Biltmore celebrates one year of Alma de Tango 10/5/10

Biltmore celebrates one year of Alma de Tango
8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5th, 2010
1200 Anastasia Avenue in Coral Gables, Florida.

The Biltmore Hotel invites tango lovers to celebrate the one year anniversary of Alma de Tango at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5th, 2010. Over the past year, more than 1,000 students have visited the hotel’s Danielson Gallery on Tuesday nights to learn tango through the guidance of World Tango Champion Monica Llobet.

Llobet is a world renowned professional ballroom and Argentine tango dancer who has earned numerous recognitions and accomplishments granted by the International Dance Organization. In 2001, Llobet was honored as “World Argentine Tango Champion” in Miami and the “World Cup Argentine Tango Champion” both in Hungary (2000) and China (2001). A pioneer of tango in South Florida, Llobet founded and managed local recognized events such as Alma de Tango, which today in collaboration with the Biltmore Hotel brings every Tuesday a unique and select atmosphere for tango lessons, milonga and cultural interchange.

Group classes for beginners are from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. and advanced students from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Following class, Llobet will recap the first year of Alma de Tango at the Biltmore. Guests will enjoy a special performance by professional tango dancers and share the dance floor with experienced milongueros as they practice tango throughout the evening. No dance partner is necessary as guests are encouraged to change partners during the class and milonga.

Nightly drawing includes Sunday Champagne Brunch for two at the Biltmore and a private tango lesson with Monica Llobet. Admission is $25, includes the class and milonga. A cash bar with specially selected wines from Argentina is available.

For more information, please call the Biltmore Hotel at 305-445-1926 or visit The Biltmore Hotel is located at 1200 Anastasia Avenue in Coral Gables, Florida.

About The Biltmore:
The Biltmore is Miami’s National Historic Landmark located in the exclusive Coral Gables area. The 273-room hotel resembles classic Italian, Moorish, and Spanish architectural influences spread over 150-acres of tropical landscape. A favorite of world leaders and notables since its opening in 1926, the hotel offers a restored Donald Ross 18-hole, 71 par championship golf course, tennis, the largest hotel pool in the country, private cabanas, a European spa, and an award-winning fitness center. The hotel’s dining destinations include the acclaimed Palme d’Or, which Zagat calls one of the best restaurants in the country; Fontana, an Italian restaurant surrounding the Biltmore fountain; and the poolside Cascade. In 2009, the hotel unveiled its culinary academy offering an array of hands-on cooking classes for adults and children. The Biltmore is one of South Florida’s preferred sites for business travel, high-level corporate briefings, public policy conferences, and an extraordinary wedding destination. The Biltmore is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. For more information or to make reservations, please visit or call (800) 727-1926.