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Pichuco, a documentary about Anibal Troilo is presented at the Bafici

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"Pichuco", a documentary by Martin Turnes on the work of the famous bandoneon player Aníbal Troilo, will be presented on Sunday in the Panorama Música section del 16to. Bafici, in the year in which we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of tha

In its first worlwide public screenings, the film was released on Sunday 6th at 5:35 PM and Thursday 10th  at 2:55 PM in Hall 5 of the Village Recoleta, and it will be repeated on Saturday 12th  at 10 PM in Hall 1 of Centro Cultural San Martín . The film follows in the footsteps of a professor of the Escuela de Música Popular de Avellaneda, that with the help of his students, is digitizing nearly 500 original manuscripts arrangements of  Aníbal "Pichuco" Troilo´s orchestra that have been preserved. Through interviews to musicians of different generations and styles, this documentary takes a musical journey through the work of one of the key figures in the history of Argentina and tango music.  Javier...

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2º Campeonato de Baile de la Ciudad de buenos Aires 2014 (12th Dance Championship of Buenos Aires 2014)

From April 29th to May 11th, 2014 will be the 12th edition of the Dance Championship in Buenos Aires (ex Campeonato Metropolitano) organized by the Ministerio de Cultura de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, through the Dirección de Festivales. The Grand Final will be held on Sunday May 11th  at La usina del Arte. The categories competing are: "Tango de Pista", "Milonga", "Milongueros del Mundo" and "Vals". Six rounds of selection will be performed in dance halls and other cultural centers.  This year the pre-registration is mandatory.

 

Reports, regulation and registration will be available from Tuesday, April 22nd  at the Web site: buenosaires.gov.ar / festivals.

Flavio, Tango in Bollywood

The Villa Carlos Paz theater season ended and Flavio Mendoza took the opportunity to take a vacation. In India, besides visiting the Taj Mahal, he was recognized as Ambassador of Art of Argentina and met with a major director and producer of Bollywood, the Mecca of Asian cinema, considering a co-production with them. In June, he will realease Stravaganza Tango Theatre on Broadway.

Tango-humor at the Institute Magnasco

On Saturday March 22, at 9 PM, in the Hall of Magnasco Institute (Camila Nievas 78) the spectacle of Luis Luján TANGOS ANTROPOLOGICOS Y OTRAS CONSECUENCIAS DEL GÉNERO (Antrhropological Tangos and other consequences of the gender) will be presented. Luis Lujan on guitar and voice and Jorge Reverditto on flutes and choir, provide a different perspective on the tragedy of aging tango and its protagonists. Guest Dancers: Ingrid Iregui and Felix Bon.

Set Design: Sonia Lujan. Sponsors: Dirección Municipal de Cultura. It will not be suspended because of rain.

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WORLD TANGO CHAMPIONSHIP 2014

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The World Tango Festival and Championship 2014 will be held from August 13th to 26th, 2014 in Buenos Aires,Argentina.

Among the free activities are the concerts, exhibits, seminars, shows, a fair and it ends with the competition that will crown the 2014 World Tango Champions. Tango Buenos Aires synthesizes a passion that increases year after year his followers not only in Argentina but also in the world and strengthens the commitment with the heritage, growth and projection of Tango in all its expressions. The growth, projection and importance of Tango in the world has achieved such significance that in December 2009 it was declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, by decision of the Intergovernmental Committee of UNESCO. Similarly, and since February 2010, Tango has an official and exclusive room in the city: the Teatro de la Ribera, in La Boca...

"Buenos Aires of the 40s"

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"On this Easter, Tango is present".

This is a family friendly Tango show. There will be guest artists and casts.  Tribute to Pope Francisco with Our Tango "There is a Man ". We remember the friends Julio Sosa, Guillermo Rico and Gregorio Barrios. The event will be held this Saturday, April 19 on "Caffé Argot". "AV-Á. JONTE 2744, C.A.B.A..

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Apparently the tango was born between 1850 and 1890; ie the mid-nineteenth century.


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Pichuco, a documentary about Anibal Troilo is presented at the Bafici

"Pichuco", a documentary by Martin Turnes on the work of the famous bandoneon player Aníbal Troilo, will be presented on Sunday in the Panorama Música section del 16to. Bafici, in the year in which we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of tha
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Tango is highly recommended for cancer patients

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Experts say that tango is an excellent physical activity for cancer patients.

"To avoid a sedentary lifestyle, it is recommended that cancer patients incorporate an aerobic activity to burn calories through physical effort", Dr. Guadalupe Pallotta , president of the Life Time Foundation and Consultant in Clinical Oncology at the Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires says. Dr. Pallotta, ex breast cancer patient, participates since 11 years ago,  of Tango classes at the health center.   Oncology ... and Tango.   The group was formed from the initiative of two pediatric oncologists, Eduardo Dibar and Monica Makiya , who developed this activity for six years. In the first stage, it was open to professionals from the hospital who after their working hours, learned and danced Tango in the area where the boys...

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Tango comes from the vulgar and the forbidden

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Apparently the tango was born between 1850 and 1890; ie the mid-nineteenth century.

This important cultural genre wasmade up in the slums of Rio de la Plata and through the years was permeating the society, to the point of transcending and evolve culturally to the present. The Tango was originated in the port of Buenos Aires and it spread to some traditional southern neighborhoods, such as Pompeya, San Telmo, Monserrat, to name the most emblematic of the era. And from those neighborhoods comes the "suburban tango”  common, marginal, where men and women danced it strongly embraced, exuding passion and lust ; to the extent that society  and the same church condemned this practice in his time regarded as a vulgarity that incited scandal. Therefore, those who refused to leave the dance, practiced it clandestinely,...

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