Welcome to the website for the 2016 Philadelphia International Tango Festival, which will take place from May 19-22, 2016! Our festival has been growing and getting better every single year, and 2016 will be no exception.
We are pleased to announce an amazing group of festival instructors:
Gustavo Naveira & Giselle Anne,
Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales,
Marcelo Gutierrez & Ines Muzzopappa, and
Andres Amarilla & Meredith Klein.
And a remarkable gathering of DJs: Adam Hoopengardner, Marc Hussner, Jake Spatz, Ciko Tanik, Manuk Colakyan, Marcelo Gutierrez & Darya Khripkova.
WORKSHOP OFFERINGS will include:
** A 12-hour partners-only seminar with Gustavo & Giselle. This type of intensive seminar with the two most respected tango teachers in the world is the absolute best means in existence of improving your dance. Click here to read Gustavo & Giselle's writing about this year's seminar topic, and why they created it especially for our festival.
** Two open-enrollment workshops with Gustavo & Giselle, so you can study with these teachers of teachers even if you don't have a partner.
** Workshops at all levels - beginner, intermediate, and advanced - with some of the very most popular teachers who have ever come to Philadelphia - Alejandro & Marisol, Marcelo Gutierrez, and Andres Amarilla. And introducing one of the most gorgeous tangueras, who is already world-famous, but has never before taught in Philadelphia, Ines Muzzopappa.
** A four-day beginner track (no experience necessary!), which opens with a workshop given by Gustavo & Giselle. Imagine starting to learn tango for the first time with the most accomplished and respected dancers/teachers in the world!
We are offering special pricing on all festival passes between now and March 1, so definitely try to make your plans soon!
Last year, we were fortunate to get fantastic coverage of the festival on TV and in print. Check out the press coverage from last year to get a feel for the vibe of our festival, see the venue and meet some of the instructors.
We really hope you can join us for an amazing weekend of dancing, learning, reconnecting, and all-in-all tango reveling.
See you in Philly!
Meredith Klein, Director
Philadelphia Argentine Tango School and Philadelphia International Tango Festival