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An Evening of dancing
Argentine Tango

December 08, 2019


A big thanks to Aja Fenn and Masha Abapolnikova for teaching a wonderful class, Ramu Pyreddy for dj-ing the milonga, and Alberto Nogales and many others for helping with the setting up, running, and cleaning up the milonga.


Tangosutra, held annually at the end of October, started in 2005 with an overall weekend attendance of 250 people and was the second annual festival in the DC Metro area. In 2005, Tangosutra was the first tango festival to have only female Djs. In 2006, it was the first environmentally friendly tango festival in the world with an attendance of 325 people. In 2007, it became the first sustainable Tango festival in the world. In 2008, classes were fully enrolled one month in advance of the festival. In 2009, a second track of dance classes was added and it was fully enrolled three weeks before the festival. In 2010, a third track of dance classes was added and it become the first tango festival in the world to devote a track of classes for musicians to learn to play live tango music for social dancing.