The 10th Kuala Lumpur Tango Festival 2017, promises to deliver Malaysian Hospitality, top class instructors Bruno Tombari & Rocio Lequio and Michael Nadtochi & Eleonora Kalganova, and Tango
fun, fun all the way!
Perennial favourites, Bruno and Rocio, return to Kuala Lumpur for the 3rd time, to share with us their passion, expertise, exquisite timing and musicality. As a teaching couple, they are a formidable combination – Rocio dances the male role as well as Bruno! For the first time in Kuala Lumpur, we welcome rising stars Michael & Eleonora. All the ladies are crazy for Eleonora’s beautiful foot movements and embellishments. We start the Festival with her speciality workshop “Pretty Feet”. Michael is the perfect foil for Eleonora – a beautifully matched couple!
Venue for Workshops will be at Wisma OCM, Kuala Lumpur Dancers' Associaion, Hall of Fame. All Milongas will be at the same venue, for convenience.
This will be a queer friendly Festival - meaning Leaders & Followers can be male or female and same gender couples are more than welcome to join. We are also warm, hospitable, fun-loving and Beginner-friendly.
Recommended hotels for easy reach of Workshops will be in the Chinatown area. Online bookings through Booking.com or Agoda.com. Excellent rates to suit all budgets. Festival choice is Swiss Inn, Jalan Sultan; most convenient is Olympic Hotel, connected to workshop venue.
Chinatown is the perfect tourist destination – all the shopping you desire, great eating, spa facilities and the most interesting walking tours, if you have the energy to explore, after your workshops and milongas.
For our foreign participants, Penang and Malacca are beautiful Heritage sites to visit as a sequel to your tango trip. Sun and sea lovers have a choice of many beautiful resorts on the East and West coast of Malaysia. There is also our National Rain Forest jungles to explore at Taman Negara. Check Tourism Malaysia website for more options.
One of the natural wonders of Kuala Lumpur are the magnificent Batu Caves - glorious and awesome limestone creations of Nature. After the caves, it would be easy to visit FRIM (Forest Reserve Institute of Malaysia). This is a convenient way of visiting an old rain forest without going out toTaman Negara.
Malaysia truly Asia!