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Afro-Caribbean Connections ( Kizomba LifeStyle ) Proudly Presents

🖤 Afro-Summer Love Fest 🖤
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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WHY AFRO-SUMMER?
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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WHAT TO EXPECT?
ALL THE FEELS, PLENTY HUGS & YOU! ♥
✔ TOP International & National DJs
✔ 4 Nights of Dancing with your favorite dancers Till 6am
✔ NEW workshop format with World Class Instructors
✔ 3 Beautiful Rooms for Social Dancing
✔ Semba & Tarraxo Competition w/Prizes
✔Afro House Soul Train Challenge
✔ Pool Parties
✔ Performances
✔ MANY MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS!
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GENRES OF MUSIC FEATURED
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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CHECK OUT WHO'S PARTYING WITH YOU?

CONFIRMED AFRO DJS
DJ Zay'X DJ Kimani Rashad DJ Sink DJ Cassanova



CONFIRMED BACHATA DJS
✔DJ Soltrix ✔DJ Carlos Cinta DJ Damian "The Don" & More TBA!



CONFIRMED BRAZILIAN ZOUK DJS
✔DJ Archie


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CONFIRMED SEMBA/KIZOMBA ARTISTS
✔Jamba ✔ Oncle Kani & Black Cherry ✔Shafeeha Monae & Willy Elo



CONFIRMED URBAN KIZ ARTISTS
✔ Saber & Madjouline ✔Shika Jay ✔ Eugene & Jhanelle


CONFIRMED KUDURO/AFRO BEATS/ AFRO HOUSE ARTISTS
More TBA!

CONFIRMED BACHATA ARTISTS
Carlos Cinta Damian "The Don" & More TBA!

CONFIRMED BRAZILIAN ZOUK ARTISTS
✔Hannnah Miller Jones & More TBA!


Stay tuned for FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENTS!
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AFRO-SUMMER HAS A NEW HOME!
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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HOST VENUE/HOTEL INFO
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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GENERAL WEEKEND SCHEDULE
THURSDAY: Welcome Party (Included in Pass)
FRIDAY-SUN: Workshops, Socials, Performances, Pool Parties, Competitions, etc

**FULL Schedule TBA**
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THANK YOU
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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ADDITIONAL INFO
Looking for a roommate: Afro-Summer Roomies
Invite friends and make new ones here: Afro-Summer LOVE Fest #EverythingULove
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OFFICIAL HASHTAGS
#ASLF #AfroSummer #EverythingULove

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