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Latin Dances

Brazilian theme packs them in at Ivy Ball

This year's Ivy Ball drew a record number of alumni from American Ivy League colleges and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Friday, 22 June, 2012, 12:00am

Dancing the salsa

Four junior reporters paired up to learn salsa from dance instructor Joseph Ennin. They shook, glided and spun around. Check out what they have learned.

What is salsa?

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

A few missteps but a lot of fun

Latino Aerobics Lite Free (Full version is US$5.99) Rating 7/10

13 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Out-of-town Tsui enjoys hot day to fire up stable

Me Tsui Yu-sak was on Australia's Gold Coast inspecting horses yesterday, but it didn't stop his stable from firing and the team racked up a treble in his absence, with Rumba King, Happy Cha Cha and Just Fantastic all converting the wins they had threatened to deliver in earlier starts.

6 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Get a move on

You could just sing along, of course, like every other member of the audience - or you could go one better when Janet Jackson brings her Janet Number Ones tour to our shores, on February 14.

Pure Fitness is offering dance workshops on the weekend of February 12 and 13, to warm fans up for the concert and teach them how to move like the pop star.

23 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Gala-goers give it up for change

The Changing Young Lives Foundation threw its annual fund-raising dinner party at the Armani Bar last month.

The Festival of Trees 2009 was chaired by Jim and Sally Thompson, with all the money raised at the gala donated to the foundation's projects to help underprivileged children in Hong Kong and on the mainland.

24 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Mambo Girl

Mambo Girl Grace Chang, Peter Chen Ho, Kitty Ting Hao, Liu En-chia Director: Evan Yang

Hong Kong's cinema, like its cityscape, has so radically changed during the past half-century that watching Mambo Girl is akin to an entertaining lesson in a bygone pop era.

22 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

letters

Achieve balance for a positive future

I read about a survey recently that revealed Hong Kong primary students, in general, have no interest in their studies. They spend their lessons napping and chatting to friends. They learn nothing, and are simply wasting their time.

10 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

letters

Keep private life out of public eye

I strongly believe that everyone, including celebrities, has the right to privacy. We are all equal irrespective of our profession.

Entertainers may act, sing or dance to earn a living, but they should not be treated differently.

24 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Each week we talk to HK's brightest and best

Name Chan Hing-wai, Chan Chui-mei

School Pok Oi Hospital Tang Pui King Memorial College

Grade Form Three

Sport Dancesport - Latin

17 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

HKBU duo finds the perfect rhythm

A pair of Latin dancers from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) came second in each of the three categories they entered at the fourth Hong Kong Interschool Dancesport Championships held in January.

Yu Dick-kwan and Holly Yau Sin-ting, who took part in the cha cha cha, rumba and jive, said they were excited about the results.

6 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Step into your fanciest pumps and dance the cold away

The Salsa Festival is now in full gear and although the weather is not exactly co-operative, organisers Quick Step Productions is still taking the Latin rhythms outside tonight. They're hoping to again throw one of the biggest salsa street parties on the Avenue of Stars promenade from 6pm.

14 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Samba rhythms for charity

The sounds of samba provided the soundtrack to the lively Foreign Correspondents' Club's ball on September 15 at the Convention and Exhibition Centre.

19 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Samba magic to dazzle with colourful show

Brazilian dancers promise sizzling performance with hot rhythms, colourful plumes and costumes with a Vegas touch

Take six beautiful dancers in dazzling costumes, add some samba music and you've got a winner - an attraction that will liven up any parade and bring a taste of the real Brazilian carnival spirit to Lan Kwai Fong.

7 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Everybody: step up

Kenji Po Kwong-wood, 35, dance instructor

Young Post: How did you become a Latin dance instructor?

Po: I joined a Latin dance class at Creation Dancing Academy when I was in Form Three.

I fell in love with the passionate music and energetic dance steps. After completing my Form Seven studies, I joined the academy as a Latin dance instructor.

3 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

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