Turkey's capital is welcoming some of the world's best practitioners of tango when the third International Ankara Tango Festival kicks off today as Anatolia news agency reports. World-renowned dancing couples Javier Rodriguez and Virginia Pandolfi; Esteban Moreno and Claudia Codega; Gaston Torelli and Noelia Hurtado and others from Argentina and elsewhere will all be visiting Ankara for the festival, said event organizer Selen Surek. In addition to stage performances by the likes of Burcin Arslan, Ramo&Gogo, Murat Elmadagli and Ali Isikli, there will also be tango workshops.
Surek said the workshops would focus on teaching tango to all-comers. Workshop participants will also have the chance to learn tango's orchestral history and development during musical seminars.