Barack and Michelle Obama dance tango in Argentina, face criticismBarack Obama dances tango in Argentina
President Barack Obama has made headlines for unexpectedly singing a song or two in public since coming to the White House. Now he can add dancing the tango to his list of hidden talents. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance the tango with tango dancers during the State Dinner at the Centro Cultural Kirchner in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
President Barack Obama's visit aims to aid the efforts of his Argentinian counterpart to end a decade and a half of international financial isolation of the Latin American nation.
Looking relaxed practicing a few steps with dancer Mora Godoy, while his wife First Lady Michelle Obama gave it a whirl with dancer Jose Lugones, the Obamas held their own on tango’s home turf.
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance tango with dancers during a state dinner at the Kirchner Cultural Centre in Buenos Aires.
Hundreds of guests were entertained by the performance of the president.
The state dinner comes to at the end of Day One of the Obamas first trip to Argentina. Thursday, the first family travels to Patagonia to hike before flying back to Washington overnight.
President Obama takes criticism for dancing the tango in Argentina after Brussels attack. Many media personalities and even some of politics' biggest players are now criticizing President Barack Obama, who they charge should have cancelled the rest of his trip to Cuba and Argentina in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Tuesday. Opting to remain on the trip, Obama and the first family attended a baseball game in Havana, Cuba, on Tuesday before dancing the tango at the Argentina state dinner in Buenos Aires. "That was a tremendous mistake," Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, said on MSNBC.