Singapore Bachata Weekend


11 MAY TO 13 MAY 2018



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 2017, we can't wait to make 2018 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!


$150

Full Party Pass

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

$290

Full Event Pass

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

$388

Alma Latin Choreo Bootcamp

8 Hours of Choreography Bootcamp with Jonathan & Yared.
Inclusive of Full Party Pass.

$298

Frank Santos & Gatica Brodin Shines Bootcamp

5 Hours of Shines Choreography Bootcamp with Frank & Gatica.
Inclusive of Full Party Pass.

10

artists

17

workshops

02

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.

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.

Luis y Andrea

Cádiz/Spain

Luis & Andrea began their professional careers separately participating in many international events and getting national and international titles with their dance partners before. They began to work together in 2015 and they are one of the most well known top-tier international Latin instructors who is characterized by sensual bachata style with their sensuality, technique and strength, and transmitted in their teaching.

Edward y Linda

Mexico/U.S.A.

MG Dance Company ( My Generation) was established in 2008, and is one of the world’s most versatile dance teams, trained not only salsa and bachata, but also other genres in the latin tropical rythms (cumbia, chacha cha, merengue, mambo), as well as contemporary, hip hop , tango, just to name a few. Representing the prestigious and award winning MD Dance Elites are two of the key dancers, Edward and Linda.

Yared Martinez

Mexico/U.S.A.

Yared is double majored in Dance and also a multi-Time World Champion. As founding member and dancer of Alma Latina’s Pro team, she is well known with her sassy styling and person charming flavor in her dance moves, choreography and sense of musicality

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.

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.

EVENT SCHEDULE

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

DAY 1 - FRIDAY

Time 11 MAY 2018, FRIDAY
7.30pm - 8.00pm @ LE DANZ
DOOR OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
8.00pm - 9.00pm MG Dance Company
Bachata Fusion Partnerwork
9.00pm - 2.00am PARTY & PERFORMANCES

Artists Line-Up and Schedule are Subjected to Changes

DAY 2 - SATURDAY

Time 12 MAY 2018, SATURDAY
10.30am - 11.00am @ LE DANZ
DOOR OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
10.30am - 11.30pm Luis y Andrea
Bachata Sensual I
(Partnerwork)
11.30am - 12.30pm Frank y Gatica
Bachata Fusion I
(Partnerwork)
12.30pm - 1.30pm Jonathan Ibarra
Alma Latina Men's Shines
(Shines)
Yared Martinez
Alma Latina Ladies' Shines
(Shines)
1.45pm - 2.45pm Alma Latina
Bachata Partnerwork
(Masterclass Choreography)
Bring Your Own Partner*
($30 per couple for Full Pass Holders / $90 per couple for Non Full Pass Holders)
2.45am - 3.45pm Alex y Desiree
Dominican Bachata I
Frank y Gatica
Bachata Fun Moves
(Partnerwork)
3.45pm - 4.45pm MG Dance Company
Bachata Tango
(Partnerwork)
Alex y Desiree
Dominican Bachata II
5.00pm - 7.00pm Technical Rehearsals for Performers
(Order will be First-Come First-Served)
9.00pm - 4.00am Saturday Night Party
Door Opens @ 9.00PM
Shows Starts @ 10.00PM
We Party till 4.00AM

Artists Line-Up and Schedule are Subjected to Changes

DAY 3 - SUNDAY

Time 13 MAY 2018, SUNDAY
10.30am - 11.00pm @ LE DANZ
DOOR OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
11.00am - 12.00pm MG Dance Company
Lyrical Bachata
(Partnerwork)
12.00pm - 1.00pm Frank y Gatica
Bachata Fusion II
(Partnerwork)
1.00pm - 2.00pm Alma Latina
Bachata Partnerwork
(Partnerwork)
MG Dance Comapany
Spins & Turns Techniques
(Solo & Partnerwork)
2.00pm - 3.00pm Alex y Desiree
Dominican Bachata III
(Musicality & Techniques)
Frank y Gatica
Sexy Bachata & Dips
(Partnerwork)
3.00pm - 3.30pm BREAK (30 MINS) / SELF-PRACTICE
3.30pm - 4.30pm Luis y Andrea
Bachata Sensual II
(Partnerwork Techniques)
4.45pm - 5.45pm Luis y Andrea
Impressive Bachata Sensual
(Masterclass Choreography)
Bring Your Own Partner*
($30 per couple for Full Pass Holders / $90 per couple for Non Full Pass Holders)
5.45pm - 7.00pm BREAK
7.00pm - 1.00am Asia Bachata Jack and Jill Championships & Social
J&J Registration @ 7.45PM
Party Starts @ 8.00PM
Competition @ 8.30PM

Artists Line-Up and Schedule are Subjected to Changes

BOOTCAMP SCHEDULE

ALMA LATINA CHOREOGRAPHY FRANK SANTOS Y GATICA BRODIN SHINES
9 May (Wed) 3h 15m
7.45PM to 11.00PM
10 May (Thu) 3h 15m
7.45PM to 11.00PM
10 May (Thu) 3h
8.00PM to 11.00PM
11 May (Fri) 1h 30m
6.00PM to 7.30PM
11 May (Fri) 2h
6.00PM to 8.00PM
12 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!

Frank y Gatica Shines Bootcamp

$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 Bootcamp

$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

TICKET PRICING

Plan your May 2018 and don't miss the lowest prices!

PASSES
Types of Passes
(SGD)
Super Early Bird
till 15th Feb (50 tickets)
Early Bird
till 31st March 2018
Normal Rate
till 10th May 2018
At the Door
Full Event Pass  S$200   S$240   S$290   S$350 
- Access to Workshops (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
- Access to 3 Nights Parties (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
Overseas Pass
(Full Event)
 S$200   S$240   S$350 
- Access to Workshops (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
- Access to 3 Nights Parties (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
Full Party Pass  S$100   S$120   S$150   S$180 
- Access to 3 Nights Parties (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
BOOTCAMP PASSES
Bootcamp Performance on 12th May (Saturday)
Types of Bootcamp
(SGD)
Full Party Pass Combo
Valid till 1st May 2018
Full Event Pass Combo
Valid till 1st May 2018
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)
Frank Santos & Gatica Brodin 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 10th May 2018
At the Door
ONE Night Party & Show Pass  S$60   S$80  (Saturday SOLD OUT)
- Access to Show & Party for ONE EVENT NIGHT
ONE Day Event Pass  S$150   S$190 
- Access to Workshop, Show & Party for ONE EVENT DAY
Single Night Show Pass  S$30   S$40  (Saturday SOLD OUT)
- 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 11-13 May 2018!! This special rate will only be exclusively for our Singapore Bachata Weekend 2018 Participants. So HURRY AND BOOK YOUR ROOM TODAY!! Limited rooms available.

12 Queen Street Singapore 188553


ROOM ONLY
Single/Twin      S$155 nett per room/night
Extra Bed      S$45 nett per night
Please use Access Code (Booking Code) "BACHATA2018"

ROOM with Buffet Breakfast
Single/Twin      S$165 nett per room/night
Extra Bed      S$50 nett per night.
Please use Access Code (Booking Code) "BACHATA2018"

 

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The Bachata Weekend that will change your lives!