Put on your dancing shoes and join in – there’s something for every level. Practice your moves and enjoy the ultimate Cuban House Party experience. Enjoy the sizzling, scorching sounds of Cuba with a fiesta that is inspiring and unifying. A fresh, funky and instant Cuban house party experience in our ¡Viva! tent. Plus, try out your dancing skills with the Salsa De Cuba dancers.
17.00-19.00: Salsa De Cuba drop in dance workshop
Come along and try a variety of Spanish and Latin moves to the sounds of salsa beats. No experience necessary.
19.30-20.30: Daniel Alvarado + Tocha Trio
Enjoy the beautiful sounds of Peru by Manchester native Peruvian born singer songwriter Daniel Alvarado accompanied by the Tocha Trio.
20.30-21.30: DJ Mayeva & Salsa De Cuba
Manchester–based DJ Mayeva is of Peruvian-Spanish and Norwegian-Irish origin. She has been performing at world music events and festivals since 2006. She has appeared at We Face Forward, Exodus Live, FEAST, and Cultural Collage World Music Festival in Manchester and is a regular DJ at Africa Oye in Liverpool. She has also hosted world music stages at Croydon Summer Music Festival, Eurocultured and Harewood Hall in Leeds. Mayeva will be bringing the best sounds of Spanish and Latino music to HOME for the festival. She has run a monthly world music and cultural magazine programme on ALL FM 96.9 Community Radio in Manchester for the last 11 years.
21.30-22.30: July Julay & The Mambo Kings
Originally from the Dominican Republic, now Manchester resident July Julay is one of the world’s most renowned Bachata and Salsa singers. His vocal expertise and exciting salsa sound has gained him recognition throughout Latin America and has led to TV and radio performances around the globe. His album saw him nominated for the first GSD Media & Latin American music awards in the UK. Come celebrate all things salsa to the sound of his exciting four piece band.
22.30-00.00: DJ Mayeva
Manchester–based DJ Mayeva returns for her second set of the night – but this time she takes the music into our bar.