Bachata Kiss is a bachata dance event in London, runs on the 3rd Saturday of every month at Guy's Bar London Bridge and is organised by Miro Ghazarian and Have Fun Dancing brothers (Morty Parkook & Mo Parkook) with the support of Bachata Spice.
Once upon a time, there was only one bachata party in London and there was this man with lots of courage who used to go there and many international dance festivals.
- Certified sensual bachata dance instructor by Korke y Judith.
- Bachata, Kizomba and other Latin dances: over 8 years.
- Dance Instructor and Latin DJ: since 2014 nationally (UK) and internationally (Europe).
- Latin dance competitions: multiple
- Show Choreography and performance: multiple
In 2015, he was personally invited by Korke y Judith (the creators of Sensual Bachata) to take part in their first ever instructor training course and has become a certified sensual bachata dance instructor. Miro regularly travels abroad both to teach and to expand his dance knowledge by attending international events and specialized workshops.
Morty Parkook: he was rehearsing Break Dancing & Body Popping since adolescent then he went to Dance and Drama School in Newcastle Upon Tyne for 2 years of contemporary dance and then took lots of Salsa lessons by the legendary Robert and Jean White (Mambo City) for 2 years, way back before it was called Mambo City, then years later he took Cuban Salsa lessons at Bohemia, Salsa Cross Body, Bachata, Kizomba, Zouk & Styling at Caramelo Latin Dance School, Modern and Sensual Bachata at Bachata Spice and BOS, Bachata Dominican with Gabriel Bravo Riviera at Gabeto run by Tropicana Dance School.
Mo Parkook: he was rehearsing Persian dance since adolescent then he went to Dance and Drama School in Newcastle Upon Tyne for 2 years of contemporary dance and then took Cuban Salsa lessons at Bohemia, Salsa Cross Body, Bachata, Kizomba, Zouk & Styling at Caramelo Latin Dance School, Modern and Sensual Bachata at Bachata Spice and BOS, Bachata Dominican with Gabriel Bravo Riviera at Gabeto run by Tropicana Dance School.
2011: BachataStars UK event. This competition was brought to UK by them as part of a plan to show UK dance lovers how beautiful Bachata music and dance could be. This was the first big and pure UK Bachata event with the pioneers of Sensual Bachata, Korke and Judith as special guests and a regular crowd of around 300 people on the venue just to dance Bachata.
During 2012 and 2013: Bachata Spice kept organising this competition and sending their champions to the Europe finals.
January 2014: first UK Bachata dedicated festival, hosted by BachataStars Europe Finals.
February 2014: first Bachata Spice Monthly Party started
End of 2014: invited Ronny Dae (international Bachata singer from New York)
2015: Bachata Spice Party became Bimonthly, they invited international dancers and Ephrem J "la voz de la Bachata" a famous Latin singer from Curacao (the Dutch Caribbean) to their regular party. Also, Bachata Spice UK Championship was born, a choreography competition for UK dancers.
Today Bachata Spice is one of the biggest UK Bimonthly events proudly promoted ALL THE UK BACHATA ARTISTS that want to join them with a total of three ongoing Bachata competitions and guests artists, DJs, instructors... They are working with other Latin dance promoters to help the Bachata world to grow bigger with lots of fresh projects coming up.