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14th Annual Austin Ballroom Festival

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"For you 'Salsaleros' we have the US and World Salsa champion Christian Oviedo performing and teaching a workshop - you will be sorry if you miss this..."

It’s our 14th year so come on out and enjoy the festivities. This year we have the US and World Salsa Champion Cristian Oviedo and partner Maria Zhukovskaya and we have Ryan and Tessa professional Latin Dancers from Dallas and from here in Austin from Esquina Tango Gustavo Simplis and Veronica Quitalo. It will take place at the Ben Hur Shrine 7811 Rockwood Ln. on Saturday May 11, 2013. Vintage 15 will be playing music for you to get up and dance to and enjoy from 7pm till 8pm and a second set again after the performances. There will be workshops in the afternoon: Noon with Stewart Yaros Director of Dance International in Ballroom – focus on Waltz, at 1pm: Gustavo will be teaching Argentine Tango, at 2pm: Ryan and Tessa will teach an International Rumba workshop, and at 3pm: Cristian will be teaching a Salsa workshop. We are asking the teachers to accommodate as many levels as possible so all are welcome to the workshops. Performances are at 8pm; we’ll have youth demonstrations, adult demonstrations, and professional demonstrations by our guest couples. Attire for the afternoon workshops is casual the evening dance and performances are semi formal.

There is NO Video and Photography Allowed we will have professional Video and Photography available for purchase. Video by: Video 1 Unit, Photography by: De Ann Hoeft, Love and Light, and Rick Shores.

Tickets can be purchased at:

"We appreciate all the volunteers who have been helping with this website and they and we know it’s still a work in progress but you can begin to purchase tickets and get more info on the festival at the link."

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