Visitors from all over the world will converge on Buenos Aires from August 10 until August 23 for the city’s international tango festival.
The annual event includes free concerts, performances, classes, milongas, and the Mundial de Tango, the world's most important international tango dance competition. Dancers from all over the world compete in the traditional salon category and the escenario (stage) category for a chance to appear in the finals at Luna Park stadium.
And don’t worry if you forget your dance shoes; the festival has its own product fair with items made by some of the city’s best tango shoe and clothing specialists.
2016's event featured 600 artists performing at 42 venues spread throughout the city.
Here's a sample of what to expect:
Highlights from 2016's event:
All events are free.