Real Name: Iria
Called: Irie Queen
From: Madrid (Spain)
Age: 23-10-1990.
Profession: Dancer (Teacher & Student), Photographer& Video Maker
Dance Group: Attitude Dancehall Crew
Experience: 5 Years in Dancehall Dance, 12 Years in Dance.
Dance styles: Dancehall, Ballet, Contemporary, jazz, Belly Dance.
Dance Titles: Spanish Dancehall Queen 2011 / 3º Place At European Dancehall Queen Contest.
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/iriaastasio

This young dancer found dancehall dance five years ago when she started to go to dancehall/hip hop party in Madrid (Spain)
She felt special connection with the music, and then she started to find information culture and videos in YouTube from this type of Jamaican Dance. She felt in love with the moves, the culture and the energy of Jamaican dancers and she started to learn and search information culture and videos in YouTube from this type of Jamaican Dance.

But Irie queen started to dance 12 years ago, she touch a lot of styles of like ballet , jazz, contemporary, hip hop, belly Dance, flamenco..

Now she are studding in the professional dance center in Madrid “Modern Dance”, and she work hard to Let people know about Dancehall in Spain. She fight to make place to dancehall like a “avowed style” in Spain (supporting with videos, internet and in dancehall class) Because She feel that dancehall in Spain is not a recognized style.

Irie Queen gathered with her crew Attitude Dancehall Crew at 2010, and now is one of the most important collective from Spain that work to make Real Dancehall Party and try to bring teachers from Jamaica.

At 2011 Irie Queen Get the first place at Spanish Dancehall Queen Contest and in 2013 she gets the 3rd place at European Dancehall Queen Contest.

She danced on the Stage with some Jamaican artist like Beenie Man, Mr vegas, Baby Cham & “O”, Rdx. And she made appearances on videoclips, and tv channels like Mtv Spain spreading Dancehall wherever she could do it.

Now, she still working to expand dancehall Dance in Spain and wherever she can. Wishing go to Jamaica soon and meet there the Dancers, the culture and learn a lot about it.

Contact Info: iria.astasio@hotmail.com / Facebook: Irie Queen

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