Below are the tango festivals held in the Bay Area throughout the year.
March 29 to April 1, 2018
ARGENTINE TANGO USA is presented by Andrea Monti and the City of Buenos Aires. The official US representatives (champions) go on to compete directly at the Semifnal Rounds of the Tango Dance World Cup in Buenos Aires every year. The Tango Festival includes four evening milongas, special performances, live music, a professional singer and performances by internationally renowned Tango Maestros. The festival is held annually at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel. Registration is now open.
This year’s Argentine Maestros include:
GUILLERMINA QUIROGA & MARIANO LOGIUDICE
JUNIOR CERVILLA & GUADALUPE GARCIA
ADRIAN VEREDICE & ALEJANDRA HOBERT
CRISTIAN PALOMO & MELISA SACCHI (World Tango Champions 2016 – Pista)
The online PRE-REGISTRATION both for the Festival and the Championship is now open (Super Early Bird discount of 22%: through Christmas!). More information on website: www.tangousachampionship.com
June 30th to July 4th, 2018
Nora’s Tango Week is one of the longest running and most well-known Tango festivals in the United States. Nora invites world class tango masters from Argentina and presents an inspirational program for tango enthusiasts of all levels. Each night of the festival has a different theme for dressing up. The festival is held at the San Francisco Airport Marriott.
2018 Festival lineup includes:
NITO & ELBA
GERMAN BALLEJO & MAGDALENA GUTIERREZ (Mundial Champions 2017)
JONATHAN SAAVEDRA & CLARISA ARAGON (Mundial Champions 2015)
HUGO PATYN & CELINA ROTUNDO
November 9-11, 2018
SF Tango Marathon (SFTM) is three blissful days of non-stop tango in beautiful San Francisco. This event is very well organized by Ayano Yoneda and Felipe Martinez and their Team Staff. SFTM is capped at 450 dancers and is role balanced. The SF Tango Marathon attracts some of the best dancers from all over the US and abroad. Prepare for amazing dancing, excellent DJs, tango lectures, Tango clothes and shoes for sale, plus a variety of delicious snacks and coffee to keep you going. Passes on sale now and sell out quickly, so make your plans early.