Join us for up to 57 hours of workshops, day dancing, night parties, and challenges in San Francisco! San Francisco's Hello! Bachata Fest Bachata - Salsa - Zouk - Kizomba Hello! Bachata Fest was launched off of our monthly event: Hello! Bachata and Hello! Kizomba WEBSITE [hidden] July 26 through 29, 2024. Starts: Friday, July 26 at 2:00pm Ends: Monday, July 29 at 7:00am (excluded preparty) Venue: Hyatt Regency SF Airport 1333 Bayshore Highway Burlingame, Calif. Only 2.2 miles from the airport Complimentary shuttle to-and-from the airport This festival features an all-star line-up consisting of 12 headliners and over 40 international, regional, and national instructors: We are proud to announce that the following headliners will be present at our dance festival: For our Bachata headliners: Korke Judith, the founders and creators of Bachata Sensual. (Spain) Pablo Raquel, BachataStars champions. (Spain) Dario Sara, YouTube sensations. (Spain) For our Salsa headliners: Adolfo Indacochea Tania Cannarsa, and Empire Mambo. (New York) Fernando Sosa Tania Bonaguro, and Tropical Gem. (Italy) Pablito Stellato, and his team Su Mezcla Latina. (Italy) For our Zouk headliners: DJ Kakah (Brazil) Iago Vanessa (Brazil) Leo Talita (San Francisco, Calif.) Evelyn Derrick (San Francisco, Calif.) For our UrbanKiz headliners: Stephane Angles (Paris, France) DJ Sink (Montreal, Canada) Special Features - Salsa - The Adolfo Indacochea Fernando Sosa Challenge For the first time in the U.S.A., two heavyweight Mambo directors represented by Empire Mambo and Tropical Gem, team up to offer a 4-hour intensive bootcamp for a chance to perform at Sunday's performance showcase. (addon fee required to participate.) - Kizomba - Master Class with Stephane Angles Urban Kiz Intermediate/Advanced master class intensive with guest instructor from Paris, Stephane Angles. This class will be offered on Friday, July 26 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. (addon fee required to participate.) - Kizomba - Urban Kiz Jack and Jill Competition Attendees have the opportunity to enter, compete against fellow peers, and have a chance to win up to six prizes in the form of future festival passes. Three Genres: Urban Kiz, Tarraxo, and Douceur (addon fee required to participate.) We are excited to announce our national, regional, and international deejays. Bachata Deejays: DJ Aragon (Los Angeles, Calif.) The Don (Houston, Texas) DJ Encannto (Santa Rosa, Calif.) DJ Jaguar (Santa Cruz, Calif.) DJ Kris Kros (Sacramento, Calif.) DJ Mango (Los Angeles, Calif.) DJ Reni G (Houston, Texas) DJ Ron (Sacramento, Calif.) DJ Thiencito (San Francisco, Calif.) DJ Trey-Z (Salt Lake City, Utah) DJ Valeria (Kyiv, Ukraine) DJ Willi Will (New York) Salsa Deejays: DJ 69 (Paris, France) DJ Alex El Maestro (New York) DJ Mundo (San Jose, Calif.) DJ Willie (San Jose, Calif.) Kizomba Deejays: DJ Dravid (San Jose, Calif.) DJ KV aka Kontay (Long Beach, Calif.) DJ MKiZ (San Francisco, Calif.) DJ Orlando (San Francisco, Calif.) DJ Robert (Los Angeles, Calif.) Zouk Deejays: DJ Fraga (Minas Gerais, Brazil) DJ Kakah (Fortaleza, Brazil) DJ Melo (Orange County, Calif.) Our deejay lineup is constantly updating. Continue to check back on our website or this event page. We are also proud to announce the following national, international and regional instructors and their teams: - Bachata - Alana Esteban (San Francisco, Calif.) Anastasia Jovanny (Orlando, Florida) Angel Jess (San Diego, Calif.) Bryon Sammantha (San Francisco, Calif.) Eddie Peligro (Phoenix, Ariz.) JAS Hailie (Santa Rosa, Calif.) Javier Kiki (Los Angeles, Calif.) Jeffery Marina (San Francisco) Jhonatan Parco (Oakland, Calif.) John Manego (Los Angeles, Calif.) Jose Serrano (Chicago, Illinois) Karol Maracas Joel (Los Angeles, Calif.) Kayla Brian (Seattle, Wash.) Kristal Wayne (Vancouver, British Columbia) Lexi Shreeve (San Francisco, Calif.) Margarita Johnny (Seattle, Wash.) Mariah Andrea (Reno, Nev.) Monique Manzo (Reno, Nev.) Ngoc Huynh (San Jose, Calif.) Pierre Alejandra (Denver, Color.) Reni Gongora (Houston, Texas) Vanessa Guillermo (San Jose, Calif.) - Salsa - Benny Ashley (Hillsboro, Oregon) Eder Ivan (Los Angeles, Calif.) and on2ourage Hector Annaliza (San Jose, Calif.) Lawrence Jewel (Phoenix, Ariz.) Luis Aguilar of Couture Dance (San Francisco, Calif.) Marco Aguilar (Santa Barbara, Calif.) Marianela Calonje Amarante (San Jose, Calif.) Marisa Craig Karel Flores San Francisco (San Francisco, Calif.) Natasha Tia (San Diego, Calif.) from MoveWise Wellness Oksana Klimashkina (San Jose, Calif.) Oscar Castaneda (Sacramento, Calif.) - Kizomba - Lucia Nogueira (San Diego, Calif.) Samy KizoLove (Montreal, Quebec) Stephany Dance (Los Angeles, Calif.) - Zouk - Alex Meirelles (San Jose, Calif.) Ashe Elias (Sacramento, Calif.) Bruno Fae (Orlando, Florida) Igor Fraga (Brazil) Imaan Julie (Oakland, Calif.) Nelly Caldeira (San Jose, Calif.) Rinaldo Melo (Los Angeles, Calif.) We have a monthly event called "Hello! Bachata" and "Hello! Kizomba" in San Francisco. If you were looking for that event please visit us at: [hidden] [hidden] The following dance companies have confirmed or expressed interest in attending and performing: Bachata Diosas (Vancouver, British Columbia) BaShasta Sirenas (Santa Rosa, Calif.) Carisma Dance (Redwood City, Calif.) Collective Dance, The (San Francisco, Calif.) Como El Agua (San Jose, Calif.) Con Clave Dance (Phoenix, AZ) Dancers w/ Curves (Los Angeles, Calif.) Del Campo Dance (Sacramento, Calif.) Embrace Dance Company (Reno, Nev.) Empire Mambo NY (New York City) EMENVI Couples Team by Magda Valeria (Bay Area, Calif.) Evolucion Latin Dance Company (Chicago, IL) Inessence Dance Company (San Francisco, Calif.) Hermosura Dance Productions (San Jose, Calif.) Karel Flores San Francisco KnockOut Dance (San Jose, Calif.) ME Sabor Dance Company (Long Beach, Calif.) Pabilito y Su Mezcla Latina (Italy) Reno Empire, The (Reno, Nev.) RNA Dance Company (Houston, Texas) Sangre Latina Dance Company (Santa Rosa, Calif.) Sin Censura (San Francisco, Calif.) Tania Cannarsa San Francisco Tropical Gem (Italy) Volare Dance Company (San Jose, Calif.) (This list will constantly be updated all the way up until the month of the event.) Here are highlights on our festival: Dancing til 7:00am (Fri, Sat, and Sun) Complimentary hotel shuttle from airport (2.2 mi. from venue) For the first time in the USA, Adolfo Indacochea and Fernando Sosa, two Salsa heavyweights, team up to offer a 4-hour bootcamp intensive challenge. Urban Kiz Jack Jill Competition Urban Kiz Master Class w/ Stephane Angles Four genres: Bachata, Kizomba, Salsa, and Zouk 12 headliner artists (couples count as one) Over 41 regional, national, and Canadian instructors Over 23 regional, national, and international deejays Up to 72 total workshops to choose from Day dancing parties Night dancing parties Performance showcases Thursday preparty at the venue 57 total festival hours (excluding preparty hours) Up to two (2) workshops for each genre, for every hour during workshops Up to eight workshops every hour Purchase passes at: [hidden] Facebook event page: [hidden]
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