University of Iowa

International Crossroads Community hosts Latin dance festival April 16

April 7th, 2010

The University of Iowa International Crossroads Community will hold its annual Latin dance festival from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, April 16, in the second floor ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union. This event is free for UI students, $4 for non-UI students and children, and $6 for adults. Refreshments will be served at the event.

There will be salsa lessons from 6 to 7 p.m. and a UI Latin jazz ensemble will perform from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by a contest. From 8:45 to 11 p.m. there will be a performance by Orquesta de Jazz y Salsa Alto Maiz, an 11-piece Latin jazz dance band featuring local musicians.

UI International Programs, the UI Student Government and The Coca-Cola Company sponsor the event.

For more information, contact Nicholas O’Brien at or 319-335-0345.