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Salsa! The Dance Sensation

Salsa! The Dance Sensation

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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365497804/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Salsa! The Dance Sensation, narrated by legendary salsa singer and song writer Willy Chirino, uncovers the compelling stories behind this cultural phenomenon, and features top performances from the Miami Salsa Congress, regulars on the dance floor, and students at salsa schools. /episodes/get/47065 /episode/47065 Salsa! The Dance Sensation /episode-player/47065

Dubbed by many the most popular social dance in the world, it is practiced today by people of all ages, ethnicities, and cultures. In South Florida, this Latin-flavored dance, infused with Caribbean and African roots, is performed with distinct passion and artistry. From the nightclubs to the performance halls, from senior centers to salsa schools, the dance that began as a folk tradition has exploded into the mainstream. Today, an array of stories, histories, and traditions are recounted on dance floors across the region.

Air date:
Fri, 05/08/2015 - 04:00
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