Performers: Candela Jozi Dance Company (South Africa)

Candela Jozi Dance Company is an Afro-Latin dance entertainment company comprised of dynamic dancers with an array of backgrounds and training. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, we also have team members in Tanzania, UK, Austria and beyond. The Candela team has been training in mambo recently and will debut their new mambo show at the launch of the Johannesburg Afro-Latin Festival.

Directed by Catherine "MamboCat" Peter, the company features members from several other schools and studios, including: Leigh Nathan (Salsa Addicts JHB), Kelly Botes (The Art of Movement), Ryan Hill, Mahir Abdelhamed, Ezra Smollan (A Vida Kizomba), Dominique Harris, Nuka Rajarathnam (Nataka Dance) and Dylan Brummer (Durban Red Salsa).