Dj Changui (Norway)

Kjetil Drønen Sunde, aka dj Changui, have been teaching cuban salsa for a whole 13 years locally in Bergen, mainly for the student group. And he is dj-ing at the monthly Timbanight, a dance concept dedicated to cuban dance and music that has been existing for  a couple of decades in Bergen. Dj Changui is […]

Glesniel Perez (Cuba/Norway)

Glesniel represents our main partner in Bergen, Cuba-Norge Dans, together with his partner in love, dance and business, Karina Hunderi. They run the main Cuban dance school in Bergen, Cuba-Norge Dans, where they offer regular classes and weekend events all year round. In Cuba Glesniel was dancing in the dance company of 1830, and he […]

Lisa Ask (Sweden)

Lisa Ask was teaching at the congress for the first time in Stavanger in 2017. She was raised in Gothenburg in Sweden, and has been a passionate dancer, both performing dancer and social dancer, for many years. The last years she has also been teaching, for SalsaNor in Oslo and at other schools. Lisa loves […]

Enrique Solla Charro (Spain)

Enrique Solla Charro from Madrid, Spain, is the creator of the sport version of Rueda de Casino, Rueda Almazenada. It has been developed over several years and Rueda Almazenada tournaments have been organized between various cities and teams in Spain the last years. Enrique came to teach us how to play the Rueda Almazenada for […]

Jaroslav Hluch (Slovakia)

Jaro is back this year! He is becoming a more and more popular rueda teacher, both in Bratislava, where he regularly teaches in the Salsa by Norika school, and at our congress and other international dance events. He has been teaching Rueda de casino for more than 7 years now, and has an eye for […]

DJ Mojito (Norway)

DJ Mojito has been mixing timba and other latin rhythms for 16 (!) years, at a great number of festivals and clubs in Norway and abroad. In Norway he has been djing among others at the Nordic Salsa Experience and SalsaNor Rueda Congress. Abroad he has been djing several times at the Croatian salsa festival […]

Dj Charanga (Norway)

Located in Bergen, Dj Charanga (aka Eirik Storebø) starting dancing Cuban salsa in 2002. Later he established Timba Night for the dance community in Bergen; a monthly club night with Cuban salsa and timba from September 2006. Currently he plays monthly on Timba Night with DJs Changui and Mojito, and he has also played at […]

Cristian Mauricio Vera Nuñez (Chile / Spain)

This artist has been crossing the old continent for years, winning triumphs on the dance floor: Sub-champion at Buscando al Rumbero (Columbia) 2012 and 2013, at the International Festival of Guaguancó Afro-Cubano, in Barcelona and European Champion Rueda Festival Stuttgart 2014 (Germany). The latter with the dance group Tim Manana, world runner-up in the rueda […]

Leysis Smith (Cuba / Italy)

Leysis is back!!! We are thrilled! She was the main female teacher at the SalsaNor Rueda Congress 2017 in Stavanger for the first time, and we fell completely in love with this amazing dancer and teacher! Born in La Havana, she started her artistic career at 7 years age at the Alicia Alonso’s national dance […]

DJ Assane Kane (Senegal/France)

Here is an artist passionate about music in general. In 2007, he decided to study the Cuban music more meticulously, its cultural richness, its varieties and its afro origins. He currently lives in Eastern France where he has been playing all weekends in different cities of the region.  Accustomed to the biggest European festivals, he […]