DJ’s

Chris van Dommelen (GER)
Chris van Dommelen will once again be our competition Dj. Chris is passionate about good music and good sound. he discovered his love for couples dancing quite early. after having to quit for a while and then spending some time dancing hustle and salsa, 2011 was the year where he discovered his passion for west coast swing. 2015 he was certified as WCS academy intermediate instructor (global PDIA by Michael Kiehm). Chris is playing his dj-sets on international west coast swing festivals, where he as well shares his knowledge as a DJ in specialized workshops, and giving advise to event directors to make the user experience as good as possible. Euro Dance Festival 2017 (DJ) Neverland Swing 2017 (WSDC Competition DJ, Sounddesign) West Coast Spring 2017 (DJ, Teacher, Sounddesign) Swingmany 2017 (DJ, Teacher, Sounddesign) and Dutch Open West Coast Swing 2018. At the moment he shares his love for west coast swing by teaching this with his partner Zeljka in Rheine (Germany).

Filipe de Barros (UK)

Filipe loves playing music to inspire people to hit the dance floor! He has DJayed on the west coast swing circuit for several years with many events under his belt including European Swing Challenge (UK), London SwingVitational (UK), New Year’s Swing Fling (UK), Westie Bootcamp (UK), UK South Swing (UK), JamCafe (London), West Coast Amnesia (London), SwoukCity (Amsterdam) and Dutch Open West Coast Swing in 2017. Filipe recently moved to Lisbon where he teaches WCS classes and runs events:
West Coast Swing Lisbon.

Dj Little John (NL)

In the last few years John Troost has grown to become a popular Dj in the Dutch WCS scene. Being the resident Dj of Tipica gives him enough opportunity to experiment and fine tune his skills. He has played at events such as Tipica Swing Festival 2018 and Dutch Open 2018.

Manoah Bernabela (NL)


Manoah loves to watch people enjoy themselves on the dancefloor. Wether it’s a Latin or west coast swing party, he knows how to keep his audience engaged and energized. He gets ample opportunity to improve his Dj skills in his own studio, Dansschool Salsa Tipica, where weekly Latin and west coast swing socials are held.