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Argentina Embraces the Tango in Annual Festival
World's largest annual tango festival and championship gets under way.
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Couples perform in front of a mirror, back, during the opening day of the annual festival and championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. The two-week long event offers more than 500 free dance lessons, concerts and recitals. Hundreds of professional dancers will compete in the championship and teach many the eight basic steps of the dance in the city where it was born. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)

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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - FEBRUARY 11: A couple dance to tango music, Tango was born in the suburbs of Buenos Aires on February 11, 2008 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
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Colombian dancers Natasha Agudelo, left, and Diego Benavidez, right, celebrate after winning the finals of the 2011 Tango World Championship Salon category in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

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Juan Carlos Copes, right, dances with his daughter Joanna during the opening day of the annual festival and championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. The two-week long event offers more than 500 free dance lessons, concerts and recitals. Hundreds of professional dancers will compete in the championship and teach many the eight basic steps of the dance in the city where it was born. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)

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Couples lie on the stage as they perform in front of a mirror, back, during the opening day of the annual festival and championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. The two-week long event offers more than 500 free dance lessons, concerts and recitals. Hundreds of professional dancers will compete in the championship and teach many the eight basic steps of the dance in the city where it was born. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)

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Couples dance during the opening day of the annual festival and championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. The two-week long event offers more than 500 free dance lessons, concerts and recitals. Hundreds of professional dancers will compete in the championship and teach many the eight basic steps of the dance in the city where it was born. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)

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A couple dances during the opening day of the annual festival and championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. The two-week long event offers more than 500 free dance lessons, concerts and recitals. Hundreds of professional dancers will compete in the championship and teach many the eight basic steps of the dance in the city where it was born. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)

Argentina Embraces the Tango in Annual Festival

World's largest annual tango festival and championship gets under way.

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