Friends of Argentine Tango, a New York-based nonprofit organization, will sponsor a Recognition Awards event at the Consulate General of Argentina in New York in honor of tango teachers, organizers, and activists who have made important contributions to the tango community. 2016 Recipients include Augusto Balizano, Astrid Weiske, and Rosa Collantes (In Memoriam).
The program presided over by "Tango Ambassador" Andrea Ghidone, starts with a free open level class by Lucas de BuenosAires, includes a wine reception with live music and performances and will continue with the Welcome Milonga at Dardo Galletto Studios.
Performances: tango singer Mariela Marco and piano player Mauricio Najt; Con Artist, Julia Juliati and George Maderski.
Online registration closes the day of the event, at 10am EST.