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  • DJ Saoko – Venezuela/Texas

    DJ Saoko – Venezuela/Texas

    DJ Saoko was born and raised in the oil town of Cabimas, Venezuela. When growing up in his elementary school days the world was taken by a storm by the phenomenon of Salsa. As a result, he remembers going to record stores with his father to pick up Vinyl records that were hot back then. DJ Saoko received influence from his neighbors’ friends, since they used to have a salsa band named “Saoko’s Orquestra”. Based on this and his fond […]

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  • Damian “The Don” Guzman

    Damian “The Don” Guzman

    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 a special passion for salsa and bachata Caribbean-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 Europe leading […]

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  • DJ Allan – Guatemala-Texas

    DJ Allan – Guatemala-Texas

    Allan Gonzalez! (DJ Allan)- Guatemala-Texas Born and raised in Guatemala, in the city of Antigua, Allan started his career at the young age of 16. Coming from a music lover’s family, naturally encouraged him to get into the DJ-ing and dancing scene. Allan started his career as a salsa assistant for a short time, which helped him to learn, develop and perfect his dancing skills. This further inspired him and he began teaching in a salsa studio where his knowledge […]

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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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