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The Indy Eye: Queer Tango Festival

The week-long Queer Tango festival celebrates the diversity of tango through dance workshops, theatre performances and much more, bringing everybody together for the same purpose – Tango. This year’s festival runs from 22nd to 28th November in various locations around Buenos Aires. Kate Redburn shares her photographs.

 

The scene at Tuesday's milonga (Photo: Kate Reburn)

 

Couples try out steps they learned at a class earlier Tuesday evening (Photo: Kate Reburn)

 

Lidia Borda sings tango classics at the Tuesday night milonga (Photo: Kate Redburn)

 

Tango Queer encourages everyone to learn both tango roles (Photo: Kate Redburn)

 

The Tuesday night milonga is full of dancing couples (Photo: Kate Redburn)

 

Enjoying the milonga on Tuesday night (Photo: Kate Redburn)

 

Couples of all ages dance the night away (Photo: Kate Redburn)

 

Two men embrace as they dance their tango (Photo: Kate Redburn)

 

Modern dance performance from Wednesday's theatre night at Centro Cultural de la Cooperacion (Photo: Kate Redburn)

 

Modern tango performance from Wednesday's theatre night at Centro Cultural de la Cooperacion (Photo: Kate Redburn)

 

Modern tango performance from Wednesday's theatre night at Centro Cultural de la Cooperacion (Photo: Kate Redburn)

 

“Prohibido”, by Compañía Tango Q, direction: Augusto Balizano dancers: Juan Seguí, Augusto Balizano, Nicolás Filipeli, Leonardo Sardella and Alejandro Figliolo (Photo: Kate Redburn)

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4 Responses to “The Indy Eye: Queer Tango Festival”

  1. Daniel says:

    I love coming to Argentina, especially BA. This could only happen in BA…..the photos are great…!!!
    see you in March.

  2. Sarah says:

    These pictures are spectacular! I like the first the best.

  3. Stephanie says:

    Terrific photographs, Kate! I have been thinking of you…following your adventures through CIndy and Julia.

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