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Tango fans descend on Buenos Aires

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 00:56

Aug. 15 - Thousands of tango aficionados from around the world arrive in Argentina for the annual tango festival and world championships.Tara Cleary reports.

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Famous Argentine group, Sexteto Mayor, gets the audience in the mood at the Buenos Aires Tango Festival and World Championship. The festival is not just for World Tango Championship competitors. It also attracts social tango dancers like Viviana Gallo. SOUNDBITE: Viviana Gallo, tango aficionado, saying (Spanish): "We dance almost every day, as much as possible and that's how it is here - on the dance floor - it's what we do and what we feel." More than 2,000 artists, musicians and dancers are expected to take part in the festivities which include tango classes, seminars and performances.

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Tango fans descend on Buenos Aires

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 00:56