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posted 19 Aug 2011, 15:51 by Dmitrijs Cerenkovs

August 20, 2011, from 10.00 till ...


Latvia Latino Dance Federation in cooperation with Dance and Movement Studio “studioX1”.

- To improve persons’ physical health, create positive emotions and promote movement culture.
- To promote in society a way how to spend free time productively – filled with physical activities.
- To promote positive attitude and popularize movement culture, to prove that everyone can dance, you just need to find the dance you like most. It is important that you are not just dancing, but doing it with joy.
- To popularize dancing in whole Latvia by promoting learning of dance skills to general public, demonstrating and teaching dancing as an easy acquirable skill, which can be practically used in different rhythms. To dance these dances you don’t have to be a professional as the dance steps are very easy.

3.1. Applications are accepted from June 6, 2011 till July 30, 2011 5.00 p.m.
3.2. Competition Regulations are available on web page
3.3. Application form – please apply electronically through home page under section Application and write a note “Application Form for Salsa Marathon”. After receiving the application, the organizer will send a questionary to the participant’s e-mail address. This questionary has to be filled and sent back together with a photo in the given terms to or to postal address Kr. Valdemara St. 8, Riga, Latvia, LV – 1010 with note “Application Form for Latvia Salsa Marathon”.
3.4. Data from questionaries will be kept only for the possession of organizers of “Latvia Salsa Marathon 2011” and won’t be given to any third parts.
3.5. All interested persons who have knowledge in Salsa and understanding of Salsa Marathon are allowed to apply for this competition. Any interested persons who will apply as it is described in these regulations and will agree to the terms of these regulations (if you do not sign the questionary you have to write in the e-mail “I have read and accept the terms of these regulations”) are allowed to take part in this Marathon.
3.6. Face in the photo must be clearly visible.
3.7. The photo must be made during the last 2 years.
3.8. The registration fee till June 22, 2011 is 5 EUR per person (you can pay by sending a request for invoice to or you can pay in cash at office of “studiox1” at Kr. Valdemara St. 8, Riga). From June 17, 2011 the registration fee is 8 EUR per person.
3.9. It is forbidden to change partner during the Marathon.
3.10. Participants have to be at least 16 years old.

4.1. Recommendations for Marathon participants are published on web page Please read carefully these recommendations!
4.2. By registration you confirm that you are responsible for your own health condition.
4.3. The timing of Marathon: The dance Salsa is performed in music for 45 minutes; then follows a break for 15 minutes. The aim is to dance as long as possible without stopping or falling out of the rhythm.
4.4. The DJ during Marathon will play music with different tempos.
4.5. In all categories the whole dance space must be used. You must not invade other dancer’s space.
4.6. Participants will be judged by professional jury.

4.7. Latvia Salsa Marathon 2011 will take place on the square at Riga Congress Centre, Kr.Valdemara St. 5, Riga, Latvia.

5.1. All registered participants will receive a diploma.
5.2. The main prize for the winning couple of Latvia Salsa Marathon 2011 –500.00 EUR.
5.3. The main prize for the winner in Solo category – fully paid travel expenses to Solo Shine competition which will take place in the framework of„WORLD LATINO AND SPECIAL COUPLE DANCE FESTIVAL’’ at Czech Republic.
5.4. First three places in each category will receive cups.
5.5. All photos of winners will be published at web page

Organizer’s home page -
More information regarding Marathon you can receive by sending an e-mail to or by calling to +371 28351811.