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Where were the Sydneysiders at the Tango Festival?

I've already said it, but I say again, thank you to Anonymous (could you come up with a better pen name please?) has made some very interesting and pertinent comments in his critique of the Sydney Salon Tango Festival on my post about the tango music - you won't agree with them all if you went - hopefully you will tell us what you thought.

One comment Anonymous did make was about the attendance. He (well 'he' did do the asking for dances) mentioned that most of the teachers attended - though he left out Teddy and Mimi from A Little Buenos Aires, Margarita and Guy from Tango Embrace and the interstate teachers, Andrew and Adrienne from Adelaide's Southern Cross and John and Cheryl Lowry from Brisbane's Comme Il Faut.... but where were the locals?
My theories are...
1) Sydney has not had a good run with Festivals - and the last Championship (I will say no more!)...A really well-run festival such as the NZ Tango Festival in Wellington makes all the difference.
2) …