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Dust off your dancing shoes and ignite your passion for latin – the Byron Latin Fiesta is set to heat up for its 17th year.

Dust off your dancing shoes and ignite your passion for latin – the Byron Latin Fiesta is set to heat up for its 17th year. 

Are you a beginner or new to dance? This could be the perfect opportunity for you to learn your first steps and build your dance confidence. The event has beginner and open level workshops. Existing dancers can also learn new skills or try different styles at the intermediate/advanced level workshops. 

Keen to social-dance the nights away and be inspired? Go along and enjoy four nights of party! Latin DJs will be on the decks every night with Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Zouk and other Afro-Latin rhythms. Live band Chukale play on the Saturday night and, there are dance performances on Friday and Saturday. Plus, Sunday evening features a special Tango Milonga. 

Artists include a hand-picked selection of talented and inspiring local and national artists.

The event has many different ticket options from full event passes & day passes to single entry party tickets. There is something for everyone! But, don’t leave it too late because you don’t want to miss out! 

Join the weekend of festivities from 3 till 6 November at the Byron Theatre & Community Centre. 

Event info and tickets: byronlatinfiesta.com.au/
Follow @byronlatinfiesta and www.facebook.com/ByronLatinFiesta

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