1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York City, New York 10019

The New York International Salsa Congress is New York City's PREMIER Latin Dance & Music event where the world comes to dance no matter your style and/or age, wether you're a amateur or professional dancer. Held for 3 days & 4 nights (this year September 2 - 6, 2009), every Labor Day Weekend, which was rightfully declared the Official New York Salsa Congress Weekend by Mayor Bloomberg in 2005.

For one long week besides the NYISC Launch Party, 4 Pre-Parties and Welcome Party at different locations in New York City starting the Friday - Wednesday(Aug. 28 - Sept. 2)before the event, from morning to early morning, with the purchase of a Full Pass VIP Package (Very Highly Recommended) you'll have the opportunity to choose from and enjoy:

Over 45 workshops from beginner to advanced levels in different styles of Latin dance, being taught by a list of the most sought after Instructors both nationally and internationally renowned.

Over 90 Spectacular Artist Showcases comprised of the hottest local and international dance groups from Thursday to Sunday. Not to mention our daily matinee performances starting at 6 PM which includes our Saturday matinee New York's Got Salsa Youth Showcase.

Our Live (4 Day) Concert Series with some of the most sought after & respected bands in the Latin community, plus DJs playing the Hottest Salsa and Cha-Chas around so you can dance the rest of the night away.

The 3rd Annual Bailasociety.com New York International Salsa Congress Dance Championship. 3 categories, $15,000 in total cash prizes. Let's see who will be crowned the 2009 champions.

All of this and more on Labor Day Weekend, right smack in the HEART of New York City, across the street from Radio City Music Hall, around the corner from Carnegie Hall and just walking distance from Times Square, under one roof, at the prestigious Hilton New York(1335 Avenue Of the Americas ( 53rd Street). Where we boast over 25,000 sq ft. of ballroom/dance floor space(Size does matter!). Team NYISC’s mission is to take this event to the next level and pay tribute to the CAPITAL OF THE WORLD, the MECCA OF SALSA, New York City. As we move forward and continue the tradition, we are excited for you to see what’s to come. You are not going to want to miss anything including our Farewell Salsa Cruise on Monday (Sept. 7th). Group of Friends Discount available.(also Very Highly Recommended) Since this is the city that never sleeps, there’s absolutely no sleeping till Tuesday. Oh and whatever happens at the New York International Salsa Congress, stays at the New York International Salsa Congress. We hope you will join us!

¡Que Viva La Salsa, Que Rico El Mambo!

Official Website: http://www.nycsalsacongress.com

Added by mambochoco on January 27, 2009