carla voconi 638x482Carla Voconi, Italy

Carla Voconi was born in Teramo(Italy) in 1985.  She is currently one of the main female Mambo dancers, and she is renowned for her flavor, passion,  and her classic and sensual style.  She hashad the privilege to learn and work with some of the most important Salsa dancers in the world.

When she was 16 she discovered her passion for salsa and she decided to change her young life to dedicate it to dance.  She moved to Milan at the age of 20 years and started her dance career dancing with Marco Ferrigno in Juan Matos' Fogarate Dance Project for a couple of years and during this experience her passion for dancing On 2 developed.  Later she worked with Tropical Gem, learning from them a different style and technique.  After that in January 2009 she partnered up with Adolfo Indacochea and danced with him and with Latin Soul Dancers for three years, performing all over the world.  From the beginning of 2012 Carla has been also one of the partners of the Mambo King Eddie Torres.

Since 2013 she is the director and choreographer of her own company GLAM MAMBO COMPANY and the coordinator of GLAM MAMBO PROJECT ITALY,a very big community of dancers coming from different parts of Italy where she teaches including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, Taranto, and Teramo.




The New York International Salsa Congress is New York City's largest and longest-running Latin dance and music event where the world comes to dance every Labor Day Weekend. This year is the 18th annual edition and will take place at the prestigious New York Marriott Marquis, in the heart of Times Square, footsteps from Broadway theaters, museums and other NYC attractions.  

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