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Denver Close Encounters Tango Festival

Tango weekend blending an Encuentro, a Marathon and the excitement of the Milongas of Buenos Aires. Three days of tango dancing with an emphasis on the Close-embrace and traditional social codes.

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Denver Close Encounters Tango Festival
Denver Close Encounters Tango Festival

Time & Location

May 27, 2023, 1:00 PM – May 29, 2023, 12:00 AM

Denver, 1570 N Clarkson St, Denver, CO 80218, USA

About the event

Check website for details https://tango.org/events/denver-close-encounters-tango-festival-details-2023 ABOUT THE 2023 DENVER CLOSE ENCOUNTERS TANGO FESTIVAL

ATango weekend blending an Encuentro, a Marathon and the excitement of the Milongas of Buenos Aires. Three days of tango dancing with an emphasis on the Close-embrace and traditional social codes. Top DJs are selected for their sensitivity to the passion and energy of the dancers and their love of the famous Golden Era orchestras.

Note: Registration is still open, but at this time we are not accepting single followers until we gain more leaders. Followers may register and be put on the wait-list.
  • May 26 - 28, 2023
  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Denver Turnverein, 1570 N Clarkson

Pricing: $140 single, $280 couple. (Note price drop - early payments will be reimbursed) Attendance limited: This event WILL sell out. Register early to guarantee a slot.

Like a Marathon - Dancing afternoon and evening; With “early” 1:00am endings for recuperation.   Like an Encuentro - Limited to 120 role-balanced participants; single ticket for the weekend.   Traditional Milongas like Buenos Aires - Dance floor with tables and seating for all, Close-embrace, floor craft & lanes, mirada & cabeceo.

This festival is for you if you love Buenos Aires style social dancing, and are good at navigating in a close embrace.

Note slight time adjustments, and DJ changes.

Milongas & DJs
  • Friday Evening 8:00pm - 12:00am: "Milonga Quilombo": Sohrab Soltani, San Francisco, CA
  • Saturday Afternoon 1:00pm - 4:30pm  "Milonga de la Tarde": Robert Hauk, Portland, OR
  • Saturday Evening 8:00pm - 12:00am "Milonga Elegante": Avik Basu, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Sunday Afternoon 1:00pm - 4:30pm "Milonga El Yeite": Fatima Hirji, Boulder CO
  • Sunday Evening 6:00pm - 10:00pm "Cheesman Park Pavilion": Tango Colorado - Martin Rybczynski, Boulder, CO

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