Date & time
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Australia's unique Annual Afro-Cuban Dance, Music and Culture Celebration. An exciting weekend exploring the history of Cuban culture through dance and percussion workshops plus performances in the Roots of Salsa from Australia's greatest Cuban artists. Afrekete 2023 will be held for the first time in Townsville. Official Opening Night - "A Night in Cuba" professional Cuban showcase to live drumming PLUS exclusive screening of Cuban Music documentary Cuba My Soul and afterparty Workshops in Cuban dance and music from the Rumba to the popular Cuban dances Son and Casino, followed by a 'Hotter than Havana Night' White party to Cuban Band and DJ. Workshops in Afro-Cuban dance to live percussion - the African Roots of the popular Salsa. Plus Cuban Food and Artisan stall and an authentic Cuban traditional Taino cooking demonstration. An authentic piece of Cuba in North Queensland. Add-on: Trip to Magnetic Island on private boat.
- Family Friendly
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY
Destination Gold Coast acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout Southeast Queensland.