8:00pm          – Doors Open

8:15pm          – Lesson

9:15 – 12pm – Practica, Performance, Socializing around Food table

Class and Milonga only $15

Maria Elena Ybarra is a Professional Tango dancer from Argentina who studied with the famous maestros in Buenos Aires; among them are: Carlos and Maria Rivarola, Carlos and Rosa Perez and Natalia Games and Gabriel Angio. Maria Elena has been teaching tango in Buenos Aires and throughout the US, participating in Festivals including: The Boston Tango Festival, Valentango in Portland- Oregon, Denver Labor Day Tango Festival, Princeton Tango Festival, Ann Arbor Fire & Ice Tango Festival, Portland October Fest, Tango Sutra DC, Albuquerque Tango Festival, San Diego Tango Festival and Tango Element. She has also taught workshops at CU Tango-Illinois, University of Texas at Austin and Vanderbilt University, in addition to regular classes at Yale University. Princeton University and Columbia University. She also performs at various venues in New York City and Buenos Aires. Maria Elena’s classes are clear, dynamic and fun providing her students with a solid but versatile technique. Her dance is elegant yet earthy and playful.
Facundo Barrionuevo learned Tango from the most reputable Argentine Masters; such as, Gabriel Angio and Natalia Games, Fernando Santillan and Andrea Metz, Cristian Marquez and Virginia Gomez. Facundo’s Tango combines elegance and finesse. He currently teaches classes at different milongas and studios in Buenos Aires. Facundo has performed at numerous Tango shows including: Cafe Homero, Casa de Tango Pigmalion, Centro Cultural Konex, Teatro del Viejo Mercado, Aroma a Tango and Salta y Resto.  He has taught and performed in Japan, Qatar, Dubai, India and Armenia is now visiting us in Princeton.

Viva Tango Inc.‘s events are EVERY THURSDAY at the Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton St, Princeton. Dance on one of the best & large wooden dancing floor. Mingle with other Tangueras & Tangueros and enjoy tasty foods at our food table. Off-street parking at the entrance and great AC system. No partner necessary. Cost $15 (Students $5).


Sept 17, Philadelphia, PAUnity Milonga with Live music of Oscuro Orquesta Tipica .  Many friends of Viva Tango support this event !!!  Check it out : http://www.unitymilonga.com or  share it on Facebook:  Unity Milonga at Philadelphia <- PLEASE COME TO THIS GRAND EVENT !!

Friends of VivaTango, we are looking for volunteers to help us with food table!!!
Volunteers enjoy FREE admission.

VivaTango strives to layout the best food and beverage tables for all its events.       We are looking for people to be our food persons!!!  This team would jointly buy AND/OR cook the food each week and set up the table.    Exercise your organizational skills or perfect your favorite recipes (no garlic please 🙂 ) – we would greatly appreciate your help!!

The team needs to have space to store serving dishes between events. If you want to know more please send email to Dennis Matthies at PrincetonTiger74@gmail.com

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT – TANGO – article by Veronica Toumanova


Evenings at Viva Tango

9/22 Live Music with Maurizio Najt and Bandoneonist

9/29 Dragan Ranitovic and Olga McGuire – Lesson and Performance

10/6 Pablo Garcia Gomez and Iwona Ionescu

10/13 Michael Nadtochi & Eleonora Kalganova

10/20 Meredith Klein and Marcelo “El Chino” Gutierrez – Lesson and Performance

10/27 Live Music by Maurizio Najt