Salsa Videos

Salsa Videos

David Huo @ Zabumba

David Huo @ Zabumba

“David” Huo, a Cuban salsa instructor from Beijing, China, was one of the instructors at this year’s inaugural San Francisco/Bay Area Salsa Rueda Festival.

Casineros con Ache @ S/F Rueda Congress 2009

Casineros con Ache @ S/F Rueda Congress 2009

Rueda in the Park’s performance group, Casineros con Ache, performed at the inaugural San Francisco/Bay Area Salsa Rueda Festival.

David Nieto and Charlene Rose @ Anna’s Pink Birthday Bash

David Nieto and Charlene Rose @ Anna’s Pink Birthday Bash

I just remembered that I have this video of the 2008 Mayan Salsa Champions, David Nieto and Charlene Rose, previewing their 1st place routine. It was at Anna Celestria’s Pink Birthday Bash held at Silhouette’s. This was a little over a week before the finals. It is essentially the same routine they preformed at the [...]

2008 Cuban Music Festival

2008 Cuban Music Festival

Yesterday I checked out the 2008 Cuban Music Festival in Echo Park. Despite the heat, it turned out to be a well supported event. Most of the RITP family was in the house, so there were a Rueda going every few minutes. The bands, food performances and all round atmosphere was great. I don’t have [...]

2008 Mayan Professional Finals

2008 Mayan Professional Finals

The finals of the Mayan Salsa Competition was this past Saturday. Earlier in the evening they had a semi-final round for the “International/Out-of-State” competitors. This made no sense to the audience (yours truly included) as all three couples that competed made it to the finals that were held an hour later. The professional division was [...]