What is a "Variación"?
The Variación in a tango is musically the fastest part, usually near the end, comprising of only a few measures of fast notes. Translated to the dance, it is the all-or-nothing moment, when the dancers reach a frenzied maximum passion in a display of speed and skill.
2. Pelando Variación
So what is "Pelando Variación"?
Started in 2015, this unique annual competition challenges dancers to show their dance in a burst of energy and skill, with only the last few measures of a variación to display their best. It has gathered the participation in Buenos Aires of some of the best professionals and is growing this year with the opportunity to compete in different countries and win a trip to Buenos Aires.
3. Winning Pelando Variación
So why compete?
The winners of the foreign competitions receive a TRIP TO ARGENTINA to compete in the semi-finals of the Buenos Aires competition in December. In addition to the opportunity to hone and present a crucial element of any show tango choreography, the winners receive plane tickets and 4 nights of accomodation if the minimum participation reaches 16 couples.