An expat Californian building a new life via the tango in Buenos Aires since 2003, including information on learning the tango and where to dance it in Buenos Aires.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Gardel Awards 2009
Capif (Chamber Producers’ Argentina of Phonograms and Videogramas) announced the winners of the Gardel Awards
2009 on July 22. (Thanks to Burak Ozkosem for posting on Tango-A.)
Celeste Carballo with her album CELOS, was the winner of Best Female Tango Artist.
Daniel Melingo with his album Maldito Tango, was the winner of Best Male Tango Artist.
Sexteto Mayor with their album Vida pasión y tango, was the winner of Best Tango Orchestra.
(This is my favorite modern orchestra; you can read my post about their concert in Homero Manzi here. Of the original Sexteto, only the two violinists remain.)
Tanghetto with their album El miedo a la libertad, was the winner of Best Electronic Tango Music.
In the 11th edition of the Awards there was a whole of 183 artists
nominated, distributed in 42 categories. This year the ceremony
was canceled due to the situation of sanitary emergency for the swine