The Directors of the group Victor and Shiraz Valdes, who have been performing around the world for 15 years, have been together since September 1997. They have created a fabulous unique show filled with tradition, choreography, colour and wonderful sounds. From the beautiful soft sounds of the harp, to the explosive rhythm of the rumba, this spectacular presentation has a great variety of numbers.
Victor Valdes is a professional musician, singer and dancer. As a solo harpist he has given concerts from San Diego to New York, from Paris, France to Caracas, Venezuela. For three years in a row he won 1st place in the National Folklore Dance Competition in Mexico City. Here, he is currently a dance teacher at the Sydney Dance Company.
Shiraz Valdes is a professional dancer who began training at the age of 5 in classical ballet, tap and jazz. She graduated from BAL (Ballet Australasia LTD) completing elementary grades. Shiraz has been specialising in Latin American rhythms since 1995. In 1997 she graduated from a teachers course at the Industrial School of Dance in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.
Traditional and modern, Mexican and Latin American music and dance, Solo to eight musicians + dancers