The New Orleans Tango Festival returns in June 2019 to the Astor Crowne Plaza for another four days of tango and New Orleans-style partying! Weâ€™re continuing with our annual favorite, Tango on the River, and adding a new pre-festival event: Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour!
Make your plans now to come to the NOLA Tango Festival and Laissez Les Bons Temps (+ tango) Rouler!
*Pre-festival Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour, Wednesday, June 12th
*Beginner Intensive taught by Paloma & Maxi, 2007 Argentinaâ€™s World Tango Championship finalists (2nd Place, Stage)
*Tango on the River, Saturday June 15th, Matinee Milonga and Buffet on the Creole Queen Paddlewheeler
*Matinee Milonga Mixers: meet new dancers and have a chance to win prizes!
ASTOR CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL located at the gateway to the French Quarterâ€”on the corner of Bourbon and Canal Street. The group rate for a double room is $125/night + tax.
-Hugo Patyn & Celina Rotundo, Argentina
-Paloma Berrios & Maxi Alvarado, Chile
-Jesica Arfenoni & Oscar Casas, Argentina
-Rod Relucio & Jenny Teters, U.S.
Kenny Bell, San Francisco
Mike Shirobokov, Chicago
Milton â€œEl Galloâ€, Boston
Rod Relucio, Chicago
Alberto Ramos Cordero, Cleveland
MILONGAS every night with themes representing New Orleans.
-Wednesday: Pre-festival Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour
-Thursday: Bienvenue Milonga
-Friday: Mardi Gras Milonga
Donâ€™t forget your masks, and weâ€™ll supply the beads!
-Saturday: Le Soiree de Gala Milonga
-Sunday: Au Revoir (Later Gator) Milonga
Go to www.nolatangofestival.com for more information!