13th Annual Los Angeles Salsa & Bachata Congress Moves To Westin Bonaventure Hotel

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Over 8,000 Dancers & Fans Of Salsa & Bachata From Over 30 Countries & 200 U.S. Cities Will Congregate In Los Angeles To Take Part In The Four Day Event, May 26-30, 2011. Special Performances By Victor Manuelle, Grupo Latin Vibe, Choco Orta With Johnny Polanco, Chino Espinoza And For The First Time At A Salsa Congress The Bachata Sensation, XTREME

Albert Torres Productions, Inc. Is proud to present The 13th Annual Los Angeles Salsa Congress & Bachata Room hosted by Island Touch with over 25 million hits on you tube under their artistic names, Ataca Y La Alemana. This event is held over the Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-30, 2011. Due to the enormous demand to be part of the new L.A. this year’s four-day event of Salsa music and dancing has moved to the newly renovated Westin Bonaventure located at 404 S Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA. The Los Angeles Salsa Congress is the ultimate Salsa experience containing a stage for live dance performances and concerts, pool parties with international DJ’s, general public dancing every evening till 4am and vendor booths with plenty of Salsa lifestyle products for music lovers of all ages.

The Los Angeles Salsa Congress every year is dedicated to “Creating Unity through Salsa”, an annual event for people of all ages and cultures to enjoy the common ground of the art of Salsa music and dance. Thousands of Salsa dancers and spectators will travel to Los Angeles from countries such as Australia, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Holland, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Italy France, Greece, Israel, Dubai, Lebanon, Japan, China, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Norway, South Korea, United Kingdom, New Zealand, El Salvador, Peru, Singapore, Colombia and Venezuela in addition to attendees from over 200 U.S. cities.

Every year The Los Angeles Salsa Congress has attracted thousands of attendees from around the World over the four days and has honored celebrities and politicians including Andy Garcia, Tito Puente, Cachao, Jan Perry, Nate Holden, Jimmy Smitts, Edward James Olmos, Nicholas Gonzales and Eva Longoria.

The 13th Annual Los Angeles Salsa Congress & Bachata Room will have a Pre Congress party on Thursday May 26, 2011, beginning at 8pm at The Mayan located at 1038 South Hill St. The event will then move to the Westin Bonaventure where we will feature daily workshops for beginners, intermediates and pros beginning on Friday May 27 from 9am to 4pm. Pool party from noon to 5pm. Afternoon shows from 4:30-5:30 and the evening doors open at 7pm. At 7:30pm-8:30pm, we will host the qualifiers (competition) for The World Latin Dance Cup as seen on ESPN, to beheld December 14-17, 2011 at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas. At 8:30pm each evening we highlight some of the best Salsa / Bachata dancers in the World. These dancers of all ages will mesmerize you each evening. Different shows every night. After the shows there will be a combination of Live Music and International DJ’s till 4am.

This year the bands are on Thursday, Chino Espinoza Y Los Duenos Del Son at The Mayan located at 1038 South Hill St. On Friday, Victor Manuelle (El Sonero De La Juventud) & His Full Orchestra From Puerto Rico will be performing at The Westin Bonaventure. On Saturday, performing on the West Coast for the first time, Grupo Latin Vibe from New York. On Sunday, Two Concerts, for the first time at a Salsa Congress one of the most requested Bachata bands, XTREME and the second concert to close this holiday weekend, from Puerto Rico the voice of the millennium, Choco Orta backed by the hottest West Coast Salsa Band, Johnny Polanco Y Su Conjunto Amistad.

With attendance up over 30% this year’s congress is expected to bring over 8,000 dancers and Salsa fans from around the world to travel to Los Angeles to dance and celebrate with thousands of southland locals. In addition to nightly dance and music performances, participants will have the opportunity to enjoy 74 workshops and music history seminars on Salsa music and dance.

Albert Torres is the worlds most prolific promoters of Latin music and dance, with over 39 Salsa Congress around the globe, Albert travels 48 weeks of the year attending, advising and hosting most of the events, advocating the vision of “Creating Unity through Salsa”. Albert is a member of The International Council Of Dance Of UNESCO, A Chapter Of The United Nations and was also just selected to be the Grand Marshall representing all 50 States and the California Puerto Rican Parade Association at the New York Puerto Rican Day Parade, June 12, 2011 on 5th Ave attended by over 1 million people.

For further information on the 13th Annual Los Angeles Salsa Congress, visit http://www.mysalsacongress.com or contact Albert Torres Productions, Inc 310 445 9705. To purchase concert tickets locally go to Ticketon, Liborio Markets, Zorro Supermarket, El Colmao, Melodias.

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