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Events : 2012 Cincinnati Salsa Championships: 1st Prize: $300 (Sept. 13, 2011)
Posted by admin on 2012/9/6 8:50:00 (1636 reads)

Come to the Fountain Square on Thursday, September 13th, to participate in the Kick-off of Hispanic Heritage Month.

There will be tons of attractions, among them:

- a Salsa Competition with the 1st Prize of $300, 2nd Place: $200, and 3rd Place: $100, and attractive trophies for the top 6 couples. 

- Breaking Guinness World Record in Largest Merengue  Dance 

- Live Salsa music

Don't miss the opening of the Hispanic Heritage Month!

More info about Hispanic Heritage Months events - click here


Check out the video from last year:

AFTER PARTY @ LUNAR Lounge, till 2 AM

Events : National Hispanic Heritage Month @ NKU
Posted by admin on 2012/8/27 3:00:00 (2807 reads)

NKU Latino Student Affairs proudly present

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Northern Kentucky University
Otto M. Budig Theater, University Center, 12:00 pm

Featured Keynote Speaker
Mariela Dabbah

Other Events:

SEPTEMBER 14, 2012, 12:00 pm, Oakley and Eva G. Farris Amphitheatre
Zumba on the Plaza

SEPTEMBER 14, 2012, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union 107 A
National Hispanic Heritage Month Kick off Reception

SEPTEMBER 18, 2012, 6:00 pm, Soccer Stadium
3 vs. 3 Outdoor Soccer Tournament

SEPTEMBER 19, 2012, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Otto M. Budig Theatre, University Center
Mariela Dabbah Keynote Presentation

SEPTEMBER 19, 2012, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union 302
Mariela Dabbah Reception

SEPTEMBER 19, 2012, 7:00 pm, Griffin Hall 201
Mexican Film Series-Amor en Fin

SEPTEMBER 27, 2012, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Mathematics·Education·Psychology Center 200
Dreamer? But for Whom? Student Panel Discussion

SEPTEMBER 27, 2012, 7:00 pm, Griffin Hall 201
Mexican Film Series-Dos tipos de cuidado

SEPTEMBER 28, 2012, 4:00 pm, Landrum 200, Museum of Anthropology
Mexican Art Exhibit Reception

SEPTEMBER 28 - OCT 11, 2012, Landrum 200, Museum of Anthropology
Mexican Art Exhibition

OCTOBER 3, 2012, 7:00 pm, Griffin Hall 201
Mexican Film Series- Entre la tarde y la noche

OCTOBER 4, 2012, 8:00 - 2:00 pm, James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union
Latino College Fair

OCTOBER 10, 2012, 7:00 pm, Griffin Hall 201
Mexican Film Series-Enamorada

OCTOBER 10, 2012, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, University Center Ballroom & Otto M. Budig Theater
Pre-celebration “Dia de los Muertos”

OCTOBER 11, 2012, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, University Center Ballroom & Otto M. Budig Theater
Pre-celebration “Dia de los Muertos”

For more information please call 859-572-6013 or visit

Events : Salsa Saturday @ Lunar (July 7th)
Posted by admin on 2012/7/3 10:10:00 (1478 reads)

Our FIRST EVER Saturday Salsa Party @ LUNAR!!!!

Come and join us as we celebrate the World Choir Games with choirs from Latin America, and from around the world!

See pictures from Thursday Salsa Parties at LUNAR below. Saturday will be even better!!!

Lunar is located at 435 Elm StreetCincinnati, Ohio 45202

Events : 4th of July Salsa Party @ The Penguin
Posted by admin on 2012/7/3 10:09:16 (1570 reads)

YES! On Wednesday, July 4th, we're celebrating Independence Day Salsa-Style! 

Starting at 9 PM with the HOTTEST Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata music in town by DJ Rudy Alvarez

The #1 Salsa event in Cincinnati for 7 years!

FREE admission

HOTTEST Location in Cincinnati!!!!
BIGGEST Dance Floor!

The PENGUIN is the place to dance Salsa on Wednesday nights!!

Located on 5th Street, between Race and Vine Streets

This is the Welcoming Party for Choirs from Latin America participating in the World Choir Games! 

Events : Cincinnati: The City that Sings: with American Idol's Eben Franckewitz @ Fountain Square (May 31, 2012)
Posted by admin on 2012/5/31 0:00:00 (1692 reads)

Our new city video will debut on Fountain Square tonight at 5 pm.

American Idol's Eben Franckewitz will be there to sing. Join us!

To promote Cincinnati and the World Choir Games, Laure Quinlivan, member of Cincinnati's City Council, produced a music video starring celebrities with strong Cincinnati ties. The video premiere is Thursday, May 31 at 5 pm on Fountain Square's big screen, with performances by local choirs and American Idol Finalist Eben Franckewitz. I hope you will come! If you can't make it, watch the video here:

The City that Sings branding effort includes billboards at the airport, a wall mural by the Purple People Bridge and signage on 500 flower pots throughout the City. The City Council voted 9-0 to support this initiative to brand us as The City that Sings. 

Famous celebrities with ties to Cincinnati star in this music video produced by Cincinnati Council Member Laure Quinlivan. Cincinnati is host of the World Choir Games, proud to be The City that Sings!


Create your own video using same lyrics and melody, up to 5 min. View our "Cincinnati's Singing" video. Click "Respond to Video" box, select "Create Video Response". Upload your video or select from your Youtube page.

To complete your entry, email us your contact info, video title, entry description and credits to Your entry will not appear until we get your email and approve the video. Email us with questions. Entries accepted through July 1, 2012.


Best Video, $1000,
Best Remix $500,
Best Musical Performance $500,
Judge's Favorite $500

Events : 2012 World Choir Games in Cincinnati
Posted by admin on 2012/5/22 0:30:00 (1405 reads)

2012 World Choir Games still have volunteer opportunities! Apply TODAY! ... mes/volunteers/volunteers

They also selected the official song:

Events : Friday Salsa and FREE Midnight Buffet @ Cactus Pear
Posted by admin on 2012/5/14 16:13:15 (1796 reads)

Every Friday it's time for High-Energy Salsa Party @ Cactus Pear


Fantastic Dance floor, FREE Parking! With the best of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata and Cha Cha served to you by the best Latin DJ in Cincinnati - the legendary DJ Rudy Alvarez.

Cover $5

Cactus Pear
9500 Kenwood Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45242

Video from previous weeks:

Events : Mega Concierto @ Hamilton County Fairgrounds (Sunday, May 20)
Posted by admin on 2012/5/14 15:59:13 (1591 reads)

Radio La Mega is organizing "Mega Concierto" on Sunday, May 20, and MidwestLatino is one of the sponsors.

With 10 bands and DJ's, among them:
- Las Fenix
- Autoridad de la Sierra
- Supremacia Sonidera
- Baby Q

From 1 PM - 3 PM there will be special events and surprises for kids

Price: $10

For VIP Tickets call: 513-686-8996

Hamilton County Fairgrounds
7801 Anthony Wayne Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45213
(close to Su Casa)

Events : 5th Annual "Salsa on the Square" AFTER PARTY @ LUNAR (May 10th)
Posted by admin on 2012/4/30 19:14:11 (1292 reads)

Salsa on the Square is back on Thursday, May 10th, 7-10 PM, and we're hosting  our

5th Annual AFTER PARTY!!!! 

Sponsored by DonQ Rum from Puerto Rico!

So come to LUNAR Lounge, to the BEST Opening Party EVER! 

- With DonQ Rum sampling! 
- With TWO Dance Floors!!!!
- With the BEST music in Cincinnati! 
- More details are coming soon! 


The Best of Latin Thursdays @ Lunar:

Events : AWL International Festival (Sat. May 19, 2012)
Posted by admin on 2012/4/19 7:20:00 (1394 reads)

The Academy of World Languages ( is getting ready to host its 2012 Annual International Festival

AWL is a Cincinnati Public School where students from over 40 countries from around the world learn Chinese, Arabic, Russian Japanese or English as a Second Language. 

The date is set for Saturday, May 19, and everybody is invited to participate and support. So please spread the word to all international groups and let us know if you or your group would like to participate.
AWL (Academy of World Languages)
2030 Fairfax Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45207
To get a better idea about the AWL International Festival, please watch these videos from last year:

We plan to make the 2012 AWL International Festival the best ever!!!!  

Events : ArtNet 2012 (April 20, 2012)
Posted by admin on 2012/3/13 0:52:01 (1355 reads)

ArtNet 2012

Sponsored by Cincinnati Arts Association's Building Diverse Audiences Advisory Committee


An opportunity for you to meet other artists and learn about businesses, art clubs and educational institutions that cater to artists.

  • Build friendships
  • Develop professional relationships
  • Acquire new skills and training
  • Ask about membership organizations
  • Create opportunities for collaboration

Come, mix and mingle with artists in an artsy environment!


Friday, April 20, 2012, 5:00 - 7:30 PM

Weston Art Gallery, Aronoff Center, corner of 7th & Walnut Streets

Admission is Free, but registration is required

To register contact or call 513-977-4163

Download flyer (PDF)

Events : Photo shoot this Thursday @ Lunar (March 15)
Posted by admin on 2012/3/11 4:50:00 (1421 reads)

This Thursday, March 15th,  @ Lunar we're doing a photo shoot for a local newspaper!

Bring a group of friends and we'll take a picture of you. The best picture will be published the following week!

Check out some of our best pictures we took @ Lunar in the past:

Come this Thursday, March 15th, before 10:00 PM and at 11 PM we'll give you: 

- FREE VIP ticket for Cincinnati's hottest Saturday Party - the party @ Lunar!
- FREE ticket for Friday's Salsa @ Cactus Pear! 

Corzo Tequila shots $5 (normally $8) plus other specials:
Domestic beers and $4 Well and call liquors and $5 Mojitos!

Ladies: 18+, Guys: 21+

9:00 PM FREE dance lesson
10:0 PM the best of Reggaeton, Merengue, Bachata, Samba, and Salsa. And of course, with the best Latin DJs in Cincinnati - DJ Rudy, and DJ Jose Bonilla (El Rumbero) !

Events : Great dancing week (March 7 -March 10)
Posted by admin on 2012/3/10 8:30:00 (1271 reads)

The Salsa events are getting better and better! 

Wednesday Salsa @ Penguin is the the #1 Salsa dance event in Cincinnati. Having the biggest Salsa dance floor in Cincinnati is definitely a good reason to come and dance. And the Birthday Dance celebration are legendary: 

Last Thursday, March 8th, we started our weekly "Latin Mix / Reggaeton Party" @ Lunar, with "Latino Happy Hour" with live Flamenco music by Jorge Wojtas, and Tango performance by Patricia Paz Tango and Tango del Barrio!  Don't miss the upcoming  "This is Tango Now: Identidad" @ Blue Wisp Jazz Club (Sat. March 31, 2012)

And on Friday we had even better party than last week - the "High-Energy Salsa Party" at Cactus Pear, celebrating Tulia's Birthday Colombian style:

Join us this week for more fun and more dancing!

Events : Latino Happy Hour @ Lunar (Thu, March 8, 2012)
Posted by admin on 2012/3/5 2:50:00 (1266 reads)

It's been a while, but Latino Happy Hours are BACK! 

This Thursday at LUNAR Lounge (435 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH).

With Live FLAMENCO music by Jorge Wojtas!

And live TANGO performance by Patricia Paz!

Wines from Argentina and Chile. 

See pictures from the past: click here

If you're coming to network, here are few TIPS for NETWORKING

This event is sponsored by SHPE Cincinnati

Events : De Colombia para el Munda Party with Orquestra Grupo Son (Sat. March 31)
Posted by admin on 2012/3/5 2:30:00 (1331 reads)

Saturday, March 31, 2012,
9:00 PM - 2:30 AM

The best of  Salsa, Merenque, Cumbia, Bachata, Reggaeton with a Live band Orquestra Grupo Son, and DJ RO

Dance performance by Colombia Viva!

Price: $10

Sabor Peruano
7105 Dixie Highway,
Fairfield, Ohio 45014

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