Tango Lovers Celebrates the Centennial of the Cumparsita in Manhattan

Tango Lovers will arrive to Manhattan and will perform its award winning show celebrating the Centennial of La Cumparsita, the most iconic tango in the world.

New York, NY, February 07, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The emblematic tango "La Cumparsita" celebrates 100 years of history during 2017. Tango Lovers awarded with the ACE 2015 as "The Best Musical Show of the Year" by the Association of Critics of Entertainment of New York will honor "La Cumparsita" in the centenary of the Tango that has a track of more performances and recordings throughout the World.

The iconic tango composed by the Uruguayan Gerardo Matos Rodríguez will be celebrating 100 years of history and it is the tango piece that plays in all tango shows and milongas around the world and it is a tradition to be the last song in these events. In 1997, "La Cumparsita" was named as the "Cultural and Popular Hymn of Uruguay."

With a very successful 2016 year touring in Latin America, the West Coast of the United States and Asia, Tango Lovers performed in renowned theaters from Teatro Municipal Las Condes in Santiago de Chile and as far as the Beijing National Theater in China, closing their Asia tour in the exclusive Concert Hall of the Forbidden City in Beijing with a VIP performance for prominent government officials and businessmen in the Chinese capital.

Opening up new markets and representing the culture of Rio de la Plata, the vision of Tango Lovers is to unite diverse generations and cultures through one of the most sensual musical genres in the world. Tango Lovers begins its US 2017 tour under the executive direction of Pierina Asti-Schulz, with a live band under the musical direction of one of the best bandoneons in the World, the young musician of 27 years, Lautaro Greco, the production of Uruguayan singer Alfredo Lérida and a cast of world-class dancers.

This spring, with the sponsorship of Copa Airlines, between March 25th and April 7th, Tango Lovers will be performing on the East Coast in cities such as Orlando, St. Petersburg, Miami Beach, South Miami, Washington DC, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Salisbury and New York. For more information please visit www.TangoLovers.com

A Bit About Tango:

Argentina and Uruguay have been exporting their talent to the world from the early 1900’s making tango universally known in all continents. Prominent names in the tango arena such as Villoldo, Francisco Canaro, Carlos Gardel, Gerardo Matos and Astor Piazzola are widely known around the globe. People from all over the world and different cultures is attracted by the genre and thousands of Milongas - or houses where tango is danced - exist in distant countries such as Russia, Japan, China, Australia, Turkey, Morocco, Germany, etc. In 2009, this deep-rooted tradition of dance and music from the Rio de la Plata basin was declared by the United Nations as part of the world's "intangible cultural heritage."

About Tango Lovers:

Originally founded by Alfredo Lerida, recognized as Tango Artist of the year in New York, Tango Lovers, has been touring around the world for the last couple years achieving in New York the ACE award in 2015 as The Best Musical Show of the Year. The company boasts a world class ensemble of multiple award winning and internationally renowned cast of 20 artists, Tango Lovers Company puts together all the passion, sensuality and dynamism of the genre.

Tango Lovers is produced by the Uruguayan singer Alfredo Lérida, awarded also in New York as The Best Tango Artist. Under the executive direction of Pierina Asti-Schulz, a global vision and the objective to reach different generations, and under the musical direction of one of the greatest bandoneon players of the world, 27 years old Lautaro Greco, Tango Lovers Company proposes a unique perspective with an exquisite and glamorous balance of classical tango and tango show, from the Golden ages to contemporary times and inspired by the vortex of big cities and relationships among people, Tango Lovers Company displays avant-garde aesthetics bringing a masterful interpretation of one of the most sensuous musical genres in the planet.

About Copa Airlines:

Copa Airlines, the leading Latin American airline and official airline of Tango Lovers Company, currently offers service to 69 destinations in 30 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean through the Hub of the Americas in Panama. Operating one of the youngest and most modern fleets in the industry, Copa has received numerous awards for its world-class service, including Skytrax awards for “Best Airline and “Best Cabin and Airport Crew” in Central America and the Caribbean in 2013. Copa is a member of the Star Alliance, the leading global airline network. For more information, visit www.copa.com.

Press Contact:

Belisa Morillo, Tango Lovers Media Relations
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Cell: (305)978-8601
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