Tango Salon

Opening the Festival & World Tango 2013

Apertura del Festival & Mundial de Tango 2014

On Wednesday August 14 starts the new edition of

Sextet Mayor celebrates 40 years with special guests :
Adriana Varela and Raul Lavié.

Exhibition Center
(Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Pueyrredón) 20:00 hs.
Free admission

This Wednesday August 14 at 20 hs at Exhibition Center (Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Av. Pueyrredón), starts a new edition of the Buenos Aires Tango Festival and World, organized by the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires. The opening will feature a show of Sextet Mayor in the center of the scene, celebrating its 40th anniversary with guests from anthology: Adriana Varela, Raúl Lavié and Gloria and Eduardo.
The Exhibition Center doors will open at 19 for the public who can enjoy this great show with free admission.
The night will become the starting signal of the biggest annual gathering of tango tradition enshrined, promotes innovation and fosters generational and interdisciplinary meeting.Tango Buenos Aires Festival and World in its 2012 edition attracted more than 500,000 people, will be held from 14 to 27 August, with artistic direction of Gustavo Mozzi. This year will involve more than 2000 artists and performers who star concerts, dance performances, dance competition, instruction, dances, meetings and parties. All with free admission.
The Festival this year will have two meeting points: the Centro de Exposiciones and la Usina del Arte, in the legendary district of La Boca, with multiple spaces operating at full. The acoustics of the Auditorium privileged Usina programming will be seen on a concert without amplification, and the activity was extended to the brand new Chamber Hall, the Microcine and Hall Mayor of the building for classes and milongas. Furthermore Theatre May 25 Villa Urquiza and Centennial Park Amphitheater join again as decentralization spaces. The stadium Luna Park will again host the Big Dance World Finals.

Leopoldo Federico, Juan Carlos Copes, Néstor Marconi, Ernesto Jodos, Pablo Agri, Nini Flores, Víctor Villena, Pablo Verón, Julio Pane, Ramiro Gallo, Rodolfo Mederos, Milena Plebs, Daniel Binelli, Astillero, Diego Schissi, Corporación Tangos, Amelita Baltar, Juanjo Domínguez, María Nieves, Popi Spatocco, Adriana Varela, Lautaro Greco, Sexteto Mayor, Brian Chambouleyron, Alberto Podestá, Maximiliano Avila, Vale Tango, Los musiqueros, Miguel Ángel Zotto, Hugo Rivas, Juan Carlos Godoy, Horacio Ferrer, Leonardo Cuello, Luis Salinas, Walter Ríos, Gloria y Eduardo, Cucuza Castiello, Orquesta Escuela de Tango, Horacio Molina, Guillermo Fernández, Orquesta del Tango de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Tanghetto, José Colángelo, Raúl Lavié, Nicolás Ledesma are some of the 2000 artists participating in this unique event.

Adriana Varela


All activities and performances of Tango Buenos Aires Festival and World are free.

To Exhibition Center, Centennial Park Amphitheatre and the open activities of the Plant of Art, the entry will be on a first come basis until capacity of the place.

For the shows in the Auditorium and the Chamber Hall of the Plant of Art, the CCC Teatro 25 de Mayo and the Luna Park stadium prior entries to be removed. 2 entries may be removed at most per person for each function.

Tickets for the Finals of the categories Tango Track and Stage to be held in the Luna Park Stadium August 26 and 27 respectively will be delivered on Monday, August 19 at 11 am at the Exhibition Centre Ticketing up exhaust the capacity of 10 thousand seats.

For scheduled concerts in the Auditorium and in the Chamber Hall of the Art Plant tickets will be given two hours before each performance at the Information Desk located in the lobby of the resort.

Tickets for the shows at the Theatre CCC 25 May will retire after 17 hours of the day of the performance in the Reports Point located in the lobby of the theater.


Products Fair

Products Fair can be accessed at the Exhibition Centre in the following days and times:

  • Wednesday 14, from 19 h
  • Thursday 15 and Friday 16, from 16 h
  • Saturday 17 and Sunday 18, from 14 h
  • Monday 19 and Sunday 25, from 12 h



Centro de Exposiciones Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Av. Pueyrredón

Usina del Arte Agustín R. Caffarena 1, Corner Av. Pedro de Mendoza.

Anfiteatro del Parque Centenario Av. Ángel Gallardo and Leopoldo Marechal, entrada por Lillo

CCC Teatro 25 de Mayo Av. Triunvirato 4444

Luna Park Av. Corrientes y Bouchard.


The complete schedule of Tango Buenos Aires Festival and World available at www.festivales.gob.ar

For more information: 0-800-333-7848 from Monday to Friday 10 to 20 hours.

5 Comments to “Opening the Festival & World Tango 2013”

  1. Carolyn O'Laoire says:

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 08:33 AM

    please can you tell me if the Final of the Tango Salon on Agosto 26 will be shown on live stream Clarin TV? thanks, Carolyn O’Laoire

  2. mateo says:

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 08:33 AM

    Donde y que dias y horarios van hacer las clases gratuitas?

  3. Elvira Lopes says:

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 08:33 AM


    Por favor, donde y que dias y horarios van hacer las clases gratuitas?


  4. Clyde says:

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 08:33 AM

    Por favor informar si habra clases en el Centro de Exposiciones los dias 24, 25 y 26 de Agosto 2014 y si hay que reservar lugar. Grs.

  5. mabel says:

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 08:33 AM

    Quisiera la lia de actividades del festival para consultar

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