Tango Festival and Dance World Cup

August 14 to 31 in Buenos Aires.

During the second fortnight of August, Buenos Aires will breathe tango in the Luna Park and in Harrods, the venues of the 11th World Tango Festival and the 7th Tango World Cup. During the festival (Aug. 14-23) there will be free classes and shows, movies, lectures and book presentations.

During the Dance World Cup (Aug. 23-31) competitions in the Tango Salón (the traditional social dance of the milongas) and Tango Escenario (show dancing that tourists see in the tango houses) categories will take place in the Luna Park stadium. More than 300 couples have signed up for the World Cup. A fair of items related to tango will take place in Harrods from August 15 to 30.
PHOTO: Show Tango finalists in the 2008 Dance World Cup. Buenos Aires City Tourist Office.