Swing Latino, Salsa takes Bogotá – Entertainment – Culture


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El Tiempo newspaper had access behind the scenes of the Swing Latino show and witnessed the preparation of a world-class show. After going through the Super Bowl and their tours in France and Dubai, they presented ‘Tell me if I am Latino’ at the Jorge Eliecer Gaitán theater.

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More than 20 costume changes on stage, which behind the scenes look like an orderly but totally hectic dance for the 60 dancers who make up the company.

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Swing Latino is a projection of the art made of salsa caleña; It was born inside the city and developed for more than 20 years, helping to eliminate social barriers, normalizing the cali dance style as an artistic expression.

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The make-up process that all dancers in the company must have before the first call to be on stage lasts more than two hours.

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Up to 5 pairs of shoes are used by the dancers in the presentation, shoes that are cared for like real jewels and that make their feet interpret the different rhythms of the show.

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The elegance of the costumes and accessories make the show a unique experience for salsa lovers.

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Swing Latino arrives in Bogotá to present ‘Tell me if I am Latino’ in theatrical format, a show with a vibrant, explosive and highly qualified staging, in which 60 artists participate with Luis Eduardo Hernández ‘El Mulato’, director , choreographer and Latin Swing dancer.

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This company has taken the Caleño style of dance to the highest spheres of the world, presentations such as the Super Bowl 2020, the Grammy’s AMA’s, the My Party tour in the United States and Canada, twice winners of the competition of salsa organized by ESPN in Las Vegas and Orlando in Florida.

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“Tell me if I am Latino” is a work that boasts the skills of Californian dance in a spectacular staging that ventures into new genres such as: electronic, hip hop, afro dance, Latin pop and urban Latin that merge with salsa to offer the viewer a vibrant and explosive presentation.

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The Latin Swing Dance School Foundation was born in 1995 in the San Pedro Claver neighborhood of the city of Cali, with the aim of improving the quality of life of children, and today is a world-class reference for dancers and dancers. salsa lovers. From all over the world

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A total requirement for any dancer who performs in Bogotá, its 2600 meters of altitude reveal the rigor that these artists must go through to bring the show to the inhabitants of the capital.

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“It is important that the people of Bogotá see ‘Tell me if I am Latino’ because in this program they will understand why this work is a national and Latin American pride. We are currently the most important show in the world of salsa, so it is essential that they see it and know it” Luis Eduardo Hernández “El Mulato”, director, choreographer and dancer of Swing Latino.

The Latin Swing Dance Company performed this weekend at the Jorge Eliecer Gaitán Theater

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