London International Tango Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival London, England, UK
Festival Contact Information

Academia Nacional del Tango (UK) Ltd.
2-3 Inverness Mews,
London W2 3JQ
Phone: +44 (0)20 7221 5038

Festival Description

The Academia Nacional del Tango (UK) and Las Estrellas Tango School/Studio present the spectacular International Tango Festival under the artistic direction of Takis Kalogroulis. This superb event takes place each November at the majestic Porchester Hall, in Bayswater, London W2.

Once again, this event is drawing members of the tango scene from all over Europe, the USA and Latin America, as well as newcomers seeking their first taste of the Tango dance. Come and share in the glamour, costumes and joy of this wonderful event! The London International Tango Festivals have been recognised as being amongst the best tango events internationally. There will be a full programme of three two-hour evening shows and also a two-hour matinee show on Sunday.

The performers will be giving master classes and workshops during the three days of the festival, covering all levels of dancers from beginners to advanced. They will also teach advanced techniques: women’s advanced tango techniques, volcadas & colgadas and milonga & vals. There are Master class for beginners, intermediate, and for advanced classes.

Festival Dates November 18 - 20, 2011
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Festival Events:

Dancers 2011:
  • The event will feature well-known dancers from Argentina and Europe:
    • Carlos and María Rivarola
    • Gabriel Angió and Natalia Games
    • Gustavo Rosas and Gisela Natoli
    • Junior Cervila and Natalia Royo
    • Diego Converti & Graciela Gamba
    • Fernando Jorge & Alexandra Baldaque
    • Takis Kalogroulis & Amalia Gatos
    • Mert Moran & Beliz Zorlu from Turkey will be special guests
  • Music will be provided by
    • Silencio Tango Orchestra and two DJs — Emre Or and Lalie Tout Tango along with the Argentinean Tango dancer and teacher Paul Bottomer and Pinar Or as presenters.


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Practical Info:

Tickets 2011:
  • Shows
    • There will be a full programme of three two-hour evening shows and also a two-hour matinee show on Sunday.
    • Ticket prices range from £25 to £50, and multiple booking discounts are available. All tickets include entrance to The Grand Ball, featuring all of the 12 dancers, to continue until after midnight.
  • Master class
    • Tickets are £20 for beginners and £30 for intermediate classes and for advanced classes.
  • Ticket Sales
  • Enquiries
  • The Porchester Hall
    Porchester Road, Bayswater
    London, W2 5HS
  • Online information at


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