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Buenos Aires Tango Festival & World Cup 2017

Every August, visitors from all over the world arrive in Buenos Aires for the annual city’s international Tango Festival. Two weeks of concerts, shows, lessons and milongas to intensively experiment this passionate dance.

As every year, the month of August in Buenos Aires is all about Tango. Since 2003, the city hosts the largest annual tango international event with thousands of dancers and a cheering and passionate audience from all over the world to witness this classic dance competition and participate on the many free activities that are part of this festival.


Throughout selected places and for two weeks, tango will be exposed in concerts, exhibitions, dancing lessons and milongas, shows and -of course- the most expected and talented dancing duels. Dancers from everywhere compete in the traditional salon category and the stage category for a chance to appear in the finals at the historic Luna Park Stadium, and be crown as the Tango World Cup Champions of the year. A unique and thrilling show, without a doubt!

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Whether you are willing to watch, listen or dance, this is an special occasion to visit Buenos Aires and be a part of an international encounter that celebrates culture, encourages creativity and freedom of expression, and that gathers emerging artists, tango historical referents and a multitude of tango lovers and dancing amateurs.

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Kallpa has created a special 4 day program to enjoy this particular event in the city of Buenos Aires, in the company of a guide exclusively dedicated to join you in the festival’s activities of your choice (upon request and availability), show you around the historical neighborhoods and take you for a coffee and dinner at classic and exclusive local sites to have a taste of the Argentine cuisine.

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To find out more details about this Tango Festival proposal for August 2017, please ask your Kallpa Executive.

Tango Festival and World Cup 2017 takes part in Buenos Aires from August 10th to 23rd.

The program includes:
  • 3 nights of accommodation at central hotel in Standard room, with buffet breakfast.
  • Private transfer in (with guide) & out (no guide).
  • Private guided walking city tours.
  • Afternoon snack at a selected classic coffee shop.
  • Dinner with drinks at a selected restaurant.
  • English speaking private guide at disposal according to itinerary.

Not included

  • Flights.
  • Meals, drinks and services not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Optional activities (Dinner tango show, milonga.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Medical insurance.
  • Tips and gratuities.

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Live a Milonga Tour in Buenos Aires

If you start going deep into Buenos Aires City, exploring its streets and less trodden sidewalks you’ll find Milonga alive and kicking. Join us, experience and live a Milonga Tour in Buenos Aires.

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Its origins are shared between Argentina and Uruguay in the Río de la Plata area, some other historians believe it was also originated in Rio Grande do Sul area in Brazil. It was very popular in the 1870s. and nowadays travelers come to Buenos Aires in search of places to watch locals performing this great dancing style.

El Pial Milonga Club, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaThere are only a few Milongas that keep the essence of the dances of the 30’s and 40’s, which is considered the Belle Époque of the Milongas, in which the respect for the codes and ceremonies, the elegance in the way of walking around the dance floor or how to invite a lady to dance, remain unchanged, where the best “milongueros” dancers of the world shine. Those are the ones we’ll be heading for.

Club Gricel Milonga Club, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaEverything starts in the evening, away from touristic sites. We’ll pick you up at your hotel to start the tour. During the transfer you will be able to watch the “Porteños” walking on the sidewalks of the neighborhoods, where the Milongas are located, going to the grocery stores”, coming back from work and living their daily lives.

El Pial Milonga Club, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaOn this Milonga Tour which lasts two and a half hours we’ll be visiting  two milongas, share some time with dancers, learning about the  dance and the music, being part of the mystic of the place, mostly created by the dancer who shows up every night. An experienced Tour Guide will fill us with some light-hearted updates such as stories about famous Tangueros who were regulars in such places or lived in these neighborhoods and of course will explain us all secrets about the dance and the codes used by the Tango Dancers along the night.

We invite you to join us. Come with us and take a piece of Buenos Aires back home. Gather stories, and live the experience that only a few dare to. Contact your Kallpa Account Executive whose  experience in the field will  make your journey memorable.

Thank you for reading, milonguing and travelling with us.


Minimum pax requirements: 2
Days of operation: Monday to Thursday

Services include:

Transfers in/out
Bilingual Tour Guide
Entrance Fee to the Milongas

Services does not include:

The extras at each Salon(Ballroom) is not included.