AsęiLe- with DCubanSchool
Created by Damarys Farres of the CubanSchool , to conserve, promote, expand on the knowledge of African influences in our Afro-Cuban , Caribbean and Latin cultures , product of the slavery trade and migration waves in the diaspora, in collaboration with Hector Oviedo
This 23rd & 24th October 2021 ,
Let's go beyond DANCE and expand our knowledge while exploring and celebrating the fascinating world of the Afro-CUBAN diaspora , during this glorious weekend of Dance , music and more ...
When: Saturday 23rd & 24th October
From : 13.00 -21:30
Where: EVOKE Dance Studios
In-Person & ONLiNe option
Meet your AsęiLe Dance teachers
Damarys Farrés is the Director and sole founder of D'CubanSchool, and the creator of Ase-iLe Lab, CUBAinBrighton Festival, GODDESS-Connect with your inner-self experience as well as GET it RiGHT Structured courses and Puro Sabor Cubano master workshops.
It has been said that 'Damarys is a unique dancer, who captures the soul and spirit of Cuba in her dancing'; and that 'Damarys affects everybody with her vital energy, passion and happiness!'
Damarys is a knowledgable passionate dancer, choreographer, teacher and researcher of the Cuban and Afro-Cuban culture dance forms and rhythms. These include Salsa, Son, Rumba, Yoruba, Bantu, Arara, Reggaeton among other genres.
Damarys is highly acclaimed in UK as well as worldwide for her charisma and her infectious energy. She is renowned for her knowledge and passion for the Cuban and Afro-Cuban culture, dance forms, her femininity and powerful positive energy. She has a unique dancing style, choreography, artistic direction and teaching, which owes much to her broad background in dance. This includes classical ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, Reggaeton , traditional and popular Cuban styles, folk dances, as well as other Latin, modern and Afro-Cuban dances.
She was the first female Cuban artist to provide structured Cuban dance rhythm courses in the UK. She was the first solo Cuban Artist to organise independent Cuban cultural events involving Cuban artists in the UK, hence our slogans “110% Cubano” - “110% Genuine Cuban!”
Her passion for her culture and Cuban dance, especially traditional and Afro-Cuban dance, are her main motive for founding The Cuba School of Arts - The Home of Cuban Arts in the UK.
Hector is an international, well-known dance instructor, with several great successes on his list.
He began his career early as a professional dancer in La Habana, Cuba.
He is a highly educated dancer, graduated from ENA (Escuela Nacional de Arte) and ISA (Instituto Superior de Arte).
In addition to Latino dances, he has a wide education within inter alia ballet and modern dance.
Hector has spent a lot of time working on various cabarets in Cuba.
He worked in the well-known dance and music group Raices Profundas, Conjunto Folklórico Nacional.
After that, he started a cooperation as choreographer and dancer with the world-renowned group Yoruba Andabo, where he stayed for twelve years.
The group has received numerous awards, including winning a Latin Grammy in 2001 and 2003. They traveled around the world and became very successful.
The Afro-Cuban dances have become Hector's specialty, and he has the whole world as a workplace.
Hector constantly travels around various festivals and dance events internationally.
With his motto of working hard and never giving up, he has become a great icon in the world of dance.
The dance is Hector's driving force in life and he enjoys every minute of the dance floor.
Together with his dance partner Lina, he currently runs Tropical Sundsvall and wants to put Sundsvall on the dance chart.
And for a few years he is working closely with Damarys Farres in her attempt to promote and creating quality Cuban & Afro-Cuban dance events in UK.
You will receive full programme via email together with your place conformation after booking. For further questions please contact us
Our AsęiLe artists in action