The 1st Annual Cuba International Ballroom Championships
April 13-17, 2016
Dancesport Returns To Its Roots At Last
After years of negotiation and planning, we are pleased to announce Cuba’s first Championship Titles in ballroom dancing—Open to the World!
This is your opportunity to win a prestigious international title and experience for yourself the amazing culture of this unique island nation. The warmth of its people, the depth of its music and dancing, and the richness of its art and architecture make Cuba the most precious and dazzling pearl in the Caribbean.
- Join us for delightful cultural exchanges and deepen your understanding of Latin and Afro-Cuban moves and rhythms.
- Dine and dance to a live performance by Havana’s own Buena Vista Social Club
- Sponsored by the Government of Cuba, we will immerse you in an exclusive cultural experience that will surpass all others.
- Plus a special add-on package if you wish to extend your cultural adventure.
The Cuba International Ballroom Championships (CIBC) presents Smooth, Rhythm, Latin and Standard events in Open Professional, Open Amateur and Pro Am Divisions with scholarships in A, B, C and Senior Categories.
Included in the package is the CIBC Dance Summit featuring fabulous educational lectures by:
- Donnie Burns, MBE
- Rufus Dustin
- Gaynor Fairweather, MBE
- Ana Llorente
- Marianne Nicole
- Sam Sodano
- And Afro-Cuban workshops by choreographers and teachers from Cuba’s best dance companies.
Organized by Ana Llorente, Donnie Burns, MBE & Michael Chapman
Sponsored by Cuba’s Ministry of Culture
Endorsed by the World Dance Council, DanceComp.Org and the American Sports Network