Press Esc to close
Sunday 05 July 2015
News updated at 9:49 AM IST
Weather
Max: 33°C
Min : 20°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

Welcome to dance nights

Henna Rakheja, Nov 21, 2012

Evolving from the annals of South America and influenced by European and African culture, the western dance form of Tango has now become so popular in India that the national capital will soon be playing host to the 2nd edition of Annual International Tango Festival.

The festival has evoked interest among young and older professionals, foreign diplomats and other expatriates. Hosted by 2ToTango, the festival last year showcased artistes from Kiev and this year it will include performances and workshops by international artistes from USA, Australia and Europe.

The three day festival will provide an intense tango experience with spectacular performances including 12 workshops by four internationally renowned teachers including Rod Relucio and Jenny from USA and Damian Thomson and Zannica from Australia. There shall be three scintillating milongas (dance nights) and some amazing repertoire of tango music from the traditional to nuevo.

Rakesh Borar, director of 2ToTango says, “65 people have already registered for the workshops which will then lead to four nights of dance. On the opening night at the Gymkhana, 60 people will dance together to Argentinian music and on the second dance night, around 80 people will groove to music in this polished dance form which is actually a social dance.”

Besides all this, the festival will encourage dance lovers to shake a leg and learn some tips from the tango community!

India’s second International Tango festival will be held from November 23 to 25 at the Capitol at The Ashok, from 8pm onwards.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Kalari Academy of performing Arts students presenting Kalaripayattu...

Kalari Academy of performing Arts students presenting Kalaripayattu...

Actor Prakash Rai at a photography exibition on Tigers in Bengaluru on Saturday...

Actor Prakash Rai at a photography exibition on Tigers in Bengaluru on Saturday...

Sky Diving Demo in Chennai...

Sky Diving Demo in Chennai...

Cadets of officers Training Academy performing free fall para jumping from AN 32 Aircraft...

Cadets of officers Training Academy performing free fall para jumping from AN 32 Aircraft...

Villagers cross Rambi Ara River...

Villagers cross Rambi Ara River...

British Grand Prix 2015...

British Grand Prix 2015...

Derailed coaches of a goods train after collision with a truck in Purulia district in West Bengal...

Derailed coaches of a goods train after collision with a truck in Purulia district in West Bengal...

Stray cows jumped the barricade to eat the grass in front of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru...

Stray cows jumped the barricade to eat the grass in front of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru...

Labourers extract sand from the Jhelum River in Srinagar on Saturday....

Labourers extract sand from the Jhelum River in Srinagar on Saturday....

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with singer Mika Singh during the launch of an Eid song...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with singer Mika Singh during the launch of an Eid song...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523