So a little about me – I am a graphic designer by training for over 20 years, I was an Operational Manger of a retail store for 14 and a Latin & Ballroom Dance teacher for 18. Being ‘Greek’, it is in my blood to be passionate, and when it come to parties and events that fire burns even hotter.
So around 2011, after attending the SA School of Weddings for both their Advanced Wedding Planning & Flower Arranging/Function Décor courses, (both of which I received high accolades for) I decided to combine all my talents and offer a full solution Event & Wedding Company offering services like Wedding & Event planning | On the day co-ordination | Decor & Flower styling | Stationery | Unity Candles | Wedding Dance Lessons, and so Kaliente’ Events, Dance & Design was born.
The Spanish meaning of Caliente’ is ‘fiery’, as is my passion for seeing couples getting the best out of their wedding planning experience and suppliers.
In 2012 & 2013 I was the Inland Winner of the ABIA (Africa Bridal Industry Academy) Annual Awards for top Wedding Dance Studio.
Through my successful interaction at the SA School of Weddings and my extensive design experience, I was asked to join the teaching team as the their Stationery Lecturer from 2014 - 2017.
In 2019, I collaborated with Short Cut Craft in creating a number of Wedding Design Workshops - click this link to future workshops on offer.
I have been published in 4 editions of the Wedding Inspirations Magazine for 1st Dance Advice and styled shoot collaborations.
For the past 5 years I have been working along side with a number of Industry leaders like:
Planning to Perfection
2020 is a new decade, we have a new look and we are planning some big changes so #watchthisspace.