Salsa dancers invited to compete

Sponsors of the Cuban Salsa Dance Contest are seeking participants for the event scheduled for April 6 in Tokyo.

In this second annual contest sponsored by the Cuban Embassy and other organizations, contestants are required to dance the salsa under the theme of Cuba either in pairs or freestyle. The preliminaries for pair participants will be held March 23 in Meguro Ward. Freestyle contestants should send a 5-minute video of their dance by March 15.

Five pairs and four freestyle contestants will be selected as finalists. They are eligible for special prizes, including a 7-day trip to Cuba. The registration deadline is March 17 for all participants. Contact the organizer at (03) 3463-3377 or by fax at (03) 3463-3766 for details.