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Event Archive - Authentic Cuban music and dance performances w/: Son De Cuba, Maggie Carles

Sat. April 9th 2005 - Sat. April 9th 2005 @  Empire Landmark Hotel Vancouver BC (All Ages)
Presented by: DanceRueda Productions
On April 9 and 10, Vancouver will be the home of one of the most exciting events of the year. To all those who love Cuban culture and Latin entertainment, April 9th and 10th should be marked on your calendars because the Second Annual Rueda de Casino (Cuban Salsa Wheel) Competition will be back, along with an unprecedented Cuban Gala Night.

The 2005 Rueda de Casino Event will be an unforgettable celebration of authentic Cuban culture in Vancouver. Partial proceeds will be donated to The Canadian Cancer Society.

Saturday, April 9th will be a Cuban Gala Night at the Empire Landmark Hotel on Robson. There will be electrifying performances by the famous Cuban singer Maggie Carles coming from Miami, and an energetic, outstanding Cuban band, Son de Cuba. Various Cuban styles of dancing will also be a main attraction of the night. When the live music stops, DJ Cachete will be there to keep you moving!

Sunday, April 10th
“MegaRueda Class”
With several local and international rueda instructors joining forces to teach one class, this intermediate level rueda class will be like no other!

2nd Annual Vancouver Rueda de Casino Competition
The second edition of this popular event will once again be held at The Plaza Club on Granville, right in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Exciting dancing performances, cash prizes, and great door prizes. This will be an event not to be missed. Once the competition is over, it’s an open dance floor for everyone to keep the party going!

Tickets are now on sale at:
Highlife Records: 1317 Commercial St., (604) 251-6964
Los Guerreros: 3317 Kingsway, (604) 451-7850
Tickets Tonight: 200 Burrard St., (604) 684-2787

We have provided opportunities for people to purchase tickets at such outlets to minimize service charges, as well as given the option for people to have the convenience of online purchases at .

For more information, please visit our website at .

Please pass this information and link along to anyone who you think may be interested. Thanks for your time, and we hope to see you there!
Ramses Padilla, DanceRueda producer


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Son De Cuba (Cuban, samba, merengue and cumbia)

Son de Cuba is a group integrated by Cuban musicians, all graduates from Escuela Nacional de Msica, Cuba. Each member had previously worked with several bands in Havana, but it was with Fiebre Latina that they first worked together in a recording later promoted during their European tour in 1993. Son de Cuba was born when the current members of ... more info