Yersin Rivas

Yersin Guillen Rivas was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba into a family with strong afrocuban roots and was brought up with a passion for music.

As a member of the renowned Casa de la Cultura and Hotel Jagua shows, Yersin performed in theatres and stages across Cuba, and after arriving in the UK he quickly became a hit on the local and international salsa scene.

As one of the most sought-after instructors for Cuban Salsa – Yersin has taught and performed at many clubs, festivals and congresses including:

  • The Latin Splash Festival
  • Cuban Salsa Congresses (Wales, Swansea, London and Bournemouth)
  • Festival Dias Cubanos (Holland)
  • Afro Cuban Pati Weekender
  • Pontins Weekender
  • Salsa Feel The Heat Weekender
  • Teeside Festival
  • Mambo City Congress
  • Scottish Salsa Congress
  • Eagle Tours (Barcelona,Malaga and Majorca,Spain)
  • Salsa Caramba (Sweden)
  • Latin Angels (Toulouse, France)
  • Dance-Cubana Lloyd
  • Havananights
  • SalsaJulia
  • Salsabrighton
  • Bar Salsa
  • Brighton Cuban Festival
  • Salseduce
  • … and Chilli con Salsa

Yersin also featured on a South American tour taking his talent to countries such as Chile, Venezuela, Ecuador and Brasil where he gave a series of workshops and master classes.

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