Established in 1976 in Melbourne, the "Peruvian Folklore Dance Group of Victoria" is proudly one of the longest and most respected Latin American Dance Groups in Australia.


Our repertoire includes dances from all regions of Peru including the Andes, the Coast & the Amazon as well as dances inspired by our Inca, African & European heritage.


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Giovanni Riveros Lopez was born in Lima, Perú. He studied classical guitar at the “Hochschule für Musik und Theater” of Rostock, Germany. He completed his studies at “Conservatori Liceu” of Barcelona, Spain under Gillem Peres Quer. He participated in several master courses for classical guitar under Eduardo Isaac (Argentina), Prof. Ramirez (Perú), Oscar Guilliard (Italy) and others, as well as for flamenco guitar under Klaus Hammer. He teaches guitar at the “Johannes- Brahms- Konservatorium” and the “Musikschule Bergstedt” in Hamburg, Germany. Riveros made his first album with the DUO ENCUENTRO Cello and Guitar and later in 2015 his second album DUO MATIZES Flute and Guitar Since 2004 Giovanni Riveros Lopez has given many concerts as a soloist and as a chamber



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Iaki is living in Australia, where her music style has been enriched and as the amazing Latin Jazz performer she has become she has been able to express her feelings delighting the audiences. But nevertheless thanks to her multifaceted voice she is not afraid to sing all types of tunes, and that is reflected in her latest project.


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An up and coming artist from the Northern suburbs of Melbourne, Violeta (who goes by V) raps, sings, writes and is currently producing a new EP. She's lived between Melbourne and New York for the past 3 years and you will here those various influences in her songs. She's passionate about humanity and feels that music is a big factor in bringing us all together as one. "Its the only international language and that is beauty of music".



A soulful voice reminiscent of Etta James and Nina Simone. AveMaria has been singing since before she could walk. Ave has appeared in local curated theatre productions and is the winner of the Australia Karaoke and singing competition. She will perform her winning rendition of ‘I’d Rather Go Blind’


Showy Dance takes any rhythm as an excuse to have fun from Salsa to Tango and from Bachata to Zumba, anything is valid for the purpose of sharing your love for dancing. Showy Dance will show you how to feel free allowing you to dance without any limitations.

The AmaSonics

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Hot Blend of Surf Rock, Psychedelia, Latin Underground Rhythms and Amazon Vibes.



B3 – a musical group of three young brothers; Gio, Marco and Misericordie. They perform as a trio and as a part of a larger family singing group all over Victoria and New Zealand. They bring to you a blend of musical skill and humor.



Katarina is an Events manager with years of experience including as owner of numerous restaurants and bars and Events spaces and as Executive Chef. Each Event is a special and is crafted to each individual for a unique & exceptional experience. Parties, celebrations, launches and intimate occasions are always unforgettable, fun and distinctive.
With a deep rooted belief and commitment that we must all work together to make the world a better place; we have been involved in many fundraising events including Education in Ecuador, Schools in Africa, Australian Dog and Animal Rescue Groups & United Against Abuse.

Giovanni Paolo Christopher Pio Malietoa


Extensive vocal and stage experience; most recently as lead in a Melbourne production of The Lion King. Also part of a singing group B3 with his brothers. Giovanni has had roles in a number of productions and solo recordings available on You Tube. Giovanni composes and writes his own music and songs. A CD is planned in the near future.



Katty Aguirre is a Chilean Latin American Music Teacher singer and composer. She has been performing in Spain, Chile, Uruguay and in Australia for the last four years.



Ensamble Criollo under the musical coordination of Giovanni Riveros. The band is formed by Latin American musicians with a wide musical trajectory, the combination of the classical and popular makes the repertoire of this ensemble like in all kinds of events and social gatherings on this occasion the Creole Ensemble has prepared Creole music from Peru by renowned Peruvian composers. 


Contact Giovanni Riveros tel number 0431705341



DJ Pato is the ultimate Latin DJ with 21 years of experience, known as the "DJ Pato In The Mix" Pato has played many festivals in Melbourne & and also interstate like: Tromba, Latin Lounge, Rumba, Casablanca, Tabu Latin Night, Boricua Night. Robarta, LQ, Red Heart, Copacabana, Miami Night (Adelaide) Monkey Cage (Gold Coast), Latin Over 28; Lady Grange, COCOS Lounge, Waterfront. Now play every Thursday Night at Tromba and Friday at The Aparment Lounge. These days DJ Pato is now proud to call Melbourne Home but he originally is from Chile. He definitely has Latin rhythm pumping through his body and he passes it onto the people on the dance floor every Party Night through his music and unique Mixes, Remixes and Mush-up. Pata has a real passion for Latin Music.