CongaDr+ Tony's Conga Adventures: Master Cuban Dancer Temistocles Fuentes Betancourt workshops 5/3-4

Sunday, May 3, 2009

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Master Cuban Dancer Temistocles Fuentes Betancourt workshops 5/3-4

Special workshop focusing on Afro-Cuban folkloric dance from the Oriente provinces of Cuba-Gagá & Vodú-taught by master Temistocles Fuentes Betancourt. A native of Santiago de Cuba, Temi became a member of the renowned Ballet Folklorico de Oriente in 1978. For thirty years he danced professionally with the company, performing throughout Cuba, the Caribbean, Mexico, Spain, Italy, Russia, and Africa. Temi danced as primer bailarin from 1979 to 2000 and worked as choreographer and professor with the company until 2000, when he became assistant director. Other professional distinctions include director of the performance group Conjunto Folklorico Kazumbi; professor of Salsa in the Ateneo Cultural Antonio Bravo Correoso; choreographer of the youth group Los Chicos Alegres de Veguita de Galo for Carnival; and director of the Ballet Folklorico Cutumba.

CubaCaribe Festival of Music & Dance
Start Time:
Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 10:00am
End Time:
Monday, May 4, 2009 at 11:30am
Dance Mission-$15-All levels welcome!
3316 24th Street @ Mission Street
San Francisco, CA

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