Stella Rossi, better known as Deseo Carmin, is a professional dancer, singer/songwriter, guitarist, and percussionist. Originally from Asuncion, Paraguay, she started her artistic career at the young age of 3. She studied at one of the most prestigious Art and Dance Schools in Paraguay where she graduated with a Teaching Degree.
At the age of 15 she was chosen to join the National Ballet Folklorico Municipal of Asuncion, Paraguay and became principal dancer. With this Ballet Company she represented her country as an ambassador of the Paraguayan culture in several International Festivals around the world. She initiated her professional singing career as a soprano with the choral group “Marandu” in Asuncion, developing then through the years as a singer and guitarist with several bands throughout the US as well as in Europe.
She currently performs with her band DESEO CARMIN and several other musical ensembles around the Pacific Northwest. Stella Rossi is a recipient of several musical and dance awards and nominations, not only from her native country but also the U.S.
Desea Carmin performs live with The Rumba Kings, and is featured in one of the band's videos, "Balamo", in which she sings in Spanish in a bilingual duet with Greek vocalist, Elizabeth Proios.
Deseo Carmin performing with The Rumba Kings on, "Balamo"