International Tango Festival
Visitors and tango enthusiasts from around the world will come to Basel to enjoy this year’s 24th international tango festival and marathon called “OsterTango” (Easter Tango). This five-day festival offers after-hours tango parties, concerts, tango night, numerous dance performances, a shop of tango accessories, seminars, workshops, and many different classes for various dance styles and levels of skill. This year’s classes and workshops will be held in various locations in Kleinbasel, including the Hotel Merian am Rhein, Kunsterei, Waisenhaus Aula, and Wettsteinhof. All sites are located within a 10-minute walk of each other and the festival’s center at the Volkshaus. They offer tango classes for those with 2 years, 4 years, or at least 6 years of experience, as well as classes just for beginners at the Kunsterei. So, if you have always been interested in tango, here is the perfect chance to give it a try. You can visit their German/English website for a full program of events, classes, seminars, and locations; register directly online.
Day passes are CHF 30 (Thursday and Monday) or CHF 45 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday).