The National Academies are connected with the National State by the Ministry of Education and the National Secretary of Culture (“Ministerio de Educación” and “Secretaría de Cultura de la Nación”.)
The central seat of the National Academy of Tango of the Austrian Republic and the European School of Tango is Salzburg. Austria. (« Academia Nacional del Tango de la República de Austria » and « Escuela Europea de Tango »)
Its activities are educational and institutional, according to the text (extract from the “Decreto del Poder Ejecutivo Nacional -Presidencia de la Nación- Nº 1235/1990, Republic of Argentina) originated at the creation of the Academia Nacional del Tango de la República Argentina:
“The traditions treasured by tango must be preserved, object of teaching and of stimulating of new creations, and be defined nationally and internationally, in an organic way.
These purposes can be completed and finally fulfilled by the creation of the Academia Nacional del Tango de la República Argentina, that can carry out these and other objectives, within the set of functional rules defined by articles 1, 2 y 3 of the Decreto Ley Nº 4362 from 30th of November 1955 and its modifications” .
Being a European Institution, the School unfolds its activities in all countries that integrate it, not only in the country of its seat, so the teaching team is transferred to wherever it is required.
It also establishes associations of various types and interests with organisms, schools etc. beyond the European Region.
Its main purpose is teaching and preserving all styles of Tango Dance. Its study programs are various and cover all different interests of students, of practicing “aficionados”, as well as of those who want to become professionals.
It is not obligatory to pass the academic units of a specific course/curriculum, but it is indispensable if the student desires to obtain the respective credit certificate.
These credit certificates carry the signature and the seal of the Academia Nacional del Tango de la República de Austria (corresponding to the Academia Nacional del Tango de la República Argentina) and of the Escuela Europea de Tango.
Maestro Carlos E. Maturano “El Tordo”.
Academic Member of the “Academia Nacional del Tango de la República Argentina” (Res. CD0013/2007)
President of the “Academia Nacional del Tango de la República de Austria” . (Founding Act, Directive Council 0001/2012, Salzburg, Austria) Corresponding to the “Academia Nacional del Tango de la República Argentina”.
Director of the “Escuela Europea de Tango” (Founding Act, Directive Council 0001/2012