Tango and Champagne Soiree: Argentine Tango Lessons and Evening in Buenos Aires
Experience the Tango, one of the most passionate dances that brings to life the romance of 1930s Buenos Aires as you make new friends. A dance partner or prior dance experience are not needed to attend. Includes a complimentary glass of champagne. Learn to dance the Argentine Tango, even if you've never danced before!
Kindly note that for the safety of our members, events are presently open only to guests who are fully vaccinated with proof of vaccination required for admission.

Event Date

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Event Address

Embassy Row Hotel (Gallery)
2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington DC 20036

Requested Attire

Business or cocktail attire requested. Please note that all attendees must be 21 and over. The event will proceed rain, shine, or snow. Proof of COVID vaccination required to attend.

Event Description

Join us on your own or with friends to enjoy an evening of champagne and Argentine Tango dancing with lessons at the Gallery at the Ven at Embassy Row, in the heart of DuPont Circle. Experience the Tango, one of the most passionate dances that brings to life the romance of 1930s Buenos Aires as you make new friends. A dance partner or prior dance experience are not needed to attend.

Includes a complimentary glass of champagne with additional drinks available for purchase at the bar.

You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. We’ll have you dancing the Argentine Tango as it is danced in Buenos Aires, even if you have never danced before! The Argentine Tango is known around the world for its romance and bold flair and this is your rare opportunity to learn the Argentine tango from an expert instructor as you meet ICDC members in a friendly and relaxed setting.

During the lesson you will learn the proper Argentinean Tango embrace, and delve into the Caminata, Salida, Baldosa, and Resolution -- elements of the dance. After the lesson, enjoy an elegant tango performance high in color and elegance, commemorating the glamorous years of 1930s Argentina that will transport you to a magical milonga in Buenois Aires.

After the lesson, dance the evening away at one of DuPont Circle's most fashionable venues, as you meet and socialize with other friendly ICDC members.

Space is limited and we expect this event to sell out well in advance, so please make your reservations early. Event details are subject to change. All online ticket sales are final and we are unable to offer refunds on any ticket purchases.

## Attend on Your own or with Friends
You are welcome to attend on your own and new members are especially welcome! The event presents a wonderful opportunity to meet, network and socialize with other internationally minded professionals in town. If you are new to our organization or Washington DC this is a great opportunity to meet other like minded professionals in a friendly and relaxed setting.

## Health & Safety Notice:
Proof of Full Vaccination Required to attend All guests are required to present proof of full vaccination with matching Photo ID for admission. Full vaccination is considered: 2 weeks after the second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine. There will be absolutely no exceptions to this policy.

Masks are optional based on DC Policy in effect but highly recommended.

By participating in the event, you agree to follow the DC COVID guidelines in effect at the time of the event and understand and agree that the guidelines may change at any time without notice and that you along with your guests agree to adhere to the guidelines in effect at the time of the event: https://coronavirus.dc.gov/

            TICKETS           
All online ticket sales are final. We are unable to issue refunds for tickets purchased due to expenses incurred to present the event.


Kindly note that for the safety of our members, events are presently open only to guests who are fully vaccinated with proof of vaccination required for admission.

Event Agenda (May change)

Please look for us in the Gallery at the Ven at Embassy Row upon arrival.

7:00 PM Check in starts (all attendees must be 21 and over).
Please arrive early to meet and socialize with other attendees over your favorite cocktail. Includes a complimentary glass of champagne with additional drinks available for purchase.

7:15 PM Argentine tango dance lesson starts.
No dance partner is needed, as we will rotate partners during the lesson.

8:15 PM Dance party continues with dancing to Argentine Tango music.
 
9:30 PM Event concludes but you are welcome to stay at the Ven at Embassy Row to enjoy drinks and food and available for purchase.

Map/Parking


Please note that the map is enclosed below as a courtesy to you and for your convenience but we do not guarantee the accuracy of the map or the directions provided by Google. It is your responsibly to arrive safely and on time at the address of the event disclosed above.

Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the venue. Kindly note that, as is the case in most major cities, the availability of street parking in Washington DC is limited and beyond our control. Due to the limited availability of parking, we highly recommend a cab, Uber/Lyft or other transportation option. The event start at the designated time so please allow sufficient time for traffic/travel/transportation and parking as these factors are beyond our control.

Event Notes

Proof of Full Vaccination Required to attend
All guests are required to present proof of full vaccination with matching photo ID for admission: 2 weeks after the second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. There will be absolutely no exceptions to this policy. No refunds will be given if you are denied admission due to lacking proof of full vaccination.

Vaccine Boosters Recommended with Your Doctor's Consultation
If it has been more than 6 months since you were fully vaccinated, we highly recommend a vaccine booster with the consultation of your doctor. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to consult with your doctor with regards to receiving a vaccine booster prior to attending the event.

Masks are Optional but Highly Recommended
Masks are optional per DC COVID Guidelines in effect at the time this event was posted but we highly recommend that you wear a mask during the event.

Agree to Government and ICDC Policies
By participating in the event, you agree to follow the DC COVID guidelines in effect at the time of the event and understand and agree that the guidelines may change at any time without notice. You along with your guests agree to adhere to the guidelines in effect at the time of the event: https://coronavirus.dc.gov/

By participating in the event, you also agree to adhere to International Club of DC policies for participation in events as well as our acceptable behavior policy:
https://www.internationalclubdc.com/About/TicketSalesPolicy.aspx

All Online Ticket Sales are Final.
No cancellations or refunds on tickets for any reason, including severe winter storms or government actions or health restrictions. 

If the event is restricted or postponed due to COVID, other pathogen, government guideline, mandate, or action, as well as any other factor beyond our control, any ticket purchased can be transferred to attend a future similar event organized by the International Club of DC.

While we do not expect government mandates which will require restrictions that may results in cancellation or restriction of capacity or other limitations which might affect the event, you agree that such possibility exists by purchasing a ticket. By purchasing a ticket, you agree that ticket reservations for the event will be transferred towards a future event in the event of government action beyond our control.

Since ticket processing fees as well as payments made to vendors and performers engaged for the gala are nonrefundable, by purchasing a ticket, you agree that we are unable to offer refunds for cancellation, nonattendance for any reason,  capacity restrictions, or government actions.

By purchasing a ticket you agree and accept that there are absolutely no refunds, but that your ticket is transferable towards a future similar event organized by the International Club of DC if the event is rescheduled for any reason.  

All attendees must be 21 & over.

By participating in the event, you accept the responsibility to arrive for the event on time. All ticket sales are final.

By participating in the event, you agree to follow the DC COVID guidelines in effect at the time of the event: https://coronavirus.dc.gov and warrant and represent that that neither you nor your guests are experiencing any COVID symptoms. In the event that you or your guests experience potential COVID symptoms prior to the event, you can request your tickets be transferred towards a future event organized by the International Club of DC.

Liability Disclaimer
While we have put in place health and safety measures, including requesting proof of vaccination, by purchasing a ticket, you accept the risk of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 or any other pathogen along with all consequences resulting from exposure or infection, including but not limited to physical injury, illness, temporary or permanent disability, death, and economic or financial loss.

By participating in the event, you agree that while we have communicated health and safety measures along with DC COVID guidelines, we do not have police or law enforcement powers to enforce health and safety measures or mandates. Therefore, you agree to hold International Club of DC, Inc. and its officers, employees, members, staff, partners, contractors, and volunteers harmless for any noncompliance of the health and safety mandates by another attendee, event participant, or third party.

By participating in the event, you agree to release, to the fullest extent permitted by law, for yourself, all of your family members and your heirs, International Club of DC, Inc. and its officers, employees, members, staff, partners, contractors, and volunteers from any and all liability for personal injury, including death, and property damage that arise out of the activity.

By participating in the event, you agree, to the fullest extent permitted by law, for yourself, all of your family members and your heirs, not to make negligence claims against International Club of DC, Inc. and its officers, employees, members, staff, partners, contractors, and volunteers for losses, debts, demands and/or damages for personal injuries or wrongful death suffered as a result of participation in the activity.

You understand and agree that by taking part in this ticketed activity will have the effect of releasing, discharging, waiving, and forever relinquishing any and all actions or causes of action that you may have or have had, whether past, present, or future, whether known or unknown, and whether anticipated or unanticipated by you, arising out of your participation. This release constitutes a complete release, discharge, and waiver of any and all actions or causes of action against International Club of DC, Inc. and its officers, employees, members, staff, partners, contractors, and volunteers.

You understand and agree that by participating in this ticketed activity, you are to release, indemnify and hold International Club of DC, Inc. and its officers, employees, members, staff, partners, contractors, and volunteers harmless from any and all liability or costs, including attorney fees, associated with or arising from your participation in activities.

You also agree to convey these terms to your guests and ensure their acceptance and agreement of these terms prior to attending the event.