12 days, 16 parties, 2 cities, 8 different venues

  • 4 pre-fest parties 

  • 3 days, 7 parties over the festival

  • 2 Afternoon Socials, 21-22 sep

  • 2 themed night parties, 21-22 sep

  • 2 Pool parties - 22 sep in Chennai; 24 Sep in Pondicherry

  • 3 hangover post festival parties

5 star venues

  • Friday - Surf turf, Covelong surfing point, Kovalam, Chennai

  • Sat & Sun - Taj Vivanta, Sholingnallur, OMR, Chennai (5 star) 

  • Mon & Tue -  Anandha Inn, Pondicherry (3 star)

Workshops & Boot camps

  • Over 20 workshops in 2 days instructed by over 20+ International artists from all over the world

  • Carefully planned workshop schedule keeping a balance on all styles - Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba across all levels. 

  • 3 Special Boot-camps for those looking for more - Kizomba technique Bootcamp with Azlan & Mabel; Boogaloo performance Bootcamp with Gupson; DJ Bootcamp with DJ Selva

Truly International

  • participants from over 30 countries

  • good balance of men and women ratio & limited to only 240 Full festival passes. You don't have to wait for your dances anymore. It cosy and personal too! 

  • One of the friendliest & respectful dancers you will find in any festival

Luxurious Stay & Delicious Food

  • We highly recommend Taj Gateway to stay and enjoy all activities under one roof. Enjoy your dancing with a 5 star experience with complimentary breakfast buffet

  • Choose our Lunch and dinner on Friday at Covelong and at Taj on Sat & Sun. Get spoilt with the variety of food choice on the Indian cuisine!

Salsa Cafe 

  • Join the popular discussion hour with the artists to talk, discuss, argue and learn different perspectives on sensitive topics in the dance world. 

Artists & Team shows

  • Limited selected shows to keep you entertained and inspired

  • Less shows; more social dancing 

Holiday activities

  • Surfing on Friday is part of the festival agenda, not to miss! Learn to surf from India's best surfers along with your fellow dancers in the Bay of Bengal. 

  • Shopping!!!! Sneak out of the venue for shopping. Indian clothes, gold jewels or even material for your costumes. Ask for advice! 

  • If you come early, join us at all our weekly socials and get close to our very friend dance community

  • Have you watched a movie in the city that hosts one of the biggest movie industries in the country? Watch an Indian movie at World class movie halls at less than $3 

Post festival plans​ - highly recommended

  • Lunch at Mahabalipuram on Monday

  • Socials at Pondicherry on Monday & Tuesday

  • Relaxed days in the old French colony of Pondicherry, to do your own thing. 

Artists & DJs

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