A 3-Day Salsa and Bachata Festival Not to be Missed
If an individual were to pass by the Marriott on Canal Street between August 12 and August 15, they might be able to distinguish the faint sounds of Latin or Bachata music coming from within the hotel's doors. They would be catching a mere glimpse of the exciting 3-day festival.
This year, the 4th Annual New Orleans Salsa Bachata Festival will take place at the New Orleans Marriott from August 12 to 15, with a pre-party happening on August 11.
Anyone with a little bit of rhythm and/or a love for diverse music should be sure to purchase tickets on Event Brite. Participating individuals can enjoy a discounted rate at the Marriott, $129/a night. This 3-day fete will feature competing dancers moving their bodies in the categories of Latin Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Zouk, Urban Fusion, Heels, and Ballroom dance.
The Marriott will provide 30,000 square feet of ballroom space for the impressive calendar of dance workshops, socials, and performances. Attending individuals can take advantage of the 65+ hours of diverse dance workshops, which range from Cha Cha Cha Footwork to Brazilian Samba.
At the end of each day of competitions and workshops, individuals can enjoy performances by international, national, and local dance artists. In addition, each night there are dance socials with themes such as "Harry Potter: The Leads and Follows" and "Saints and Sinners Masquerade" that run until 4 in the morning.
The fanfare does not end there; the New Orleans Salsa Bachata Festival additionally hosts themed rooftop pool parties and silent headphone Bourbon Street flashmobs.
Individuals should take advantage of this opportunity to indulge in an exciting celebration of life and dance.