Tango Nights

9 June 2007

On September 28, 2006, the Rotary Club of Almaty organized its first Tango Night in Almaty, the southern capital of Kazakhstan. This charity event was sponsored by JTI Kazakhstan and Lactalis. All guests had the opportunity to receive a master class from professional dancers and enjoy a passionate musical performance by Denis Braginsky, the famous accordionist of Kazakhstan.

Every month about 200 guests of the Rotary Club had the opportunity to enjoy the passionate atmosphere created by professional dancers, singers,  Jazz Band to get acquainted with the exhibits of an unusual and rare collection of 23 accordions from around the world by the famous Kazakh musician Denis Braginsky.

The series of monthly "Nights of Tango" lasted almost a whole year - from September 2006 to June 2007, when the event was attended by the "star guests" of the Rotary Club of Almaty William Pinault and Alessandra Bucharelli - one of the most famous couples in the world dancing tango. The final "Tango Night" was held in the ballroom of the Intercontinental Almaty Hotel.

All collections from these events were used for social projects of the Rotary Club of Almaty, which has been operating in Kazakhstan since 1995.

The Tango Nights series was sponsored by JTI Kazakhstan, Lactalis and Allur Auto Kazakhstan.