Tango Fire!

“Tango is the Everest of social dance. Impossible. Demanding. Intricate. And therefore irresistible.”

~ Margaret Putnam

two Tango Fire dancers

The world-renowned Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires will be performing in Manila! They had an exclusive preview last week in Nuvo, Greenbelt 2. We were given a superquick tango lesson. The instructor told me to stop looking at my feet but because the music was too loud, I did not hear him. I hope he has already forgiven me for stepping on his foot.

Miss Margie Moran with Kassy and guests

Miss Universe 1973, Ms. Margie Moran (now the president of Ballet Philippines) told us that one should listen to the music of his heart (or something like that) to dance the tango. If I consider this, I should be dancing hiphop. :p

But seriously, tango is an extremely interesting dance. Very sexy. Very passionate. It’s like if you can’t give your 100% passion to the dance, then don’t dance.

Kassy, me, Kevin, Ram, Anika, and Joko

And if you wanna see superbly talented Argentinians give their all, catch them at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila on January 17 to 18, 2012 at 8PM.

Tickets start at P1,200 For tickets, contact Ticketworld at 891-9999 or Ballet Philippines at 551-1003. “Tango Fire—Flames of Desire” is for the benefit of Ballet Philippines Foundation’s Noordin Jumalon Dance Scholarship Fund. Please find attached Seat Plan for your reference and review.

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Thanks to Kassy for the invite and congratulations for the success of this event! 🙂

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image from: http://jonverdavid.wordpress.com

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listening to: Astor Piazzolla – Oblivion

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