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Cuban Family Dance

STATUS: This event will occur as scheduled.
WHERE: Esplanade Plaza
WHEN: May 9, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Details

As the new chapter in Cuba-US relations unfolds, celebrate the cultural impact that Cuban music and dance has had on New York.  “Pepito” Gomez performs music that encompasses the history of his native Cuba, from the son and rumba of the Buena Vista Social Club era, to the modern sounds of timba, a very danceable, post-salsa, high-energy style. For 20 years he has been astonishing worldwide audiences, with his strong, beautiful tenor voice.

Move, shake and get into the rhythm with this free all-ages community dance.  Fuákata Cuban Salsa NY will both perform for, and instruct, attendees so there should be no worries about knowing the steps. They will perform salsa and Rueda de Casino, a visually spectacular dance combination which involves the constant movement of partners. After their performance everyone will be invited to get up and dance!