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Publish date 12.04.2023

On 28 April at 19:00, the Argentine tango dancer and choreographer Marcos Ayala and his dancers will perform the dance performance Tango. Where the Story Begins in the Large Hall of the Theatre House Jūras vārti.

The Marcos Ayala Tango Company from Buenos Aires (Argentina) invites everyone to an exquisite visual tale called Tango. Where the Story Begins which will bring the audience back to the beginnings of tango. It all started with passion and desire, a sense of music, which soon turned into a dance and brought together different classes of society. 19. . In the mid-19th century, tango dominated in the pubs of Argentina, but in conservative Europe, dance was taboo for a long time simply because it was considered entertainment for the lowest classes of society. The Old World gave in only when it realised that such energy and challenging openness is not found in any other dance in the world. It is a blend of breath-taking movement, solo and duets, unusual elegance, impeccable technique, an atmosphere of love and passion. Power, selfishness, the desire for victory and success, the ability to overcome all obstacles with the help of dance, to come out of the shadows into the light. And, of course, wonderful music.

Marcos Ayala is a dancer, choreographer, director, and one of the best-known contemporary tango artists. During his career, he has received national and international awards and won the World Championship of Tango (Japan, 2006). The US and Argentine press once described him as the ‘new revelation of Argentine tango’.

Marcos has also studied directing and production, worked as a choreographer, director, and dancer in various projects, and gained international recognition in Asia, Europe, North America, the Caribbean region, and Latin America. In his performances, Marcos combines the traditional language of tango with current art trends. His artistic pursuits are rich with innovative and creative ideas. Marcos Ayala strives to make tango a relevant genre for future generations in his work. He has received two Latin Ace Awards for his work in choreography. Since 2011, the Marcos Ayala Tango Company regularly goes on international tours and performs on some of the world’s most important stages.

The concert is organised by SIA “YOU ARE events Liepāja”. Tickets are available for purchase at the ticket sales network “Biļešu serviss”.

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