The Canadian Salsa Dance Corporation presents

Salsa Convention

MAY 18-22, 2017

Victoria Day Weekend


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The Main Salsa Event

  • The Canadian Salsa Dance Corporation

    Is a non–profit organization that promotes music, dance and Latin culture while bringing together a multi-etchnic audience. Our goal is to inform and educate amateur artist, semi-professional dancers. To provide the ability create knowledge and exchange networks for developing artists.

    Internationally renowned artists, nice amenities, an extensive media coverage and the pleasure to dance the whole weekend !

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DJ's & Hosts

(Subject to change. More artists to be confirmed ...)

Dj Henry Knowles

Born in New York City’s ‘Spanish Harlem’ and of Puerto Rican descent, Henry’s love for the music that makes his blood flow was born during family parties in New York City and childhood summers in Puerto Rico.

Henry has worked as a disc jockey, video DJ, master of ceremonies, sound engineer and promoter in major nightclubs and venues around the world throughout the span of his career. His extensive travels include appearances in over 47 countries and 350 cities & islands showcasing his talents.

Dj Alberth Moreno


Dj Alberth Moreno began with a passion for music from an early age. As he was growing up, in his hometown Bogota, Colombia he was always surrounded by music. Later on he moved to Miami Florida where he was introduced to a bigger variety of music, that’s when he just fell in love with it. Alberth started recording his own mixes on tapes & later on went to recording his own mixed CD’s. Alberth was offered an opportunity to work as the main DJ at a reputable Salsa school in Miami named Salsa Lovers Dance Studios. This opened any doors for him in the music industry, giving him the opportunity to DJ for many nightclubs, festivals, concerts, and congress. As Alberth became more acclaimed by other artist, promoters, nightclubs & fans all from different nationalities & races, that’s when he decided to start traveling.

Dj Sabrusso


Dj dVo

DJ dVo has been passionately spinning salsa music since 2005. He is Ottawa's most active salsa DJ and is considered one of the fastest growing talents. With a strong background in music and as a salsa dancer, he has developed a unique but exploratory sense to salsa rhythms and musicality. This is evident through his ability to read the crowd and to be able to build momentum on the dance floor with his music selections. DJ dVo has spinned at various salsa congresses, convention, festivals, and social events in Montreal, Toronto, Quebec City, Guelph, Gatineau and Ottawa. He is a regular DJ and the founder of Ottawa's Salsaria, a not-for-profit salsa interest group for "dancers, by dancers."

Rudi Lopez (Host)

Rudi Lopez, aka "El Tiguere del Mambo," is world-renowned for his high-energy workshops, blend of modern and classical bachata styles, and teaching material that is fun, practical and sexy. As a member of the Island Touch Pro Team, Rudi is one of the most traveled bachata instructors in the world, having taught workshops in countless cities, on 3 continents and over 10 different countries.

Rudi has found yet another avenue to express his love for music via DJ-ing, hence the birth of DJ El Tiguere del Mambo. DJ Tiguere has been gaining the ear of dancers all across world.

Sonia Kyriacou(Host)

With more than 20 years of experience, Sonia Kyriacou is a talented and renowned dancer. Leaders in their industry, this passionate entrepreneur believes that you can “choreograph” your life!

Based in Montreal, she run the San Tropez Dance Center along sides partner Moris Alvarenga , one of the largest Latin dance centers in Canada, with locations in the West Island and Downtown. Organizer of the most highly anticipated Latin dance festival in Montreal, the Montreal Salsa Convention, which is now in its 12th consecutive year.

Denis Boisvert (Photographer)

  Denis is a Montreal based photographer who is known for taking amazing action shots. He is well liked and respected by many people in the Latin dance community for his glamour photos. He has been on the scene for the last 6 years and is highly in demand, he likes to be close to the dancers to get amazing angles.

We are very excited to have Denis Boisvert as our official photographer at the 12th Montreal Salsa Convention 2016.

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