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The Stargate Shows during EL SOL Salsa Festival is an extraordinary event.

We want to create a space where you can show the world your hard work and open for you the doors that lead to the big stage.

During this special program, taking place between the daily workshops, a jury made up of the top world-class dancers will choose the winners who will get the opportunity to present their show during the evening gala party.

Let yourself be known by an international and enthusiastic audience! Let yourself be known as an artist!

The jury will be announced shortly! Rest assured that you will be evaluated by the brightest stars of world salsa!

Now it´s time for you! Take on the challenge and stand on stage with world-famous artists! Feel the emotions, the thrill, the atmosphere, the stage and the spotlights focused just on you! Once again, we invite you to the stage of our festival!

We have prepared 3 categories for you, 12 places awaiting in each one:
– Solo (show up to 2 minutes) – Friday
– Couples (show up to 2,5 minutes) – Saturday
– Groups (show up to 3 minutes, groups up to 10 participants) – Sunday

The performances will be marked for technique, choreography, image and show.

How to participate – information and conditions:

The registration for the Stargate Shows starts on 15th March 2018. Please send your applications to: The deadline for sending your applications falls on 31st July 2018 (or earlier in case there are no available places left in the category).

  1. Your application should include:
  • Names and surnames of the participants (additionally artistic pseudonym and the groups’ name for GROUPS category)
  • A description and a picture of the artist(s) and the show
  • Music for the show in mp3 format
  1. The condition of participation is buying a VIP PASS.

The participants of the Stargate Shows get a 30% discount from the CURRENT PRICE OF THE VIP PASS ON THE DAY OF THE PURCHASE. The purchase should be done through the website ( Please use the promo code you will receive with the confirmation of the acceptance of your application.

The VIP PASS must be bought within 30 days of submitting your application. ATTENTION! Any delay in keeping this deadline will result in crossing you out of the Stargate Shows participant list.

If a participant already possesses a different type of PASS which has been bought before his/her application, it will be exchanged for VIP PASS Stargate (70% of VIP PASS price). In such a case, depending on the amount that was initially paid, it may be necessary for the participant to additionally pay the remaining amount to reach the 70% of the price of the VIP PASS appropriate for the day of his/her application. If the initially paid amount was higher than the 70% of the price of the VIP PASS appropriate for the day of participant’s application, he/she will be able to use the excess amount as a discount for buying a pass for the next edition of the festival.

  1. Any contestant can participate in only one chosen category of the Stargate Shows.

In the event of resignation, regardless of the reason, an additional payment for the full VIP PASS price or any other selected pass is required. There is no way to return such a pass.

The discount for participation in the Stargate Show does not combine with other discounts and special offers.

  1. Prepared shows must present the dance technique – SALSA. We allow all styles: on1, on2, Cuban and related and possible mergers.

Registration for the competition involves acceptance of all of the above regulations.