TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR UEDA'S 10TH ANNUAL CARNIVAL MILWAUKEE CELEBRATION! Join us on Saturday, February 24th as we celebrate Milwaukee's diversity with a world party of culture, music and food.
Dressed in cultural attire, Carnival costumes and Mardi Gras garb, guests will enjoy live music by De La Buena, a world music set from local DJ Marcus Doucette - 88Nine, a variety of flavorful, exotic dishes from over 25 ethnic restaurants, a large dance floor with a performance and lesson by Salsabrosa MKE, and larger than life puppets. Don't miss the topnotch raffle, fun photo-booth, and other unique festivities!
New this year, we will present 88Nine RadioMilwaukee with our inaugural 'Carnival Milwaukee Bridge Builder Award' and invite guests to crown a participating restaurant/caterer as the 2018 Fan Favorite Food Taster.
Dance to the best in Latin music at Milwaukee’s premier Latin social every "First Friday" of the month at the beautiful Delaware House studio in Bay View, hosted by Mezclando Milwaukee! First Friday Salsa Socials welcome dancers of all levels; no partner or experience required! Enjoy a dance lesson at 8PM followed by open dancing and refreshments from 9PM until midnight. $10 at the door.
First Friday Salsa Socials are an alcohol-free event. Youth under 18 are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.... See MoreSee Less
Celebrating the rich Puerto Rican Cultural with family activities, traditional music, food, and dance. The event features a Home Run Derby Competion, Salsa Dance Contest, Car Show, Drum Circle, Health Fair, Children's Area, Cultural Exihibit, and More! The Puerto Rican Family Festival is FREE and open to the public.
WISCONSIN, this dance festival is for YOU!!! The mission of Wisconsin Salsa Open and Dance Festival is to honor and celebrate culturally diverse dance forms through presentation, competition, education and support of artists and their traditions. This is the largest annual fundraiser for the Salsabrositas: Wisconsin's youngest Latin Dance Team! All proceeds will help offset expenses for the Salsabrositas to compete in 2019!
"The road to Puerto Rico starts HERE!!!"
The 5th Annual Wisconsin Salsa Bachata Open September 22nd and 23rd, 2018 ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Getting ready for the main event!! Last year we brought SEVEN world champs, Stay tuned for what we have in store for you in 2018!
ALREADY CONFIRMED •5x World Junior Salsa Champ Natasha Silva! •9x World Salsa, Bachata, and Hustle Champs Uriel Garcia and Vera Rowe! •Jonathan Ibarra of Alma Latina Tijuana
~workshops & performances, along with the competition~ ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Kick-off Party Wednesday, September 19 at Red, White, & Blue Workshop and Performance by 5x World Junior Salsa Champ Natasha Silva
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thursday, September 20th@TBD in Milwaukee, WI Thursday Night Pre-party Social!! Workshop and Performance by 5x World Junior Salsa Champ Natasha Silva Additional performances: Mambo Vice Fusion MKE Dance Project
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Friday, September 21 | Rumba 4 Rainbow at Union South in Madison, WI (ticket sold separately) ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• WELCOME TO THE PARTY!!! WHEN: Saturday, September 22nd and Sunday September 23rd WHERE: TBD
Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Cha Cha Cha, Mambo & and more!
- Dance Workshops from among the best instructors in the world!! (Workshops held from 11am-7pm in Ballroom and Lounge.) Confirmed instructors: Uriel Garcia and Vera Rowe Jose Serrano (Chicago) Natasha Silva (San Diego) Karlies Kelley (Panadanza) Krislyn World (UWM) Kyle Culmann (Indianapolis) Luis Armacanqui (Madison) Jesus Aguilera (Chicago) Apollo Shaw (Chicago) Denita Inez (D'sueño) Carlos Armacanqui (Madison) Edgar Tirado (ATL) Christine Almeida (Latin Dance Company)
6pm - HAPPY HOUR!!!!! •••••••• Food for sale throughout the day••••••• 7pm - Wisconsin Salsa Open Dance Competition PRIZES: 3rd prize- 2 weekend passes and 1 night's Hotel stay at Chicago International Salsa Congress
2nd Prize - 2 full passes and 2 night's Hotel stay at Chicago International Salsa Congress
1st Prize - 2 full passes and 3 night's Hotel stay at Chicago International Salsa Congress
7:30pm - WSO Dance Showcase
8pm - Winners announced followed by Dj Furcio!! ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Wisconsin's Greatest and Largest Salsa Dance Competitions are now a Dance Festival!! ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Hosted by: - SALSABROSA - BACHATA SYNDROME - SALSABROSITAS - MAMBO VICE - FUSION - MADance Project ALL DEBUTING NEW ROUTINES!!!
GUEST PERFORMANCES also provided by: Ageless In Motion (CHI) ALMA MILWAUKEE PANADANZA (Mke) Hadouken (CHI) MEZCLANDO MILWAUKEE INSPIRACIÓN (Chi) Latin Street Samba Carioca (CHI) Axel and Rosy (Chi) Kip and Amy (Chi) Rumba Buena (MKE) DAVID AND RENEE (Lake Geneva) Davis BGC Hip Hop Team Kinetics Dance Company (Chi) Latin Expressions (Ind) Denita Inez (CHI) Claudia Sol (NYC)
DJS: DJ FURCIO (Guanajuato, Mexico) DJ MATEO (Milwaukee) DJ NASA DJ KASANOVA
Price: $75 includes Thursday pre-party, workshops, competition, 2 showcases, plus admission to social dancing afterwards! •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• For Questions or tickets to either event, contact Danny Balderas at (414)243-0910