The Brussels Tango Festival is almost there again! It runs from April 23 until April 27, and the program is packed: afternoon milongas, evening salons, after parties, nuit des maestros, tango vs hiphop ….
The dress themes for the evening salons have just been communicated and they’re looking good:
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This is the fifth year where I look at the most popular milonga.be photos on Flickr. From this year onwards you will also see pictures of other photographers in the list. Thomas “TC Photos” has started contributing to the collection, and there are also pictures by Chauveau Photography in there. If Claude, Jean-Pierre and Nizar get in there too, we will have the finest selection of photographers of any tango city. I also take less pictures in Belgium, so the help is welcome.
The winner this year is a photo at Festivalito this summer of Sonja and Sven, the organisers. For the rest, some photos of the Brussels Tango Festival, from the visit of El Flaco and from the kiosque. Enjoy!
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Ivo organized the fourth edition of Tango For Life. Taxi dancers from Belgium and abroad offered tandas in exchange for gifts to a good cause.
Full album on Flickr
On 11 November Sonja & Sven treated us to a demo of Mariela Sametband & Guille Barrionuevo at the BE-Tango Milonguita.
We also enjoyed the funky DJ set of Toufik, the variety of gin tonics and the accompanying story of their genesis and cultural relevance. (Monkey47!!)
Full album here: BE-Tango
Sonja & Sven organised their first Milonguita at the new location, in Jette. We enjoyed the excellent new wooden floor and the abundance of sunlight.
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