Tangolovers Festival Athens Tango
Photograph: courtesy of TangoLovers Festival

TANGOLOVERS Festival Athens

Where: Various locations in Athens
When: 31 January – 4 February 2019
Why Go: To experience the magic and passion of tango

The 5th TangoLovers Festival returns to Athens bringing leading dancers from the international tango circuit together, as they share the magic and passion of tango with the melodies of Buenos Aires and Montevideo.

Tangolovers Festival Athens Tango

The Festival features intimate viewings, teaching sessions and grand performances. Photograph: courtesy of the Festival

Visitors can expect five days of dancing, theatre and workshops led by leading maestros from Argentina and Turkey.

The festival ends with “Tango in Love… The 5th Element”, an Argentine tango performance, presented for the first time in Greece. Choreographed and designed by top Argentinian dancers, Sebastian Arce & Mariana Montes, along with seven couples of professional standing in Greece and abroad.

The evening will be presented and narrated by popular Greek model and presenter, Giorgos Manikas and will include young and talented Greek actors, Giorgos Pavlakis and Danae Michalaki.

Don’t miss this theatrical-dance performance … a story about the evolution of relationships … love is the 5th Element! (Monday 4 February –  9:00pm).


Why Athens is a proud media sponsor of the TangoLovers Festival.

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