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✱ Info & full details (in English, Français, Ελληνικά) available in our website:

The Event

Welcome to the 1st HERAKLION TANGO MARATHON – On the Roads of Cretan History & Culture. The event is organised by MILONGA PASIONAL.
It will take place during 22-25 March 2019 in Heraklion, Crete at:

○ the famous NTORÉ Hall & Symposia at the heart of Heraklion
○ the beautiful winery LYRARAKIS in Alagni near Archanes, Heraklion

It will include:

○ 30 hrs of Tango Dancing
○ 5 of the best greek DJS’s in Tango Music
○ 5 Milongas: 3 night & 1 afternoon Milongas hosted at the NTORÉ Hall & Symposia, with magnificent views of the town, port and sea front. Also, 1 afternoon Milonga at LYRARAKIS Winery
○ Bus guided tour: at LYRARAKIS Winery in Alagni near Archanes, Heraklion, tasting of their exquisite wine varieties.
○ Buffet with drinks, beverages and snacks available in all Milongas
○ Walking tour: Sightseeing around Heraklion medieval monuments (venetian walls & Koules fort), before the start of the dancing programme

For the day of 25 March, we propose free activities, that are not included in the Marathon price ticket, such as: visits to the archeological museum or to the Minoan site of Knossos, with public transport and at your own expenses. At the end of the day we aim to organise a special party night – Milonga. The place, details and price will be announced eventually.

✱ More info soon…


MILONGA PASIONAL is a Tango School that hosts & promotes Argentinian Tango in Athens and other cities in Greece, since 2003. It is mostly known as the biggest open-air Milonga in Greece that takes place every Saturday during Summer on the terrace of Polis Art Café.


There will be 2 types of tickets: Early Bird and Standard Tickets.

Both types of ticket will cover the whole event (Marathon with 5 milongas & guided tours).

The total cost for Early Bird tickets – registrations from 5/12/2018 – 10/1/2019 is 89€

The total cost for Standard tickets – registrations from 11/1/2019 – 15/3/2019 is 99€

A Role & Gender Balanced Event

We want to be able to enjoy every moment with friends dancers from all countries, that is why we would like to organise a role & gender balanced event. Therefore we strongly propose to register along with your partner by applying hers/his info during your registration (…) Whoever does not have a partner, but wishes to come is also welcome to send us an email for temporary booking. We will then search our waiting list, match a dancing couple and inform the single dancers to proceed and register.

More Info

Event Organiser: Mrs. Katerina Hatzidaki, T: +30 6972176838, E:

also check our websites: /

and our fb group:




Register in advance.


Registration opens Wed, 05 Dec 2018, 00:00
Registration has now closed.


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Event posted by: Rita Maree Horne

About the author: Social Dancer, Writer from Edinburgh

Published: 13 Dec 2018 @ 17:23

Last modified: 6 Jan 2019 @ 10:20

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