• Anibal Lautaro and Valeria Maside

    Anibal Lautaro and Valeria Maside

  • Mariano and Luisa Gauna

    Mariano and Luisa Gauna

  • Alberto Goldberg

    Alberto Goldberg

  • Tanguedad

    Tanguedad

  • Corina Piatti

    Corina Piatti

TangoRojo festival 5, London

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Tanguedad with Corina Piatti

TANGO ROJO FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS: quarteto TANGUEDAD

This Tango quartet was formed in 2012, in London, by Bianca Vrcan and her musicians friends who enthusiastically embraced the idea of playing some new Tango music.
The band will play during 2 main... [read-more]

16th-19th May

Now in our fifth year, TangoRojo is back for 2013 showcasing incredible tango talent and artistry, this year also featuring not only 2 amazing Tango couples but another very special artist and specialist in Tango theatre, Alberto Goldberg!

We are delighted to invite you to join us for four days this May, 16–19th, for a memorable tango feast of watching, listening, learning, meeting new friends.

Argentine tango continues to evolve, and plays a crucial role in our personal lives. This year, we promise to bring you a number of firsts—don’t miss out, buy your ticket now!

Events Schedule

Thursday, 16th May

Latvian House

7:00pm to 8:00pm
All levels
This is an unmissable and essential-practical- musicality workshop- with some useful print-outs to take home prepared lovingly by Bianca. This mini... (click to read more)
Bianca with her bandoneon
8:00pm to 9:30pm
All levels
SPECIAL SEMINAR : Initiation into theatrical aspect of TANGO Objectives of this seminar: You will explore the feelings, emotions and stories that... (click to read more)
Alberto Goldberg in the workshop
9:30pm to 12:00am
Don't miss the opening night! We start the Thursday evening with 2 very special workshops and continue with a warm-up festival milonga: Milonga... (click to read more)
Tony Walker

Friday, 17th May

Bloomsbury House

6:00pm to 8:00pm
All levels
SPECIAL SEMINAR : Initiation into theatrical aspect of TANGO Objectives of this seminar: You will explore the feelings, emotions and stories that... (click to read more)
Alberto Goldberg in the workshop
8:00pm to 9:30pm
All levels
Close embrace; Breathing into the movement, subtlety of expression in dancing and other important aspects of Tango
Anibal & Valeria, 100% Tango show
9:30pm to 3:00am
Milonga Celestial---Friday night milonga party with superb program:The evening will start with 2 unmissable workshops, followed by a milonga with... (click to read more)
Alberto Ortiz

Saturday, 18th May

Bloomsbury House

12:00pm to 1:30pm
Intermediate / Advanced
Special awareness of dancing to the 'cadencia' of the vals with some beautiful elements for dancing
Anibal & Valeria, 100% Tango show
1:30pm to 3:00pm
All levels
Technique of milonga lisa and traspie, and essential milonga sequences
Anibal & Valeria, 100% Tango show
3:00pm to 5:00pm
All levels
SPECIAL SEMINAR : Initiation into theatrical aspect of TANGO Objectives of this seminar: You will explore the feelings, emotions and stories that... (click to read more)
Alberto Goldberg in the workshop
5:00pm to 6:30pm
All levels
Embrace for Tango salon, technique and sequences with the beautiful use of torsion and contraposition
Anibal & Valeria, 100% Tango show
6:30pm to 8:00pm
All levels
Tango milonguero; sequences with special technique in this style
Anibal & Valeria, 100% Tango show
8:00pm to 9:30pm
Intermediate
Tango salon: technique and beautiful sequences with different Tango elements in this style
Mariano and Luisa Gauna
9:30pm to 3:00am
Milonga sentimental---the festival's Saturday night gala party is, as usual, packed with excitement. You can pick how many workshops prior to milonga... (click to read more)
Anibal & Valeria, 100% Tango show

Sunday, 19th May

Latvian House

12:00pm to 2:00pm
All levels
SPECIAL SEMINAR : Initiation into theatrical aspect of TANGO Objectives of this seminar: You will explore the feelings, emotions and stories that... (click to read more)
Alberto Goldberg in the workshop
2:00pm to 3:30pm
All levels
Mariano and Luisa will teach you what really matters for dancing milonga well in a milonga. How to be economical and musical.
Mariano and Luisa Gauna
3:30pm to 5:00pm
All levels
Tango milonguero.  Sequences with special technique in this style with Mariano and Luisa.
Mariano and Luisa Gauna
5:00pm to 6:00pm
We will provide a tasty display of refreshments (food and drinks) during this hour (5-6pm) so you don't have to wory about your energy levels for the... (click to read more)
Mariano and Luisa Gauna
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Intermediate / Advanced
Giros and contragiros with enrosques and rulos (high and low) to the rhythm of vals.
Mariano and Luisa Gauna
7:30pm to 9:00pm
All levels
Tango secrets of musical interpretation: compases, tiempos, pausas, acentos...Stepping on the strong or week accent that is a question....and much... (click to read more)
Mariano and Luisa Gauna
9:00pm to 12:00am
This milonga is always great fun. After all the build-up of excitement through Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, Sunday is the day of letting go... (click to read more)
Kirsty Bennett

Ticket Bookings

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Video from TangoRojo 2012

Artists

Anibal & Valeria, 100% Tango show

Anibal Lautaro & Valeria Maside

Their dance style, polished and passionate, conquered in a short time wide audiences in theatres and milongas from Buenos Aires to Moscow. 

Anibal and Valeria are professional performers with an international trajectory and great maestros due to their pedagogical and didactic outstanding ... (read more)

Mariano and Luisa Gauna

Luisa and Mariano Gauna

TOGETHER, apart from being part of different Tango companies, in 2011 they took the choreographic direction of the company Tango Emotion. Along with their dance career, they devote themselves to teaching, specially in various international festivals in Europe and Buenos... (read more)
Alberto Goldberg in the workshop

Alberto Goldberg

Argentine actor and dancer, choreographer and theatre director, teacher of Tango and of Tango-Theatre. He is a co-organizer of Cambalache Tango-Dance-Theater Festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina, now in its 10th year. He has directed and produced various Tango shows (Match de Improvisación Tango... (read more)

Bianca with her bandoneon

Bianca Vrcan

Bianca is one of the leading teachers, performers and choreographers of Argentine Tango in the UK, based in London. Bianca has formally studied dance for five years, and holds a degree in Dance from Middlesex University. Her dance studies include different techniques of Contemporary dance (... (read more)

Tanguedad quartet

Tanguedad

 
ABOUT THE NAME... (read more)
Corina Piatti

Corina Piatti

Singer, songwriter and guitarist, originally from Argentina, Corina’s songs have a folk blues sound with a South American flavour. Corina sings in Spanish, Portuguese and English, reflecting the different cultures from which she has taken her musical inspirations. Brazilian bossa-novas and... (read more)

Andy Ryser

Andy Ryser

London-born, has played trumpet [mainly jazz] most of his adult life and has only been dancing Argentine Tango for the last 20 years, also teaching it since 1996, mainly at Morley College, London.

As a dancer, he did a lot of street performances at Covent Garden Market for over three years... (read more)

Tony Walker

Tony Walker

Tony is one of the most popular London DJs and also runs his popular Tango on Thames event. He plays wanderful selection of traditional music with a touch of surprise tunes and will DJ for our festival for the 3rd time. We look forward... (read more)

Alberto Ortiz

Alberto Ortiz

Alberto moved from Argentina to London 3 years ago. After starting as the DJ of his own Tea Dance, Beto became so popular that he is now invited regularly to DJ at the different London and UK milongas... (read more)

Diego Doigneu

Born in Buenos Aires, studied theatre and music both in Buenos Aires and London. He is now one of the most popular DJs around and regularly DJs in London and is resident DJ in Tango Etnia. He also DJ... (read more)

Kirsty Bennett

Kirsty Bennett

Kirsty has been running her KijuTango school in Brighton since 2006. The school offers high quality Argentine tango classes, organised and taught mainly by Kirsty and occasionally with guest teachers. KijuTango also runs regular milongas and many special events during the year with many... (read more)

Simon Hyde

Simon Hyde is a participatory artist working with screen based media including video, photography and animation. Simon will be doing video dj-ing for 3rd time in our Tango Rojo festival.
Deborah Esses

Deborah Esses

Deborah Esses was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1966, where she spent her childhood. When she was 15 she started her Fine Art studies at the “Instituto Beato Angelico” graduating with her first degree in 1985. In 1986 Esses attended a one year postgraduate course at Tel Aviv University,... (read more)
Tangomode

Tangomode- fashion

Tango Paseo is exclusive merchandiser of Tangomode by Aga in the UK, luxury Tango clothing, shoes and accessoires for classes, practicas milongas and shows. Our fashion is crafted in Italy, using best materials and finished beautifully to make you look and... (read more)

Festival Venues

Latvian House

Thursday 16th + Sunday 19th May

Latvian House
72 Queensborough Terrace
London
W2 3SH
United Kingdom

Bloomsbury House

Friday 17th + Saturday 18th May

Bloomsbury House
2-3 Bloomsbury Square
London
WC1A 2RL
United Kingdom