Past Events

Here you will find a tiny selection of our past events.

Check our Facebook page for a more complete history and media!


April 7 - Salsa Cubana Bootcamp

Join our Salsa Cubana bootcamp with Michel and Nadya

In this three hours intermediate and up bootcamp Michel and Nadya will teach

  • Salsa Cubana Con Sabor (with flavor)
  • Salsaton
  • Rueda a lo Cubano

Date & Time
April 7th from 14:00 - 17:30 (including breaks)
Registration starts at 13:30 (with coffee and tea)

Location
Wijkhuis de Nude
Kortestraat 2 Wageningen

Level
This event is for Intermediate and up Salsa Cubana dancers (finished an Improver course).

Teachers
Michel Vigo (Cuba)
Nadya Toncheva (Bulgaria)


September 9 - LAfrique Start of Season BBQ

Let's start this dance season with a BBQ, drinks, music, dancing and your lovely LAfrique family and friends!

American BBQ
Bring your own food, plate, cutlery and drinking cup! We'll take care of the rest: BBQs, drinks, music, dance floor, baby pool 😀

Date & time
Saturday September 9
18:00 till 1:00 (ish)

Location
Near Achterberg (15 min by bike, 5 min by car from Wageningen)
The exact location will be sent in a confirmation email.

Music
dj Spotify


June 24-25 - Rueda Exchange Festival (international event)

Rueda Exchange Festival

LAfrique is proud to host the 2023 Rueda Exchange Festival on June 24 and 25 2023!

This 2-day festival is for Salsa Cubana dancers, Rueda enthusiasts and Rueda dance groups. The purpose of this event is to mingle with other Rueda dancers, learn new figures, exchange patterns, participate in workshops from known Rueda instructors and just have fun.

After a full day of workshops and socializing we end with a party with DJ Rafi, demo's and animations.

On Sunday we continue the fun with 3 rounds of workshops and end with a matinee with demos, dj Rafi, live music by Septeto Trio Los Dos and a BBQ!

Demos and shows

Join with your Rueda group and give a demo or show! On Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon you can take the spotlight and dazzle the audience with your cool moves! Contact us for more details.


March 19 - Kizomba Beginner Bootcamp

Kizomba is a beautiful addictive partner dance that originated in Angola and has gained massive popularity all over the world. Kizomba should be on everyone's bucket list.

This bootcamp is designed for beginners who have never danced before.

In just 3 hours you will learn the basic steps and movements of Kizomba, as well as the cultural and historical significance behind the dance. You'll be amazed at how quickly you can pick up the rhythm and feel confident on the dance floor!

Our Kizomba bootcamp is taught by experienced and passionate instructors who will guide you every step of the way. You'll learn in a supportive and welcoming environment, surrounded by other dance enthusiasts who are just as excited as you are to learn this amazing dance style.

So why not try something new? Join us for our Kizomba bootcamp and discover the joy of dancing!

After this bootcamp you are able to dance Kizomba at parties and also step into our running Kizomba Beginner course for a reduced price.

DATE & TIME
Sunday March 19th
14:00 - 17:00 (check in from 13:30)

LOCATION
Wijkhuis de Nude, Kortestraat 2, Wageningen
Free parking

LEVEL
Beginner, no dance experience needed!

TEACHERS
Monique & Pentcho
Two great dancers and professional Kizomba teachers.

PRICE
€ 35,- pp. (30,- students)
Pay before the March 18th and  get a 5 Euro discount (till March 18).
Go to our webshop and get your discount now!

REGISTRATION
You can subscribe without a dance partner. We will try to balance the group. Couples are guaranteed access to the bootcamp up to the maximum number of participants.
Please use our online registration form.

PAYMENT
You can pay using our bank details or at the venue on the 19th.
Account holder: LAfrique Dance Company
IBAN code : NL05 RABO 0305 9691 02
BIC: RABONL2U


October 14 - Social XL

This event is FREE and open to everyone who likes to dance Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba. Bring your friends and have fun!

*2 Dance floors*
Ground floor - Salsa Bachata
Upstairs - Kizomba Heaven (only if there are enough people

*Program*
20:00 Bachata workshop by LAfrique
21:00 - 24:00 Chat, Drink, Dance

*Location*
Wijkhuis de Nude
Kortestraat 2 Wageningen

*Prices*
Drinks 1,5 euro each (no alcohol)
Parking free
Entrance free
Workshop free
Fun priceless!


June 25 - Rueda Exchange Festival

LAfrique is proud to host the 2022 Rueda Exchange Festival on June 25th 2022!

The purpose of the festival is to meet other Rueda enthusiasts and groups.
During the festival you can participate in workshops from known (Rueda) teachers and exchange figures & patterns with each other.

Rueda Exchange Festival 2022

28 April - Free Practice Evening

This Thursday 28th we'll put on music from 19:30 till 22:30. You dance till your sock fall off.
Bring your own drinks and your friends and have fun with us!

1 May - Salsa in 1 Day!

Missed out on the start of our Salsa courses? Or just want to learn the basics?
Join our Salsa in 1 day bootcamp.
In just three hours Adrienne and Pentcho will teach you the Salsa basic steps and techniques.
If you already know a little bit of Salsa, then this is a great chance for you to practice and refresh your memory!
After this bootcamp, you can join the remaining classes of the running Salsa Beginners courses.

24 April - Salsa & Bachata Styling Bootcamp

Michelle and Berthon will add flavor to your way of dancing! After this bootcamp you are able to dance Bachata and Salsa with flair. The first two hours are individual classes. The last hour is a partnering class. You can subscribe to separate hours.
DATE & TIME
Sunday April 24th
19:00 - 20:00 Bachata styling
20:00 - 21:00 Salsa LA styling
21:00 - 22:00 Salsa Partner work with styling

22 April - Social XXL - Spring Edition

This event is FREE and open to everyone who likes to dance Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba. Bring your friends and have fun!
2 DANCE FLOORS
Ground floor - Salsa Bachata
Upstairs - Kizomba Heaven (only if there are enough people)
PROGRAM
20:00 Rueda workshop by LAfrique
21:00 - 24:00 Chat, Drink, Dance with dj Waeil and Pentcho

Bachata Beginner Bootcamp

Join our 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 basics and teach you some nice beginner footwork and patterns. After the bootcamp you are able to dance Bachata on all Latin parties and join our Bachata improver level dance course.

When? Thursday February 24th 2022 from 19:30 till 22:30
Where? Huis van de wijk De Nude, Kortestraat 2 Wageningen
Level? Beginners, no dance experience needed!
Teachers? Our awesome duo Michelle and Berthon


March Thursday 10th - Social XL - Glow in the Dark

Join our Salsa workshop, refresh all the cool moves you've learned in our previous season and meet your LAfrique family again. Come and have fun with us!
When? Thursday March 10th 2022 from 20:00 till 0:30
Where? Huis van de wijk De Nude, Kortestraat 2 Wageningen
Workshop? 20:00 Split level Bachata beginner / intermediate by Lafrique
Music? dj to be announced
Drinks? 1.5 Euro (no alcohol)
Entrance? Free
Fun? Priceless!

Latin Percussion mini course

Become a musical dancer. Learn the basics of Latin Percussion!
Percussion mini course, 5x 1 hour for 35 Euro, starting on Monday, September 27th 2022.
Join the free try out on Monday, September 20th.

Latin Percussion by Sam

 


Specials

LAfrique Special week

We are organizing a week full of specials that will boost your dancing skills! Take a look at our schedule and plan your personal program.

Check our Facebook event


Social XL - Glow in the Dark Valentine Edition

LAfrique Social XL - Glow in the Dark edition

This event is FREE and open to everyone who likes to dance Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba. Bring your friends and have fun!

*Glow in the Dark*
Whites and neon colors will make you shine!

Check our Facebook event


SALSA IN 1 DAY

Do you want to learn Salsa? Monique and Pentcho will introduce you to the uplifting world of Salsa music and teach you the basic steps and patterns in a friendly and relaxed environment.

 


SOCIAL XL - GLOW IN THE DARK

LAfrique Social XL - Glow in the Dark edition

This event is FREE and open to everyone who likes to dance Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba. Bring your friends and have fun!


RUEDA EXCHANGE FESTIVAL 2019

Click here for more information on the event


FESTA da LAfrique - Cuban party - January 25th

Prepare to have fun at Festa LAfrique! We like to welcome you again to a fantastic Salsa Cubana party at Cafe Zwembad de Bongerd Wageningen. (No bathing suit required this time, it is NOT a pool party!) To start the year with a BANG, we have invited DJ Rafi, one of our favorite Salsa Cubana DJ's in the Netherlands. He'll make sure you do not want to leave the dance floor all night!


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.

 


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!

 


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.

 


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!

 


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!

 


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!

 


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.

 


FESTA da LAfrique - Salsa and Kizomba party

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

 


RUEDA WORKSHOP DEMO AT FORUM

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


FESTA da LAfrique - Salsa and Kizomba party

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

 


 

LAfrique - Bachata Bootcamp

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The 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.
 

LAfrique - End of Season Dinner

Dinner

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.

 


 

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.