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Calgary International Salsa Congress 2024: A Weekend of Rhythm, Passion, and Dance

Calgary International Salsa Congress 2024: A Weekend of Rhythm, Passion, and Dance

The beat of salsa and the sway of bachata will once again take center stage as Calgary gears up to host the much-awaited Calgary International Salsa Congress from April 4th to 7th, 2024. This electrifying event promises a weekend filled with workshops, performances, competitions, and, of course, plenty of dancing. Let's dive into the exciting event schedule and what attendees can expect. 

The Calgary International Salsa Congress promises an unforgettable experience for dancers of all levels. From mesmerizing performances to hands-on workshops, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you're a seasoned dancer or taking your first steps onto the dance floor, the congress offers a welcoming atmosphere and ample opportunities to learn, connect, and, most importantly, dance.




With an impressive lineup of international artists, including Edwin Rivera, Billy and Ahtoy, Diego y Gaby, and many more, the stage is set for an extraordinary weekend of rhythm and passion.


Let’s have a closer look at the event schedule to get you prepared for this weekend full of dance: 


Thursday, April 4, 2024: Salsa Congress Warm-Up Party

The festivities kick off with a bang at the Hyatt Regency Calgary's Thomsons Restaurant. From 9 pm to 2 am, attendees will have the opportunity to mingle with international guests and warm up for the exhilarating weekend ahead. The highlight of the evening? A special set by celebrity DJ Edwin Rivera from Los Angeles, ensuring that the dance floor stays hot all night long.

Friday, April 5, 2024: Competition and Local Showcase

Friday is all about showcasing talent and competition. Throughout the day, competitions unfold, featuring professional and amateur couples, solo showcases, and more. In the evening, the Local Showcase takes center stage, highlighting the incredible talent of both local performers and international guests.

Saturday, April 6, 2024: Gala Night

Saturday ups the ante with a Gala Night at the Hyatt Regency Calgary. Attendees can indulge in optional workshops led by international instructors, perfecting their moves from 10 am to 4 pm. The day culminates in breathtaking competitions, including Pro-Am showcases and team performances. After the international showcase, dancers can join in for Salsa & Bachata classes before dancing the night away until 3 am across multiple dance rooms.

Sunday, April 7, 2024: Workshops and Grand Finale

The final day of the congress is packed with optional workshops and last-minute competitor check-ins. Attendees can soak up knowledge from world-class instructors in various dance styles. The day crescendos with the Masters Jack 'N' Jill Competition, featuring instructors and international guests, followed by social dancing until 2 am.


Dress Code: Style and comfort it is

Semi-formal attire is recommended for the congress, but attendees can expect to see a mix of styles ranging from casual to formal. The key is to wear comfortable shoes suitable for dancing the night away. We got you covered with our booth during the event. Pass by to see us and get your perfect comfortable fit to make the fullest out of this dance event. We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

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