Festival in Paisley (Scotland)

Paisley International Tango Festival 2024

March 29-30-31

After a break of 5 year,s we are incredibly happy to announce that Paisley Tango will once again host another amazing tango festival.
We welcome you back to beautiful Paisley for another fantastic line-up of dancers from around the world for 3 days of dancing, partying, enjoyment and socialising with old and new friends.

Maestros

Bárbara Ferreyra & Agustín Agnez

Veronica Rue & Cristian Cisneros

Celeste Cimino & Luciano Millaqueo

Friday 29th March 2024

Welcome Milonga with Performance (£15)

Traditional Hall    DJ Agustin  7.30pm – 11.00pm

Nuevo Lounge       DJ Chris     8.00pm – 10.00pm

Saturday 30th March 2024

Workshop 1 £20

11.00 – 12.30

Barbara & Agustin

Int/Advanced

Small but elegant Colgadas & Volcadas to use for social dancing.

Workshop 2 £20

12.45 – 2.15

Celeste & Luciano

Tango Salon.    A unique workshop where you will experiment with the basis of this style born in the Buenos Aires barrio of Villa Urquiza.

Workshop 3 £20

2.30 – 4.40

Barbara & Agustin

Int/Advanced

Sequences of Giros and Enrosques combined with Voleos and Sacadas for the Dance Floor.

Workshop 4 & 5 £40

12.00 – 3.30  (Alternative Venue)

Veronica & Cristian

Open Level

Milonga Magic

Open a new world to your Milonga and learn from one of the most respected Milonga dancers in Buenos Aires. Cristian has taught, performed and judged at the most prestigious events in Argentina. Our very own Veronica Rue has now teamed up with Cristian to make an awesome partnership of technicality, style, performance and charm.

Saturday 30th March 2024

Grand Milonga with Performances

DJ Mabel Gomez

8.00pm – Late

Paisley Town Hall

£25  (non-dancers £10)

Sunday 31st March 2024

Workshop 6 £20

1.30 – 3.00

Veronica & Cristian

Int/Advanced Tango (Performance)

From the Milonga to the Stage

Workshop 7 £20

3.15 – 4.45

Barbara & Agustin

Int/Advanced

Vals: Introduction to Musicality for a perfect interpretation in caminata and giros.

Workshop 8 & 9 40

12.00 – 3.30  (Alternative Venue)

Open Level

Celeste & Luciano A Step in Time In this double workshop, learn not only how to dance these steps but also the history behind them. Luciano and Celeste will walk and talk you through how, when and why we use them. Incredibly interesting workshops for anyone who would like to know more about Tango culture.

Sunday 31st March 2024

Farewell Party Milonga

Traditional Hall   DJ Luciano  7.00pm – 11.00pm

Nuevo Lounge      DJ Stuart     8.00pm – 10.00pm

£10

This meeting will take place at the luxurious Hotel Don Pancho, located on Benidorm’s Levante Beach, where you can enjoy its incredible climate and wonderful beaches.

Enjoy a nice weekend, with international participation and balance of roles.Professional sound, wooden floor and large air-conditioned dance room.

Excellent Tango Djs with the best traditional music.

Great accommodation offers at incredible prices, next to Milongas.

Sun, Beach, wonderful food, with average temperatures of 18º / 21º.

Milonga pass

FULL PASS Milongas …… 90€*

*The Full Pass includes 5 drinks (soft drink, beer or glass of wine).

Travel information

From the Alicante Airport there is a company that provides direct transport services to the DON PANCHO HOTEL where the Meeting is held, and then from the same hotel to the Airport, it is the best option, with prices starting at €10 each way.

This service is only available if you book in advance, choose the ECONOMY SHUTTLE CONNECT service.

To see the service, prices and place reservations, click on the following link: BENICONNECT.COM

Useful links

HOME:  https://www.yoamotango.com/

PROGRAM:  https://www.yoamotango.com/programa/

PRICES: https://www.yoamotango.com/tarifas-fares/

DJS: https://www.yoamotango.com/tangodjs/

ACCOMMODATIONS: https://www.yoamotango.com/hoteles/

After a break of 5years we are incredibly happy to announce that Paisley Tango will once again host another amazing tango festival. We welcome you back to beautiful Paisley for another fantastic line-up of dancers from around the world for 3 days of dancing, partying, enjoyment and socialising with old and new friends.

When

March 29-30-31

Maestros

Bárbara Ferreyra & Agustín Agnez

Veronica Rue & Cristian Cisneros

Celeste Cimino & Luciano Millaqueo

Itinerary

Friday 29th March 2024

Welcome Milonga with Performance (£15)

Traditional Hall, DJ Agustin, 7.30pm – 11.00pm

Nuevo Lounge, DJ Chris, 8.00pm – 10.00pm

Saturday 30th March 2024

Workshop 1 

11.00 – 12.30

Barbara & Agustin

Int/Advanced

Small but elegant Colgadas & Volcadas to use for social dancing.

Workshop 2

12.45 – 2.15

Celeste & Luciano

Tango Salon. A unique workshop where you will experiment with the basis of this style born in the Buenos Aires barrio of Villa Urquiza.

Workshop 3

2.30 – 4.40

Barbara & Agustin

Int/Advanced

Sequences of Giros and Enrosques combined with Voleos and Sacadas for the Dance Floor.

Workshop 4 & 5

12.00 – 3.30  (Alternative Venue)

Veronica & Cristian

Open Level

Milonga Magic. Open a new world to your Milonga and learn from one of the most respected Milonga dancers in Buenos Aires. Cristian has taught, performed and judged at the most prestigious events in Argentina. Our very own Veronica Rue has now teamed up with Cristian to make an awesome partnership of technicality, style, performance and charm.

Saturday 30th March 2024

Grand Milonga with Performances

DJ Mabel Gomez

8.00pm – Late

Paisley Town Hall

£25  (non-dancers £10)

Sunday 31st March 2024

Workshop 6

1.30 – 3.00

Veronica & Cristian

Int/Advanced Tango (Performance)

From the Milonga to the Stage

Workshop 7

3.15 – 4.45

Barbara & Agustin

Int/Advanced

Vals: Introduction to Musicality for a perfect interpretation in caminata and giros.

Workshop 8 & 9

12.00 – 3.30  (Alternative Venue)

Open Level

Celeste & Luciano A Step in Time In this double workshop, learn not only how to dance these steps but also the history behind them. Luciano and Celeste will walk and talk you through how, when and why we use them. Incredibly interesting workshops for anyone who would like to know more about Tango culture.

Sunday 31st March 2024

Farewell Party Milonga

Traditional Hall, DJ Luciano, 7.00pm – 11.00pm

Nuevo Lounge, DJ Stuart, 8.00pm – 10.00pm

£10

MEET is LIVE!

This is the time to secure your place…MEET registrations are now LIVE!

Cyprus proudly takes the stage as the distinguished host of the highly anticipated Middle East & European Tango Championship & Festival, on 21-25 March 2024. This remarkable event unfolds within the grandeur of Europe’s very first Integrated Hotel, Casino & Entertainment resort, none other than the illustrious City of Dreams Mediterranean, nestled in the enchanting city of Limassol.

The event website, along with the registrations for all activities, is now live for you to explore and choose your kind of participation at the Festival, at the Competition Preliminaries, or both! Visit www.meetangofestival.com for all details.

Now is the time to register **HERE**, but also to secure your room at the hosting venue, taking advantage of the special MEET room rates. Check all hotel & accommodation details **HERE**.

The event:

Championship – Meet the Challenge

For those passionate about tango, this is your golden opportunity to challenge your skills at the preliminary rounds, vying for the prestigious chance to partake in the Mundial in the heart of tango itself, Buenos Aires. With an array of skill levels and styles on display, the competition promises to be a thrilling spectacle.

The main competing categories are:

Tango de Pista and Tango Escenario,

while 4 complimentary ones, namely:

Vals, Milonga, Milongueros and Rising Stars

The Prizes for the two main category winners are:

Complimentary flights for the Buenos Aires preliminaries, and

Honorary performances at:

Zotto Tango Academy, Milano

La Viruta Tango Club, Buenos Aires

Cyprus Tango Meeting, Ayia Napa

Academia del Tango, Athens

The remaining four categories will be given a special Award Certificate as well as win various complimentary giftsfrom various merchants and associates.

The experience:

Beyond the competitive fervour, the festival extends its embrace to all tango aficionados. Enrich your tango journey through a series of 25 meticulously curated workshops and 6 enchanting milongas. These immersive experiences will let you dive deep into the art of tango, guided by seasoned maestros.

The 1st MEET is hosting the following distinguished Maestros:

Miguel Angel Zotto & Daiana Guspero

Carlitos Espinoza & Agustina Piaggio

Manuela Rossi & Juan Malizia

Vaggelis Hatzopoulos & Marianna Koutandou

Our online registration allows you to select your custom-made workshop schedule where the more you choose the less the workshop fee will be. Additionally, there is a Milonga value pass, competition finals spectators pass and a surprise MEET local tour package for you to experience!

A challenging experience gathered under a fine hospitality!

In the lap of luxury, the City of Dreams Mediterranean offers an oasis of elegance where you can unwind, rejuvenate, and revel in the serenity of Mediterranean opulence. The resort’s world-class amenities and services are designed to cater to your every desire, ensuring your stay is as unforgettable as the tango itself. Take advantage of the special MEET accommodation rates and be the first to book your room using the discount code!

And for those seeking a fusion of it all, the MEET experience awaits. This is your chance to mingle with fellow tango enthusiasts, engage in the pulsating energy of the festival, and indulge in the tranquil comfort of the City of Dreams Mediterranean. This unique convergence of passion and luxury is an experience to savour.

Join us for a tango extravaganza that promises to ignite your spirit, challenge your dance, and indulge your senses. In Cyprus, at the City of Dreams Mediterranean, the stage is set for Tango history to be made.

Follow us on Instagram **HERE** and on Facebook **HERE** and be the first to get the news on MEET launch and all the details!

Register now and stay tuned,

The MEET team

Here you will discover one of the best Tango events in the world, where we offer accommodation packages in the same Hotel where EVERYTHING takes place the BENIDORM TANGO FESTIVAL & THE MARATHON.

The highest Hotel in Europe, with wonderful views of the Mediterranean Sea.

The best room for Milongas “Auditorio Palacio de Cristal”.

We install the best wooden floor, with “floating flooring”, to take care of your feet and knees.

The best Audio Equipment, with the best Sound on the dance floor.

Two and three milongas per day, 23 milongas in total, so you can combine with classes and the beach.

Professional and international DJs, to guarantee fantastic milongas.

Great Masters of world recognition, to learn from the best, and enjoy their Shows.

The best current Orchestras, with good energy and very danceable.

Very good dancers, coming from more than 20 different Nationalities.

Limited places in the Workshops and Milongas, to enjoy to the fullest.

One of the best beaches in the Mediterranean, just 300 meters from the Hotel.

The average temperature for the date of the Festival & The Marathon is 24º.

Alicante Airport is nearby, with cheap international flights.

Direct transportation from the Alicante Airport or Train Station, to the door of the Hotel, for only €10.

We offer Packs with accommodation, so you have the best price.

Accommodation, Milongas & Workshops, ALL in the SAME place, at the Gran Hotel Bali.

Your time is valuable, here you can take advantage and enjoy every minute of these wonderful hug parties.

Ticketing

EARLY BOOKING until end of January.

FREE FULL PASS Milongas, if you book all the Festival workshops (Offer only in January or until available places are sold out).

Accommodation

Discounts Accommodation, in the same place where the entire Festival takes place, from 47€ / person WITH half board.

Travel

From the Alicante Airport or Train Station, there are several regular bus lines to Benidorm, there is a BENICONNECT company with direct service to the GRAN HOTEL BALI where the Festival takes place, door to door, it is the best option with prices ranging from €10 each way. Choose the ECONOMY CONNECT SHUTTLE service. To have this transport service, you must reserve well in advance, you can see the information and reserve at the following link: https://www.beniconnect.com/en/shuttle-airport-transfer/#economy-shuttle-connect

Useful links

HOME: https://www.benidormtangofestival.com/en-gb
PROGRAM: https://www.benidormtangofestival.com/…/copia…/programa
PRICES: https://www.benidormtangofestival.com/en-gb/precios
ACCOMMODATION: https://www.benidormtangofestival.com/…/nuestros-servicios
GALLERY: https://www.benidormtangofestival.com/en-gb/galeria
INSCRIPTION: https://www.benidormtangofestival.com/…/inscripcion-the…

 

Registration is open for 2nd edition of BUBBLES – Incontro di Tango 2023 – tango marathon in Italy.

The marathon this year runs from 13th to 15th of October 2023 (from the organisers of the  BRESCIA TANGO Marathon) to let our friends discover the beauty of Brescia at a different time of the year .

It will be three days of dancing and conviviality in a cozy and mirada-friendly place. In fact, the venue is so cool in a sort of vintage jazz and blues style. The floor? Like cream… Made for dancing.

The expected capacity is about 160 people.

We like to think of it as a gathering open to new faces and embraces where you can feel the desire to share with others.

What you can expect:

We will offer fresh fruit, snacks, water, coffee and throughout the event everything you need to keep your energy high during these three days. And also please note: ALL DRINKS WILL BE INCLUDED! Yes, that’s right! You’ve read perfectly!

Location and getting there:

ASD LA BALERA, via Genover 76/b, Brescia, Italy. View the event for travel and accommodation options.

The music makers:

We have a superb line-up of DJ’s this edition including:

Andrea Sorgo

Camille Boucher

Grazia Bo

Federica Tamburini

Leon Bernal

Peppe di Gennaro

Registration:

Registration is now open right now and closes Mon 12 Jun @ 14:00hrs. Feel free to register solo or as a couple. Dual role dancers, followers and leaders are ALL welcome. More details on the event.

Get the info and register for Bubbles!

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

BOOK NOW for the 9th Cyprus Tango Meeting. Password for the 9th edition: ROMPER EL PISO

26th – 30th October 2023

Join our 9th EDITION of the Tango Meeting here on the island of Cyprus, the birthplace of Aphrodite! Enjoy the magical scenery, absorb the warm hospitality & sunlight and let Tango carry you away…

Take the chance to enjoy:

A 5 – day Tango Festivity
Taking place in a stunning location with breathtaking views of the famous blue Mediterranean waters, all under ONE ROOF, the 5 stars Grecian Park Hotel!

3 Distinguished couples of international Maestros!
Facundo Pinero & Vanesa Villalba, a couple that needs no introductions, legends of Tango!
Horacio Pebete Godoy & Maricel Giacomini from Argentina, are coming this year to blow your minds with their workshops and of course their performance!
Vaggelis Hatzopoulos & Marianna Koutandou, Champions of Tango Salon both in Greece and Europe!

5 Couples of Guest Maestros:
Along with them, European Champions 2021 Matteo Antonietti & Ravena Abdyli from Italy, Andrea Serban & Endre Szeghalmi from Hungary, also Adrien Bariki-Alaoui & Iro Davlanti Lo from UK, Antonio Cammarano & Beatrice Cerea from Italy & Geogre Nikou & Katerina Hatzimpanteli are all specially invited this year and will amaze you with their shows!

8 Milongas with 40+ hours of music to dance non-stop:
Our afternoon Milongas are set on an open-air Pavilion right on the cliff overlooking the astonishing view, while our endless ballroom Milongas offer remarkable shows, where you can dance all night long and meet new fellow Tangueros.

A superb line-up of 8 International DJs featuring Horacio Pebete Godoy

Our HIGHLIGHTS especially planned for you this year are:

Thursday night La Viruta Tango Club – Cyprus Edition Milonga with DJ Horacio Godoy

Specialized Ladies Package

8 Milongas with more than 40 hours of music!

“Taste Cyprus” package, custom made Guided Tour & Lunch for our International friends!

Cyprus is the perfect holiday destination, even in October!

350 days of sunshine, sparkling waters, golden sands, breathtaking scenery, welcoming people, fascinating history and culture, exquisite Mediterranean cuisine and a variety of activities!
What a great way to blend in together a mini extended-summer vacation with your passion for Tango!!

Visit our website for full details of artists, workshops, accommodation and bookings!
www.cyprustangomeeting.com

We are committed to making your experience unique and special!!
Join us at the 9th Cyprus Tango Meeting…
“where You and Tango become one”

The Cyprus Tango Meeting Team

Barcelona Tango Tour with the one and only Veronica Palacios.

22nd to 29th June 2023

Expertly guided by 1 of Europe’s best Tango dancers/teachers this is a unique opportunity to take your Tango to the next level.

Enjoy cultural trips, tourist attractions as well as 30+ hours of dancing in and around beautiful Barcelona.

Let Drew & Taryn take you on your dream holiday combining the best of Argentine Tango and social events Spain has to offer.

Contact us for more info:

Email: info@paisleytango.com
WhatsApp: +447813518249
Or otherwise via Facebook Messenger or Instagram.

Holidays with a difference:

Why not combine lots of your favorite things into one great adventure?

All you need to do is get to the location and let Drew & Taryn take care of the rest. We will arrange your dream holiday full of dancing, eating, drinking as well as cultural and tourist trips.

Tango lessons, Practicas and Milongas are provided by some of the world’s best teachers. You will have the time and opportunity to socialise and chat to them about all things Tango related.

Quality accommodation in great locations. We use local guides to get the best of what’s on offer and find hidden gems that’s not always visible to tourists.

We aim to offer a high-quality experience, not just a holiday.

We look forward to travelling with you soon.

Drew & Taryn Moir

Paisley Tango Tours

Tango holiday in Lyon

LYON (FRANCE) 18-25 MARCH 2023

TANGO DEVELOPMENT WEEK with

Esteban Moreno & Claudia Codega

Expertly guided by 2 of the world’s best Tango dancers/teachers this is a unique opportunity to take your Tango to the next level.

Enjoy the cultural trips, tourist attractions as well as 30+ hours of dancing.

Holidays with a difference

Why not combine lots of your favourite things into one great adventure?

All you need to do is get to the location and let Drew & Taryn take care of the rest. We will arrange your dream holiday, full of dancing, eating, drinking as well as cultural and tourist trips.

Tango lessons, Practicas and Milongas provided by some of the world’s best teachers. You will have the time and opportunity to socialise and chat to them about all things Tango related.

Quality accommodation in great locations. We use local guides to get the best of what’s on offer and find hidden gems that’s not always visible to tourists.

We aim to offer a high-quality experience, not just a holiday.

We look forward to travelling with you soon.

Drew & Taryn Moir

Paisley Tango Tours

This meeting will take place at the luxurious Hotel Don Pancho, located on Levante Beach in Benidorm, Spain, where you can enjoy its incredible climate. 

Come to the sun with wonderful beaches, enjoy the tapas and especially the Tango.

WHEN

17, 18 and 19 February 2023

WHERE

Hotel Don PanchoAv. del Mediterráneo, 3903503 Benidorm, Alicante Benidorm, Spain

SPECIAL GUESTS

We are accompanied by a great teacher, Roberto Herrera, who will give some Master classes.

GETTING THERE

From the Alicante Airport there is a company that provides direct transport services to the HOTELS where the Meeting is held, and then from the same hotel to the Airport, it is the best option, for only €8.50 each way. This service is only available if you book in advance, choose the ECONOMY SHUTTLE CONNECT service, since there are practically no stops to go to this Hotel. To see the service, prices and place reservations, click on the following link:

https://www.beniconnect.com/en/shuttle-airport-transfer/#economy-shuttle-connect

PLACES TO STAY

Apart from Hotel Don Pancho, around and a few meters from where we do the Event, you have a very large Hotels offer, very good accommodations at incredible prices, here are some of them:

Hotel Presidente 4 sup, Hotel Marina, Hotel Perla, Hotel Riviera Beachotel, Hotel Brisa, Hotel Servigroup Orange

There are also nearby Apartments such as:

Apartments Carlos V, Helios Benidorm, Trebol one, Oasis Benidorm, Ambasador Playa, Primavera Loix, Coblanca III

TICKETS & REGISTRATION

Entry €90.00

Registration opens Tue, 01 Nov 2022, 08:00

USEFUL LINKS

Website: https://www.yoamotango.com/

Program: https://www.yoamotango.com/programa/

Teachers: https://www.yoamotango.com/maestros-workshops/

DJs: https://www.yoamotango.com/tangodjs/

Prices: https://www.yoamotango.com/tarifas-fares/

Registration: https://www.yoamotango.com/contact-inscription/