Wednesday, December 15, 2010

17th/ 18th December at 8 pm. "Viva el flamenco" at "El sotano"

Dear Members and Friends,

We would like to inform you to Viva el Flamenco! featuring Carolina Vera, hosted by El Sotano Flamenco School, on 17 and 18 December 2010.

Carolina Vera’s Flamenco School, “El Sótano”, is hosting Hong Kong’s 1st ever annual flamenco dance showcase which will feature the richness of
Hong Kong’s regional dance talent as well as Carolina Vera herself.

Dancers will perform original flamenco dance pieces that will immerse you in Spain’s breathtaking culture & music over 2 nights of deeply inspiring performances

Please find the details below:

Venue: Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central

Date: Friday, December 17 & December 18 at 8:00pm

Price: HKD155

For reservation, please check here or call the booking hotline at 31 288 288.

21st December. Piano concert by J.L. Ferrer. at Kowloon Shangri- La Hotel Hong Kong

Dear Members and Friends,

We are delighted to inform you about the Piano concert by world renowned Spanish pianist David Gomez, followed by food pairing dinner at the Shang Palace, (2 Michelin Star) pairing exquisite Chinese food and award winning Spanish wines from J.L.Ferrer winery (Mallorca).

Wines will be presented by Wine Expert and editor of Bar Talk, Ms Maggie Beale.

Please find the details below:

Date: 21st Dec 2010

Time: 19:30 - 23:00

Venue: Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel Hong Kong, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East

Ticket: 880HKD (+10%)

Limited Spaces – Please book with enough time in advance to secure your seat.

For reservations, kindly contact Alfonso Ballesteros or at 91793554.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

17 to 19th December. La Pipetua from Argentina at Shung Wan Civic Centre.

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department is going to present the La Pipetua from Argentina from 17 to 19 December 2010 (Friday - Sunday) at Sheung Wan Civic Centre, North District Town Hall and Tai Po Civic Centre respectively. Grateful if you could help forwarding the following e-flyer to the Argentinian community for their information. Thank you very much.

Should you have any question about the programme, please feel free to contact the undersigned direct.

With Thanks & Best Regards,


Assistant Manager (Multi-Arts)
Dance & Multi-Arts Office
Cultural Presentations Section
Leisure & Cultural Services Department
Tel: 852 2268 7226
Fax: 852 2371 3519

10, 11 and 12 December. Flamenco Workshop with José Carmona at "El Sotano",

Dear Members and Friends,

We would like to invite you to Flamenco Workshop with José Carmona on 10th , 11th and 12th of December at "El Sotano" Dance studio.

Jose Carmona is a widely known and acclaimed dancer from Spain whose work & artistry has earned him the unparalleled respect of the artistic and musical community.
He launched his professional career at "Escuela de Ballet Nacional" (National School of Ballet) and has completed intensive training at numerous prestigious institutes in Spain such as: ‘Real Conservatorio de Arte Dramático de Madrid’ (Real Conservatory of Dramatic Arts of Madrid), Conservatorio de Danza de Alicante (Conservatory of Dance of Alicante) as well American Ballet from New York, amongst others.

In 1996, he founded his own dance company (Compania de Danza Jose Carmona) which has been notably successful around Spain & the rest of the world, touring countless countries & staging numerous productions. He subsequently opened his own dance school (PASOS) in Spain, in 1999.

Along the years, he has toured many countries such as Russia, Holland & Mexico and has worked with ’Ballet de Antología de la Zarzuela de Madrid’, ‘Ballet Español de Juan Príncipe’, ‘Gran Palace de Lloret de Mar’, ‘Galas de Salou’ as well as many of Spain’s greatest flamenco artists.

Please find the details below:

Venue: "El Sotano" Dance studio: 24 Elgin St., Soho

Date: Friday 10/12
7:30pm - 8:30pm- Classical Spanish Dance + Beginner Castanets
8:30pm - 9:30pm- Technique + Alegrias Choreography

Saturday 11/12
7:30pm - 8:30pm- Classical Spanish Dance + Beginner Castanets
8:30pm - 9:30pm- Technique + Alegrias Choreography
9:30pm- 10:30pm- Classical Spanish Dance + Castanets (NEW)

Sunday 12/12
2:00pm- 3:00pm- Classical Spanish Dance + Castanets (NEW)
3:00pm - 4:00pm- Classical Spanish Dance + Beginner Castanets
4:00pm - 5:00pm- Technique + Alegrias Choreography

HKD 300 - 1 class
HKD 1500 - 5 classes
HKD 2700 - 10 classes

HKD 320 per class
HKD 1600 - 5 classes
HKD 2880- 10 classes

For more information and bookings please contact: 69001517 or

Thursday, December 2, 2010

December/ Monday. Salsa clases.

Don't miss the chance to have Zouk Lambada lessons with UK instructor Marcos Fonseca

Only in Dec 2010, every Monday 20:00 - 22:00, $180 per hour per person, for detail please vist Exotica Dance HK website.

Marcos informations:

MARCOS FONSECA Brazilian Dance and Fitness Presenter, started dancing at an early age and dedicated much of the 90's to Lambada, Hip Hop, African dance and Jazz.
A graduate of Physical Education from Rio de Janeiro University, he specialized in fitness through dance. Moving to Europe in 1992 he made a name for himself teaching Hip Hop, Latin Rhythms, Lambada and Salsa.
He has taught his unique style of dance and fitness classes and workshops in a total
of 40 countries so far.
He returned to Brazil in 2005 till 2007 to concentrate and deepen his expertise in Brazilian Zouk Lambada and Salsa and to learn and work with world famous professionals such as Renata Pecanha, Luis Floriao, Jose Carlos Valverde.
Marcos' Tour dance workshops and congress in Europe, Africa and Midlle east, now Asia ..... where he introduced his unique Rio Zouk Style and cardio-zouk class. Marcos is currently in London and his unique style of dance and teaching has proven extremely popular. Marcos is currently teaching Rio zouk lambada , at Pineapple Dance studios and teaches hip hop and salsa partner and choreography classes throughout London including at Fitness First, Virgin, LA Fitness and other Prestigiuos clubs and bar venues.