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Cubanía, Royal Opera House, London

Energetic but predictable, this mixed programme from Carlos Acosta showcasing the contemporary dance of his homeland was indeed mixed in quality.

Carlos Acosta: Cubanía review eloquent, electrifying and hokey

The Cuban superstar's mixed bill oscillates between transfixing works and less engaging pieces.

Cubania - Royal Opera House

Carlos Acosta presents a vibrant mixed programme featuring works from leading Cuban artists accompanied by a live Cuban band.

Cubanía, Royal Opera House, review: 'no real depth'

Despite a disjointed opening section, this is an evening of sheer celebration, says Rachel Ward.

Carlos Acosta: Cubanía, review: 'no real depth'

Despite a disjointed opening section, this is an evening of sheer celebration, says Rachel Ward.

Cubania, Royal Opera House, review: Carlos Acosta's roots celebrated with energy

Cubanía, an evening by ballet star Carlos Acosta, has fine dancers and thin choreography, covering the gaps with plenty of energy.

Brasil Brasileiro's sexy samba dance party is a must-see

MOVE over tango! This performance showcases the true athleticism, skill and sexual energy of Brazil's national dance.

Review: Brasil Brasileiro - Sadler's Wells

Any thoughts of pity or sadness for the Brazilians for losing so spectacularly at the football were soon wiped out by the vibrant exuberance of Brasil Brasileiro.

Havana Rakatan – London

It is around seven years to the day since I first encountered this potted history of Cuban dance at The Peacock Theatre, where the company now returns for its sixth season.

Dance 'Til Dawn hits the West End

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace (pictured) bring their new show Dance 'Til Dawn to the West End for a limited ten-week run this autumn.