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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! We’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 Argentina’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 Quarter—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 “El Gallo”, Boston
Rod Relucio, Chicago
Alberto Ramos Cordero, Cleveland

MILONGAS every night with themes representing New Orleans as well as matinee mixer milongas so you can meet new dancers.

-Wednesday: Pre-festival Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour

-Thursday: Matinee Mixer Milonga & Evening Bienvenue Milonga

-Friday: Matinee Mixer Milonga & Evening Mardi Gras Milonga. (Don’t forget your masks, and we’ll supply the beads!)

-Saturday: Le Soiree de Gala Milonga

-Sunday: Au Revoir (Later Gator) Milonga

Go to for more information!




Tickets available online.


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Event posted by: Rita Maree Horne

About the author: Social Dancer, Writer from Edinburgh

Published: 17 Feb 2019 @ 17:27

Last modified: 17 Feb 2019 @ 17:28

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