SBW 2017


FROM 19 MAY TO 21 MAY 2017



What began as a debut for Alma Singapore has now evolved into one of Southeast Asia's largest Bachata dance events! With a few salsa workshops to add even more spice, SBW is geared towards a fun, enriching and learning weekend for dance enthusiasts. After an amazing turnout in SBW 2016, we can't wait to make 2017 better with a new artistes line-up! We hope that the unique SBW experience will transform and enhance your passion for dancing and connect you with people all over the world through the mutual love of dance. So BUY YOUR FULL EVENT PASS NOW and join us for a bachata weekend experience!


$128

Early Bird Full Party

Shows, 3 Nights of Parties and Access to Asia Bachata Jack & Jill Championship.

$248

Early Bird Full Pass

Full Access to Workshops, Shows, 3 Nights of Parties and Access to Asia Bachata Jack & Jill Championship.

$328*

Alma Bootcamps

8 Hours of Choreography Bootcamp ($388) AND/OR 4 Hours of Technique Bootcamp ($328).

$298

Cha Cha Shines Bootcamp

5 Hours of Cha Cha Choreography Bootcamp with Garry Portugal.

12

artists

20

workshops

03

bootcamps

20

party hours

SBW


The Artists.

SBW brings you only the best bachata and salsa artists from around the world.

Desiree Godsell

U.S.A.

Born in Houston, Texas, Desiree began her salsa career straight at the top, partnering with the "Mambo King", Eddie Torres, himself. Since then she's danced with Griselle Ponce, Jerseys finest, Sekou McMiller, e.t.c. Desiree currently teamed up with Alex Morel to travel around the world teaching and promoting Dominican Bachata. Both of them were invited to judge the World Salsa Summit and Bachatea World Masters in 2016.

Gaby Equiz

Mexico/U.S.A.

Gaby led Alma Latina’s explosive growth including dozens upon dozens of World Championship titles since 2005. Today, the reach of Alma Latina Global includes an estate of over 40 franchise operations spanning five continents.

Jorjet Alcocer

U.S.A.

Judge for World Latin Dance Cup & World Bachata Masters and Easily the most well-known instructor of the authentic Dominican Bachata. Her incredible footwork and musicality never ceases to amaze her colleagues and students. Also known as the "Salsa MVP", she has traveled the world both leading and following On1 and On2.

Martin Gonzales

Mexico/U.S.A.

World champion in the World Latin Dance Cup in Miami, awarded Best Soloist of the year in LA, and 3rd place in the Bachata Masters in Madrid Spain. Martin Gonzalez is also a mutiple world champion in salsa and is a internationally recognized bachata dancer, choreographer and instructor.

Yared Martinez

Mexico/U.S.A.

Alma Latina Pro Team. Multi-time World Champion.

Garry Portugal

U.S.A.

Director of Los Pachagueros and Alma NYC by Alma Latina Dance Company, Garry Portugal is one of New York & New Jersey's top dancers and choreographers in Salsa/Mambo, Bachata, Pachanga, Cha Cha Boogaloo and other dance styles. Garry has worked alongside many great dance professionals such as Eddie Torres, The Mambo King, Griselle Ponce, Freddie Rios, Mike Ramos and Albert Torres.

Antonio Vasquez

Mexico/U.S.A.

Alma Latina Pro Team. Multi-time World Champion.

Alex Morel

Dominican Republic/U.S.A.

Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and raised in Paterson, NJ, Alex Morel is known for his musical style and flavor on the dance floor. Together with Desiree, they are undoubtedly one of the leading couple representing Bachata Clasica also known as Traditional or Dominican Style Bachata.

Frank Santos

Dominican Republic/Spain

Frank Santos is one of the hottest new talents in Europe as well as in the international scene. He is renowned for his dynamic, creative style and seamlessly incorporates this into his teaching technique. Frank's current passion is working with bachata and contemporary dance to evolve a new style that fuses the most exciting elements of each.

Gatica Brodin

Norway/Spain

Gatica is the co-creator of Bachata Nueva, a form of bachata that has become a very popular all over the world last year. Gatica explains that the key to Bachata Nueva is fun, technique and passion. The goal is to have freedom to dance. What she loves the most is the sensuality and connection in partner work.

Jonathan Ibara

Mexico/U.S.A.

Multi-time World Champion and Founding member and Co-Director of Alma Latina San Diego. He began his career at the age of nineteen in Tijuana, Baja California Mexico, in Alma Latina Tijuana Dance Company. His passion for dance has driven him to experiment new disciplines such as classic ballet, jazz, contemporary, and ballroom which allowed him to create his fused style of technique and flavour. He is ranked amongst the most important dancers in California and Mexico.

Diana Ramirez

Mexico/U.S.A.

Alma Latina Pro Team. Multi-time World Champion.

EVENT SCHEDULE

One of the friendliest Latin dance festivals in Asia that offers foundation dance workshops.

DAY 1 - FRIDAY

Time 19 MAY 2017, FRIDAY
7.30pm - 8.00pm @ LE DANZ
DOOR OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
8.00pm - 9.00pm Frank Santos y Gatica Brodin
Bachata Fusion Partnerwork
(Open to Full Event & Full Party Pass Holders)
9.00pm - 2.00am PARTY & PERFORMANCES

Artists Line-Up and Schedule are Subjected to Changes

DAY 2 - SATURDAY

Time 20 MAY 2017, SATURDAY
10.30am - 11.00am @ LE DANZ
DOOR OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
11.00am - 12.00pm Alex Morel y Desiree Godsell
Introduction to Dominican Bachata I
(Footwork & Partnerwork)
12.00pm - 1.00pm Alex Morel y Desiree Godsell
Dominican Bachata II
(Partnerwork)
Garry Portugal
Introduction to Bachata Sensual
(Partnerwork)
1.00pm - 2.00pm Garry Portugal
Bachata Connection - Lead & Follow
(Partnerwork)
Jorjet Alococer
Pachanga Basics and Shines
2.00pm - 3.00pm Frank Santos y Gatica Brodin
Bachata Nueva
(Masterclass Partnerwork)
Bring Your Own Partner*
($20 per couple for Full Pass Holders / $40 per couple for Non Full Pass Holders)
3.00pm - 4.00pm Alma Latina
Dips Variation in Bachata
(Partnerwork Int/Adv)
Jorjet Alococer
Dominican Bachata I
(Footwork)
4.00pm - 5.00pm Jorjet Alococer
Dominican Bachata II
(Partnerwork)
Garry Portugal
New York Salsa ON2
Fundamentals
5.00pm - 6.00pm Alma Latina
Bachata Ladies Shines
Alma Latina
Bachata Men Shines
9.00pm DOOR OPENS FOR MAIN PARTY
9.00pm - 2.30am PARTY & PERFORMANCES

Artists Line-Up and Schedule are Subjected to Changes

DAY 3 - SUNDAY

Time 21 MAY 2017, SUNDAY
12.30pm - 1.00pm @ LE DANZ
DOOR OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
1.00pm - 2.00pm Frank Santos y Gatica Brodin
Adding FUN into your Bachata
(Partnerwork)
2.00pm - 3.00pm Frank Santos y Gatica Brodin
Bachata Dominican & Sensual Fusion
(Partnerwork)
Garry Portugal
Techniques in Bachata Sensual
3.00pm - 4.00pm Alex Morel y Desiree Godsell
Understanding Bachata Music and Evolution
(Partnerwork)
Garry Portual y Jorjet Alcocer
Pachangaholics
(Footwork & Partnerwork)
4.00pm - 4.30pm BREAK (30 MINS) / SELF-PRACTICE
4.30pm - 5.30pm Alma Latina
Bachata Body Mechanics & Technique
Alex Morel y Desiree Godsell
Adding Groove into Your Bachata
5.30pm - 6.30pm Alma Latina
Floorplay Bachata Partnerwork
(Masterclass Choreography)
Bring Your Own Partner*
($30 per couple for Full Pass Holders / $100 per couple for Non Full Pass Holders)
6.30pm - 7.00pm BREAK (30 MINS)
7.00pm - 12.00am Asia Bachata Jack and Jill Championships & Social
J&J Registration @ 8PM
Competition @ 8.30PM

Artists Line-Up and Schedule are Subjected to Changes

BOOTCAMP SCHEDULE

ALMA LATINA CHOREOGRAPHY GARRY PORTUGAL CHA CHA SHINES ALMA LATINA TECHNIQUE
17 May (Wed) 3h
7.45PM to 10.45PM
17 May (Wed) 2.5h
8.00PM to 10.30PM
18 May (Thu) 3h
7.45PM to 10.45PM
18 May (Thu) 2.5h
8.00PM to 10.30PM
19 May (Fri) 2h
6.00PM to 8.00PM
19 May (Fri) 4h
1.00PM to 5.00PM
20 May (Sat)
Tech Rehearsal & Performance

Artists Line-Up and Schedule are Subjected to Changes

Videos


Enjoy Preview Videos From Our Artists

Be ready for a fantastically magical dance festival.

Asia Bachata Jack and Jills Championships

HIGHLIGHT OF SINGAPORE BACHATA WEEKEND!!

Since the inception of SBW 2016, the Jack and Jills (J&J) has been a sensational hit and we definitely want to repeat it this year! Competitors register alone as Lead or Follower. Rotations will take place during preliminary phases. This competition measures contestants’ social dancing skills.

JOIN THE FUN TODAY! There will be prizes to be won!!

Register for J&J Pay Entry Fee

Our Pricing


Bootcamp Combo Passes

There are some things in life you really don't want to miss!

Garry Portugal Cha Cha Shines

$298 /incl. party pass*
  • 5 Hours Training
  • Incl. Full Party Pass
  • Access to Friday Workshop
  • Access to All Parties
  • +$90 to Upgrade to Full Pass*
Sign Up Now

Alma Latina Choreo

$388 /incl. party pass*
  • 8 Hours Training
  • Incl. Full Party Pass
  • Access to Friday Workshop
  • Access to All Parties
  • +$90 to Upgrade to Full Pass*
Sign Up Now

Alma Latina Technique

$328 /incl. party pass*
  • 4 Hours Training
  • Incl. Full Party Pass
  • Access to Friday Workshop
  • Access to All Parties
  • +$90 for Upgrade to Full Pass*
Sign Up Now

TICKET PRICING

Plan your May 2017 and don't miss the lowest prices!

PASSES
Types of Passes
(SGD)
Early Bird
till 15th April 2017
Normal Rate
till 18th May 2017
At the Door
Full Event Pass  S$248   S$298   S$348 
- Access to Workshops (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
- Access to 3 Nights Parties (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
Full Party Pass  S$128   S$148   S$168 
- Access to Friday Workshop
- Access to 3 Nights Parties (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
BOOTCAMP PASSES
Bootcamp Performance on 20th May (Saturday)
Types of Bootcamp
(SGD)
Full Party Pass Combo
Valid till 30th April 2016
Full Event Pass Combo
Valid till 30th April 2016
ALMA LATINA CHOREOGRAPHY BOOTCAMP
(8 HOURS)
* Please Sign Up with a Partner
S$388
- Access to Workshop (Fri)*
- Access to 3 Nights Parties (Fri, Sat & Sun)
S$478
- Access to Workshops (Fri, Sat & Sun)
- Access to 3 Nights Parties (Fri, Sat & Sun)
ALMA LATINA BACHATA TECHNIQUES BOOTCAMP
(4 HOURS)
* Please Sign Up with a Partner
S$328
- Access to Workshop (Fri)*
- Access to 3 Nights Parties (Fri, Sat & Sun)
S$418
- Access to Workshops (Fri, Sat & Sun)
- Access to 3 Nights Parties (Fri, Sat & Sun)
GARRY PORTUGAL SHINES BOOTCAMP
(5 HOURS)
S$298
- Access to Workshop (Fri)*
- Access to 3 Nights Parties (Fri, Sat & Sun)
S$388
- Access to Workshops (Fri, Sat & Sun)
- Access to 3 Nights Parties (Fri, Sat & Sun)
SINGLE DAY PASSES
Types of Passes
(SGD)
Before Event Day
till 18th May 2017
At the Door
ONE Night Party & Show Pass  S$60   S$80 
- Access to Show & Party for ONE EVENT NIGHT
ONE Day Event Pass  S$170   S$210 
- Access to Workshop, Show & Party for ONE EVENT DAY
Single Night Show Pass  S$30   S$40 
- Access to Shows for ONE EVENT NIGHT (Party NOT INCLUDED)

Accomodations

Hotel Royal @ Queens

We are pleased to announce that Hotel Royal @ Queen's is Our Official Hotel for Singapore Bachata Weekend 19-21 May 2017!! This special rate will only be exclusively for our Singapore Bachata Weekend 2017 Participants. So HURRY AND BOOK YOUR ROOM TODAY!! Limited rooms available.

12 Queen Street Singapore 188553


ROOM ONLY
Single/Twin      S$175 nett per room/night
Extra Bed      S$40 nett per night

ROOM with Buffet Breakfast
Single/Twin      S$185 nett per room/night
Extra Bed      S$45 nett per night.

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The Bachata Weekend that will change your lives!