HOMETOWN: Porto, Portugal
BEST KNOWN FOR: Kizomba
- Born in Porto,Portgual in 1987.
- She started dancing salsa in 2001. Soon after she learned kizomba and semba, and developed a love for those dances.
- In 2007 Mafalda became a member of the “Afrolatin Connection”. She was a member of the group for three years.
- In 2008 her dance career took off after she won the kizomba championship in the dance competition“Africadançar”.
- In 2009 she finished in third place at the first Salsa Open competition in Portugal.
- Mafalda is well known for having mastered kizomba body movement and has performed and taught in numerous kizomba and salsa festivals around the world.
- She often performs under the name “Mafalda Butterflies”.