About us

The excellence in each movement.

Our Story

The founders of the Latin Forcе Team, one of the most innovative and successful projects on the Bulgarian Salsa stage, are Ina (Alexandrina Stoyneva) and Zahari (Zahari Zahariev).

Salsa dancing champions for Bulgaria in 2010, 13th at the Salsa World Championship in Orlando, 2007. They have been dancing and teaching Salsa together for more than 13 years in the Latin Force Dance Studio. Finalists in Bulgaria’s Got Talent, 2015г.

Introducing the first of its kind multimedia show for the Bulgarian and the global Salsa stage – Ghosts, Latin Force makes its debut during the 7th Fanta Dance Festival in 2011 in Sofia. After that they have received invitationsfor congresses in Monaco, Berlin, Marseille, Antwerp and moreIn February 2012 they took part in the 11th Salsafestival Switzerland in Zurich with a special opening show.

In 2012, during the 8th Fanta Dance Festival, they presented yet another innovative project – Aliens, a genuinely spectacular show.
In 2013 and 2014 with their grandiose performance called Dark Light, Latin Force prove their position as one of the most creative and dynamically growing dance formations.

In 2015 they got to the final of one of the most watched television formats – Bulgaria’s Got Talent, they won the Web talent prize for Bulgaria and are the only Salsa formation in Bulgaria who has reached such success.

In the same year they were personally invited by Slavi Trifonov to choreograph a special show program and dance to one of his songs at Slavi Trifonov and Ku-ku Band’s concert in Arena Armeec Hall, Sofia.

With their stunning Werewolves project, they completely amazed the public at the 11th Fanta Dance Festival in Hall 3 of the National Palace of Culture, Sofia, 2015.

Alice in LatinForceLand is their latest project, performed at the 11th Fanta Dance Festival: 10-12 June 2016. One story about magic, beauty, a little madness and fantasy!

For five consecutive years they are closing the gala evening of one of the most successful salsa festivals in Europe – Fanta Dance Festival.

The combination of various visual and sound effects as well as showing a different view on the interpretation of the music is the main goal for all of Latin Force’s projects.

The Show Programs are filled with unusual creative decisions, extraordinary costumes, excellent music interpretations and memorable moments.

Current team members:
Founders, producers, choreographers of the productions and dancers – Ina & Zahari.
Dancers – Dilyana Popova, Lili Nikolova, Daniel Dimitrov, Nikolay Ivanov – Niko.

Former team members: Konstantin Ivanov, Krasimir Krastev, Dimitar Kirkov, Teodora Kaloyanova, Miroslava Manikatova.

Dancing is a poem where every move is a single word!

Performances on air

  • Junior Eurovision Opening – National Palace of Culture, Sofia, 2015
  • Bulgaria’s Got Talent (final) – Studio Complex, Sofia, 2015
  • Bulgaria’s Got Talent (semi-final) – National Palace of Culture, Sofia, 2015

Performances in major events

  • Slavi Trifonov and Ku-ku Band Concert – Arena Armeec Hall, Sofia, 2015
  • Junior Eurovision Opening 2015 – National Palace of Culture, Sofia, 2015
  • Bulgaria’s Got Talent – Studio Complex, Sofia, 2015
  • The Night of the Oscars – National Palace of Culture, Sofia, 2015
  • The Night of the Oscars –House of Culture “Boris Hristov”, Plovdiv, 2015
  • 20 years KPMG Bulgaria – Pravets Resort, Pravets, 2012
  • 20 years SHELL Bulgaria – Central Military Club, Sofia, 2011

Other performances

  • Fanta Dance Festival – Sofia, 2011-2016, 2019
  • Opening of the Annual Ball of German Economy – Sofia, 2012, 2015
  • Grand Opening – GALAXY Live club, Plovdiv, 2015
  • Christmas dancing ball with Johnny Vazquez – Rainbow Plaza, Sofia, 2014
  • 10 years Essence Foundation– Modernity theatre, Sofia, 2014
  • 11th Salsafestival Switzerland – Zurich, 2012
  • ON! Fest – Inter Expo Center, Sofia, 2012

The media for us

  • Interview – Trud newspaper, 29/04/2015 „Latin Force dance for Slavi“
  • Interview – Zname newspaper, 25/01/2011
  • Interview – Vsichko za vseki newspaper, 02/01/2011

Our Team

Where do we train?

Latin Force Dance Studio is located in the center of Sofia – Tsar Samuil Str. 50, fl.2.
 The studio obtains a modern and well-equiped hall with 160 square meters dance area, located in the heart of Sofia – Tsar Samuil Str. 50! At your service there are mirrors 14m tall, professional sound, screen and multimedia, wireless microphones, air conditioning, Free Optical Wifi – 50Mbps, ceiling 3.30 m. high, changing rooms, toilet, art interior. The hall is also suitable for cocktails and private parties.