Tango: City Dance Champhionship 2011

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From May 4th to May 22nd, 2011, the City's Tango Dance Championship 2011 will be held in different "milongas", theaters, and open air locations across the city.
The competition is on the look out for new winning couples in the categories Salon Tango, Milonga and Waltz, who will qualify to participate in the World Tango Dance Championship that will take place in Buenos Aires in August 2011.
The Championship starts on May 4th at La Viruta. The qualifying rounds will continue until Sunday, May 15th at different clubs and milongas of the city, to arrive at semifinals on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 at La Viruta and El Pial. The final will be held on Saturday 21 at the picturesque colonial building of Colegio San José (Azcuénaga 158, Balvanera). And there will be a grand closing with an open air milonga, with a live orchestra and live exhibitions by the winners.

The main events are:
May 4th, 11:30pm: Opening of the Championship at La Viruta, Armenia 1366
May 7th, 6:00pm: Free Open Air Milonga at La Glorieta de Belgrano, 11 de Septiembre and Echeverria. In case of rain it will be moved to May 8th.
May 17th, 6:00pm: Special Milonga with free entrance at Centro Cultural Julian Centeya, Av. San Juan 158
May 21st, 8:00pm: Great Final at Colegio San José, Azcuénaga 158. Free tickets must be picked up on Friday, May 20th, from 12pm to 6pm, at Casa de la Cultura, Av. de Mayo 575.
May 22nd: Closing Milonga at San Juan and Boedo, with live orchestra and exhibitions. Free entrance. 

For the events that are not free of charge, tickets will be on sale at the respective venues.

Click here for more information and complete day by day schedule.

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