29.09.2017 - 03.10.2017.

Similar to previous years, we offer you a variety of programs, lessons and seminars at the festival together with BodySoulTango events !available only in Hungarian language! which were introduced in 2016.


Tango Show
Body - Soul - Tango Seminar

We look forward to seeing You there!

03 October 2017 Tuesday 19:00-21:30


László Budai and guests:
- visiting maestros of the festival
- and the Argentine Tango Dance Theatre Budapest

Orquestra: Tango Harmony
Director: László Budai

Introduction lesson after the show.

Tickets online:

Tickets available at:

MÜPA Ticket Offices:
1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell street 1. Tel.: (06-1) 555 3300
1061 Budapest VI., Andrássy street 28. Tel.:(06-1) 555 3310, (06-1) 555 3311

Ticket Express:
1061 Budapest, Dalszínház street 10. (az Opera mellett)
Tel.: (06-1) 886 2686, 06 (30) 756 6854

Nemzeti Táncszínház:
Tel.: (06-1) 201 4407, (06-1) 201 8779
Free of charge call from within Hungary: 06 80 10 44 55

1117 Budapest, Október 23. street 8-10.
Tel: 06 30 815 3573, 06 30 815 3582


Workshop location: BudaiTangoClub, 1068 Bp. Szondi street 98/b

Diego Riemer & Natalia Cristobal (AR)
Lucian Stan & Raluca Aldea (RO)
Vaggelis Hatzopoulos & Marianna Koutandou (GR)


El Pájaro y Natalia are Argentine tango dancers, who are well-acclaimed all over the world for their creativity, elegance, fine musicality, and superb teaching.
They combine to dance an intensive tango refined and enriched with continuous research of new and original movements respecting the foundations of the classical roots.
Diego "El Pajaro" Riemer, multifaceted artist in dance, music, design and advertising, begins the tango in Buenos Aires, his hometown where he takes form with Maestro Tito Molinari and learn from the "old" dancers. Afterwards gave perfection to his skills with various professional dancers during the '90s. Later off to Europe and settled first in Berlin and then in Lyon where as an autodidact develops his successful international career with different partners, becoming a reference and inspirer to many dancers, particularly for his creativity and musicality in tango, for his way of dancing milonga and by humor and debauchery applied to his choreography.
As a former drummer, explores the rhythms of tango, vals and milonga in a very personal style. Owner of a unique and original musical expression in his dancing and improviser for excellence, is internationally recognized and sought for his exploration of the traspié, walks and turns with enrosques and lapices, and tango with man behind the woman. Besides its elaborate technique and its pedagogy for transmitting Tango and his culture.
Natalia embodies the current tango dancer, playful, skillful and precise legs to decorate the movement in music, using these elements to interpret and enrich the guidance on time and rhythm. She is part of "the new generation of Porteñas" who have inherited the traditional embrace, closed, adding the evolution of recent years.
Since childhood, Natalia practiced ballet, later contemporary, modern jazz, salsa, flamenco and other Latin dances. Finally came the passion for tango which she is practicing now for over 15 years.
She has got a long teaching experience acquired in all this years performing on stage and dancing in the milongas. She has been part of various international companies as a dancer, also in the most prestigious tango houses in Buenos Aires, show performances at festivals and milongas.
Because of her experience she was called upon to participate twice as jury of the Tango international World Championship.
In her dance she favors elegance in Salón style and in the Stage a more spectacular Tango, thanks to her great technical qualities.


Lucian Stan, with a wide dance experience since 2004 when he entered the Ballroom Dance World ascending to the International Blackpool Dance Festival and Competition in 2011. In 2005 he discovers the magic of Tango and in a very short period of time he became one of the most well-known Romanian tango dancers and teachers. He is invited to teach and perform in national and international tango festivals in Romania (Bucharest, Cluj, Timisoara, Brasov, Constanta, Busteni, Iasi, Bacau) as well as over the borders (Bulgaria, Holland, Canada, Turkey, Moldavian Republic, Hungary). He is also co-organizer of various Tango events like: Bucharest Tango Encuentro Festival, Tango Camp Breaza, Bucharest Tango Marathon. In his will to continuously evolve as dancer and master, he travels every year to Buenos Aires and brings back Tango Essence from The Best Maestros. As a professional dancer he is very hard working and willing to do anything in his power to insure the success of the performance. He was part of performances and competitions like : Traffic Strings “Gala Tango” at the the Romanian Athenaeum, he was semifinalist at The European Tango Championship, Todi 2014 – tango de pista and also participated in The World Tango Championship in 2014. He is dedicated to his dance pupils and passes on to them his passion and love for Tango, in his beloved studio Popa Nan 82, the place he calls HOME.
Raluca Aldea, an experienced dancer and dance teacher, she discovered the fascinating and wonderful Dance World at the early age of 4 . She soon realizes that she was meant to dance through life, so she embraces the classical dance, for 16 years. She graduates The National Choreography (ballet) High school in 1997 and dances for 2 years with The Oleg Danovsky Classical and Contemporary Theater. In the year 2000 she decides to leave the classical stage and enters another beautiful dance area, The Ballroom Dance. Throughout her dancing years she meets many other dance styles like: contemporary dance, jazz dance, folklore, salsa, bachata. She also has the chance to watch some Argentine Tango videos and they inspired and drive her in love with IT as she feels that she really connects and resonates with the history, the music, the passion and the magic of the Tango. This was the moment when she decided to learn Tango. In 2005 she graduates The National Physical Education Academy, with a license in teaching physical education and dance. As a professional dancer she performed with The National Opera of Bucharest, Oleg Danovsky Classical and Contemporary Dance Theatre, Cornel Patrichi company, in various TV shows as guest or as contestant, in Galas or street performances. As a tango dancer the most notable events among various performances were the semi-finals of The European Tango Championship, Rome 2012– Stage Tango and the finals of The TV contest Dancing Romania, Antena 1 2013.
As a tango couple, Lucian and Raluca are in a rather young partnership which has turned to be a very good choice for both, as they connected very well in every aspect and they feel that they complete each other’s dance. Both of them embraced the BE Tango (Body & Emotions) “style” as unique style of tango, trying to transmit throuh movement what cannot be expressed through words. They combine their unique professional technique with the traditional Buenos Aires tango technique, in a melting pot that is updated every year in Buenos Aires. They seldom use the Escenario style of Tango, driven by the love they share for the STAGE, the theater tango, the stage lights, stage smell, stage feeling.
They created, in July 2015, together with Monica Toma (well knowed for bringing TangoTherapy in Romania) the D.A.N.S. concept (Dance Academy Naturally Shaped).
The January – July Romanian Tango Tour was an important piece of their tango activity this year, traveling and teaching tango in several Romanian cities like: Iasi, Piatra Neamt, Suceava, Craiova, Cluj Napoca, Targu Mures, Sibiu and also the participation as performing artists in Timisoara Tango Festival 2016.


Dancers of Tango Argentino since 2004 and a couple in tango as well as in daily life since 2009.
Teaching in many dancing schools of Athens since 2009, until they founded their own tango school, the Academia del Tango in Athens, Greece in September 2011, where they give their classes and their private lessons. In 2013, awarded European Champions in the category of Tango Salon, having already conquered second place in Europe the previous year and first place in Greece in 2011 at the same category.
They are often invited worldwide to give seminars and shows at various events, milongas and festivals (TanGo to Istanbul, Festival, Tango Folies Festival, Tango Emotion Festival, AniverTango Festival, Auroville Holi Tango Festival, Cretango Festival, Rodos Tango Festival, Patras Ionian Tango Festival, Sunny Tango Festival, Tango Kalamata Festival) all around the world, such as Argenitna, India, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Italy, Turkey, Switzerland, Greece, Cyprus.
Known for their clarity and insight in the technical aspects of the Tango, as well as for the sensibility they bring out as a couple and for the positive energy they pass on, in their shows and classes.
Their main maestro is Silvio La Via and Sebastian Arce while they have attended classes from Sebastian Arce, Leandro Oliver & Laila Rezk, Sebastian Jimenez & Maria Ines Bogado, Max Van De Voorde & Solange Acosta, Julio Balmaceda & Corina De La Rosa, Natalia Hills & Alejandro Aquino, Diego Ortega & Aldana Silveyra, Sebastian Achaval & Roxanna Suarez.
European Champions Tango Salon 2013
Vice-European Champions 2012
Greek Champions Tango Salon 2011


WorkshopEarly bird prices
until 31.Aug
Standard prices
from 1.Sept
1-5 WS4800 HUF​/16 €/WS5600 HUF​/19 €/WS
6-10 WS4500 HUF​/15 €/WS5000 HUF​/17 €/WS
11-15 WS4000 HUF​/13 €/WS4600 HUF​/15 €/WS
WS PASS60000 HUF​/200 €66000 HUF​/220 €

Couple registration: 10% discount for the workshops.

Taxi dancers available for additional 2000 HUF​/7 €/WS.

MilongasEarly bird prices
until 31.Aug
Standard prices
from 1.Sept
Friday1500 HUF​/5 €2000 HUF​/7 €
Saturday3000 HUF​/10 €3500 HUF​/12 €
Sunday1500 HUF​/5 €2000 HUF​/7 €
Lunch Milonga Monday1000 HUF​/4 €1500 HUF​/5 €
MILONGA PASS6500 HUF​/22 €7500 HUF​/25 €


OtherEarly bird prices
until 31.Aug
Standard prices
from 1.Sept
BodySoulTango-1500 HUF​/5 €/event
OKTPEST PASS63000 HUF​/210 €69000 HUF​/230 €



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