2015 Tango Buenos Aires Festival and Tango Dance World Cup

7:26 PM Sandra Gutrejde 1 Comments

The 2015 Tango Buenos Aires Festival and Tango Dance World Cup, organized by the Ministry of Culture of Buenos Aires, will be held between August 14th and August 27th, 2015.

This new edition features more than 200 shows and free activities including concerts and dance performances, popular "milongas", shows, conferences and clinics, exhibition and sale of products, dance classes in various levels and styles, and the competition for the Tango Dance World Cup, in which the best couples of dancers from Argentina and the world will be participating.

The Great Opening of the Festival will be on Friday, August 14th at Usina del Arte, with a concert at 8.30 pm with Orquesta del Tango de Buenos Aires dedicated to Leopoldo Federico, with the participation of all his musicians and special guests.

Many other concerts will be held at Usina del Arte and Teatro 25 de Mayo during the Festival.

Throughout the World Tango Festival classes of different levels and styles will be given by renowned dancers and instructors from recognized schools.

TANGO DANCE WORLD CUP:
This is the celebration that makes Buenos Aires the mecca for tango dancers around the world. The event rewards the best couples in the Tango de Pista category, which stresses the social dance as a practice rooted in Buenos Aires, and Tango Escenario, which aims to enrich the dance from a choreographic point of view. More than 500 couples from around the world measure their talents in this competition.
The qualifying rounds and semifinals will take place at Usina del Arte. The World Cup culminates in two major FinalsTango de Pista on on Wednesday 26th and Tango Escenario on Thursday 27th, at the Luna Park Stadium.

FREE TICKETS FOR SHOWS AND ACTIVITIES:
Admission to all the activities and shows of the Tango Buenos Aires Festival and World Cup is free.
Free tickets for the shows and Semi Finals of the Dance World Cup at Usina del Arte, will be given out at the Information Stand on the same day of the show, 1 hour before each performance (2 tickets per person per event).
Tickets for the Finals of the Dance World Cup that will take place at Lunar Park on August 26th and 27th will be available for pick-up on Monday, August 17th, from 11 am, at the Casa de La Cultura, Av. de Mayo 575. 2 (two) tickets for each event will be given out per person until reaching the capacity of 10,000 seats.
Tickets for the shows at Pista Urbana will be given out at the venue on the same day of the show, 1 hour before each performance.
Tickets for the screenings at Museo del Cine will be given out at the Information Stand of Usina del Arte, on the same day, 1 hour before each performance (1 ticket per person)
Tickets for the shows at Teatro 25 de Mayo will be given out on the day of the event starting at 6 PM at the Information Stand in the lobby of the theater. Only 2 (two) tickets per person, per event.
To participate in the (Intermediate/Advanced) classes held at Usina del Arte, attendees must register by email at clasestangoba@festivales.gob.ar and arrive up to 20 minutes before start time. The number of participants is limited.
For dance-floor tango classes (Beginners), attendees must register in person 1 hour before start time at the Information Stand in the classes area (Sector Classes).
For the practice sessions taking place at La Milonga del Dique 0, no advance registration is required.

For more information and complete schedules, visit Tango Buenos Aires official website.
Or download the complete brochure in Spanish and English here.

For people who want to secure their places for The Finals of the World Cup, there are tour companies offering a full package that includes admission, access to VIP sectors and special souvenirs. Contact me to receive information about this service.

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  1. Anonymous8/10/2015

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