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The Beirut International Tango Festival (BITF) is back with an exciting 7th edition that’s not to be missed! Join us on May 6-12, 2014, for a magical celebration of tango, and let the fantasy of the world’s most passionate dance pull you in.

Started up in 2009 by Mazen Kiwan and a passionate team, BITF is the Middle East’s first festival. With its 6 previous editions that have been great successes, BITF is placing Beirut on the international tango map as a global tango destination, alongside cities like Buenos Aires, New York, Paris and Istanbul.

Under the Patronage of the Ministry of Tourism, the 7th edition will attract world-renowned tango maestros, artists, teachers, dancers and enthusiasts from across the globe for an out of this world experience.

Put on your tango shoes and grab this opportunity to truly take your passion to the next level, while brushing up on new and intricate dance moves with classes and fun milongas.

The stellar line-up for this year includes a series of world-class tango events including a special concert, workshops and milongas that celebrate the liberating, emotional and elegant art of tango:

>>> Concert: May 6

>>> Workshops, Milongas and Shows: May 7-8-9-10

Our exciting and enjoyable workshops, milongas and shows will feature the following legendary maestros:

- Horacio Godoy & Cecilia Berra (Argentina)
- Fernando Sanchez & Ariadna Naveira (Argentina)
- Esteban Cortez & Virginia Arzuaga (Uruguay)
- Alper Ergokmen & Selen Surek (Turkey)
- Esref Tekinalp & Vanessa Gauch (Turkey)
- Michalis Souvleris & Maria Kalogera (Greece)
- Loukas Balokas & Georgia Priskou (Greece)

BITF will also attract the following DJs:

- Sabah Chammas (USA)
- Marcelo Rojas (Argentina)
- Giuseppe Clemente (Italy)
- Najy Di (Lebanon)

>>> Touristic Trips: May 11-12

What makes BITF truly unique are the exciting touristic trips that will allow you to experience the irresistible charm of Lebanon, with its rich history and civilization dating back more than 5,000 years. Don’t miss the chance to soak up the Mediterranean sun, enjoy breath-taking landscapes and savor the appetizing flavors of Lebanon’s world-famous cuisine. Explore this fascinating country, where east meets west and passion thrives, and take away unforgettable memories and lifelong friendships.

Stay tuned for more details soon!

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