These dance forms are couples dances which are derived from Latin American countries.
They are performed in competitions, similar to Ballroom dance, and in dance clubs and festivals.
They are generally known for their fast pace and expressive rhythm.
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The Modern Ballroom and Latin American committees have decided that the compulsory syllabus figures are no longer required to be shown in the examinations at the Gold Star and above levels. This took effect from 1st January 2016 for both Modern Ballroom and Latin American examinations. Read more.
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