14-17 October, Rovinj will host the International Tango Festival for the third year in a row. The festival will feature worldâs top artists performing this sensual dance,
and all tango fans will be able to participate in daily workshops where they will master or improve their dance steps.
The Argentinean Dance Festival, to be held in Maistraâs Hotel Park, will begin with the opening ceremony on Thursday at 9 p.m., when a dancing evening for all tango dancers will be organized. Workshops for beginners, medium-level and advanced dancers will be organized on a daily basis, and assistance in the mastering of the dancing skills will be provided to all lovers of this passionate dance by the top dancers and popular dancing couples Diana del Valle and Juan Camerlingo, Patricia Hilliges and Mateo Panero, Laura Priori and Andreas von Maxen, and Catalina and Thomas Lotte.
A top musical and artistic experience will be ensured by the Argentinean orchestra El Afronte, which will give a concert on 15 and 16 October beginning at 9 p.m. On the first night, Friday, 15 October, El Afronte will be accompanied by the Spanish dancers Alejandra Heredia and Mariano Otero, while a dancing show performed by tango instructors will accompany the orchestra on the second night. El Afronte comprises four harmonicas, three violins, a cello, a piano and a contrabass. On the last day of the festival, an outdoor Milonga dance party will be held on Trg BrodogradiliĹĄta, beginning at 11 a.m.
The festival is organized by Maistra d.d. and Studio Libertango Oldenburg, under the patronage of the Town of Rovinj and the Rovinj Tourist Board.
Information and reservation:
Hotel Park, tel. 052 811 077,