Group of Wisconsin students to dance their way through an international event

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MILWAUKEE -- This Friday, a group of Wisconsin students will dance their way through an international event -- the Chicago International Salsa Congress. And they're the only group like this in the state to earn that recognition. Carl spent the morning at Badger High School in Lake Geneva for a preview.

About Chicago International Salsa Congress (website)

The mission of the Chicago International Salsa Congress is to unite cultures and generations, engender leadership through empowerment opportunities in its showcase and to keep alive the history of the many cultures collaboration in the creation and evolution of Latin and Afro-Caribbean music and dance.

The Chicago International Salsa Congress is brought to you by a special group of dedicated individuals whose energy, skills, passion and perseverance unite to bring you the number one Latin Music and Dance event in the Midwest!

Over the past 25 years, Cultural Expressions Productions, and the Chicago Intercultural Alliance founded by Rosita and Saladeen Alamin, have created a multicultural community through Afro-Latin music and dance. This group’s unwavering support of the community through consistent production of exceptional events that include fund raisers for children with HIV for over 10 years.

They produced the first all ages inclusive event for 15 years, “Sizzling Mambo Sundays” at the Presidential Towers. Deeply committed to uniting cultures, Cultural Expressions supports emerging artists, keeps alive the history of origins of the music and dance through the salsa congress concept.