UPDATE 5/19/14: Pre-registration for the festival is now closed. Please consult the registration page for info on at-the-door pricing, and to verify which workshops have space for walk-ins. Hope to see you this weekend!


Join us for good times in Philadelphia, May 23-26, 2014! The Philadelphia Argentine Tango School is delighted to present the 4th Annual Philadelphia International Tango Festival over Memorial Day Weekend.

Our sensational line-up of instructors includes:
** Silvina Valz & Andres Amarilla (Buenos Aires)
** Javier Antar & Kara Wenham (Buenos Aires)
** Marina Kenny & Guillermo Cerneaz (Buenos Aires)
** Adam Hoopengarnder & Ciko Tanik (New York City)
** Monica Moya (Buenos Aires), teaching yoga!

Our awesome DJ list includes:
** Travis Widrick
** J. Abling
** Manuk Colakyan
** Adam Hoopengardner
** Marc Hussner
** Ciko Tanik, and
** Alberto Ramos!

New additions this year include:
** Relaxed Early-Evening Practicas in the Ruba Club Bar, featuring a mix of traditional & alternative music;
** A full schedule of classes in the studio of the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, as well as in the Ruba Club, allowing us to fit in THIRTY workshops total!
** A series of three techique class, two of which are taught by the sensational Silvina Valz;
** A series of four musicality workshops (one taught by each couple); each workshop focuses on how to dance to the music of a specific tango orchestra;
** More workshops for Advanced dancers than ever before!

Other highlights include:
** A 4-Day Absolute Beginner Track, taught by the incomparably fun dancers/teachers Adam & Ciko (NYC). Beginners will learn an enormous amount and enjoy every minute of it!
** Nightly milongas Friday through Monday nights at the extremely gorgeous Ruba Club. Peruse photos from last year's festival to get a sense of the venue and the vibe.
** A Saturday late night milonga hosted by Urban Tango;
** A series of three Partners-Only Advanced workshops, with limited attendance;
** Yoga classes each day at noon to work out the kinks from the previous night's dancing;
** and so much more...

The festival is going to be phenomenal and we really hope that you'll join us. Any questions at all, please don't hesitate to contact me at meredithklein@gmail.com.

A press release on the festival is available at this link.

If you are arriving in Philadelphia before the festival, please consider attending Lesley & Kelly's specially-rescheduled milonga on Thursday, May 22. Details here.

Un abrazo,
Meredith Klein
Director, Philadelphia Argentine Tango School