There were initially no plans for an American Tango Institute New Years Eve Celebration this year but popular demand changed that. They do want to know who is going to be attending by December 17 at 5 pm.

The cost is $35 for an evening that includes an informal dinner with soup, salad, ham, chicken, various side dishes and sweet table. BYOB on the booze and champagne.
 The event takes place from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. at the ATI Pugliese-Piazzola Ballroom.
Time: 12/31/10  9:00 pm – 1/1/11  3:00 am
Place: ATI Pugliese-Piazzola Ballroom    

You can respond by calling 312-771-1226 or by emailing info@americantangoinstitute.com


Chicago Mini Tango Festival 2009
The 2011 Chicago Mini Tango Festival registration is going on right now. This festiival, the sixth annual festival, will be at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare from Thursday, April 14 until Sunday, April 17, 2011. Save cash by booking early.

You can get special early bird rates by purchasing tickets before January 1, 2011. All Instructors are from Buenos Aires. They include:Maria Plazaola, Blas Clemente Catrenau, Enriqueta Kleinman, Ricardo Viqueira,Gustavo Benzecry, and Maria Olivera. The festival also has a special rate at the hotel ($115 per  night for one to four people).

Plans are still being finalized but right now it looks like there will be seven milongas and 18 workshops. You can find out information on all of the above and see videos from last years festivities at www.chicagotangofestival.com