Oxford’s vibrant Tango community hosts the 5th annual Oxford Tango Festival this year.  As well as a comprehensive programme of  workshops at all levels the event will open in grand style with a Gala Tango Show to be held at the historic Sheldonian Theatre, part of Oxford University.  This is the first time that Argentine Tango will be danced at this magnificent venue and as well as visiting artists Oxford Tango Academy Performance Group will also be performing.

Oxford Tango Festival is pleased to announce the artists visiting for the V Edition, carefully chosen specially by the Festival team and by popular demand:
NERI PILIU & YANINA QUINONES
MARCELO RAMER & SELVA MASTROTI
TOMAS GALVAN & GIMENA HERRERA
JULIAN VILARDO & DANIELA BARRIA
PABLO MARTINEZ & VERONICA RUE
DANTE CULCUY & MIRIAM ORCUTT

Over the weekend the programme will include 13 workshops including masterclasses and technique for both roles, 6 milongas in total and 4 stands of Tango shoes and clothes.

Opening Gala:  Inspiration Tango: Roots of Buenos Aires

Date: Thursday 2nd March 8.00pm

Venue:  The Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ

Tickets: book online for gala performance and workshops here

Further information can be found through the Inspiration Tango Facebook event

or on the Oxford Tango Festival website here

This coming weekend Friday to Sunday 28th to 30th March Oxford can enjoy the 2014 edition of the Oxford Tango Festival, hosted by Lady Margaret Hall, with a tempting mix of performance, social dance events and workshops at a range of levels featuring visiting professional artists from Buenos Aires. Here is your chance to make the acquaintance of this absorbing dance form, or polish your skills at one of numerous sessions given by expert practitioners at a variety of levels. The weekend commences with an opening ceremony including a Tango Gala Performance with guest professional dancers and live orchestra on Friday 28th at the Simpkins Lee Theatre. Join us for this unique event in Oxford where you will be transported to Buenos Aires for a night full of the passion of authentic Argentine Tango.

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