Open call: The Queer Tango Project is asking for answers in almost any format to this question to go into ‘Queer Tango Futures’ – its next eBook intends to help shape the future of queer tango. We welcome submission in English and Spanish.
The English version of Tango Queer Buenos Aires by Mariana Docampo will be published end of October 2020. Learn more about the book.
ConeXion Queer Tango Festival takes place in Miami, USA, on October 7-11, 2020. The festival is organised by Tango Out and Ray Sullivan. It also includes a day of cyber tango with a number of online events.
The online festival ‘Abrázame Mucho’ was a huge success and the organisers Rey Flores and Carlos Blanco, from Mexico City, are telling us they’ll run the online festival again in the summer of 2021.
Video (3:28): Daria Swan & Daria Haze – tango nuevo (queer tango) performance at the VI Queer Dance Festival in Moscow, Russia. Video published by Queer Dance Club, June 13, 2020.
Video (3:42): Tango argentino, open role practise by Agnieszka Stach and Irina Nosova. Pure joy of female dancing. Kraków, Poland, January 2020. Video by TangoNuevo TV.
Video (2:35): tango teachers Alexandra Baldaque and Joana Sampaio (2015) performing a queer tango at 6º ANIVERSÁRIO LIÇAO TANGO (tango school) in Portugal on 16/01/2015.
Video (1:47): festival trailer ‘In Love’ by Queer Dance Festival in Moscow.
Video (3:35): the maestros Galdi & Torelli and Ley & Almiron change roles at Krakus Aires Tango Festival (2019) on the Sunday Night Milonga in Juliusz Słowacki Theatre May 5, 2019 in Kraków, Poland.
Video (4:44): Breaking in unbreaking via pandemic time Tango Argentino, Summer 2020, after class practice.
Video (2:46): Sidney Grant and Claudio Marcelo Vidal are performing an open role/queer tango. Video by VaiFari (2017).
Video (2:17): Maite Dobarro and Manu Sanz are improvising a queer tango in Elche, Spain.