Special Past Events

Highlighted here are some of the special events we have organized to date--please find photos and videos for these, and some other, events in our Gallery. For the complete history of our regular events please see the Nairobi Tango Calendar.

 

KilifiLonga 2015 - Wed 25 February to Sun 1 March 2015
LamuLonga 4th edition. Back to the coast for a 4-day festival, the 4th Tango Festival in Kenya! This time the destination is Kilifi Creek on the Kenya North Coast, hosted by Distant Relatives Eco-Lodge and BackpackersWith visiting tango teachers Alex and Natalia Lipsky from Lviv, Ukraine.

 

MalindiLonga 2014 - Tango Festival in Malindi - Wed 26 February to Sun 2 March 2014
LamuLonga 3rd edition. Back to the coast for a 4-day festival, the 3rd Tango Festival in Kenya! This time the destination is Malindi on the Kenya North Coast. With visiting tango teachers Alex and Natalia Lipsky from Lviv, Ukraine.

 

Tandawazi 2013: Urban Expressions at Goethe Institut, 9:00pm-3:00am, Sat 30 November 2013. [Pics] [Clip]

Easter Tango Festivalito w. Margit y Elias Monrose 29 Mar - 1 Apr 2013, Nairobi/Naivasha.

GaluLonga 2013 - Tango Festival in Galu Beach 23-27 Jan
LamuLonga 2nd edition. Back to the coast for a 4-day festival, the 2nd Tango Festival in Kenya! This time the destination is Galu Beach in Diani on the sublime Kenya South Coast. With visiting tango teachers Alex and Natalia Lipsky from Lviv, Ukraine.

 

Tango Total with maestros Korey & Adeline—and their Bandoneón! 30 Aug - 1 Sep 2012
The first known time a Bandoneón (and this one was a Doble A) is played live in Kenya! Also, remarkably put together for the occasion, the "Nairobi Tango Quartet"!

Festivalito with Tango Maestros Miriam y Dante, 12-16 June 2012

2nd Anniversary Milonga Patamango, Saturday 26 May 2012

 

Tango Workshop in Kariobangi with Camille Cusumano, Mon 26 Dec 2011
Tango published author Camille Cusumano from San Francisco visits Nairobi over Xmas period in 2012, and we have a couple memorable milongas with her, plus a heartwarmingly chaotic and most uplifting tango workshop that we gave to the Youth Group of the Kutoka Network in Kariobangi North!

Tsavo Safari & Tango Festival - WatamuLonga 2011 - Sat 26.11 to Sun 4.12
LamuLonga 1st Edition of a Tsavo Safari & Tango Festival in Watamu, Kenya -- the first ever Tango Festival in Kenya! Possibly also the first in sub-Saharan Africa? Even in Africa? With visiting tango teachers Alex and Natalia Lipsky from Lviv, Ukraine.

Noches del Tango, November 2011
Two cultural evenings of Tango, combining film, music and live dance, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Argentine Republic to Kenya.

Tango Workshops with David Sasha Tonn & Tatiana Smirnova, Jun 29 2011

Tango Workshops with Yan Guo, 22-30 Jan 2011

 

La Milonga Patamango, Saturday 22 May 2010
The first known public Milonga between Cairo and Johannesburg!