dj gioDJ Gio, Toronto

Tin Tin Deo

Dj Gio (Giovanni Torres) was born and raised in one of the worlds havens for Salsa dancers and musicians, Medellin, Colombia! The art of Salsa music and dance is his lifestyle. Since childhood, Salsa music, teaching and dancing has been instrumental in his life and grew to become his ultimate passion.
His career first began in 1989 as a dancer then evolved to becoming a dance instructor, cardio salsa specialist judge and founder of Los Salsomanos, one of Toronto's first recognized international salsa performing dance company. He is the founder of one of Toronto's most popular Salsa Event, Tin Tin Deo! He is not only a sought out instructor and performer but also as a DJ. DJ Gio has had the pleasure of sharing his love for Salsa music around the world for more than 10 years. He has been a requested dj for many accredited events, salsa congresses, festivals, concerts and the top salsa nightclubs in the city.
his words…
“Djing is my passion, collecting great Latin music has been my hobby for many years and supporting these legendary Artists makes me feel proud to keep the art alive. I play from my heart and I feel the music I play. I envision myself dancing, so therefore I envision others dancing to the music! Whether it’s Colombian, Puerto Rican, Cuban, New York or the various Latin styles that exist, I play with so much respect for the Artists and I feel honored to be the source that extends it to you, THE DANCERS!”
“From A Dancer To The Dancers, I am a Salsomano”



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.  

Featuring live band concerts, performance showcases, instructional workshops, and non-stop social dancing all in the center of the world's greatest city, come see why the NYISC brings thousands of attendees from New York and over 40 countries worldwide for an annual celebration of Latin dance, music and culture.

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