This weekend: Antwerp Tango Festival

For the sixth time already there will be the Antwerpen Tango Festival, this year organized by Valeria and Anibal. They are welcoming maestros
Ezequiel Paludi & Geraldine Rojas, Anibal Lautaro & Valeria Maside, Roberto Zuccarino & Magdalena Valdez, Luisa & Mariano Gauna, Orlando “Coco” Dias & Silvia Lezcano, Dante & Monik. Plenty of workshops and prestigious salons in the evening!

Brussels Tango Festival 2015 & dress themes

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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Most liked pictures of 2014

This is the fifth year where I look at the most popular 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!
Sonja & Sven @ Festivalito Del Mar, Blankenberge
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Tango for Life 2014

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

Mariela & Guille @ BE-Tango milonguita

Milonguita BE-TANGO, Nov 2014
On 11 November Sonja & Sven treated us to a demo of Mariela Sametband & Guille Barrionuevo at the BE-Tango Milonguita.
Milonguita BE-TANGO, Nov 2014
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!!)
Milonguita BE-TANGO, Nov 2014

Full album here: BE-Tango