6 additional exclusive special features to join us

Heroes of the Dance Floor

Social Dancing matters the most to almost everybody. We made sure that 26 of the best social dancers in Europe are with us. They love to dance.

Masterclasses with classification

Our Masterclasses are included in the Academy Passes but require to pass the classification test in order to make sure the level is Master.

Prefestival Intensives

Bachata Sensual and Urban Kizz. Three hour long progressive workshops Friday morning in a small group. Intense learning - guaranteed.

Movie Santo Domingo Blues

Saturday afternoon we will show this great movie (80 min) which will give you some great insights of the life with Bachata in the Dominican Republic.

Seminars & Olu Olu's Coffee Lounge

Talking, face to face about things which matter to our community. Learn and discuss about history & musicality.

Bachata Social Dance Competition

Show us your best Dominican Bachata social dance moves, enjoy and have fun, make the audience crazy and win 100€ and free pass for BSC 2019.

another new feature added!

HIDDEN GEMS - Salsa Got Talent!

EXCLUSIVELY AT BERLIN SALSACONGRESS! Among the dancers at Berlin Salsacongress 2018 are many hidden gems, great talents which didn't find the way into our line up mostly because we have a limited number of spots. So we created a new feature (based on an idea of SUPERMARIO) where we can present those HIDDEN GEMS. Four couples, 8 great dancers, will present to the attendees what they gonna teach and YOU will choose, you will vote,  what you want to learn! Don't miss this chance to get to know a few more great teachers and dancers! This class is included in all passes.

Location & Time: Sunday, at 8:30 PM in the Big Arena.

we need you. Become a volunteer in our international team. check it out today.

Reinventing Berlin Salsacongress. Join the future!

We believe, sometimes we need to change

We see the world we live in is changing a lot and after talking to many people we decided to make some crucial changes to our very own concept, a concept which has been working for our events for many years. Our aim with those changes is to make it more attractive AND effective for you to take part in workshops and we want you to take home the best experience and memories.

Take your time and explore the possibilities our new concept offers you

Find out what the new, revolutionary concept does contain. 

kizomba instructors training. now we offer level 1 and level 2.

If you want to teach Kizomba & Semba

Learn from the best and most structured instructors in the Kizomba community with 15 years of experience - Afro Latin Connection (Porto). If you really wanna become an instructor, there are actually no short cuts. Now there is! We offer you in 2018 the chance to participate in the Kizomba Instructor Trainings Level 1 AND Level 2, as they will both be happening at Berlin Salsacongress 2018! Get ready.

stargate shows. your chance to get on the main stage. and to win up to 500€.

Impressions of Stargate 2017

The winner of the Stargate shows selected by the audience will perform the same night on our main stage. But now the winners of each Stargate will also be rewarded directly (beside performing on the main stage): The winner of each day will get up to 500€ cash prize (300€ for teams with up to 6 performers, 500€ for teams with 7 performers and more). Additionally the winning team will have free access for the Stargate at the Berlin Salsacongress 2019! 

Choreography bootcamps. The ultimate challenge for advanced dancers.

Choreography Bootcamps

Alegria DC

SALSA. By one of the coolest teams in our community. Teaching a couple routine. 8 hours intense training + 1 hour final rehearsal in 3 days. Info & Registration.

Mistura Movement

KIZOMBA. By one of the most innovative teams in Kizomba. You really wanna learn ? Super intense. 8 hours training + 1 hour final rehearsal in 3 days. Info & Registration.


SALSA ON 1. This man is a legend. Called the Million Moves man. Find out yourself, why. Creativity pure. Exclusively at Berlin Salsacongress 2018! Info & Registration. 

Brenda Liew

LADIES. She is hot, and she is one of the future super stars. Learn unique moves and unique style. 8 hours training + 1 hour final rehearsal in 3 days. Info & Registration. 

In the center of the city. Easily accessible. 3000 seats. Our venue.

Extraordinary Artist Line Up

The New York Movement

The new kids on the block. They took the salsa community in the US by storm and now they are coming to Europe!

Korke & Judith

The inventors of Sensual Bachata from Spain. They set the bar and now they return to Berlin Salsacongress.

Adolfo & Latin Soul Dancers

The Fast & The Furious. No better one to learn from if you love intricated, fast footwork.

Alegria DC

This team from France is outstanding by their elegance in their shows and perfectly structured workshops.

Busra & Jonatha

Looking for something fresh and new, you need to check out this couple from Italy. Fairly new in our community, you shouldn't miss out on them !

Mistura Movement

Most innovative shows in Kizomba, great teachers and unstoppable social dancers. What else would you ask for ?

Check out the full Line Up

Every year we bring together a large number of carefully selected artists from all over the world. For 2018 we changed the Line Up a lot as our new concept also requires a different type of artist. Some of our artists you will only meet at Berlin Salsacongress. Plus the best DJ's. Amazing Social dancers. Breathtaking performances. Outstanding photographers.

Olu Olu's Coffee Lounge

Discussing what matters

We felt this was missing. A place to talk face to face about all topics which matter to our community. Hosted by Olu Olu (London).

Topic(s) at Coffee Lounge 2018

Musicality. Explained and discussed by some of the most reknown artists in our community. 

Check out all details about the coffeee lounge in this video.

On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BerlinSalsacongress/videos/1879274725476332/

On Youtube: https://youtu.be/9E9aMahcFeI

Join us

The Coffee Lounge will take place on Sunday,  October 7 at 5.00 PM in Tempodrom, Seminar II.

Accomodation around the venue

Crowne Plaza 4*

Amazing hotel just across the street from the venue. Only deluxe rooms are left. 123€ per night for the single room, 133€ per night for the double room, including breakfast. 

Book here for the best price.

Holiday Inn Express 3*

Nice hotel just 2 min walk from the venue.  115€ per night for the single room, 120€ per night for the double room, including breakfast. Also triple rooms available.

Book here for the best price.

15+ other options

The venue is surrounded by a large number of hotels & hostels in walking distance. From a cheap hostel with 6 bed rooms to luxury hotel - it is up to your choice.

Click here for full list.

Fancy a free pass or provision?

Check our Ambassador and Affiliate programs


We are always looking to expand our network of ambassadors promoting the Berlin Salsacongress all over the earth. Our network consists out of more than 160 Ambassadors in more than 90 countries worldwide. Now we also offer the opportunity to become an affiliate to any of our participants.

The Affiliate program

Affiliates sign in for our affiliate program, they get a promotion code which gives their friends a 10% discount and they earn a percentage of 10% for every pass they sell. Interested in the Affiliate program ? Sign in here.

The Ambassador program

Ambassadors have a promotion code they spread among their friends or students which give them a 15% discount on selected passes. After they reached a threshold agreed upon when they start, they will get a free pass (or several if sold many). Interested in the Ambassador program ?! Write us an email to berlinsalsacongress@gmail.com

Get in touch

We listen to you.

We are here to answer your questions. If  you have any questions, comments or feedback, please feel free to write to us. Unless we are travelling, we will answer your email in between hours, sometimes minutes.

Berlin Salsacongress

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