Ballroom Dance from Barcelona to Lisbon

Written by Eva Stelzer. Posted in Past Ballroom Dance Holidays

Highlights May 31 to June 7, 2020 Ballroom Dance from Barcelona to Lisbon


  • Ballroom dance on Crystal Serenity with our signature group classes, hosted dance evenings, specialty pre and post cruise booking arrangements and our award-winning and internationally acclaimed dance professionals.
  • Nightly dancing to a combination of live music and our music.
  • Entertainment, live bands, nightly shows, daily group dance lessons hosted by our Evia dance professionals, our signature cocktail parties, and more.
  • A chance to meander the the Gaudy-adorned avenues of Barcelona.
  • Discover the weave of culture in bustling Casablanca – home to the largest Jewish community in any Arab country, the greatest monument built by King King Hassan II, and one of the largest mosques in the world.
  • Explore Lisbon’s iconic city of seven hills, immense blue skies, and incredible architecture.

May 31 to June 7, 2020 Ballroom Dance Barcelona

Date Ports Arrival Depart
May 31, Sunday Barcelona, Spain welcome cocktail reception Embark pm
Jun 01, Monday Barcelona, Spain- 1 group dance lesson 6:00 PM
Jun 02, Tuesday Mallorca/Palma de Mallorca, Spain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
Jun 03, Wednesday Cartagena (Spain) -1 group dance lesson 8:30 AM 6:00 PM
Jun 04, Thursday Málaga, Spain – no group lesson, pros off for dinner but available for hosted dancing. 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
Jun 05, Friday Casablanca, Morocco -special tours for our guests 7:00 AM 8:00 PM
Jun 06, Saturday Cruising the Atlantic Ocean – 2  group dance lessons
Jun 06, Saturday Arrive Lisbon, Portugal – 2 group dance lessons 4:00 PM
Jun 07, Sunday Lisbon, Portugal Disembark am

Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

Prices: Starting at $$2.799 USD + dance fees $489USD*.

Included: 6 group dance lessons with our award-winning professionals, welcome cocktail reception, all meals, nightly entertainment, nightly hosted dancing to live music, beverage and alcohol package, all gratuities, impeccable service, gourmet dining and so much more.

Not included: port fees $315 USD, travel insurance, flights, personal purchases, consumer protection, private lessons available upon request.

For more information please write to us at: info@eviactive.com
Or telephone: 1-888-384-2669 or 514-485-2050

*Note: Dance fees cover 6 group lessons, 1 cocktail party, 8 hosted evening dancing where our guides and pros, assists to try out the steps, organized excursions, great camaraderie.

Meet the team

Ole Burlay

Olé holds the record as six-time undefeated champion in the Amateur Championship in the Ukraine for Ballroom dance. He was also a finalist at the Open European Professional Ballroom Championships and of the Open Canadian Latin Championships. Upon starting his career in Canada, he quickly rose to the top of the Pro-Am world of dancing, becoming the Arthur Murray champion in both styles of international Latin and American Smooth. He is recognized on the dance floor for his constant smile and graciousness. For 6 consecutive years he has received the award for top teacher at the Crystal Leaf International Dancesport Championship and he is consistently one of the top 10 teachers at the prestigious Ballroom dance competition La Classique. He has also been the top teacher finalist Dancesport Series 2016 and 2017. Olé is also our lead teacher on this Ballroom Dance Barcelona cruise to the Fjords Cruise and the  Mediterranean cruise starting April 8, 2019 in Monte Carlo. He will coordinate the dance pros for this cruise and we are confident that if you have not already been won over by his charm and teaching style, this cruise will win you over.

Loreta Kriksciukaityte

It is a great pleasure to welcome Loreta to our team. Her career began by winning multiple Lithuanian championships in the youth and amateur divisions in her native Lithuania. She went on to become 5 time World Champion, 6 time European Champion, and dancing as a part of the world-famous Lithuanian formation team “Zuvedra”. Loreta has ranked among the top finalists in all the major USA competitions, rising stars finalists and a top 3 winner at the most prestigious competitions in the world including the Blackpool Dance festival in the United Kingdom.

Loreta Kriksciukaityte brings with her a wealth of talent in teaching both social dancing and competitive dancing. She currently works as the Florida State dance director for Fred Astaire. She holds the title of two-time national Fred Astaire dancesport champion. What we love best about her, is her warmth and enthusiasm.

Sergiy Bondarenko

We are excited to share the news that Sergiy from the United Kingdom has joined our fabulous team. He has a wealth of experience working as a Ballroom dance instructor and professional show dancer on the grand Cunard and Seabourne cruise liners, making him a perfect fit to join us on our dance cruises. He has won the Ukrainian Championship and has also received the Top Teacher Award many years in a row. Additionally, Sergiy owns Shall We Dance LDT,  a dance school based in Southern England. He teaches Latin and Ballroom to aspiring dancers of all levels, encouraging them to enjoy their craft on their journey to the next level of their training. He gives his students the confidence and opportunity to take part in competitions all over the globe where they have celebrated many successes together. We met Sergiy when he competed at the Poseidon Ball in 2019, the first ever competition on the Queen Mary 2. Sergiy won our hearts with his friendliness, smile and talent, and we know that he will win yours too!

Sylvain Trottier

We welcome Sylvain who will be joining our Ballroom Dance Barcelona adventure. Sylvain has been dancing since the age of fourteen and has been involved in the ballroom dancing industry for over thirty years. During his career, he has danced the Latin, rhythm, and Ballroom categories. His competitive success was in the International Ballroom and Latin styles. His credits include two-time Canadian Ballroom Champion and North American Standard Champion. Sylvain competed at the world-famous Blackpool. In 2000 he competed with great success on the pro-am circuit while cultivating his other career in finance. Alongside with his ballroom dance involvement, Sylvain has climbed the ladder of the banking world and is now a financial planner for the Banque Nationale du Canada (National Bank of Canada). He owns the dance competition Extravaganza, and is an established dance coach in both standard and Latin styles. He is also a world-class adjudicator and competition chair person. He is a gentleman both on and off the dance floor and we love having him part of our hosting and teaching team.
*Note: Dance fees are non refundable. In the event of cancellation they can be used for up to 24 months from the date of cancellation towards future dance cruises.

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