Tango Dubai Timeline

Tango Dubai initiated its first classes back in 2002. Over the years Tango Dubai became one of the legendary icons amongst Tango Community, and its “Tango Dubai” brand and name have been associated with many successes and achievements. The table below illustrates a snapshot of our proudly timeline:

Feb 2002
  • Tango classes started in Eleanor’s villa
Aug 2002
  • Professional Tango shows and Milongas at La Parilla Argentine restaurant
Aug 2005
  • Tango Dubai officially Launched
  • Wednesday classes at Fairmont Hotel Fitness Center started
Dec 2005
  • Wednesday Milonga at Pachanga, Hilton Jumeirah started
  • 1st Tango Workshop in Dubai by Ogie Mendoza
  • 1st Tango Dubai New Year Eve Milonga
May 2006
  • Tuesday classes at DUCTAC, Emirates Mall
  • Workshops by Maestro Ogie Mendoza
Oct 2006
  • Workshops and show by Fernanda & Guillermo
2007
  • Beginner class moved to Evory Bar; then moved to St. Maxim’s also at Emirates Mall
  • Started Sunday Milonga at Asado, Palace Hotel, Downtown Burj Khalifa
May 2007
  • Workshop, show by Adrian & Alejandra
Nov 2007
  • Show in Abu Dhabi by Alicia & Claudio
Dec 2007
  • Workshop by Facundo (organized by Paul)
Jan 2008
  • Workshop and show by Facundo
May 2008
  • Workshop, show by Adrian & Alejandra
  • Launch Tango Abu Dhabi with show by Adrian & Alejandra
Jun 2008
  • Workshop and show by Facundo
Aug 2008
  • Workshop + show by Walter + Margarita
Apr 2009
  • 1st Dubai Tango Festival – Adrian & Alejandra, and Facundo
Jul 2009
  • Boot camp & show (Organizers P and T) by Laila & Leandro
Oct 2009
  • Tango Blitz (Organizers P and T) hosting 3 couples
Dec 2009
  • Workshop and show by Fabian Salas
Apr 2010
  • 2nd Dubai Tango Festival – Adrian & Alejandra, Joe & Lucila, and Facundo
Nov 2010
  • Workshop and show by Facundo
Apr/May 2011
  • Workshop and show by Facundo
May 2011
  • 3rd Dubai Tango Festival – Horacio Godoy & Karina, Estaban & Claudia, Facundo
Oct 2011
  • Launch Tango RAK
Dec 2011
  • Milonga at Latin Soul studio started
 Jan 2012
  •  Workshops with Dario & Sabrina
Apr/May 2012
  • Workshop and show by Facundo
May 2012
  • 4th Dubai Tango Festival – Alejandra & Aoniken, Sabrina & Ruben Veliz, and Facundo
May 2013
  • 5th Dubai Tango Festival –  Chicho & Juana, Fernando & Sol, Los Hermanos Macana
Sep/Oct 2013
  • Workshop and show by Facundo
May 2014
  • 6th Dubai Tango Festival –  Chicho & Juana, Joe & Lucila,  Diego & Natalia
Nov/Dec 2014
  • Workshop and show by Facundo
May 2015
  • 7th Dubai Tango Festival –
    Horacio & Cecilia, Roxana & Sebastian, Martin & Maurizio
    DJ: Horacio & Giuseppe
May 2016
  • 8th Dubai Tango Festival –
    Alejandra & Aoniken, Ariadna & Fernando, Gisela & Gustavo
    DJ: La Rubia, Tugba
Oct 2016
  • Workshop and show by Facundo