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Texas Salsa Congress: Family. Inspiration. Different

Texas Salsa Congress Family. Inspiration. Different The Texas Salsa Congress is one of the largest dance events to hit the Lone Star State! This upcoming year we celebrate our 13th Anniversary of a Texas Sized Serving of Salsa! The event draws teams from all over the world to celebrate all forms of dance including but not limited to Salsa, Bachata, Jazz, Contemporary & Hip-Hop. This dance exhibition has provided shows and performances that have left our audiences on their feet […]

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Hilton Houston Post Oak Event Location & Hotel

Hilton Houston Post Oak Event Location & Hotel

HILTON HOUSTON POST OAK BY THE GALLERIA Our Houston Galleria hotel rooms are designed with comfort and convenience in mind. All guestrooms have been beautifully renovated in April 2016 with a bright and modern color scheme. Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, our convenient location with various room types and amenities makes this hotel the perfect place to stay during your trip to Houston. AMENITIES AND SERVICES Whether conducting business, keeping up with a fitness routine or looking to […]

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What is a Salsa Congress?

Addicted to So You Think You Can Dance? Dancing with the Stars? America’s Best Dance Crew? Wish you could get up close and feel the excitement of a live dance show? Well get off the couch and come see the best of the best Latin dance stars around the world right here in your own backyard!! On March 16-19, 2017 at the Westin Oaks Galleria, Houston will once again serve up a bit of its down home southern hospitality to […]

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13th Annual Texas Salsa Congress

The Texas Salsa Congress is one of the largest dance events to hit the Lone Star State! This upcoming year we celebrate our 13th Anniversary of a Texas Sized Serving of Salsa! The event draws teams from all over the world to celebrate all forms of dance including but not limited to Salsa, Bachata, Jazz, Contemporary & Hip-Hop. This dance exhibition has provided shows and performances that have left our audiences on their feet with standing ovations and ready to […]

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Houston, Texas in Two Minutes!

The style-savvy residents of the country’s fourth largest city know that there’s no place like Houston.  With more than 2.2 million residents, the city attracts visitors and transplants with a wonderful mix of world-class arts, booming business, pro sports and award-winning cuisine. As the rest of the country discovers what locals have known all along, Houston is finally enjoying the recognition it deserves.  Just last year, the city landed on several “best of” lists, including the Travel + Leisure roundup of America’s […]

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Ray Barretto, Jr Musical Artist March 2017

Ray Barretto, Jr Musical Artist March 2017

Ray Barretto, Jr. is the son of the legendary Grammy award winning Salsa Music Icon, Conguero and Bandleader, Ray Barretto (“Mr. Hard Hands”, “Manos Duras”). Ray, Jr. is carrying on his dad’s legacy and paying tribute to his father’s contribution to Latin music by playing congas with his own band for an exciting show of his dad’s greatest Salsa hits. Ray Barretto is universally recognized as one of the greatest conga players and bandleaders in the history of Latin and […]

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Our Story

It started as an idea between friends, bringing a congress to Texas where at the time Texas had no active congress in the entire state. A congress that would showcase Texas Salsa talent, bring awareness of salsa to the community and raise money for scholarships. Together David Melendez and Ruby Rivera worked hard and in January 2004, the Texas Salsa Congress was born.

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