Monday, October 2, 2006

A tango legend comes to Sofia

On 21 and 22 October, Pablo Veron, the renowned Argentinean tango dancer and choreographer will give a series of workshops in Sofia. He will also perform in TanGhost, an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play "Ghosts" combining theatre and contemporary Argentine tango. The events are proudly organized by TanguerIN Studio.

Pablo Veron is one of the most famous names in today's tango world. He gained international fame as the choreographer and the leading star of the 1997 film "The Tango Lesson" which charmed  the public all over the world and won the Ombu de Oro, the first prize for best film at the International Film Festival in Argentina. Two years later he also appeared in the Broadway revival and tour of Tango Argentino, having already performed in this legendary show in 1988. His more than 20 year long career as tango dancer, choreographer and teacher includes performances in numerous shows, musicals, movies, concerts and theatre plays and participation in many prestigious international tango festivals.  He has performed at many prominent theatres and concert halls around the world and has even danced at the White House before the presidents of USA and Argentina. As recognition of his talent and artistic contribution, Pablo Veron has been awarded numerous prizes, among which the Annual SADAIC Prize of the Argentine Society of Authors and Composers, the American Choreography Award for Outstanding Achievement in Motion Pictures, and the prestigious prize of the Guggenheim Foundation. More information about Pablo Veron's biography and achievements can be found on his website:

A key figure of the tango renaissance, Pablo Veron is recognized for his unique, innovative style that links the authentic tango to the sensitivity of the modern times. Proud to share his talent and experience, he continues to teach tango all over Europe and America.

W O R K S H O P S   I N   S O F I A   W I T H   P A B L O   V E R O N


21 October, Saturday
2.00 pm - 3.30 pm : workshop I : Tango (beginners to intermediate)
3.45 pm - 5.15 pm : workshop II : Tango Vals

22 October, Sunday
3.00 pm - 4.30 pm : workshop III : Tango (intermediate to advanced)
4.45 pm - 6.15 pm : workshop IV : Milonga

Sofia Hall, INTERPRED World Trade Center, 36 Dragan Tzankov Blvd, Sofia


1 workshop     -    €25
2 workshops    -    €45
3 workshops    -    €60
4 workshops    -    €70

S P E C I A L   M I L O N G A

There will be one special milonga for all workshop participants and local tango lovers on Saturday, 21 October from 10.00 pm until 02.00 am at the luxurious FESTA BARCELO HOTEL on 83 Bulgaria Blvd. DJ Ivo. Free entrance.

S P E C I A L   S C R E E N I N G   O F  "T H E   T A N G O   L E S S O N"

There will be a special screening of the movie "The Tango Lesson" by Sally Potter starring Pablo Veron at 8.30 pm on Sunday, 22 October in the Cinema Centre (Kino Tzentar) on 108 Rakovski St. Free entrance.