8th Istanbul International Dance Festival

Considered one of the most popular latin dance festivals around the world with more than 5.000 social dancers from over 80 countries, The 8th Istanbul International Dance Festival (IIDF) is set to be held between March 27th – April 1st 2019.

The event will kick off on the night of March 27th Wednesday with Welcome Party. During the festival, participants will have the opportunity to join variety of Workshops, Parties, Live Concerts, Competitions and see amazing Shows performed by world renowned dance artists and Show Groups from the United States, South America, Canada, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Israel, UAE, Scandinavia and the Balkans.



More than 5.000 Social Dancers from over 80 Countries

Salsa LA-NY- Cuban Styles, Cha Cha Cha, Bachata, Kizomba, Semba, Tango, Waltz, Tarraxinha, Zouk, Afro House, Hip Hop, Zumba, Contemporary, Reggaeton, Swing, Lindy Hop, Flamenco, Afro Rumba, Urban/Street, Funky, Jazz, Ballet, Belly Dance, Body Isolation, Syrtaki-Greek Dance, Turkish Gypsy Dance, Zeybek-Western Anatolian Dance, Caucasian Dance

20 Great Shows every night *Stargate Shows

5 Nights of Parties from Wednesday through Sunday on 6 Dance Floors (Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba/Semba/Zouk, Milonga, Swing, R&B and DJ Parties), Zumba®Fitness Party, Boat Party

Choreography Bootcamps by Fernando Sosa (Tropical Gem style)

Kizomba Instructor Training By Isabelle & Felicien (Pre-Registration required

Street Dance Carnaval, Open Air Parties

Festival Pre – Post Tours (Ephesus, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Gallipoli and Troy)

Bosphorus and Two Continents, Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tours, Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque – Sultanahmet, Topkapı Palace, Dolmabahçe Palace, Underground Cistern, Princess Islands

After Festival Party on April 1st Monday Evening


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