cuban Salsa teacher in the world (unti 2019)

 

Elected member of the sub-committee of the IDO (International Dance Organization) for latin-caribbean danse (Salsa, Mambo, Rueda, etc.) from 2005 to 2012

 

Embassador and coordinator of the WADF (World Artistic Dance Federation) since 2014

 

Leader of the world federation of CASINO formation and cuban popular dances (other leaders: Mikael Fonts, Yanek Revilla, Yunaisy Farray, Eric Turro)


Podium (3d.) at the World Championship of Rueda 2003 (Turin, IT.) and 2015 (Roskilde, DK.)


Swiss Champion 2001, 2004, 2014 and 2015, Swiss vice-champion 2003 of Rueda

 

Coach of the Rueda WORLD VICE-CHAMPIONS 2016, the Cuban Salsa vice-champions 2017 of the Guadalajara (Mexico) championship, the Rueda champions of Mexico 2017, the Salsa Swiss champions 2013, the vice-champions 2014 and the whole podium 2015 of Cuban Salsa


Male dancer ranked 4th at the Salsa Swiss Championship 2003 and qualified for the European Championship.


4th of the World Championship of Rueda 2005 (Bassano, IT.), 5th in 2007 (Bassano, IT.), 5th of the "Rueda Mundial" at the Cubamemucho 2008 (Munich, GER.)


Choregrapher of the dancers chorus "Agua Caliente" (Saint-Etienne, France 2007), "Salsa Con Timba" (Budapest, Hungary 2008), "Salsa Team" (Belgrade, Serbia 2008), "Combinación Perfecta" (Geneva, Switzerland 2008), "Café Con Leche" (Lille, France 2015) and "Combo Quimbao" (Montevideo, Uruguay 2015)

 

Co-founder in 1999 of "Los Charangueros", thereafter twice Rueda world champion at the Cubamemucho (2008-2009)


Guest of Honour of the CUBAMEMUCHO : Award 2008 "Ambassador of Cuban Culture" (Munich, GER.)

 

Chairman of judges and scrutineer of the Rueda World Championship 2018.


Judge of 17 World Championships and Cups (Salsa 2003, 2006, 2016 and 2017, Caribbean Dance 2004, 2006, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Bachata 2005 and 2006, Street Mambo 2006, Latin Show 2006, Rueda 2003, 2015 and 2016, Traditional Ethno Folk 2017), 18 European Championships (Argentine Tango 2004, Swing 2004, Disco Fox 2006, Bachata 2005, 2016 and 2017, Salsa 2004, 2006, 2016 and 2017, Chachacha 2016 and 2017, Merengue 2016 and 2017, Dance Show 2016 and 2017, Caribbean Show 2016 and 2017), 6 Swiss Championships (Salsa, Bachata, Rueda 2005, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019), a Swiss Dance Cup (Caribbean Dance 2016), an Open of Italy (Salsa 2003), a Slovenian Cup (Rueda 2009), an Ukrainian Cup (Salsa and Bachata 2014), the Guaguanco festival, Spain (Son 2014), a Championship of Andalousie, Spain (Rueda 2015), a Championship of Canary, Spain (Rueda 2016), a Championship of Armenia (Salsa and Bachata 2016), a Championship of Venezuela (Casino 2016), the Mall of Dance of Greece (2017), The Open of Azerbaijan (2017), the WLDC qualifier in Lebanon (2017), the Grand Prix of Bosnia-Herzegovina (2017), the Open of Kazakhstan (2019) and the Open of Santa Fe, Argentina (2019)


Master of ceremony of the festivals :
Cuban'Alpes 2012 (France), Guaguancó 2013 and 2014 (Spain), Cuba All Star 2014 (Tunisia), Unidanza 2014, 2015 and 2016 (Germany), Cubania (Alaska, USA)

 

Godfather of the schools Son Arte y Sabor (Panama, Central America), Casino D' Primera (Venezuela, South America), Anaya Latin Dance (USA, North America), Sauce Cubaine (France, Western Europe), KaDance (Macedonia, Eastern Europe), T-Havana (Ghana, Africa), Salsabor (Bahrein, Asia) and Expresion de Salsa (New Caledonia, Oceania)

 

Prime mover of the official WADF Rueda World Championship (since 2015)

 

He danced on stage with NG La Banda (1997), Ibrahim Ferrer (2002), Los Van Van (2004 and 2016), Pupy Y Los Que Son Son (2008), Havana D' Primera (2014), Elito Revé Y Su Charangon (2015), FredyClan (2015)

 

Writer, "The world around salsa" trilogy author, publisher Mare & Martin, Paris / Author invited to the Biography Festival in France

 

Lyricist of the songs :

1) "Casinero Si O Si" of Pedrito Calvo Jr. and dancer in the videoclip (2017), 3d of the "TOP 10" by L'Opinionista 2018 behind Los Van Van and HDP, followed by La Charanga, Pupy or Mykael Blanco - Official music of the Guinness Book Rueda world record 2018, Canary Islands

2) "Timba Pa' Los Maestros" of Juancyto M. feat. Mercadonegro & Calixto Oviedo (2018)

3) "Empieza Mi Son" sung by Roberton Hernandez, of LOS VAN VAN, and dancer in the videoclip (2019), 5th of the "Top 10" by L'Opinionista, 9th of the "Top 10" by Salsa Berlin, 11th of the "Top 20" by PromoMusic BCN

 

Honored by Toto Noriega's song "El Maestro Va A Bailar" (2018)

 

Belongings (clothes, shoes, posters etc) exhibited in the "Music Museum" in Baradero, Argentina

 

Official caricaturist of Los Van Van (signed by S. Formell)

 

Artist mentioned in the song "Unidanza" of Seo Fernandez (2015), "Casinero Si O Si" of Pedrito Calvo Jr. (2017) and "Empieza mi Son" of Roberton (2019)


Invited to Salsa Kongress 2003, 2004 and 2005 in Zurich Switzerland
Salsational 2004 and 2005 in Bern Switzerland
Festival Congress 2003 in Marseille France
Y Salsa Festival 2004 and 2008 in Lyon France
Congresso World Salsa in Torino 2006 Italy
Salsa Kongress 2006 in Vienna Austria
Salsa Congress 2006 in Bangalore India
Festival Cubadanza 2007 Argenteuil in Paris France
Salsa Congress 2007 in Belgrade Serbia
Festival Cubamemucho 2008 in Munich Germany
Salsa Congress in 2008, 2009 and 2010 in Lasko Slovenia
Salsa Power Festival 2008 in Ljubljana Slovenia
Salsa at Vikend 2008 in Banska Bystrica Slovakia
Vintage Salsa Festival in 2009 and 2010 in Geneva Switzerland
Festival 2009 and 2010 in Portoroz Slovenia
Salsa Festival 2009 and 2010 in Zagreb Croatia
Campo Loco 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 in Balatonboglár Hungary
Cuban Salsa Congress 2009 in Belgrade Serbia
Salsa Fest 2009 in Brno Czech
Salsa Weekend Festival 2009 in Barcelona Spain
Salsa Congress 2010 and 2011 in Liège Belgium
Afro Cuban Congress 2010 in Dublin Ireland
Summer camp in Evia 2010 Greece
Salsa Festival 2010 in Tabarka Tunisia
Spring Dance 2010 in Moscow Russia
Solar Salsa Festival 2010 in Manchester England
Bailatino 2010 Festival in Rosario Argentina
Cubaires 2010 in Stuttgart Germany
Unidanza in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016 in Hamburg Germany
100% Cubano Festival 2010 and 2015 in Montevideo Uruguay
Salsa Mambo Time 2010 in Saint-Gilles The meeting
Salsa On The Beach Festival 2011 in Odessa Ukraine
Salsa Festival 2011 and 2015 in Marrakech Morocco
Salsa Fiesta in 2011 and 2012 in Bangkok Thailand
Festival Cuban'Alpes 2012 in Grenoble France
Cuban Salsa Congress 2012 in Sydney Australia
Festival Dias Cubanos 2012 in Noordvijkerhout Netherlands
Nordic Salsa Camp 2012 in Brandbjerg Denmark
Salsavage 2012 in Focsani Romania
International Festival 2013 and 2017 in Byblos Lebanon
Festival Hola Chiquita 2013 in Lloret del Mar Spain
Clave Latina 2013 in London Great Britain
Salsa Festival 2013 in Accra Ghana
Kitimba festival 2013 in Stockholm Suede
Guaguancó Festival in 2013, 2014 and 2015 in Barcelona Spain
Estonian Salsa Summercamp 2013 in Lahmuse Estonia
New Caledanza 2013 and 2016 in Noumea New Caledonia
Manana in Manama in Manama 2014 Bahrain
NZ Cuban Festival 2014 in Whanganui New Zealand
Rueda Congress 2014 in Stavanger Norway
Cuban All Star 2014 in Sousse Tunisia
Latino Fest 2014 of Nahr El Kalb 
Dance Time 2014 of Oulan-Bator 
CubaSí 2014 of Kiev 
Salsa Mythic 2015 and 2016 of Marrakech 
Adria Salsa Festival 2015 of Rijeka 
Casino Congress 2015 of Lima 
Rueda Congress 2015 of Roskilde 
Monster Latin Dance 215 of Cadiz 
Cuban All Star 2015 of Varna 
Salsa Weekend 2015 of Skopje 
Vikend Seminar 2015 and 2016 of Ulcinj Profile
Ritmos Cubanos Sin Fronteras 2015 of Mexico Profile
Crazy Cuban Weekend 2015 of Tirana Profile
Mediterranean Latin Dance Festival 2016 in Antalya Profile
The European Championship WADF 2016, 2017 and 2019 of Moscow Profile
DanzAtlántica 2016 of Las Palmas Profile
Estrellas del Casino 2016 of Caracas Profile
Fiesta Cup Open Dancesport 2016 of Yerevan Profile
Cuban Salsa Workshop 2016 of Johannesburg Profile
Latinoamericando 2016 of Milan Italie
CubaMiSalsa 2016 of Limassol Profile
Rueda Congress 2016 of Trondheim Profile
Dance Cup 2016 of Bulach Profile
Tour Son y Casino 2016 of Zaragoza Espagne
Tour Son y Casino 2016 of Pamplona Espagne
Special Cuban 2016 of Lindau Profile
Cuban Weekend 2016 of Minsk Profile
Primavera Salsa Fest 2017 of Geneva Profile
Salsa Weekend 2017 of Chisninau Profile
Salsa Week 2017 of Valletta Profile
Casino Cubano 2017 and 2019 of Bologna Italie
Summer Festival 2017 of Funchal Profile
WADF Championship 2017 of Liberec Tchèque
Friendship Dance Festival 2017 of Sarajevo Profile
Mall of Dance 2017 of Athens Grèce
Open Dance 2017 of Bakou Profile
Puro casino y sazón 2017 of Barcelona Espagne
Son Arte y Sabor 2018 of Panama Profile
Salsa weekend 2018 of Tbilisi Profile
Baila Festival 2018 of Zurich Profile
Encuentro WADF 2018 of San José Profile
Salsa Weekend 2018 of Vilnius Profile
Weekend Cubano of Alaska Profile
Midnight Sun Salsa 2018 of Reykjavik Profile
Baila Mulato 2018 of Pereira Profile
Museo del Humor 2018 of San Antonio de los Baños Profile
WADF Championship 2019 of Karaganda Profile
Homenaje a Isnardi 2019 of Santiago Profile


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