Past Events

LAfrique Dance Company organises a whole variety of events.
You can join our monthly parties, our bootcamps or the try-out classes.
See below to get an impression of past events. For photos and a complete list of past events check our Facebook page.

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FESTA LAFRIQUE – SALSA AND KIZOMBA PARTY

Prepare to have fun at Festa LAfrique! This time we bring you Salsa and Kizomba at Cafe Zwembad de Bongerd Wageningen. No worries, no bathing suit required! This is NOT a pool party!

DJ Maximelody is one of our favorite DJ’s in the Netherlands. He’ll bring you the best of Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba.

21.00 – 22.00 WORKSHOP
Kizomba (improvers / intermediate, split level)
By Imke & Pentcho

22.00 – PARTY till we drop
DJ Maximelody
Salsa / Bachata / Kizomba / Semba

LOCATION
Cafe Zwembad De Bongerd Wageningen
Bornsesteeg 4, 6708 BE Wageningen

Free Parking

ENTRANCE
Party € 7,- (workshop included)

This is going to be yet another unforgettable LAfrique party
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salsa & kizomba Workshops – One World Week

Come and join our free Salsa and Kizomba workshops on April 10th from 20:00 till 22:00 at the Orion building. In one hour each we will teach you the basics of Salsa Cubana and Kizomba. Fun guaranteed!

TIME
20:00 – 21:00 Cuban Salsa
21:00 – 22:00 Kizomba

LOCATION
The Spot, Orion, building 103
Bronland 1
6708 WH Wageningen

Join us, bring your friends and discover your next addiction!

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FREE TRY OUTS – february 18th and 22nd

Join our FREE Salsa and Kizomba Try Outs on the 18th and 22nd of February.
Bring your sunny mood and all of your friends and discover your next addiction!

$$ Register during the try outs and get 10 EURO discount! $$

— Dance Styles —
Become part of the biggest family in the world. Learn:
– Salsa LA (+Bachata)
– Salsa Cubana (+Rueda)
– Kizomba (+Semba, Tarraxinha, Traditional)

— Try Out Schedule —
Please study the event photo.

— Start of the Courses —
The courses start on the 4th and 8th of March with the same daily schedule as the try outs.

— Price —
8 hour courses:
– Regular price 80 Euro
– Student price 70 Euro (BSc, MSc, PHd, scholar)

— Discounts —
– 10 Euro off when registering during try out week
– 5 Euro off on the second course


tá fixe kizomba festival 2018

Want to improve your Kizomba skills? Join us to the Tá Fixe Kizomba Festival in Porto, Portugal, on the first weekend of March.

We have a SPECIAL DEAL for you. Just because you’re a part of the LAfrique family, you can get a discount on your ticket! Let us know if you want to use this opportunity. Send an e-mail to lafrique.dance@gmail.com and receive your discount code.

Want more information? Check the official Tá Fixe website.


FEsTa lafrique – end of the year party

Prepare to have fun at Festa LAfrique in the city centre of Wageningen. This time we bring you the best of two worlds.

DJ Rafi is one of the best Salsa Cubana DJ’s In the Netherlands. Normally he spins a lot in the western part of Holland. This time you won’t have to drive so far. Make sure you don’t miss out on this experience!

For the Kizombeiros your own house DJ will provide the beats. As Pentcho is a big fan of traditional Kizomba and Semba you will be dancing with a smile all night.

21.00 – 22.00 WORKSHOP
Cuban Salsa (improver / intermediate, split level)

22.00 – PARTY till we drop
DJ Rafi & DJ Pentcho
Salsa / Bachata / Kizomba / Semba

LOCATION
Café Loburg
Molenstraat 6, 6701 DM Wageningen

Free Parking around the corner from 21:00

ENTRANCE
Workskop + Party € 8,-
Party only € 5,-

You can find photos of this event on our Facebook page.


REGGAETON & CUBAN STYLING BOOTCAMP

This bootcamp is all about spicing up your Salsa Cubana.
For starters, we’ll hand you the basic Reggaeton techniques, followed by Cuban Styling (boys & girls).
To top it all off, we’ll put these new moves into practice on hot Cuban Salsa beats!

DATE & TIME
November 19th
14:00 – 15:00 Reggaeton Basics – beginner level
15:00 – 16:00 Cuban Styling (separate men & ladies styling) – intermediate level
16:00 – 17:00 Salsa Cubana partner work with styling – intermediate level

TEACHERS
Adrienne & Pentcho

LOCATION
Sports Centre de Bongerd – Room nr.3

PRICE
Separate hours: 12 euro p.p.
Entire bootcamp: 30 euro p.p.
Sign up to the entire bootcamp before November 6th and get a 5 euro discount

SIGN UP
Sign up: “Bootcamp Reggaeton and Cuban styling” at
http://www.lafriquedancecompany.nl/course-info/registration-form/


 

 

Start Of Season – LAFRIQUE Special

Are you ready for SOS LAfrique? This time we offer you the opportunity to let your friends experience the power of dancing. After the workshop we bring you one of the best Latin DJ’s in Holland to party with you all night!

Dominican Bachata is best known for its energetic music and crazy footwork. In 1.5 hour we’ll teach you the basics of Dominican Bachata and add special footwork for more experienced dancers.

19:30 – 21:00 1.5 hour WORKSHOP DOMINICAN BACHATA
Level: Beginner / Special footwork for Freaks
by Imke and Pentcho

21.00 – 1.00 PARTY
Salsa // Kizomba // Bachata
DJ Gilly

LOCATION
Solidez Building (Wijkhuis de Nude)
Kortestraat 2 Wageningen

ENTRANCE FEE p.p.
* SPECIAL PRICE for LAfrique (ex-)students and their Friends.
€ 12,- WORKSHOP & PARTY (€ 8,- for Freaks and Friends)
€ 5,- PARTY ONLY
FREE Parking

This is going to be yet another unforgettable LAfrique event
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End of the season | bootcamps – dinNer – party

To end yet another great LAfrique dance season we are very proud to present our second LAfrique End of the Season Event! This is for all LAfrique enthusiasts including your friends and family.

PROGRAM

14:00 – 17:00 | Boot camp Rueda – basics and beyond
by Imke & Pentcho
To participate you need to know the Basics of Salsa.
1st hour: Basic patterns with a twist
2nd hour: Improver patterns
3rd hour: Intermediate / advanced

14:00 – 17:00 | Boot camp Bachata – basics and beyond
by Michael and Marina
No Bachata experience required for the first two hours. For the 3rd hour, improver dance experience is required.
1st hour:   Basic steps
2nd hour: Basic patterns
3rd hour:  Improvers / Intermediate partner work

17:30 – 19:30 | Diner
From 17.30 till 19.30 – Indonesian buffet
Chef:         Erna van der Star
Menu:
Appetizer:  Soup
Main dish:  Several meat and vegetarian options to choose from
Desert:        Surprise!

19:30 – 23:30 | Festa da LAfrique
19:30 Workshop – Traditional Kizomba – Imke and Pentcho
20:30 Party – Salsa / Bachata / Kizomba – DJ Kenneth

PRICES

Bootcamps                    €30 p.p. per Boot camp or
                                          €12 p.p. per hour (register before 7th of July)
Dinner                             €12 (register before 4th of July)
Festa da LAfrique        €5 (no reservation required, free parking)

LOcation

Solidez house De Nude
Kortestraat 2
6702 AV Wageningen

RESERVATIONS

Registration for the boot camps and/or dinner is required. Click here to register.

See you all at the 9th of July!


FESTA da LAfrique – Salsa and Kizomba party

Saturday March 25th

We bring to you yet another great LAfrique Salsa and Kizomba Party!

21.00 – 22.00 KIZOMBA WORKSHOP | splitlevel beginners/intermediate
by Imke & Pentcho

22.00 – 2.00 PARTY – 1 DANCE AREA
DJ Lady Kizz

LOCATION
Eetcafe H41
Herenstraat 41, 6701 DH Wageningen
Free Parking

ENTRANCE
€ 5,- including workshop

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RUEDA WORKSHOP DEMO AT FORUM

On the 23rd of February LAfrique will perform a Rueda de Casino workshop/demonstration at the Forum building.

During lunch break, from 12:30 till 13:30, we will start off with a few nice and easy Ruedas. Then we’ll teach you something new. After that we will use the new patterns and show them to all present at the Forum building.

All of this is to give an impression of a LAfrique Rueda lesson and promote the Wageningen Student Association Gala of March 17th.

We invite you to join us if you have at least beginner level experience. Please let us know if you want to participate in this workshop/demo via our Facebook event.


FESTA da LAfrique – Salsa and Kizomba party

Saturday February 18th

We bring to you yet another great LAfrique Salsa and Kizomba Party!

21.00 – 22.00 WORKSHOP SALSA CUBANA split level beginners/intermediate
By Imke and Pentcho

22.00 – 2.00 PARTY – 1 DANCE AREA
DJ Rene Blume Salsa // Bachata // Kizomba

LOCATION
Eetcafe H41
Herenstraat 41, 6701 DH Wageningen
Free Parking

ENTRANCE
€ 5,- including workshop

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FESTA da LAfrique – Salsa and Kizomba party

Saturday January 28th

We bring to you yet another great LAfrique Salsa and Kizomba Party!

21.00 – 22.00 WORKSHOP BACHATA split level – beginners / intermediate
By Sara and Michael

22.00 – 2.00 PARTY – 1 DANCE AREA
DJ Bryan S   Salsa // Bachata // Kizomba

LOCATION
Eetcafe H41
Herenstraat 41, 6701 DH Wageningen
Free Parking

ENTRANCE
€ 5,- including workshop

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LAfrique – Bachata Bootcamp

Sunday June 26th

12062016 Bootcamp Bachata june 26The previous bootcamp was a succes! Therefore we decided to organise yet another 3 hour Bachata bootcamp. A great way to have fun, learn how to dance Bachata and make new friends.
 
In three hours we will take you through the history of Bachata. You will learn the basics of the three major styles: Bachata Romantica, Dominicana and Moderna. While working on each style we will teach a nice basic pattern.
 
For more advanced dancers we will extend the patterns and give you exciting options.
TEACHERS
Daniel Scheerooren and Dieuwertje de Wagenaar, two great dancers and enthusiastic teachers of the LAfrique team.
DATE AND TIME
Sunday June 26 – 14.30hrs. -17.30hrs.
 
LOCATION
Wijkhuis de Nude, Kortestraat 2, Wageningen
LEVEL
Beginner, so no experience needed 🙂
 
PRICE
€ 30,- p.p
€ 55, – for a couple
Including FREE pass to the LAfrique End of Season Party

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LAfrique – End of Season Dinner

Sunday June 26thDinner

To end yet another great LAfrique dance season we are very proud to present to you our very first LAfrique Dinner! This dinner is open to everyone so invite your friends and family as well.

Michel Boshuizen is a great chef with a passion for Indonesian and Surinam cuisine. He will make you crave for more with a fantastic menu. Between 17.30 and 19.00 you can mix and match any of the following dishes for €3,- each.

– Saoto soup with rice, chicken and vegetables.
– Nasi
– 2 sticks of Saté
– 2 sticks Yakatori
– Wrap with salmon cream cheese and salad
– Wrap with chicken, guacamole, sour cream and salad
– Wrap with avocado, sour cream and salad

RESERVATIONS
Please let us know that you want to join us. Register here and make sure that there is food for you too.


FESTA da LAfrique – End of Season Salsa and Kizomba party

Sunday June 26th

To end yet another great LAfrique dance season we are very proud to present to you our LAfrique End of Season Party!

19.00 – 20.00 WORKSHOP SALSA FLP – Flirt, Lead and Play By Percy Cicilia Jr. and Sophia Weituschat
If you want to spice up your Salsa and be more playful in your dancing you cannot miss out on this one!! This workshop is for both LA and Cuban dancers. Basic knowledge of Salsa is all that is required.

20.00 – 23.30 PARTY – 2 DANCE AREAS
DJ Bas Erkens aka DJ Incognito – Salsa // Bachata // Merengue
DJ Pentcho – Kizomba // Semba // Tarraxinha

LOCATION
Solidez House, Wijkhuis de Nude
Kortestraat 2, 6702 BH Wageningen
Free Parking

ENTRANCE
€ 5,- including workshop

Free parking
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Other events

Next to our own events there are many Afro-Latin events worth mentioning.

Sunday Salsa
We highly recommend ‘Sunday Salsa’ at Cafe Loburg in Wageningen organised by Rick Bloem. A fun dance matinee where dance lovers come together to enjoy the sounds and moves of Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Kizomba and other Afro Latin sounds. You will find Team LAfrique there to dance with you.