20:00 - 02:00 Milonga
This Milonga is dedicated to 25 years of City partnership between Buenos Aires and Berlin
Festival-Opening together with Embajada de la República Argentina en Alemania.
Live-Music: Carlos Libedinsky (from Buenos Aires, Bandoneon & Live Electronics) and his new Berlin based 'Magic Signs Orchestra: Ibon Goitia (from Spain, Sax & Flute ), Gabor Hartyáni (from Hungary, Cello ), Simon Houghton (from England, Double Bass)
Show/Performance: Maria Eugenia Parrilla & Yanick Wyler
DJ: Mona Isabelle: Contemporary Tango, Tango Nuevo, Neo Tango (Tangoloft Berlin)
Magic Signs Orchestra is a music improvisation group, guided with the "Hand Signs" system that was created in Argentina by the musician Santiago Vazquez.
MSO features acoustic instruments and Live Electronics, bringing to the dance floor colourful landscapes which flow in unexpected directions.
Based in Berlin, the ensemble brings together musicians from different countries, each bringing the special sounds of their roots. Carlos Libedinsky guides the improvisations with the Hand Signs System. During the Opening night of the CTF 2019, MSO will feat. guest musicians with diverse backgrounds and cultural approach. The collaboration with the worldwide famous dancers Maria Eugenia Parrilla and Yanick Wyler will include a fresh and original experience where the musicians improvise from the movements of the dancers.
....and the CTF-program for the next day (Wednesday 21. 06.) with the focus on Turkish Tango you find here:
Contemporary Tango Festival is dedicated to the global variety of Tango Argentino and the impact of this dance on all the international musicians, dancers, artists, performers who live and work in Berlin.
You are also invited just to watch and enjoy the scene as a spectator.
Free entrance for all Milongas, concerts and the beginner classes.
Contemporary Tango Festival (20.-25.08.2019) is produced by Zeitgenössische Oper Berlin, Mein Einkaufsbahnhof, DB Station&Service AG and KADMOS Produktion