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IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival

Vendors

Promote your products and services at our annual Afro-Cuban dance festival! Hundreds of participants from across the U.S. as well as other countries will attend, all sharing a passion for dance and an interest in Cuban, Caribbean, and Afro-Cuban roots, music and culture.

Available Spaces

5 spaces (6 ft. each) are available per day from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

5 additional spaces (6 ft. each) are available during the Gala Performance Evening August 17th, from 7 pm - 12 a.m.

Vendor Fees - (daytime)
TABLES & CHAIRS ARE NOT PROVIDED -- YOU MUST BRING YOUR TABLE(S) & CHAIRS

  1. @Koubeck Center
  2.  __ 1 table __ 2 tables __ Children’s Camp (August 14 – 16, 9:00am – 4:00pm)

    Vendors Fees:
    (All Day)
    1 space                  $50
    2 spaces                $70

     

  3. @History Miami  Museum
  4.  __ 1 table __ 2 tables __ Academic conference (August 17, 8:00am – 7:00pm)

    Vendors Fees:
    (All Day)
    1 space      $65
    2 spaces       $100

     

  5. @Koubeck Center
  6. __ 1 table __ 2 tables __ Workshops (August 18 – 19, 9:00 am to 5:00pm)
    __ 1 table __ 2 tables __ Closing Gala (August 19, 7:00pm to 12:00am)
    __ All Day (9:00am to 12:00am)

 

Vendors Fees:
– (Daytime 9:00am – 5:00pm)
1 space                  $50
2 spaces                $70
(Evening 7:00pm – 12:00am)     
1 space                  $40
2 spaces                $60
(All Day)
1 space                  $80
2 spaces                $140

See attached Vendors’ information for prices at children’s camp and academic conference

Download Vendor Application (PDF)

Vendor Opportunities

We are seeking the following types of vendors:

  • Unique African Diaspora Arts, Crafts and Books (Afro-Cuban, Haitian, Caribbean, Afro-Columbia, African-American, etc.) -- musical instruments, art, jewelry, clothing, accessories, photography, poetry (English or Spanish), etc.

  • CDs and DVDs of Cuban/Caribbean/African Diaspora music and dance, folkloric or popular -- Orisha, Afro-Cuban jazz, timba, salsa, Cuban hip hop, etc.

  • Dance Products/Services: Dancewear, dance studios, dance instruction, books on dance, etc.

  • Souvenirs: of Miami/Caribbean, but not disrespectful or tacky

  • Botanica Items: Candles, books, etc.

  • Books: On health, dance, Cuba, African Diaspora, etc.

 

Audience Details/Demographics

Most of our festival participants for workshops are women from across the U.S., of diverse races/ethnicities. Most are afficianados of dance and shop for items such as those listed above. Men will attend the drumming classes and dance classes aimed at couples and men, and both men and women will attend the parties. The range of ages varies with most participants in their mid-20s to late 30s.

 

How to Apply:

Please contact ifeiledancecompany@yahoo.com or call (786) 704-8609 with the following information:

  • Vendor Name & Contact Information
  • Product/Service Type & Description
  • Space/Days Requested
  • Other Festivals/Events Where You Have Been a Vendor (list 1-3)
  • Insurance

We will contact you to let you know if space is still available, at which time you will need to send us a money order with your payment.