This is an annual event with a weekend packed of workshops and performances showcasing the best of Rueda de Casino in Australia & Cuban Dance and Culture.

We bring to you Australia’s only Rueda de Casino Championships that draws academies across the country and the Pacific. This is an opportunity to compete in both Professional levels and Amateur level. We see the best of the best showing brilliant choreography within Rueda de Casino.

What is a Cuban Dance Festival ?

Each year we have a focus and theme to what we want to bring to you. It can incorporate Afro Cuban, Franco Haitian, Rumba, Casino (Cuban Salsa), Rueda de Casino, Son, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Pilon, Mozambique, Cuban Reggaeton, Bolero, Dominican Bachata, Kizomba and other African Rhythms and dance.

The two events alternate each year to allow dance schools time to prepare for the competition.

Next event : Sydney Afro Cuban and Cuban Dance Festival

Date: October 11th to October 13th, 2019

  • 2020 – Australian Rueda Championship and Cuban Dance Festival
  • 2021 – Sydney Afro Cuban & Cuban Dance Festival
  • 2022 – Australian Rueda Championship and Cuban Dance Festival
  • 2023 – Sydney Afro Cuban & Cuban Dance Festival
  • 2024 – Australian Rueda Championship and Cuban Dance Festival
  • 2025 – Sydney Afro Cuban & Cuban Dance Festival