THE BRONX - Today is the official kickoff of Salsa Fest in the Bronx. The festival is a monthlong celebration of Salsa music, artists, dancing and history.

This is the third year of the event organized by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. The festival runs until Aug. 25.

Some of the fun includes salsa music concerts at Orchard Beach every Sunday and a walking tour of great Salsa musicians buried at Woodlawn Cemetery.