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Texas Salsa Congress: It’s our Sweet Sixteen!

Texas Salsa Congress: It’s our Sweet Sixteen!

Texas Salsa Congress: 16th Anniversary. It’s our Sweet Sixteen! The Texas Salsa Congress is one of the largest dance events to hit the Lone Star State! This upcoming year we celebrate our 16th 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 […]

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Interested in showcasing your talent at the TSC “Sweet 16” in March?

 Addicted to So You Think You Can Dance? Dancing with the Stars? World of Dance? 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!! Are you interested in performing at the 2020 Texas Salsa Congress? Every year dancers and performers from all over the world let the Lone […]

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Instructor Spotlight: Charlie Garcia “Mr. Candela” – New York

Instructor Spotlight: Charlie Garcia “Mr. Candela” – New York

Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, Charlie began dancing at the Bronx Dance Theater where he trained in hip hop and basic levels of tap and jazz. Soon after, he continued training with the Unified Dance Studio where he also got his first taste of Latin dancing and what we call the “Salsa Fever.” Charlie hasn’t stopped dancing Salsa since! Seeking to be the best salsa dancer he can, he sought out great teachers and mentors and has […]

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DJ Spotlight: Damian Guzman (The Don)

DJ Spotlight: Damian Guzman (The Don)

Damian Guzman (The Don) is best known for his social dancing admiration and focus thru the world. During his childhood in Puerto Rico, he developed he developed a special passion for salsa and bachata Carribbean-style. This passion led him to take his skills beyond the Caribbean style feeling to a more technical level since 2006. In 2011, he developed a special passion for Bachata Sensual which led him to pursue further understanding of this emerging style of bachata developed in […]

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Recap: Mambo & Murals Tour

Recap: Mambo & Murals Tour

The 15th Annual Texas Salsa Congress kicks off with “Mambo & Murals”, a Special Event in Collaboration with Artist GONZO247 on Thursday, March 7, 2019. The Mambo and Murals Tour will provide a unique glimpse of Houston, with Gonzo as your guide for a mural tour experience featuring street art and murals that make up the city’s artscape. This tour will also incorporate spoken word, music and dance from featured artists from the United States and International Countries. Join us, […]

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Houston, Texas in Eight 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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15 Moments for our 15th Anniversary: 2005 – 2012

 

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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