The 9th Scottish Salsa Congress
27th to 30th January 2017
Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel
Yes it’s back and it’s BIGGER & BETTER, The 9th Scottish Salsa Congress with 4 dedicated style of dance party rooms – Xbody salsa room, Bachata room, Kizomba room, Cuban salsa room.
Located in the West End of Edinburgh’s city centre, the Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor hotel combines an 1860s listed building with a stylish and modern interior. Just 200 metres from Haymarket Station, the hotel is a short walk from Edinburgh attractions like Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile.
Congress will be held on 27th January 2017 – 30th January 2017
Northwest UK Salsa Congress
5th to 7th May 2017
At the Hilton Hotel, Blackpool
**** TICKETS ON SALE NOW *****
SPECIAL OFFER – First 100 passes bought will be £75 + fee £3.00
Following our very first solo congress, Salsa Northwest are super excited to confirm we are going to do it again!
We had such an amazing time and met so many lovely people who have asked and keep asking when is the next. So here we go…
We will be back at The Hilton Hotel starting on the Friday 5th May 2017 and we will run through the weekend ending in the early hours of Monday 8th (you may need to book that day off )
Herefords FIRST Ever Salsa & Latin Festival Alldayer!
MOE FLEX***MAURICIO REYES***NIGEL MAY
Plus Many More to be Announced
Kicking off at Midday with 12 hrs of top quality classes and workshops with the very best UK Based International instructors!
Running order will be published very soon
Absolute Beginners Boot Camp! (3 Classes)
In The Courtyard –
The Very Best Street Food Stalls
Live Performance, Music & DJ’s
Don’t miss our Rio Style Street Parade.. Celebrating this Olympic year
The King of Salsa and 7 Time Grammy Award Winner, Marc Anthony, will be performing live in London during the summer of 2016.
He’ll be appearing at the O2 on Sunday 10th July, as the final date of his European tour.
Tickets for Marc Anthony on London are available now at;
The Latin music icon will be in London for one night only as part of his exclusive 7 show European Live Tour.
Hosted by La Pollera Colora, full details will be announced on Wednesday 4th May.
Marc Anthony in London is one of the most requested Latin Music concerts, and is guaranteed to sell out.
Interview with Chino Nunez, filmed at his home in November 2007
About Chino Nunez
Pablo “Chino” Nunez – Established Professional Percussionist, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer, Arranger, Composer, Recording Artist, Band Leader, and Educator, multiple
GRAMMY, LATIN GRAMMY and BILLBOARD winner/nominee –- hundreds of productions to his credit and he has performed/toured with a verifiable Who’s Who, as well as
with the critically acclaimed ensemble CHINO NUNEZ ORCHESTRA.
Interview with Fania All Star Larry Harlow at his home in November 2007.
About Larry Harlow
Larry Harlow is a true living legend of Afro-Cuban music. Born in Brooklyn, New York, his early influences were his father Buddy, who was a professional bass player and his mother Rose, who sang opera. A graduate of the prestigious N.Y. High School of Music and Art, he excelled on oboe, flute, violin, bass and the instrument that he is most noted for, the piano. Although jazz and the piano styling of Art Tatum were his first love, his growing exposure as a teenager to the music and culture of the New York Latino community fascinated him.
Winners of the professional category at the Aceki World Salsa Championships 2012 in Hong Kong, Oliver Pineda & Vali Damaskou
About Oliver Pineda
As well as his very own subscription website www.oliverpineda.dance, housing over 300 videos with new uploads every month plus his NEW International initiative; The Oliver Pineda TOP Teams, allowing dancers worldwide to learn, train & perform under his extensive choreographic guidance & experience, Oliver Pineda is also the Founder and Director of world reknown Latin Motion Dance Academy, founded by Oliver Pineda & Natalie Zeller (formally Reis) in the year 2000. As Australia’s only 8 times World Salsa Champion, Oliver has won five of his World Salsa Titles with celebrity dance partner of 20 years & three times winner of “Dancing with the Stars” Luda Kroitor & continues to inspire by performing & winning championships till today.
Interview with Albert Torres, filmed July 2007 at the Hamburg Salsa Festival
About Albert Torres
Albert Torres is the world’s premier producer of live Salsa Music and Dance events. His passion for Salsa has been an inspiration to a countless number of people from all walks of life and his continuous efforts to globalize Salsa have made a major impact on the preservation and accessibility of both Salsa Music and Salsa Dance around the world. Founded in 1992, Albert Torres Productions Inc. (ATP) has created and co-produced over three hundred and fifty spectacular Salsa Dance Events known as SALSA CONGRESSES in such exotic places as; Dubai, The United Arab Emirates, Japan, Hong Kong, Brazil, Bulgaria, Romania, China, Colombia, Venezuela, Spain, Mexico, Peru, Holland, Hamburg, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Ecuador, New Zealand, Australia, Puerto Rico, and in numerous city across America Albert Torres also co-produced The World Salsa Championships that were seen worldwide on ESPN. In 1998 Albert Torres Productions (ATP) created and produced the world’s largest Salsa Music event, THE LA SALSA FEST aka THE LOS ANGELES SALSA CONGRESS. ATP transforms the event’s location into an exciting music and dance venue that attracts over 20,000 Latin Music enthusiasts from all over the world.
Interview with Salsa and Latin Trombonist, Jimmy Bosch, filmed at the 2007 Hamburg Salsa Festival
About Jimmy Bosch
Being the most talented trombone player in the world of latin music, Jimmy Bosch (New York, USA) has left an impressive footprint. Listing up all the musicians he has played with would fill whole magazines.
Int/Adv On1 Turn Patterns Salsa Class from Super Mario at the Salsa Central Weekender, June 2011
About Super Mario
For many years now, Super Mario has been a household name on the international Salsa scene, recognised and respected by students and fellow professionals for his amazing lead, unlimited database of fantastic moves/combinations and his teaching ability. His classes and workshops have always been extremely popular both in the UK and in countries as far as Australia, Japan and the USA, specialising on technique but always maintaining an element of fun.