History of Salsa Dance and its regions.

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History of Salsa Dance and its regions.

History of Salsa Dance and its regions. Salsa was coined in 1933 for danceable Latin Music when Cuban composer Ignacio Piñerio wrote the song Échale Salsita, although its roots began earlier than that. It is a combination of dance moves generating from the music of the Cuban Son in the 1920’s and the Afro-Cuban dance known as the Rumba. History of Salsa Dance and it’s regions, generally associated with Salsa music, although it can be expanded to many tropical...

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Salsa around the World

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Salsa around the World

Without a doubt, salsa music and dance are a primarily American phenomenon. By this of course we don’t mean just the United States. Salsa is very popular in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and a number of other Latin American territories as well. Just because salsa is popular here does not mean that it hasn’t traveled around the world. In fact, many might be surprised by the extent to which salsa has become an international craze. Take for example the China Salsa Congress. Now having...

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