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Teaching: Dance and Colombian

teaching: Only a month after arriving in Canada, she started teaching Colombia Folklore dance/Latin dance to a small group of people, and now more than a decade later she is teaching dance to 60 youth, sharing her passion with others, according to CTV. The dance group she runs is called Ritmo Y Caf ' and they perform at festivals across the province. Velasquez who owned a restaurant in Colombia and performed at the venue is now teaching others about their Columbian heritage through dance. Velasquez is one of 14 immigrants being featured as part of the I am London campaign. It's very important for me that the kids, Colombian kids, don't forget their roots because they are Colombian, we are Colombian, they are Colombian. The London and Middlesex Local immigration Partnership's I am London campaign celebrates London's diversity and showcases successful immigrants who are making a difference in the community. ( As reported in the news.