A Cuban dance extravaganza is heading to Melbourne for one night only

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A Cuban dance extravaganza is heading to Melbourne for one night only

Dance Buena Vista
Words by Staff Writer

The King of Cuban Dance, Eric Turro Martinez, is heading to Melbourne for a one-night-only performance at The Palms.

Known for his association with the legendary Buena Vista Social Club, Eric Turro Martinez is a celebrated figure in the world of Cuban dance, revered for his ability to bring the rich traditions of his homeland to life on stage. Taking place at The Palms Crown Casino on June 17, Dance Buena Vista invites you to immerse yourself in a night of live music, dance and story.

Dance Buena Vista

  • Detailing Eric Turro Martinez’s story in Cuba in the 90s, Dance Buena Vista is heading to Melbourne
  • This cultural extravaganza will take over The Palms at Crown Casino
  • It takes place for one night only on June 17

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From the struggles of the 90s embargo to the golden age of Havana in the 1950s, the audience is transported to a world of fancy hotels, vibrant casinos, and the birth of some of Cuba’s most famous performers.

Dance Buena Vista is more than just a performance; it’s a sensory experience combining Cuban music, dance, and storytelling to evoke the passion and emotion of the Cuban culture. With Turro Martinez as the artistic director, this production promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the magic of Cuban dance firsthand.

Having been a part of renowned productions such as Buena Vista Social Club in Cuba, The Bar at Buena Vista, Havana Rumba, and Hemmingway’s Havana, Turro Martinez has toured globally, showcasing the beauty and history of Cuban dance since 2004.

“We are so excited about Eric Turro Martinez’s show in Melbourne,” said the show’s Executive Producer, Oscar Zuniga. “This is a show for anyone interested in Cuba, Latin American culture or even just a great night out.”

Offering a rare glimpse into the history and spirit of Cuba, it’s an experience that dance enthusiasts and cultural aficionados alike won’t want to miss.

Catch Dance Buena Vista at The Palms Crown Casino on June 17.

This article was made in partnership with Dance Buena Vista.