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TD Salsa in Toronto returns this summer! Salsaintoronto.com

Mark your calendars because Canada’s Largest Latin Culture celebration returns in person with the annual TD Salsa in Toronto Festival featuring the TD Salsa on St. Clair Street Festival and Salsa at Blue Mountain, in addition to a series of city-wide events that celebrate Hispanic heritage!

Get ready to dance the weekend away this summer in the streets of Toronto on July 9th & 10th at TD Salsa on St. Clair and at Salsa at Blue Mountain in Collingwood with music, dance, art, and authentic cuisine.

This year, Kings of Salsa kicks-off our TD Salsa in Toronto Festival on TLN TV on Fri, May 27 at 9P/et and Sat, May 28 at 11A/et and opens the series of festivities this summer.

Prepare to immerse yourself in Latino culture and experience the heat and passion of latin America in the heart of Toronto at Canada’s biggest Salsa Fiesta, alongside this years host, and TLN TV producer, Camila Gonzalez!

For more info and the full lineup of events, please visit, Salsaintoronto.com

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Aspiring Latino-Canadian Comedian Lucas Lopez Vilet on His Rise to TikTok Fame

Latino-Canadian TikTok Content Creator, Lucas Lopez Vilet, quickly rose to fame over the past two years, amassing 2.5 million followers with quick-wit humour and Hispanic focused parodies.

TLN TV Host and Producer, Camila Gonzalez, had the opportunity to speak with Lopez over his recent transition to a full-time TikTok content creator during the COVID-19 pandemic in the latest segment of TLN Connects.

Lucas Lopez: Career Decision

Lopez decided to make TikTok his full-time career when he realized that the standard traditional route was not in his path, opting to take the route he knew he would excel in. “It was basically all or nothing”, states the young social star.

Latino-Hispanic culture is centered around strict parenting, however, Lopez shares that his mother has always been very supportive about him following his dreams.

Pushing Through Adversity

Unfortunately, the TikTok star states that he did receive some backlash from the Latino Community over his content, but voiced that his intentions are light-hearted and fun.

His content is focused on Hispanic culture norms, his time in Florida, and his father, recalling him as a “naturally very funny guy.”

Lopez hopes his TikTok career will propel him in the right direction towards stand up comedy, and eventually film to aid in the fight for Latino-Canadian representation on the big screen.

How to Watch Lucas Lopez

TLN Media Group would like to congratulate you, Lucas, and wishes you much success!

To watch Lucas Lopez Vilet’s content, visit his TikTok account and his Instagram profile.

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Exclusive Interview With TFC Legend & Sampdoria Player Sebastian Giovinco

TLN Media Group’s Camila Gonzalez exclusively interviews Sebastian Giovinco to speak about his return to Serie A, in addition to his thoughts on the Italian national team and their quest to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in the latest segment of TLN Soccer Fanatics.

Sebastian Giovinco: Career & Statistics

35-year-old Giovinco currently plays for Serie A side Sampdoria.

Although the Torino-born player joined the Blucerchiati in the 2022 Winter Transfer Window, he has made just two appearances in the top flight of Italian football for a total of 37 minutes; the result of a nagging calf injury.

Coming through the youth ranks at Juventus, he made his debut in the top flight of Italian football at the age of 20 years 07 months 00 days while on loan with Empoli in a 3-1 loss to Fiorentina on 26 August 2007. Since then, he played for Juventus‘ senior team, Parma, Toronto FC, and Al-Hilal; however, it was in Canada where he experienced the greatest success.

The striker tallied 83 goals and 51 assists in 142 matches for The Reds to become not only their all-time top-goalscorer but also their all-time top assist provider. Furthermore, he won the Major League Golden Boot award in the 2014/15 season (22 goals) and led TFC to an MLS Cup in 2016/17 season.

How to Watch

To watch the full interview conducted by Camila with Giovinco, check out the video below, and be sure to catch Serie A fixtures weekly via TLN or VIVA Streaming TV.

 

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Exclusive Interview With Canadian Minister of Heritage Pablo Rodríguez

TLN Media Group’s Camila Gonzalez exclusively interviews Canadian Minister of Heritage, Pablo Rodríguez, in the latest segment of TLN Soccer Fanatics.

They speak about his love for soccer, his FIFA World Cup Qualifier predictions, and his undeniable passion for his two home teams, Argentina and Canada.

Pablo Rodríguez: Career

54-year-old Rodríguez has been the Minister of Canadian Heritage on two occasions; from 18 July 2018 to 20 November 2019, and since 26 October 2021. He is fluent in three languages (Spanish, English, French) and is known for his work in supporting the fight against climate change, protecting and promoting culture, and promoting official languages and minority rights.

How to Watch

To watch the full interview conducted by Camila with Rodríguez, check out the video below, which appeared across all TLN social media accounts.

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Exclusive Interview With Juventus Women Player Julia Grosso

TLN Media Group’s Camila Gonzalez exclusively interviews Canada international and Juventus Women midfielder Julia Grosso in the latest segment of TLN Soccer Fanatics.

They speak about her new life in Italy and the dilemma she is facing this month; whether she will support her family’s native Italy or Portugal on their respective quests to qualify for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Julia Grosso: Career & Statistics

21-year-old Grosso currently plays for Serie A Femminile side Juventus Women.

She spent her youth career playing for Vancouver Italian Canadian SF, Mountain United FC, and Whitecaps REX before joining the Texas Longhorns in 2018. However, she signed for TSS FC Rovers of the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) the same season where she spent three years before signing for the Bianconeri.

Since then, she has made 10 appearances across all competitions for the Italian (674 minutes), being described as a left-footed mezzala with creativity and technique, as well as intensity and contrast.

How to Watch

To watch the full interview conducted by Camila with Grosso, tune into TLN on 23 March 2022 at 8:00 PM EST & 10:30 PM EST and on 24 March 2022 at 3:00 PM EST before our live broadcast of Italy vs North Macedonia.

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The Awaited Return of TLN Soccer Fanatics

Nearly two decades ago, TLN’s Italian Soccer Fanatics was born, featuring supporters who were affected emotionally and psychologically by the outcome of a fixture.

The weekly national TV show reviewed Italian soccer games from a fan’s perspective in the early 2000’s and was one of TLN’s most memorable segments, with passion and friendly hostility characterizing the mood of every show.

Reboot of TLN Soccer Fanatics

We are excited to announce a reboot of TLN Soccer Fanatics with a fresh rebrand and the same passion that drove engagement on the original show.

Hosted by TLN Media Group’s Camila Gonzalez and Antonio Giorgi of Intermezzo con Antonio, these micro-segments will feature a rotating panel of guests, super fans and player interviews, with the focus of connecting the calcio community and allowing supporters to express their opinions.

Where to Watch

These segments will be available to watch via television and across TLN’s LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook accounts.