Chicago Mini Tango Festival

United States
4th annual Chicago Mini Tango Festival:

Spice up your Spring with hot social tango dancing in Chicago. This weekend will provide you with a unique opportunity to share your love of tango, meet new people and celebrate Spring in Chicago. Featuring Three days of classes and milongas. The 2008 Festival is scheduled for April 17-19, 2009. Pre-festival workshops will also be held on Thursday, April 16, 2009. The instructors for the Chicago Mini Tango Festival include Ruben Harymbat and Enriqueta Kleinman (Buenos Aires), Gustavo Benzecry and Maria Olivera (Buenos Aires), and Ramiro Gigliotti and Elina Roldan (Buenos Aires). Djs include Vijay Namasivayam (San Francisco), Ko Tanaka (New York), Ilene Marder (Woodstock, NY), and Paul Akmajian (Albuquerque, New Mexico

The primary curriculum has been designed for the experienced dancer in mind. A separate curriculum for the more novice dancer is also available.

Instructors at the 2008 festival were: Pocho & Nely (Buenos Aires),Ruben de Pompeya (Buenos Aires), Silvina Valz & Oliver Kolker (Buenos Aires and New York), and Alicia Pons (Buenos Aires). Djs included Robin Thomas (New York), Ramji V (Ann Arbor), Robert Hauk (Portland, and Ilene Marder (Woodstock, NY).

2008 Chicago Mini Tango Festival photos added to group photos. Photos were taken by Phoebe Grant and Marco Mambelli. A complete set of photos can be found at: under The Festival 2008.

To see videos of the 2008 Chicago Mini Tango Festival, please go to

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Organizers and contributors: Chicago Milonguero, Ltd. and the Argentine Tango Club of the University of Chicago.
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