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Puerto Rico Salsa Congress

Posted on May 24, 2011

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web_mg_4835The world’s greatest salsa dancers, musicians, instructors and bands gather every summer at the annual Salsa Congress in Puerto Rico. Guests at the international event can enjoy competitions, exhibitions, concerts, workshops and street parties. 

This year is the 15th anniversary and calls for an even more spectacular show, so expect 15 parties over 15 nights. The congress will take place from July 16–30, 2011, mainly at the Puerto Rico Convention Centre.

Other locations include the Sheraton Convention Centre, Plaza del Mercado, Plaza de los Salseros in Santurce, Plaza Colon in Old San Juan and Latin Roots Restaurant & Club. 

With Eddie Torres, as a special guest, and legends Mike Ramos and Freddy Rios, along with other top international instructors, the congress is sure to be an exhilarating and unique experience for all. 

For tickets please call (787) 449-2002 or email For more information visit British Airways now flies direct to San Juan, Puerto Rico from London Heathrow, twice-weekly, year-round. Tickets are bookable at

Nicola Rayner was editor of Dance Today from 2010 to 2015. She has written for a number of publications including The Guardian, The Independent and Time Out Buenos Aires, where she cut her teeth as a dance journalist working on the tango section. Today she continues to dance everything from ballroom to breakdance, with varying degrees of success. Her debut novel, The Girl Before You, was published last year in paperback, ebook and audiobook.

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