Born in Salerno September 7, 1986 he began his dancing at the age of 12, prior to dancing Salsa he was dancing Ballroom (Waltz, Tango, Quick Step and Fox Trot), he discovered the salsa in 2000 and went on to learn various dance styles such as flamenco, modern jazz, New York On2, Afro y Rumba. today Marco is one of the most requested artists worldwide with his ballerina Haridian Benavente….
MamboCity’s Annual Sala Festival, held at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Bath Road, London
Featuring a weekend of dance workshops, 3 party nights if 4 different rooms, over 20 showcases from international performers, giving you the best experience in having everything under one roof.
For the Sixth year we have included a Kizomba / Afro-Luso festival as part of the Congress
We will have a room dedicated to Kizomba / Afro-Luso creating a festival within a festival. 2 Days of Workshops & 3 Nights of Parties Featuring: Dance classes and animation and Parties until the early hours.
Netherlands – Mistura Movement
Guinea Bissau / UK – Rico Suave & Adda
Sao Tome / UK – Jeydickson
UK – Dennis Dale
UK – MisterRay Francois
UK – DJ
Lubi Jovanovic is one of the UK’s leading salsa/Cuban/Latin promoters and also an internationally acclaimed salsa DJ and latin music CD compiler. In 2012, he celebrates 30 years working in the Latin music business in the UK. For 20 of those years, he has championed live Latin music, from salsa to Cuban son, latin hiphop to Brasilian music. He was a founder member of the original Latin Promoters Network in 1998 and helped organise most of their Arts Council Of England funded tours from 1998 to 2003. He has promoted live Latin music shows in Leeds, London, Manchester and Glasgow.
He has organised UK tours for a variety of international and national artists (including non-ACE funded tours), and programmed major Latin music festivals and events for local authorities and well known Latino drinks brands such as Havana Club, Pampero Rum and Corona. An authority on Latin music, he has co-produced 3 radio series for the BBC, written on Latin music for 12 years with the much respected Straight No Chaser global music magazine and produced 40 compilations of Latin music since 2003 for a variety of labels, and these have sold a total of 180,000 copies worldwide!