Kristofer Mencák – Sweden

Kristofer Mencák has been dancing salsa socially for many years. He has trained capoeira in Brazil for long periods of time, travelled to Cuba for salsa, visited Dominican Republic for bachata and during the most recent years he has been to more than 25 kizomba festivals all over Europe to learn kizomba and semba. During spring 2013 he attended a teacher’s course in Portugal and currently he is teaching kizomba and semba at Salsaakademien in Stockholm. In 2013 he won the Scandinavian selection for the international competition Africadançar and ended up on on 7th place worldwide in the finals in Lisbon. He loves the more technically difficult moves in kizomba as well as playing with the music and rhythm.”