13th Annual Bachata Festival

Welcome Party Thursday 23rd Apr. Main event Friday 24th to Sunday 26th Apr 2020

the countdown is on!








An Event not to be missed!

The Sydney International Bachata Festival is the world’s first ever Bachata Festival and it is the Biggest Bachata Festival in Australia! The 2020 event is the 13th year of the festival and we are looking forward to bringing you an amazing experience!

The event comprises 4 nights of Prestigious Parties with World-Class Performances, and an urban Bachata concert plus 3 days of Dance Workshops in all styles of Bachata as well as other Latin dance genres. We are proud to say that the festival plays host to the biggest Bachata concert in the Southern Hemisphere!



Learn from the Best instructors in the business, from overseas and Australia! You can be assured that you will learn the latest moves from our talented Artists.



With dance workshops for Beginners to Advanced dancers, plus Master classes, enjoy three days of workshops with Bachata (all styles), Kizomba, Zouk, Reggaeton and more!



Immerse yourself at the festival! Our venue provides great facilities for the event. Workshop rooms, private lesson rooms, huge stage, big dance floors and more!

Event Schedule

Event Schedule

With 4 nights and 3 days of activities, make sure you don’t miss any of them! Parties, performances, workshops, concert and more surprises at the event!


We will hold the 13th Sydney International Bachata Festival at the famous WEST HQ (at Rooty Hill). The venue has recently had some renovations done and a new section added, we are excited to be back here for the 2020 event.

  • Big venue, multiple rooms for Bachata, Salsa, Kizomba and Zouk
  • Sate of the art production, huge stage, high quality lighting and sound
  • Live Bachata Concert with international singer, EPHREM J
  • 6 International Acts! World Masters and World Champions!
  • Parties till 4am!
  • Everything in one location
  • 4.5 Star accommodation right next to the venue

Check out our venue page for more information about WEST HQ!


Always pioneering Bachata music in Australia. The SIBF has produced the biggest Bachata concert in Australia since 2011

  • 4Ever
  • Jimmy Bauer
  • Phropex
  • Domenic Marte
  • Daniel Santacruz
  • Toke d’ Keda
  • Daniel Santacruz
  • Karlos Rose
  • Monchy & Nathalia
  • Grupo Extra
  • Dani J
  • Joel Santos
  • and now Ephrem J!

Are you ready to join us?

A FULL PASS gives you access to 30+ workshops, 3 parties, concert ticket and more! Get your FULL pass, day pass, party pass, or single entry ticket!


Australia is one of the pioneers of Bachata in the world with some of the best exponents of the genre. In conjunction with our International Guests, you can be sure that you will be learning the latest and the best dance techniques!

Our workshop schedule does not only focus on Bachata, it will also include workshops in Zouk, Kizomba, Reggaeton, Samba and other styles!

Check out our Workshops page, there are many styles to choose from!


We have incredible support from Latin Dance Schools from all over Australia! If you want your school to be part of the event, make sure you complete the steps on the Performers Registration page.