Thursday, July 17, 2014

Latin Interlude Sizzled at Marco Polo Ortigas's ballroom!

The undefeated  7x Blackpool Latin dance champions, Joanna Leunis and partner Michael Malitowski breezed in to town for a two day workshop and a Gala show at the newly opened five-star hotel, Marco Polo Ortigas.  The pair once again wowed Metro Manila's ballroom dancers when they showed them their supremacy in Latin dance techniques which had won for them the championship for the 7th time at Blackpool, England, which is the Olympics of Ballroom Dance.

The show was Produced by one of Manila's Dance Divas Ana Palma and Michael Wisniewski of Manteca Arts in cooperation with Lane Movers, Vendiz Pharmaceuticals, Calata Corp, Ralph's Wines,  Raintree Group of Companies,  San Miguel Beer, Drino Shoes, Lhuillier Jewellers, Neo Strata, Toyota Taytay, Amigo Entertainment Technologies, Unilever, Uratex and Marco Polo,Ortigas.

The entire program was hosted by Michael Angelo Lobrin, VP of Calata Corporation. The front act consisted of Argentine Tango Dancers James Borja and Jeannan Salas, American Standard Asia Cup Champions Marvin Marquez and Anna Klausen, Belinda Adora's Step Kids dancing Latin , and the wheel chair dancers of Bong Marquez.

The familiar faces of Manila's ballroom dance world were all there in full force to once again delight in the dance expertise of these Latin champions, Michael and Joanna!

producers Michael Wisniewski and Ana Palma
with the show's host, MichaelAngelo Lobrin.
Ballroom dance athletes Ryan Jago,
Jocelyn Poon and Pinky Puno
Atty Rene Puno, Ann Puno
Raintree Group CEO Annbelle Wisniewski,
Clara Mortensen Wisniewski, Myrza Sison Wisniewski
Vendiz CEO Philip Dizon and Cong. Lucy Torres Gomez
Angela Pia Santos,  Charles Lhuillier , Philip Dizon, Nikki Tang,
Ann Ong, Mayenne Carmona, David Lim and Linda Ley

Belinda Adora, Arlene Cu, Joana Leunis,
Michael Malotowski, Anthony Plamia
Philip Dizon, Rachel de Guzman, Suzette Lopez,
Hera Geriene, Len Olbes and Francis de Leon
a sultry rumba from the main stars
Joanna and Michael
the wheel chair dancers of Bong Marquez
Show producer Michael W.
with the show's assistants Loren and Coco
Bong Marquez, Regine Tolentino,
Ana Palma and Lander Vera Perez 
One- of a- kind Fashion
Accessory designer Ann Ong
Argentine Tango dancers
Jeannan Salas and James Borja 
Vendiz Pharmaceutical Chairman Philip Dizon,
Phil Star writer Mayenne Carmona, Michael Malitowski,
Joanna Leunis and Jessica Dizon
 David Lim, Pinky Puno, Virgie Lane, CEO of Lane Movers,
one of the show's sponsors, Mayenne Carmona & Jason Lane

Ballroom Afficionado Ofi wadle
 American Standard dance champions
 Anna Klausen,and Marvin Marquez
with the show producer, Ana Palma
Agile Zamora
Dennis Gil-Gimenez, Jemellie Gonzalez,
Bambi Antonio de Castro and Ron de Castro 


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