Salsa arrived in Cali to stay since the 50s, when it entered the popular neighborhoods to brighten up the afternoons of dance and recreation
Salsa is the hallmark of the city, it is an identity that boosts Cali's cultural commitment that feeds on the richness and diversity of its roots that welcomed this rhythm as the pulse that gives vitality to its days.
Traveling to Cali is the perfect opportunity to live the salsa experience in its varied forms: discos, schools and shows.
Salsa arrived in Cali to stay since the 50s, when it entered the popular neighborhoods to brighten up the afternoons of dance and recreation that remained as a way of being and living.
To see the salsa professionals in Cali it is possible in shows such as Delirio and Ensálsate, Swing Latino, of great influx and that shows that vertiginous and acrobatic dance, so characteristic of the Cali dance school.
It is also possible to take salsa dance classes and it is even more possible to have a more in-depth experience learning Spanish dancing salsa or volunteering in dance schools.
There are areas in the city where the great discos and nightlife are concentrated: the traditional 5th Street, the legendary Juanchito and the growing Menga area, north of Cali by the old exit to Yumbo. But there are also small places where the caleños congregate to the dance, among them La Topatolondra and Tintindeo.
You should know that to go to some places to dance salsa it is a requirement to go in formal clothes and in shoes of material other than tennis or sandals. Glamor things an unforgettable experience.