--> Los Angeles, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--March 29, 2004--Early Registration Up Over Thirty Percent From Last Year, Salsa Lovers Travel From Over Thirty Countries and Two Hundred Cities Across The United States To Participate In World's Largest Salsa Congress
Albert Torres Productions, Inc. is proud to announce that Don Pedro Knight, husband and musical director for the late Celia Cruz, the "Queen of Salsa," will be will be making a rare appearance to accept his award for his many contributions to Latin entertainment and constant humanitarian efforts at this year's 6th Annual West Coast Salsa Congress. The 6th Annual West Coast Salsa Congress will take place at Hollywood Park Casino over Memorial Day weekend, May 27 - 30, 2004.
Every year The West Coast Salsa Congress has attracted thousands of attendees from around the world over the four days and honored many noted Southland local celebrities and politicians including Andy Garcia, Nate Holden, Jimmy Smits, Elliott Gould, Edward James Olmos, Nicholas Gonzales and Eva Longoria. In addition to honoring Don Pedro Knight and his making a special appearance, other honorees include JoAnn Jensen, film producer and choreographer, and the incomparable Johnny Pacheco.
"On behalf of Celia and myself I would like to express my gratitude to Albert Torres and the Salsa dancers worldwide for acknowledging us with an award on Saturday, May 30th, at The 6th Annual West Coast Salsa Congress. Thank you for loving her so much, and I ask you to never forget her. Azucar, Don Pedro Knight."
Since its first year The West Coast Salsa Congress has been dedicated to "Creating Unity through Salsa," presenting an annual event for people of all ages and all walks of life and cultures to unite and enjoy through the common ground of Salsa. With attendance up over thirty percent, this year's Congress is expected to bring over 5,000 dancers and Salsa fans from around the world to travel to Los Angeles to dance and celebrate Latin culture with thousands of L.A. locals. In addition to nightly dance and music performances, participants will have the opportunity to enjoy more than 40 classes, workshops and seminars on Salsa music and dance.
Albert Torres, known as the Bill Graham of Latin Entertainment, has become one of the largest promoters of Latin entertainment internationally, constantly presenting in Los Angeles and around the world the finest Latin entertainment. For further information and registration, visit http://www.alberttorresevents.com, or contact Albert Torres Productions, Inc. 310-445-9705.
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