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A LOS AMIGOS

THE IDEA

The Rethymno International Tango Festival “A Los Amigos” was a lifetime dream come true. The vibrant tango community of Rethymno, but also the entire tango community of Crete, a place in the periphery of Greece and Europe, opened up in a big embrace and founded A LOS AMIGOS in 2013, an event that aims at maintaining the essence of Τango. The cast of A los Amigos has always been filled with artists who we respect a lot for their contribution in the growth of tango, but with whom also a close friendship has been established over the years. This festival was conceived as a true celebration of Tango & Friendship and it has been growing every year more and more thanks to the love of the people who visit it and the help of our volunteers and our sponsors. We just love what we do and we hope to welcome you, too, in our embrace and make you testimony of the magic around A LOS AMIGOS.

S. Galanaki & The Amigos Team

The recipe of success

8 Amazing Milongas

“A los Amigos” starts on Wednesday with the opening milonga and ends on Sunday with our farewell party-milonga. Dance the night away during the evening and get the marathon-like feeling during our afternoon milongas to the superb music brought to you by our carefully selected djs who are there to make your dancing experience in Crete unforgettable! A big venue with an excellent floor for the Grand Milongas ensures your comfort and a unique historic building in the old town, just a few steps from the workshops’ venue, offers the setting for the 3 afternoon milongas (Friday to Sunday). To relax, enjoy your coffee or tea and admire the view of the old town from the wonderful terrace between tandas. 5 days and nights of pure enjoyment, embraces from all over the globe and friends meeting year after year in what has become the MUST event of the summer!

Breathtaking Shows

Enjoy the unique shows of our invited Maestros and Guest Performers during the evening milongas. Each night a couple of world class fame & artistry brings to us the magic of its dance. Various styles, various personalities, absolutely stunning shows.

Moments that remain in our hearts forever & inspire us in our dance. See the Tango Stars live & up close during the Grand Milongas of A los Amigos and share unforgettable moments with your friends!

Check out the videos of the performances on our Youtube channel (link) and realise why you should be there, too!

So that you can also say “I was a witness to this magic“!

A Vast Choice of Classes

A los Amigos brings to you the very best that tango has to offer in terms of dancing & didactics. Our maestros offer to you the most up-to-date news in technique and study. All of them pioneers in their field, creators and great contributors in the evolvement of Tango, they bring to you some of their most iconic classes and projects designed especially for A los Amigos! You can choose between 37 different classes from intermediate to super advanced level and work either independently in single WORKSHOPS & TECHNIQUES or more intensively in the exclusive 3day intensive SEMINARS! Don’t forget to check out our combo packages, the lessons’ cost is up to just 13€/class! Please make sure to register on time, as many of them are SOLD OUT pretty soon….Don’t worry if you don’t have a partner, we make sure to organise equal number of leaders & followers in each class!

Registration Starts on APRIL 1ST

What our amigos said about the festival

Beate (Germany)

I’m so looking forward to this wonderful, energetic festival and the beautiful country.
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2019-04-04T14:13:55+02:00
I’m so looking forward to this wonderful, energetic festival and the beautiful country.

Petros (Greece)

Great people! Great environment! Excellent staging!
Just an amazing experience all-around.
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2019-04-04T14:20:45+02:00
Great people! Great environment! Excellent staging! Just an amazing experience all-around.

Panagiotis (Greece)

A los amigos is a "tango recipe" where the main ingredients are good friends, new friends, warm embraces, great music and top maestros, all that tied together with some spices of summer vibes in the beautiful Crete! A "must taste" for every tango-hungry person! See you next year!
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2019-04-04T14:21:17+02:00
A los amigos is a "tango recipe" where the main ingredients are good friends, new friends, warm embraces, great music and top maestros, all that tied together with some spices of summer vibes in the beautiful Crete! A "must taste" for every tango-hungry person! See you next year!

Ljupka (Russia)

Amazing experience! 🙂 Love all around...
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2019-04-04T14:32:43+02:00
Amazing experience! 🙂 Love all around...

Santiago (USA)

THANKS for organizing this. You've created a long lasting memory to many people!
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2019-04-04T14:37:22+02:00
THANKS for organizing this. You've created a long lasting memory to many people!

Efterpi (Greece)

Beautiful experience attending this festival! Everyone involved was very helpful! Had great time at the milongas. Looking forward to meeting you all next year!
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2019-04-04T14:38:14+02:00
Beautiful experience attending this festival! Everyone involved was very helpful! Had great time at the milongas. Looking forward to meeting you all next year!

Demetris (England)

One of the best festivals I have ever been to!
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2019-04-04T14:38:58+02:00
One of the best festivals I have ever been to! ❤

Karen (Sweden)

A unique experience !!!
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2019-04-04T14:39:53+02:00
A unique experience !!!

Thomas (Germany)

A beautifully organized event. I can’t wait to be back
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2019-04-04T14:40:30+02:00
A beautifully organized event. I can’t wait to be back

Natalia (Poland)



Very friendly atmosphere. Beautiful event. Bravo Amigos!





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2019-04-04T14:41:59+02:00
Very friendly atmosphere. Beautiful event. Bravo Amigos!

Maria (Italy)

Congratulazioni! Eccezionale!
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2019-04-04T14:44:27+02:00
Congratulazioni! Eccezionale!
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Contact us & Subscribe to our newsletter

– e-mail: info@a-los-amigos.com
– Tel +30 697 030 66 60 (Sofia)
– Our Address: Emm. Vernadou 12 – Rethemnon

For any doubts or questions concerning your registration and/or the festival, feel free to send us a mail to info@a-los-amigos.com or call us on +30 6970306660 (Sofia), Alternatively you can send us your inquiry by filling out the form aside.

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about us

ASSOCIATION TANGOCULTURAL

The A los Amigos Tango Festival of Crete is a non-profit event organised by the Association TangoCultural of Rethymno in cooperation with Dream Events Planning. Our aim is to promote the culture of Argentine Tango in Greece and to invite people with different origins to meet in our home town so that we can all share what we love most: our Tango!
Sofia Galanaki is the founder of the Association TangoCultural & the Festival. With an active career of more than 20 years in tango, she & her team put their souls into making this event unique for everyone who visits it!
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OTHER EVENTS ORGANISED BY US

Milonga TangoCultural in Rethymno

Monthly, special editions with guest maestros & DJs at

Centre of Byzantine Arts-Rethymno

 

Spring Tango Retreat: 24-26 April 2020

A special weekend with special guests: Javier Rodriguez & Moira Castellano up close & personal. Join the Gods of Tango in a special intensive Seminar held in the mountains of Crete!
Tango & Relax!
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Chicho Intensive Seminar: 5-7 June ’20

A very intensive Seminar for Professionals & very advanced dancers, based on Chicho’s research, methodology & new findings. For those who want to take their tango a step forward. Event per invite only, send bio & applications to:  sofia.galanaki@gmail.com