is a dance that originated in Cuba and was popularized by Dámaso Pérez Prado.
In the late 1940s, Perez Prado came up with the dance for the mambo music and became the first person to market his music as "mambo". After Havana, Prado moved his music to Mexico, where his music and the dance was adopted. The original mambo dance was characterized by freedom and complicated foot-steps. Some Mexican entertainers became well known dancers like Tongolele, Adalberto Martínez, Rosa Carmina and Tin Tan. The Mambo dance that was invented by Perez Prado..