Cuban dance style celebration: Salsa Tour 2012 on Curacao

Jul 11, 2012 | Barcelona Guide

If you love Salsa music and to dance the Salsa then you can really enjoy yourself during the Salsa Tour 2012 on Curacao. This year is the 10th edition of this Cuban dance style celebration. The Salsa Tour 2012 will be held from August 1st to August 5th, 2012. During this festival, the tropical island of Curacao is filled with festivities, people dancing and cheerful music. Be there and enjoy the Salsa Tour 2012 on Curacao.

The Salsa Tour on Curacao is one of the biggest dance events of the island. During this event you can expect various performances, shows, competitions and workshops. There are also six different indoor and outdoor locations where you can dance the night away. If you have a passion for Salsa dancing you can’t miss this event! Book your getaway to Curacao and find the accommodation that suits you best on

The dance of Salsa originated in Cuba. Between 1930 and 1940 the Salsa existed by a mix of dance forms and rhythms primarly derived of the Latin American Caribbean, like the Mambo, Cha-cha-cha, Merengue (Dominican Republic), Son (Cuba), Plena (Puerto Rico), Cumbai (Colombia) and Plena (from Puerto Rico). The Cuban dance developped in New York and the name “Salsa” was officially inaugurated for this mixture of dance in 1970. Nowadays, there are two distinct types of Salsa, the Cuban Style and Cross Body Lead Style.

If you are a fan of swinging dance events, we recommend to pay also a visit during Carnival 2013 in Curacao. Carnival takes place in January and February and is the most popular holiday on Curacao. During Carnival, there are many celebrations going on and you can join many activities on Curacao. Experience Carnival on Curacao and enjoy the parades, music and revelry during your stay in our finest Curacao accommodations. You can view several parades from the side of the road during Carnival, or you can even participate in a parade with one of the many carnival groups on Curacao. Or stay a little longer after the upcoming Salsa Tour 2012 on Curacao, to enjoy the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival 2012. This festival takes place on 31st August and 1st September. Come to Curacao and enjoy the many activities.

Prepare yourself for the amazing Cuban dance style celebration: Salsa Tour 2012 on Curacao and enjoy the music, the people and the atmosphere. Don’t forget to visit the beautiful beaches of Curacao as well for relaxing, swimming, scuba diving and snorkeling. Enjoy all the beauty that Curacao has to offer and spend a unforgettable holiday on Curacao!