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April 26 - April 28, 2019

This wonderful Encuentro is moving to the Santa Fe Waldorf School with a capacity of 120 participants with evening and afternoon milongas. As usual, Alicia Pons will be teaching. Wonderful DJ line-up. Pre-milonga and class taught by Alicia on Thursday, April 25th. This event is by invitation only, gender balanced, and for experienced Milonguero Style dancers. For info, contact Heather Grant, Email

March 29 - March 31, 2019

The Pioneer Encuentro in Salt Lake City, Utah will be March 29-31, 2019 at the same location as the 2018 event, the magnificent, historic home of the Ladies’ Literary Club, where Argentine tango was danced more than a hundred years ago. Registration information

Organizers/Hosts: Mark and Lorraine Christensen, and the Pioneer Encuentro Steering Committee.

Inquiries/Facebook page

March 8 - March 10, 2019

The first Los Angeles Encuentro Milonguero will take place March 8-10, 2019, featuring three days of traditional Milonguero Style Tango in an authentic Argentine environment, with first class DJs, delicious food and drinks, and traditional seating and dancing. This is an invitation only, gender-balanced event for advanced dancers. If you would like to be considered for an invitation please contact Daniel and Laura as soon as possible, expressing your interest and they will contact you with details.

Daniel Arias and Laura Mingo, Email


January 25 - January 27, 2019

Encuentro San Francisco 2019 sold out quickly during the pre-registration stage. In the event of cancellations prior to the Encuentro, the organizers have created a couples waiting list. Couples who are interested in being placed on a couples wait list should email their request to Jonathan and Olivia, organizers and hosts. Email


November 8 - November 11, 2018

The Utopia Encuentro Milonguero will take place November 8-11, 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina.



September 27 - September 30, 2018

Encuentro Milonguero Asheville will be held at the beautiful Montreat Conference Center, located in a dedicated wilderness area in western North Carolina. This event is invitational and role-balanced. Mission statement

Registration information

Inquiries | Website

August 31 - September 2, 2018

Encuentro Milonguero Albuquerque 2018 will again take place at the beautiful Las Puertas Events Center over Labor Day Weekend. This is an attendance-limited, role-balanced encuentro for advanced Milonguero Style dancers.

Pre-registration for EMA 2018 is complete. To receive notification of future events subscribe to the mailing list: Subscribe to EMA list

August 10 - August 12, 2018

The Pioneer Encuentro will be held at the historic and newly restored “Clubhouse SLC,” former home of the “Ladies Literary Club,” where Argentine tango was danced in the early 20th C. on the hardwood floor of the Grand Ballroom. Registration information

Guest organizers/hosts, Jonathan y Olivia, in collaboration with Mark and Lorraine Christensen.


July 20 - July 22, 2018

Salida Encuentro Milonguero with Liz Haight at Casa Tango in the beautiful mountain river valley town of Salida, Colorado. This year’s event is sold out.

More info: Dvora | Website


May 25 - May 27, 2018

Port Townsend

The 2018 Port Townsend Encuentro takes place May 25-27 at the Port Townsend Masonic Lodge. This year’s DJs are Steven Brady, Robert Hauk, Jeannie Castle, and Vince Lam. Contact for waiting list information.

More info: Ernie Baird

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