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Abakua

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 20 August, 2002, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 20 August, 2002, 12:00am
 

The leading dancers of one of New York's hottest salsa societies are shimmying into town for what promises to be the hottest dancing week this summer. As a feature of their world tour, founders of the Abakua Afro-Latin Dance Company Frankie Martinez and Erika Herrera will be holding peformances and classes at different venues all week long. The Abakua dancers have been storming New York's East Village with their parties and dance style that mixes ancient salsa and mambo rhythms with modern moves, and Martinez's particular style of choreography that blends historical events with original costumes. Tomorrow, 8pm-late. Dance demonstration at 9.45pm. Club Ing, 4/F Convention Plaza, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Thursday, 7pm-11pm (7pm registration). Level 1 classes 7.15pm-8.15pm, $175. 8.30pm-9.30pm dance party, $80 includes soft drinks and snacks. IGH, 11/F 345 Queen's Road, Central; Saturday, 8pm registration. Level II classes 8.15pm-9.15pm, $175. 9.30pm-1.30am dance party with a performance at 10pm, $150 includes soft drinks and snacks. Regal Hong Kong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay; Sunday, 6.30pm registration. 6.45pm-7.45pm show moves, $175. 7.45pm-12am dance party with a performance at 9pm. $150 includes standard drinks and snacks. Regal Hong Kong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay. Price for all of the above is $950. For bookings and inquiries call Joseph Ennin at 9238-1071 or e-mail joseph@hkmambo.com.


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