mike calderon new york salsa congress 2DJ Mike Calderon, Miami

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Mike Calderon is a native born and raised in the Magic City of Miami with descendents from Quito, Ecuador.
From a very young age, growing up, Salsa music with Puerto Rican and New York roots is what he listened to the most. The more bands and artists he listened to, the more his love for latin music grew and more passion came along with it.
At 21, he started taking Casino salsa lessons and that is where his journey to become a very popular local DJ began. Mastering Casino, he took his dancing to the next level with LA Style and On2 on his own with no classes, just by being in the socials and with other dancers.
DJ Mike Calderon has been doing weekly and monthly events since 23 years old in the salsa scene in Miami.  He has worked with many dance schools and owners and has been invited to DJ at Congresses multiple times such as, the New York Salsa Congress, the Orlando Salsa Congress, International Salsa Bachata Congress in Tampa, Born To Salsa Social, just to name a few.


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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