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Afro-Caribbean Connections ( Kizomba LifeStyle ) Proudly Presents

πŸ–€ Afro-Summer Love Fest πŸ–€
Team #AfroSummer is grateful for the opportunity to serve you yet again for another year of connection, learning & laughter! #AfroSummer2019 will celebrate everything you LOVE and truly bridge the gap between Africa, the Caribbean & the U.S.!
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β˜… WHY AFRO-SUMMER? β˜…
ASLF is more than a Festival...it's a community connected through African, Caribbean Rhythms & Passion! ASLF is a dancer's haven, a safe space for creativity, friendship & freedom to explore the DANCER in you! We welcome children & adults of ALL ages!

The love that field the air at ASLF 2018 was overwhelming, we look forward to sharing that same energy with YOU!
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β˜… WHAT TO EXPECT? β˜…
βœ”ALL THE FEELS, PLENTY HUGS & YOU! β™₯
βœ” TOP International & National DJs
βœ” 4 Nights of Dancing with your favorite dancers Till 6am
βœ” NEW workshop format with World Class Instructors
βœ” 3 Beautiful Rooms for Social Dancing
βœ” Semba & Tarraxo Competition w/Prizes
βœ”Afro House Soul Train Challenge
βœ” Pool Parties
βœ” Performances
βœ” MANY MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS!
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β˜… GENRES OF MUSIC FEATURED β˜…
BALLROOM #1: Semba, Kizomba, Konpa, Zouk, Ghetto Zouk, Coladera, Tarrax, Douceur, Gouyad Special, Afro Beats, Kuduro, Sukous, Ndombolo, Afro House, Soca, Reggae, Trap, Hip Hop

BALLROOM #2: Bachata, Sensual Bachata, Mambo, Salsa, Tipico, Merengue, Cumbia

BALLROOM #3: Brazilian Zouk, Brazilian House, Samba, R&B, Remixes
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β˜… CHECK OUT WHO'S PARTYING WITH YOU? β˜…

β˜… CONFIRMED AFRO DJSβ˜…
βœ”DJ Zay'X βœ”DJ Kimani Rashad βœ”DJ Sink βœ”DJ Cassanova



β˜… CONFIRMED BACHATA DJSβ˜…
βœ”DJ Soltrix βœ”DJ Carlos Cinta βœ”DJ Damian "The Don" & More TBA!



β˜… CONFIRMED BRAZILIAN ZOUK DJSβ˜…
βœ”DJ Archie


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β˜… CONFIRMED SEMBA/KIZOMBA ARTISTSβ˜…
βœ”Jamba βœ” Oncle Kani & Black Cherry βœ”Shafeeha Monae & Willy Elo



β˜… CONFIRMED URBAN KIZ ARTISTSβ˜…
βœ” Saber & Madjouline βœ”Shika Jay βœ” Eugene & Jhanelle


β˜… CONFIRMED KUDURO/AFRO BEATS/ AFRO HOUSE ARTISTSβ˜…
More TBA!

β˜… CONFIRMED BACHATA ARTISTSβ˜…
βœ”Carlos Cinta βœ”Damian "The Don" & More TBA!

β˜… CONFIRMED BRAZILIAN ZOUK ARTISTSβ˜…
βœ”Hannnah Miller Jones & More TBA!


Stay tuned for FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENTS! β™₯
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β˜… AFRO-SUMMER HAS A NEW HOME! β˜…
The beautifully $11 million dollar renovated EMBASSY SUITES is your home away from home and centrally located directly across from the DONALD E. STEPHENS CONVENTION CENTER! From your hotel, simply walk across the sky bridge to enjoy world class workshops, social dancing & activities! Embassy Suites offers complimentary breakfast from 7am-10am and COMPLIMENTARY Happy Hour from 6pm-8pm.

The hotel also offers complimentary shuttle to and from O'Hare airport, a five minute trip! Take advantage of the fun attractions and shopping only a five minute Uber or ten minute walk. You will be just steps away from great restaurants, bars, bowling and shopping!
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β˜… HOST VENUE/HOTEL INFOβ˜…
VENUE: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
ADDRESS : 5555 North River Rd Rosemont, IL 60018

HOTEL: Embassy Suites
ADDRESS: 5500 North River Rd Rosemont, IL 60018
**DISCOUNT HOTEL RESERVATION CODE: TBA

CLOSEST AIRPORT: O'hare (ORD)
Travel from ORD to Venue via Complimentary Shuttle (5 mins)
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β˜… GENERAL WEEKEND SCHEDULE β˜…
THURSDAY: Welcome Party (Included in Pass)
FRIDAY-SUN: Workshops, Socials, Performances, Pool Parties, Competitions, etc

**FULL Schedule TBA**
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β˜… THANK YOU β˜…
We thank all of you in advance for your support over the years and those who will join us this year! We organize out of passion for our community & friends who become family!
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β˜… ADDITIONAL INFOβ˜…
Looking for a roommate: Afro-Summer Roomies
Invite friends and make new ones here: Afro-Summer LOVE Fest #EverythingULove
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β˜… OFFICIAL HASHTAGSβ˜…
#ASLF #AfroSummer #EverythingULove

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