We do our best to keep the above list and our calendar updated. However, Facebook is really were everything regarding queer tango is happening.
Festivals come and go
Some festivals and marathons have a short life span. Below is a list with some of the discontinued queer tango festivals and marathons. We have added these pieces of historical facts for those interested in researching the recent history of queer tango. The list is not complete.
Discontinued Festivals and Marathons
- Artango International Tango Festival, Moscow.
- Copenhagen Queer Tango Days.
Denmark. The last festival was held in 2014.
- Festivalito de Tango Queer de Montevideo c/o Tango Queer Uruguay.
Uruguay. The festival has made a comeback after covid.
- International Queer Tango Festival in Seattle c/o Eric Damiana, Shaw Fitzgerald and Elias Reis.
USA. The festival is discontinued.
- Open Role & Queertangomarathon, Priotzer Mühle, Wendland.
Germany. The latest marathon was held in 2017.
- Open Role Tango Marathon in Athens – on facebook
- Queer Tango Festival in Cologne c/o Rolf Räbiger.
This festival was discontinued in 2016.
- Queer Tango Festival SALIDA, St Petersburg.
Russia. The lastest festival held was in 2016.
- Queer Tango Festivalitos in Frankfurt.
Germany. This festival was discontinued in 2010.
- QueerTango Marathon in Buenos Aires c/o Mariano Garcés and Juan Pablo
Argentina. The marathon was discontinued in app. 2010.
- Quilombo Queer Tango Festival, Barcelona, c/o Dafne
Spain. Quilombo (2016) is the grandmapa of Chamuyo, queer tango festival, Valencia 2019.
- San Francisco International QueerTango Festival
USA. QueerTango San Francisco (QTSF) produced the San Francisco International QueerTango Festival for 4 years: 2009-2012. The festival is discontinued.
- Tango Kreuz & Queer, queer tango festival in Stuttgart
Germany. The festival was discontinued in 2013
- The International Queer Tango Festival in Hamburg c/o Ute Walter, Marga Nagel and Timm
Germany. The first festival was held in 2000. One year was skipped in the begining and the 10th festival was held in 2011.
- The International Queer Tango Festival in Stockholm c/o Charlotte Rivero,
Sweden. From 2007-2013, Rivero organised 7 festivals. The festival was dscontinued in 2013.