Sweet Tango

14:00, 02 - 26 Aug

Tango-Korean music band, Gena Tango, presents a new look at tango through Korean eyes in a joyful musical experience that combines the urgent passion of Argentinian tango with traditional Korean instruments and music. The result is a fascinating fusion of Korean and Latin-American influences, creating an entirely new music genre that is both familiar and unfamiliar – bringing the variety of tone of the Korean music to the intoxicating rhythms of the tango. Gena Tango’s unique sound has seen them winning many awards and receiving critical acclaim. A celebration of world music at its very best.


‘Music in an Asian key brings tale to life, while fascinating array of instruments invite us to tango’ ★★★★ THE SCOTSMAN

‘What could be more Edinburgh than a delicious Korean group belting out tango tunes’ ★★★★ THE SCOTSMAN

‘ Lee So-yun has a sultry brassy voice and a big personality’ ★★★★ THE SCOTSMAN

‘Sweet Tango has the making of a Fringe classic’ ★★★★ THE SCOTSMAN