California is such a melting pot of cultures. But it isn't just here in California that the Latino culture has spread. Australia, New Zealand, and Europe are just some of the places that are experiencing a Latin crave! It is rare nowadays to find anyone who has not been exposed to the Latin Culture. Remember Zoot Suit? How about the sleeper "Dirty Dancing" or "Lambada"? Americans have had Latin fever. Everyone is either doing it or trying to learn how to dance to it. Everyone wants a Latin Party.
First of all, Latinos love to dance. Salsa is a form of social gathering. So a Latin Party has to have Salsa. Salsa is about people celebrating music, dance, and culture. Most people probably don't know this but Jimmy Sabater is credited to coining the word salsa to mean up-tempo Latin music. Cal Tjader's Soul Sauce and Santana's Oye Como Va gave the salsa movement thrust and its beginning was with the Mexicans in San Francisco. Today, Salsa music is considered to be a group of Latin rhythmic styles that contains the clave beat: popular in Salsa today are Son, Mambo, Cha Cha Chá, Rumba, Merengue, Guaracha, Timba, Songo, and others. Latinos Representing: Puerto Rico, Colombia, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Perú, Venezuela, Argentina, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Mexico, El Salvador, Panama, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Chile, Paraguay, Brazil, United States, Los Angeles, Chicago , New York , and Miami all have the Salsa crave. It is why the Latin parties have become a favorite by many and the word is spreading how much fun a Latin Party is.
It is almost impossible to have a Latin Party without being exposed to the Salsa Scene. There are many places and internet sites that will keep you up to-date with current events guaranteed to take you to another world. Clubs and nightlife with Latin music now offer to teach how to salsa dance at Latin parties. For those interested in interracial dating, this is a perfect way to meet that person. Ever wondered what it was that makes Shakira and her music appealing all over the world? The lyrics in her music convey the complexity of Latina women. They are hot blooded. The men are MACHO men. It is passionate and exciting. All the more appealing because all generations enjoy a good Latin Party.
Hispanics are, by nature, people-oriented and helpful. Hispanic parents encourage their children to pursue careers that are vocationally oriented. If there is a single universal truth about newcomers to the United States, it is that all immigrant parents want their children to become doctors, lawyers, dentists, engineers, priests, architects, professionals of some kind. Perhaps it is this that makes the Latino culture attractive. Americans first soiled this country as immigrants with dreams of a better life. The roots of Blue Grass and Country Music eventually took its own personality from the South. The black slaves began singing in round formation to express their deep emotions while kept in a cage. The Tex-Mex and Canciones of the Mexicans have kept the songs of the Mariachi alive.
Latin parties bring with it the passions and glory of their people in troubled and good times. This passion is what keeps Latin parties alive.