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Welcome to the Gavito Tango Festival

The 2024 Gavito Tango Festival will take place October 3rd through 6th at the extraordinary Historic Biltmore Hotel in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. This luxurious venue will transport our guests to a world of Hollywood glamour where we’ll dance in the same rooms that hosted the original 1930s Oscar’s ceremonies. We are thrilled to provide the international tango community with seminars and performances by world-renowned artists, and traditional and alternative milongas with top-tier DJs.
Your World-Class Maestros are:

  • Marcela Duran
  • Gustavo Naveira & Giselle Anne
  • Javier Rodriguez & Fatima Vitale
  • Facundo de la Cruz & Noelia Hurtado
  • Carlitos Espinoza & Agustina Piaggio
  • Jonny Carvajal & Suyay Quiroga
  • Ricardo Astrada & Constanza Vieyto
  • Simone Fachini & Gioia Abballe

Let’s create an unforgettable experience filled with tango, friendship, joy and laughter!

LIVE IT UP!

GTF Perks

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Access to All Events
With over 50 events (Workshops, Practicas, & Milongas) spanning four days, you’ll have plenty to keep you entertained and dancing!
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Learn from all the Maestros
You’ll have the opportunity to reserve your spot in any workshop by any of our Maestros. Choose from 38 workshops.
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LIVE Performances and Music
Live music performed by tango duo Cristián Asato and Ayelén Pais, and incredible performances by our Maestros.
For the love of tango

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Milongas

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Ballrooms: traditional & neo/alt music

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Workshops

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Tangueros & Tangueras from around the world

Events

2024 Schedule

Noon to 1:15pm
October 3rd
Workshops with World-Class Maestros
Workshops with World-Class Maestros
Experience the magic of this captivating dance as we help you explore and enrich your passion for Argentine Tango in progressive workshops with maestros:

  • Marcela Duran
  • Gustavo Naveira & Giselle Anne
  • Javier Rodriguez & Fatima Vitale
  • Facundo de la Cruz & Noelia Hurtado
  • Carlitos Espinoza & Agustina Piaggio
  • Jonny Carvajal & Suyay Quiroga
  • Ricardo Astrada & Constanza Vieyto
  • Simone Fachini & Gioia Abballe

9pm to 3am
October 3rd
Welcome Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
Welcome Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
A beautiful traditional music milonga with a warm and friendly atmosphere welcomes you to Gavito Tango Festival.

  • Opening Ronda by all Maestros

Noon to 4:15pm
October 4th
Day 2: Workshops with World-Class Maestros
Day 2: Workshops with World-Class Maestros
Experience the magic of this captivating dance as we help you explore and enrich your passion for Argentine Tango in progressive workshops with maestros:

Marcela Duran
Gustavo Naveira & Giselle Anne
Javier Rodriguez & Fatima Vitale
Facundo de la Cruz & Noelia Hurtado
Carlitos Espinoza & Agustina Piaggio
Jonny Carvajal & Suyay Quiroga
Ricardo Astrada & Constanza Vieyto
Simone Fachini & Gioia Abballe

Noon to 2pm
October 4th
Outdoor Traditional Mini-Milonga
Outdoor Traditional Mini-Milonga
Practice your learning and connect with a beautiful mix of traditional tango music.
4pm to 7pm
October 4th
Traditional Tango Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
Traditional Tango Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
A warm and welcoming space to practice and dance.
9:30pm to 4am
October 4th
Traditional Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
Traditional Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
Join us for an unforgettable evening of live performances and beautiful traditional music.
9:30pm to 3am
October 4th
NeotangoLA Milonga
NeotangoLA Milonga
Alternative music milonga in a friendly, inviting and creative environment. DJ Alison Bradley of Los Angeles/Berlin has been roaming the world collecting the latest neotango tunes from around the world for your dancing pleasure.

NOCTURNA – Dance in the dark at 1am

1:00am
October 4th
Nocturna in the NeotangoLA Room
Nocturna in the NeotangoLA Room
Explore the dark side of tango with us as we turn off the lights and dance to a sensual, intimate set of alternative and classical music, in complete darkness.
Noon to 4:15pm
October 5th
Day 3: Workshops with World-Class Maestros
Day 3: Workshops with World-Class Maestros
Experience the magic of this captivating dance as we help you explore and enrich your passion for Argentine Tango in progressive workshops with maestros:

Marcela Duran
Gustavo Naveira & Giselle Anne
Javier Rodriguez & Fatima Vitale
Facundo de la Cruz & Noelia Hurtado
Carlitos Espinoza & Agustina Piaggio
Jonny Carvajal & Suyay Quiroga
Ricardo Astrada & Constanza Vieyto
Simone Fachini & Gioia Abballe

Noon to 2:00pm
October 5th
Outdoor Traditional Mini-Milonga
Outdoor Traditional Mini-Milonga
Practice your learning and connect with a beautiful mix of traditional tango music.
4pm to 7pm
October 5th
Traditional Tango Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
Traditional Tango Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
Practice your learning and connect with a beautiful mix of traditional tango music.
9:30pm to 5am
October 5th
Traditional Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
Traditional Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom

Join us for an unforgettable evening of live performances and beautiful traditional music.

9:30pm to 3am
October 5th
NeotangoLA Milonga
NeotangoLA Milonga
Alternative music milonga in a friendly, inviting and creative environment. DJ Michael McCarrell will share the latest music from the Los Angeles neotango community.

NOCTURNA – Dance in the dark at 1am

1:00am
October 5th
Nocturna in the NeotangoLA Room
Nocturna in the NeotangoLA Room
Explore the dark side of tango with us as we turn off the lights and dance to a sensual, intimate set of alternative and classical music, in complete darkness.
1pm to 4pm
October 6th
Outdoor Traditional Mini-Milonga
Outdoor Traditional Mini-Milonga
Practice your learning and connect with a beautiful mix of traditional tango music.
12:30pm to 3:15pm
October 6th
Day 4: Workshops with World-Class Maestros
Day 4: Workshops with World-Class Maestros
Experience the magic of this captivating dance as we help you explore and enrich your passion for Argentine Tango in progressive workshops with maestros:

Marcela Duran
Gustavo Naveira & Giselle Anne
Javier Rodriguez & Fatima Vitale
Facundo de la Cruz & Noelia Hurtado
Carlitos Espinoza & Agustina Piaggio
Jonny Carvajal & Suyay Quiroga
Ricardo Astrada & Constanza Vieyto
Simone Fachini & Gioia Abballe

4:45pm to 7:30pm
October 6th
Traditional Tango Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
Traditional Tango Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
A warm and welcoming space to practice and dance, with a perfect mix of traditional tango music.
9pm to 3am
October 8th
Traditional Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
Traditional Milonga in The Crystal Ballroom
Join us for an unforgettable evening of live performances and beautiful traditional music.
9pm to 3am
October 6th
Alternative Neotango Milonga in The Heinsbergen Ballroom
Alternative Neotango Milonga in The Heinsbergen Ballroom
Alternative music milonga in a friendly, inviting and creative environment. The NeotangoLA DJ team will play a heavenly music mix and keep us dancing all night long.