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Hanmer Salsa Winter Festival 2024

The 29th Annual Hanmer Salsa Dance Winter Festival

Latin Dance Winter Weekend Getaway

Join us for an exciting winter weekend getaway at the Latin Dance Party & Workshop in Hanmer, New Zealand. Dancers from various cities including Christchurch, Dunedin, Westcoast, Blenheim, Nelson, Wellington, Auckland, and beyond will gather to experience a fantastic snowy holiday filled with vibrant Latin rhythms.
Our venue, the Alpine Hanmer Springs Memorial Hall, sets the perfect stage for this event.
Embark on a memorable "Road Trip to Hanmer Springs," a picturesque alpine village where you can indulge in both the soothing hot pools and the exhilarating world of dance. Get ready to heat up the atmosphere at the Salsa Ball, where the passion for dance knows no bounds. Whether you're a beginner, an experienced dancer, or have never danced before, there's something for everyone. All ages are welcome, including kids who can enjoy free entry to the parties.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to join dancers from all over New Zealand and beyond. It's time to create lasting memories, embrace the winter charm, and immerse yourself in the joy of Latin dance.

Full Passes Available Now

Passes available now for this Winter on 16-18 August 2024. This year will be mainly a Salsa & Bachata event.
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member so you can get notifications as they comes out. 2023 was a massive success, see our blog for highlights.
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- x3 Friday Night Workshops
- x7 Saturday Workshops
- Friday & Saturday Parties

- x150 Full Passes Only for 2024
- Early Birds On Sale from 18 March 2024 SOLD OUT in 24hrs
- Discounted Full Passes on Sale Now!

- Unlimited Party Passes for this year with no cut off date

Teachers for 2024

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Jaime Jesus & Mary Grace:

Hailing from the vibrant cities of Sydney and Uruguay, Jaime Jesus and Mary Grace are world-renowned international artists with a rich legacy spanning over two decades.

As experts in Salsa and Bachata, they are celebrated for their infectious energy, technical prowess, and captivating performances that blend skill with sheer joy.

Their incredible workshops inspire dancers of all levels, leaving a lasting impact wherever they go.

With over 12 global recognitions across 10 different countries, Jaime Jesus and Mary Grace have made indelible contributions to the world of Latin dance, earning them a revered place among dance enthusiasts worldwide.


Georgina Woods:

The two-time reigning Australian Professional Female Salsa Soloist champion! Known for her contagious energy and graceful style, Georgina is leading the charge for the next wave of Australian talent. With a background in classical ballet and contemporary dance from top schools in Australia, Georgina has won multiple World and National Championship titles in solo, partner, and team categories. Her performances and workshops have taken her across Australia, Asia, and the United States.

Showcasing her expertise in signature ladies styling and solid technique, Georgina delights in sharing her knowledge with dancers of all levels. Get ready to be inspired by Georgina's love for dance and her dedication to helping ladies find their own style!

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Latin & Afro Caribbean Workshops


Hanmer Springs Accomodation

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Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba Parties


Frequently Asked Questions

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History & Info about Hanmer Salsa Fest

Cheering Crowd

Dance Schools
& Sponsors

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Photo Galleries from Previous Events


Event Location
& Map

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