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Guest Maestros Elias Anastasiou and Sofia Netertou, Photograph: courtesy of TangoLovers Festival

TANGO LOVERS Festival Athens

Where: Various locations in Athens
When: 8 - 11th February 2018
Why Go: To experience the magic and passion of tango

The 4th 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.

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Visitors can expect four days of dancing, theatre and workshops led by leading maestros from Argentina, France, Italy, Turkey and Greece with more than 2,000 participants are expected this year. TangoLovers will launch the festival with an opening night performance by leading tango dancers, followed by a “milonga”, where all are welcome to join in on the dancing. This year welcomes four leading couples in tango from Argentina and Turkey:

Fabian Peralta & Josefina Bermudez

Julio Balmaceda & Virginia Vasconi

Neri Piliu & Yanina Quinones

Esref Tekinalp & Vanessa Gauch

  • Maestros: Fabian Peralta & Josefina Bermudez
  • tango lovers festival AthensMaestros: Julio Balmaceda & Virginia Vasconi
  • tango lovers festival AthensMaestros: Esref Tekinalp & Vanessa Gauch
  • tango lovers festival AthensMaestros: Neri Piliu & Yanina Quinones

Details of the four day program.


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