Salsa - Development and History
Salsa is based on Cuban styles that had developed in the 30s, 40s and 50s. In the 60s and 70s the salsa spread to other parts of Latin America like Colombia and Venezuela. Through the 70s, "Metropolis" (in south-west Colombia) emerged as an important new center for salsa dance and music. In the late 70s "Metropolis" was labelled as "the world salsa capital". In the 80s, after salsa spread to other parts of Latin America, it was transfered to U.S.A It was accepted especially in L.A
Salsa is a sauce and there are two main ideas:
A. There are many ways salsa-sauce can be made. This has influenced the name of the dance because the Salsa dance is very different in each person who dances it.
B. One of the ways to make salsa-sauce is by using hot spices. Salsa dancing is very hot dance, and the hot music makes it very spicy.
Salsa - the dance and the idea
The salsa was a street dance before it developed and became more popular around the world. It was very social dance among the minorities in the Latin countries. It became very merchandise.
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