The Tango and Malambo Festival extends its heartfelt Muchisimas Gracias ( Many , Many Thanks) to all the special individuals, including our brilliant and dedicated staff, who have made the festival possible with their support, time, talents, encouragement, advise , in- kind gifts and generosity in every respect.

The Festival is presented under the auspices of the Consulates of Argentina and Uruguay in Los Angeles

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This project is funded in part by the Community Events & Festivals Grant Program using funds provided by the City of Santa Barbara in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission

We extend special thanks to Ms. Martha Salas (Sofia Picon International, Jewelers and Fine Art) for her unflagging, long-time support of Latin American music and culture; and to Mr. Luis Maria Krekler, Consul of the Argentine Republic in Los Angeles for his personal and full staff support and assistance.

And, thank you to the following individuals who made this festival possible through their support and assistance

Beatriz Antillon, Pablo Aslan, Luis Bacalov, Roman Baratiak, Tom Beedon, Jennifer Bilfield, Celesta Billeci, John Buckman, Salud Carbajal, Judy Davidson, Patrick Davis, Deanna and James Dehlsen, Roger Durling, Lucy Elkivity, Faye Eson, Iya Falcone, Joel Feigin, Leandro Fernandez Suarez, Marti and Gil Garcia, Georgina Ginastera, Fernando Gonzalez, Brian Griffin, Rodney Gustafson, Linda Hedgepeth, Luis Maria Kreckler, Katie Laris, Gillian Launie, Cesar Luongo, Julio Lublinerman, Marienne McClure, Etelvina Menchaca, Doug Merilatt Luz Maria Ortiz, Beatriz Molina, Ashley Miller, Liliana Paz, Marie and Mignonne Profant, John Robinson, Alex Rodriguez, Wally and Sylvia Ronchietto, Jennifer Rubin, Martha Salas, Candace Schermerhorn, Sherry Stockwell, Mark Summerfield, Sue Terry, Virginia Tola, Coco Trivisonno, Nicole Van Dam, Pilar Vazquez, Fay Villanueva, Michael Wasserman, and many others throughout Santa Barbara who have given their encouragement to make this festival a success

Cover graphics by Lucy Elkivity, www.
Tango rose logo by Sherry Stockwell.