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Top of the South Kizomba & Bachata Festival


**TOP OF THE SOUTH KIZOMBA & BACHATA FESTIVAL***
18th / 19th / 20th October 2019
hosted by Salsa Groove Marlborough

We are very excited to present the first Kizomba & Bachata festival in the top of the south, right here in sunny Marlborough.
Prepare for a weekend of inspiring dancing workshops, great parties, fun animation dancing and amazing performances!!!

Our guest teachers from Wellington are Bari & Wimmy (Danca Welington) teaching Kizomba plus Dario & Luisa (Go Bachata) teaching Dominican Bachata.
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WHO CAN ATTEND THIS FESTIVAL?
This Festival is intended for all levels, we have something for everyone - whether you are keen to try a new dance style for the first time or have made a start learning Kizomba and Bachata and are wishing to extend your knowledge of the dance and learn more exciting moves, tips & techniques!
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*** DANCE PARTY INFO ***

- FRIDAY LATIN SOCIAL PARTY - 18th October
9:00pm till Late / FREE entry / DJ Dario
at Fairweathers, 36 Scott Street, Blenheim
*Join us for a fun night of Latin music & dancing!

- SATURDAY LATIN NIGHT PARTY - 19th October
8:00pm till Late / door entry $25 (no charge with Festival Pass)
at Harlequins Rugby C;lubrooms, Lansdowne Park, Blenheim
* 8:00pm-9:00pm - FREE Bachata/Rueda class with Dario & Luisa
(Go Bachata)
* 9:00pm onwards - social dancing - DJ Gary & DJ Bari
Salsa/Bachata/Kizomba/Rueda/ChaCha/Merenge/Zouk
plus animations & dance performances by special guest Pablo &
Nikki (NelsonSon - Afro & Latin Dance)

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*** WORKSHOP INFO ***

SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER:
Kizomba Workshops with Bari & Wimmy (Danca Wellington)

** 9:00am onwards - Registration Desk open **

- 10:00am-11:00am - (beginner level - tba)
- 11:00am-12:00pm - (beginner level - tba)

** 12:00pm-1:00pm - Shared Lunch - (onsite) **

- 1:00pm-2:00pm - (improvers level - tba)
- 2:00pm-3:00pm - (improvers level) - tba)
- 3:00pm-4:00pm - (Intermediate level - tba)

NB: workshop details still to be confirmed

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SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER:
Dominican Bachata workshops with Dario & Luisa (Go Bachata)

** 10:00am onwards - Registration Desk open **

- 11:00am-12:00pm - Body Movement (open level)
- 12:00pm-1:00pm - Intro to Dominican Bachata (open level)

- 1:00pm-2:00pm - Shared Lunch (onsite)

- 2:00pm-3:00pm - Musicality (open level)
- 3:00pm-4:00pm - Bachata Footwork (open level)

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*** FESTIVAL COSTS ***

Weekend Pass - Early Bird (register before 5th October)
includes all workshops & Saturday party - $120.00

Weekend Pass - door sales (pay on the day)
includes all workshops & Saturday party - $150.00

Saturday Party only - $25.00

Individual Workshops:
1 x workshop - $20 6 x workshops - $100
2 x workshops - $40 7 x workshops - $115
3 x workshops - $55 8 x workshops - $125
4 x workshops - $70 9 x workshops - $135
5 x workshops - $85

TO REGISTER:

Festival Registration Form & Payment Info - sign up here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeuPn6CZZhQ1_9iPmWlQxp0XYF0gfsWjtOryKIOo9DSfGs8UQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

OR email salsagroovenz@gmail.com with your name, contact details and what you would like to register for (Full Pass, Saturday Party and/or individual workshops) and to reguest a registration form. Please return the form to us by 5th October with details of payment online (see our account details below).

Salsa Groove Marlborough
03-1710-0073700-017
reference: (the word 'Festival' + your name)

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Earlier Event: October 18
Friday Latin Social Night
Later Event: November 1
Friday Latin Social Night