From the 1st to the 6th of October, the Principality will live on Argentinean time, thanks to the 10th Monte Carlo International Argentine Tango Festival, which will be held in different places, offering galas, shows, conferences, films, and exhibitions.
Un dos tres, un dos tres, un dos tres… It is high time to revise his steps of the traditional Argentine tango dance for the opening, Tuesday, October 1st, of the latest edition of the International Festival of this popular Latin American dance in partnership with Monaco Danse Passion. From the 1st to the 3rd of October, at the House of Associations (2 bis Promenade Honoré II), you will be able to enjoy, wit free entrance, a whole series of cultural events related to tango: film screenings, conferences, and exhibitions. On Thursday 3rd, from 7 pm to 10 pm, in the Salle des Fêtes (at 66 Avenue Maréchal Foch in Beausoleil), there is a free introductory tango class. Everything necessary to warm up for the rest of the festival, which looks very caliente…
Galas, DJ and tango workshops
On Friday, October 4th, from 8:30 pm to 10 pm, at the Théâtre des Variétés, the public will perform with Le Tango de Buenos Aires, with Ruben Serra on vocals, Stéphane Charles on piano accompaniment and dancers Florencia Labiano and Hernan Rodriguez. In parallel, at the Espace Léo Ferré on the Terrasses de Fontvieille, from 9 pm to 1 am, DJs and dance masters will animate the evening. Which musical event will you prefer? On Saturday, October 5th, also at the Espace Léo Ferré, from 4:30 pm onwards, discover tango courses, while from 9 pm onwards, a new gala will amaze the spectators, with the orchestra of Buenos Aires Quinteto Cinco Esquinas and DJ Fernando Franco. Finally, on Sunday, October 6th, in the Beausoleil Festival Hall, you will find new tango workshops from 12 pm to 5 pm, DJ Annie Saint-Ramond from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm and an evening after NeoTango from 9:30 pm onwards. Shine your dance shoes!
*Article originally published in the French edition of the Monaco Tribune.