The capital of the Czech Republic becomes the most Salsera in Europe during the month of love and friendship
Every month Prague becomes the center of the Salsero movement in the country. Latin music clubs are currently open, a traditional festival is scheduled to take place at the end of February, and a piano concert with a Venezuelan artist will take place on Monday 21st. So, continue reading this article created especially for you and find out about the details of each event related to Latin music.
La Bodeguita Del Medio
The most emblematic Restaurant / Bar in Havana (Cuba) located in “The City of One Hundred Towers” for two decades keeps its doors open and its hours this month.
La Bodeguita del Medio is designed in the colonial style of 20th century Havana and at the bar, in addition to the mojitos, you can also try more than 150 types of short and long drinks. Regarding the menu (in Spanish) you will find the typical Havana specialties, as well as seafood, fish, vegetables, and a variety of meat. Also, you can attend every day at noon and enjoy the European international menu.
This Restaurant/Bar features a live Cuban band (usually trios) and performances by Latin dancers every night. La Bodeguita del Medio is located at Kaprova 19, 1 10 00 in the Old Town, Prague.
Every day (except Sundays) is a day of continuous festivities lasting eleven hours, and the cost of entry is around five euros.
Saturday nights are more crowded, so it is recommended to go before 11:00 PM to dance on the dance floor with a large space. Also, to order your favorite cocktail you don’t need to know the national language because the waiters are Cuban and speak Spanish.
To attend La Macumba it is recommended to dress casually and not to carry excess belongings. The recommended minimum limit to have fun inside the bar is two hours due to a large number of activities, the best DJs in Prague mixing the greatest hits of Latin music (DJ Alejandro, DJ Chocolino, DJ Lázaro, DJ Mário, and others), Theme parties with programs and demonstrations several times a week, and various instructors who teach fans and enthusiasts to move to the rhythm of Salsa. This bar is located at Štefánikova 230/7 150 00 Prague 5-Anděl, Czech Republic. So, enjoy La Macumba in the month of love and friendship.
Prague Bachata Festival 2022
Prague Bachata Festival was created together with Bachata Souls (Pavel & Eli), two professional dancers who stand out in this Dominican rhythm. This Latin festival will take place from Friday, February 25th to Sunday, February 27th after a two-year break due to the pandemic. Here you will have the opportunity to enter the international dance scene in the Czech Republic, as well as meet new friends and gain progress in the current level of dance.
Prague Bachata Festival 2022 will take place at the Olympik Hotel, and the Full Pass is around 142 euros. There will be five international couples that will show their execution and perfect mastery of dance in shows and workshops with the combination of DJ Alejandro (Spain), DJ Husky (Israel), and DJ Dim5nsions (United Kingdom) doing their best mixes. Prague Bachata Festival 2022 is preparing this event for you.
Gabriela Montero In Concert
Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero is one of the most virtuous Latin women of classical piano. This exceptional artist has great improvisational skills and has performed with the world’s leading orchestras including New York, Los Angeles, Royal Liverpool, Rotterdam, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestras, the Canadian National Center for the Arts Orchestra, and many more.
This famous pianist released her most recent album “Latino” in the fall of 2019, and also she got the Latin Grammy for Best Classical Music Album for her first orchestral composition “Ex Patria”.
Gabriela Montero will offer a classical piano concert this Monday, February 21st at 7:30 PM, and you have the opportunity to enjoy it at the Rudolfinum located in Alšovo nábř. 12, 110 00 Josefov. This cultural center dates back to the 19th century and has concert halls, an art gallery, and exhibition spaces.