2022 Tango Buenos Aires Festival and Tango Dance World Cup

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The 2022 Tango Buenos Aires Festival and Tango Dance World Cup will be held between September 6th and September 18th, 2022,  featuring 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, with the participation of the best couples of dancers from Argentina and the world. The World Cup Final event of the competition will be a fantastic open air event on a big stage at the Obelisco on Saturday, September 17th, at 4.00 pm.

Many other concerts will be held at different venues during the Festival, including cultural centers, notable bars and theaters. 

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

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. Starting on Monday, August 12th, more than 500 couples from around the world measure their talents in this competition.

The qualifying rounds start on Friday 9th at 9 am at the Auditorium of Usina del Arte. On Friday 9th and Saturday 10th the competition is for Tango de Pista. On Sunday 11th and Monday 12th, Tango Escenario. Previous reservation is required.

On Tuesday 13th, at 6.00 pm, at the Auditorium of Usina del Arte, there will be a Gala with the participation of the National and International champions of the Preliminaries.

The Semifinals will take place at Usina del Arte. Tango de Pista: Wednesday 14th; Tango Escenario: Thursday 15th; both at 3.00 pm. Free tickets for this event will have to be reserved online in advance (see below).

The World Cup culminates in two major Finals: Tango de Pista on Tuesday 20th, and Tango Escenario on Saturday 17th at 4.00 pm, in a at Obelisco of Buenos Aires (Av. 9 de Julio & Av. Roque Saenz Peña)

Admission to all the activities and shows of the Tango Buenos Aires Festival and World Cup is free. Some require reservation and registration in advance. Tickets are available 72 hours previous to each event through the Festival's website.

For more information, address of all venues, and complete day by day schedules, and reservation of tickets visit the official websites:

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