DJ HUGO BOSS: Top 10 Ghetto Zouk of 2019

Hugo Silva, known as DJ Hugo Boss is an internationally recognised DJ of Mozambican descent, raised in Portugal and based in London. Apart from music he has also ventured into organising festivals namely Maningue Nice Festival and its 2021 edition is live, you can keep up with updates HERE and you can connect with Hugo here. Hugo Gave us his TOP 10 GHETTO ZOUK SONGS OF … Continue reading DJ HUGO BOSS: Top 10 Ghetto Zouk of 2019

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CKF 2019 – Review

CKF 2019 – the festival that knows how to entertain December’s dance festival highlight, as we are used to by now, was the Christmas Kizomba Festival, in Lisbon. For those who don’t know, CKF owes its success to the combined talent and efforts of the Fantastic Four (Paulo & Lanna and Miguel & Susana).      ————————————————————————————————————— Highlights If you don’t read until the end, here is … Continue reading CKF 2019 – Review

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I AM SEMBA 2019 – Review

Intro I AM SEMBA 2019 –The latest contribution to the, Milan-based, event’s legacy and to the appetite for Semba in the Kizomba community? Our opinion below:     ————————————————————————————————————— Synopsis If you don’t read to the end, here is what you need to know: On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being a completely negative experience and 10 being an overwhelmingly positive one, this year’s Semba … Continue reading I AM SEMBA 2019 – Review

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Budapest Kizomba Connection 2019 – REVIEW

Budapest Kizomba Connection – A festival heavily reliant on its venue location wow-factor and a history of successful editions. BKC9 edition promised to continue a tradition of epic music, superb location, great vibe and an overall unique dancing experience. It succeeded on some fronts, however, in an over-saturated festival market, compromising on key elements, such as music, puts the, relatively expensive, festival, in the heart … Continue reading Budapest Kizomba Connection 2019 – REVIEW

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Ginga 2019 Festival Review

Ginga 2019: the all-in, all-star edition Ginga 2019 edition was announced to be the final instalment in this festival’s story and it promised to be unmissable with top teachers, live performances, countless special guests and lots of surprises. Looking back at the weekend, I certainly hope it won’t be the last we’ll see of the Hamburg-based project. Ginga 2019 ticked all the boxes and drew … Continue reading Ginga 2019 Festival Review


Victoria attended 14 festivals in 2018 so we thought she’d be a great person to ask* for her TOP 5 Festivals of 2018, a much needed female perspective to give balance.  For many people who don’t have a full view of the growing scene in America, she also re-directs focus in what is currently a rather Euro-centric festival scene. *It probably should be noted that … Continue reading TOP 5 KIZOMBA FESTIVALS 2018 BY VICTORIA GORDON


Joseph Wagner is an avid traveller, in 2017 alone he attended 29+ festivals and shared with us his Top 10 festivals of 2017. In 2018 he attended 20+ festivals, which is quite impressive by anyone’s standards, once again Joseph has shared with us his TOP 10 Kizomba Festivals of 2018 in no particular order. Helsinki – Fiki 2018 – Very nice atmosphere, good music, Ice … Continue reading TOP 10 KIZOMBA FESTIVALS OF 2018 BY JOSEPH WAGNER

Ella Europe 2019 – REVIEW

Ella Europe 2019 – the reboot concept with a tonne of potential. After a year’s gap between the first Lisbon edition back in 2017, Ella returned to Europe this January with a promising concept and glowing line-up. Being the first Meu Semba outing of 2019 we were keen to see what the organising team had prepared and I was glad to escape the plummeting winter … Continue reading Ella Europe 2019 – REVIEW


He Gave us his Top 10 KIZOMBA Tracks of 2018, now DJ Jair has graced us with his top 10 Coladeira songs of 2018, with some added extras (we are starting to think this is his signature …give us Honourable mentions list that is bigger than the top 10 – we see you…) Here it is, enjoy these and add them to your listening list. … Continue reading DJ JAIR’S TOP 10 COLADEIRA SONGS OF 2018