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15TH ANNUAL CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL SALSA CONGRESS


15TH ANNUAL CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL SALSA CONGRESS

LEGENDARY HALL OF FAME LATIN JAZZ ARTIST WILLIE ROSARIO

PRESS JUNCKET FEATURING

A heat wave comes to Chicago February 11 – 14, 2015 featuring the BEST

Dancers and Afro Latin Jazz musicians from across the globe will be featured at

the 15th Annual International Salsa Congress. Legendary Latin Jazz Salsa Artist

Willie Rosario will be performing at 15th Annual International Salsa Congress as

part of his World Wide Final Tour.

About Willie Rosario

Born and raised in Coamo, Puerto Rico has played with the top Salsa artist

including Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Mark Anthony and every legendary musician

from the famous Fania AllStars repertoire.

Among the awards and recognitions bestowed upon Rosario was a nomination

in 1987 for a Grammy Award for his song "Nueva Cosecha" (New Harvest),

various Gold and Platinum Records, the Agüeybaná de Oro Award, ACE, Diplo

and Paoli Awards. In 2000, the Puerto Rican Senate paid tribute to Willie Rosario

in recognition of his 40 years in the field of music. In 2002, Willie Rosario was

inducted into The International Latin Music Hall of Fame.

Press Junket

Date – Thursday, February 11, 2016

Location – Westin O’Hare 6100 N. River Road, Rosemont, Illinois 60018

Check In Time – 7:00pm

Overview of the 15th Annual Salsa Congress – 7:15pm

Mini Dance Performance – 7:25 pm

Willie Rosario – Meet and Greet – 7:35

We invite you stay and enjoy a memorable performance by the Edwin Sanchez

Project. RSVP to Gustavo Aleman.

The Chicago International Salsa Congress 2016 Highlights at a Glance

 Over 75 Workshops of infinite variety for your enjoyment:

 Mambo

 Musicality

 Cha-Cha-Cha

 Salsa styling, basic-advanced, footwork, lead/follow, ladies styling

 Pachanga, basic and incorporate into salsa styling

 Bachata

 Rueda Summit

 Salsarobics

 NEWLY ADDED: Kizomba! All levels

 NEWLY ADDED: Zumba with world class instructors from Zumba Fitness, LLC

 7 Professionally produced dance showcases – 4 Evening Showcases and 3 Matinee

Showcases

 4 nights of the very best in Live Latin Music Concerts with Social Dancing

o Thursday, 2/11/16 THE EDWIN SANCHEZ PROJECT

o Friday, 2/12/16 WILLIE ROSARIO Y SU ORQUESTA

o Saturday, 2/13/16 CHARLIE APONTE Y SU ORQUESTA

o Sunday, 2/14/16 SAMMY GARCIA Y SABOR DE PUERTO RICO with AZUQUITA

 3 Ballrooms for your dancing pleasure:

Grand Ballroom: Live Music Concert and the very best in

Salsa/Mambo, Cha-Cha-Cha music for social dancing

LaSalle Ballroom: featuring the hottest Bachata music for social dancing

Michigan Ballroom: Kizomba hosted by Marc Brewer, CISC

Kizomba Ambassador with Charles Ogar and the Chicago Kizomba crew

 CISC Marketplace filled with exciting vendor offerings and services

 Thursday evening opening night party: Industry night welcoming arts, dance, music and

communications students

 Exclusive VIP Meet & Greet with World Renowned Willie Rosario and Orquesta for VIP

access guests and full pass holders

 Saturday evening: Walk the Red Carpet for CISC Celebrity Judges and win prizes

CONTACT: GUSTAVO ALEMAN

EMAIL: GUSTAVO@IMAGENCONSULTANTS.COM

PHONE: 1-773-983-6542

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