Wintersun Tango on The Gold Coast 17-19 July 2015

“It’s All About the Music”
Wintersun Tango Website - Facebook Link

Enjoy Social Tango all weekend on the Gold Coast, Australia’s winter playground.

Music at all evening milongas is presented by international pro DJ, Keith Elshaw (Montreal, Canada). Keith is one of North America’s premier DJ’s. He was resident DJ at the famous Miami Festival, the biggest Tango Festival outside Buenos Aires. Keith is also the premier Tango music restorer / remasterer in the world.

Four great milongas including a Warm Welcome Milonga, the Gold Coast Marathon all-day milonga, Red Carpet Milonga and the Aloha Milonga.

Saturday Seminario. Come and go from the all day milonga for:
Special DJ and Musicality Workshops for Dancers: with Keith Elshaw, International professional Tango DJ and the world’s No 1 Tango music remastering engineer;

Plus: Chacarera workshop (ready to dance on Sat night) – Yoga, Pilates & stretching for Tango – Belly dancing – – Shoe selection and care – Leading Ladies – Tango etiquette – Spanish Tango language – Beginner Classes – Tango Styles – “Games People Play” Tango Games – “In the Zone” and how to get there.

Guitar Jam: Learn to play and sing a famous Tango song.

Lunchtime Tango Concert and Tango Movies

Shop for:

High Quality Remastered Music, direct from world #1 Tango music remastering engineer – Designer Tango Clothing – Imported Tango Shoes – Shoe Care products – Commemorative shirts.

Packages from $65 CLICK HERE - to visit Wintersun Tango To Book Now

Wintersun Tango is a Milonga Para Los Niños event – embracing the children of Argentina & Latin America with the longest worldwide tango embrace since 2001.

Dustin O'Halloran: "We Move Lightly"

For those who enjoy dancing Tango to music other than strictly tango music, and asking forgiveness from the purists... ;)

And if you liked We Move Lightly... here's another... Opus 23

Visit Dustin O'Halloran.com for tour dates...

Tango Syros Island Greece June 2015

Wondering what to do in June? Fancy escaping the winter
and taking off to Tango on Syros Island, Greece?

Tango Holidays in Syros island 26th - 28th of June 2015! 3 days 3 milongas, 4 star Hotel, just in front of the sea!

  • 150 Euros package includes (per person)
  • Return Ferry Tickets from Athens Pireus
  • 3 milonga passes
  • 1 seminar of your choice
  • 2 nights at the hotel (2 people sharing) Hotel Dolphin Bay (4 STARS)
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch or Dinner
  • Tour of the island

    The Maestros for the seminars are:

  • Elli & Yiannis Karadimou
  • Christina Sarioglou & Rojer Zalazar
  • Ariel Horacio Fuhr & Peggy Dadaki
  • Orestis Dimitriou & Lia Selalmazidi
  • Mary Ziloti & Chris Bakopoulos

    Christina Sarioglou

    DJs

  • Ivon Carolina
  • Ariel Horacio Fuhr
  • Elli Karadimou

    The 2 milongas - Friday and Saturday night - will be held in the hotel as well as the seminars, the third milonga will be held in the beautiful Hermoupolis the center of Syros on Sunday afternoon! The tickets from Pireus are on Friday morning and return on Sunday night back to Athens in the Hotel there is a swimming pool, kids playground, free wifi, Bar, Restaurant

    Tango Syros - Weblink Here

    Contact us for more details at: syrostangofestival@gmail.com

  • tel +30 6980395545
  • +30 6944247059 syrostangofestival@gmail.com

    Christina Sarioglou Rojer Zalazar Tango - Weblink Here

    Explore Syros Island - find places to stay and so much more... Atlas Visual - Syros Greece

  • Quinteto Suarez Paz

    Il violinista di Astor Piazzolla Fernando Suarez Paz Quartetto Fernando Suarez Paz: Lanciano 8 Luglio 2008


    QUINTETO SUAREZ PAZ - Fernando Suarez Paz Violin, Beatriz Suarez, Nicolas Ledesma Piano, Horacio Romo Bandoneon, Daniel Falasca Contrabajo, Ricardo Lew Guitar. INTERPRETAN A ASTOR PIAZZOLLA
    Fernando Suarez Paz
    Beatriz Suarez Paz
    Leonardo Suarez Paz
    Sergio Morales Video

    VERANO PORTEÑO ASTOR PIAZZOLLA
    "QUINTETO SUAREZ PAZ" Fernando Suarez Paz
    Fernando Suarez Paz Violin, Beatriz Suarez, Nicolas Ledesma Piano, Horacio Romo Bandoneon, Daniel Falasca Contrabajo, Ricardo Lew Guitar.

    Florence Tango Festival May 2015

    Maria Ines Bogado & Sebastian Jimenez. Tango Vals. Firenze Tango Festival, 02.05.2015

    Yanina Quinones & Neri Piliu. Milonga. Florence. 2015 Music "Que Dios Te Ayude" by Juan D'Arienzo y su Orquesta

    Alejandra Mantinan & Aoniken Quiroga. Milonga. Florence. 2015

    Argentina Tango Salon Festival 2015

    Videos from the event earlier this year... Arce Montes - Tango.com

    Sebastian Arce & Mariana Montes - Orquesta Ojos de Tango, Tango Salon Festival 2015

    Sebastian Arce & Mariana Montes - 2, Orquesta Ojos de Tango, Tango Salon Festival 2015

    Daniel Nacucchio Y Cristina Sosa, 2-3, ARGENTINA TANGO SALON 2015

    Sebastian Arce & Mariana Montes, 5, Argentina Tango Salon Festival 2015

    Roberto Zuccarino & Magdalena Valdez, Argentina Tango Salon Festival 2015

    Canary Islands 2015 Tango Festival

    Canary Islands 2015 Tango Festival L
    as Palmas de Gran Canaria
    Argentina Tango
    Music "Buscándote" by Sexteto Milonguero

    Alejandra Mantinan y Aoniken Quiroga at Canary Islands 2015 Tango Festival
    Music
    "Reliquias Porteñas" by Sexteto Milonguero

    Giselle Gatica-Lujan y Roque Castellano at Canary Islands 2015 Tango Festival

    Music "Reliquias portenas" by Orquesta tipica Francisco Canaro

    Canary Islands Tango Festival.com - weblink

    ALTURAS "sin palabras" CD launch tour this May

    ALTURAS "sin palabras" CD launch tour this May

    Dear lovers of tango music,

    Contemporary tango/jazz quintet Alturas have recently released their latest CD “sin palabras”. The CD features works by contemporary tango composers as well as some piazzolla and a new jazzy take on the milonga “Taquito Militar"

    This monday 4th May, our CD will be featured on The Daily Planet, ABC Radio National at 11pm. The program can also be listened to online. click here to visit radio national.

    Next week we start our launch concerts and would be so thrilled if you could join us to help celebrate the release of the CD.

    To book tickets, click here - to visit alturas tango.com

    NEWCASTLE: 8th May, 8.30pm. The Unorthodox Church of Groove. 3 Tudor St, Newcastle West. $25. Tango dancer, Mauricio Hernandez will join us for a special guest performance during the evening. Enquiries: 0401 342 030. Tickets at the door.

    SYDNEY: 9th May, 8.30pm. Foundry 616. 616 Harris St, Ultimo. $25/$20.

    KATOOMBA: 16th May, 7.00pm. Hotel Blue, "Live at The Attic" (presented by Fusion Boutique). 88 Lurline St, Katoomba.

    CANBERRA: 30th May, 8.00pm. The Front Gallery & Café. Wattle St, Lyneham Shops.

    If you would like to purchase a CD, we will be selling them at our concerts or you can purchase it /digitally download on our website.

    Hope to catch up at one of our concerts!

    Alturas

    Alturas - Audio samples: click here

    Happy Anniversary - La Gran Milonga - 29 Years

    Wishing Luis & family a very Happy Anniversary... if you are around the Gold Coast tonight, celebrate La Gran Milonga.

    Lest We Forget - Anzac Day 100 years

    Remembering today - my grandfather and my uncle who gave their lives.
    My father and my uncle who served. Thank you. Lest We Forget.
    Image credit: London Street Artist Grafter.

    On The Death Of The Beloved
    — John O’Donohue

    Though we need to weep your loss,
    You dwell in that safe place in our hearts,
    Where no storm or night or pain can reach you.
    Your love was like the dawn
    Brightening over our lives
    Awakening beneath the dark
    A further adventure of colour.
    The sound of your voice
    Found for us
    A new music
    That brightened everything.

    Whatever you enfolded in your gaze
    Quickened in the joy of its being;
    You placed smiles like flowers
    On the altar of the heart.
    Your mind always sparkled
    With wonder at things.

    Though your days here were brief,
    Your spirit was live, awake, complete.
    We look towards each other no longer
    From the old distance of our names;
    Now you dwell inside the rhythm of breath,
    As close to us as we are to ourselves.

    Though we cannot see you with outward eyes,
    We know our soul’s gaze is upon your face,
    Smiling back at us from within everything
    To which we bring our best refinement.

    Let us not look for you only in memory,
    Where we would grow lonely without you.
    You would want us to find you in presence,
    Beside us when beauty brightens,
    When kindness glows
    And music echoes eternal tones.
    When orchids brighten the earth,
    Darkest winter has turned to spring;
    May this dark grief flower with hope
    In every heart that loves you.

    May you continue to inspire us:

    To enter each day with a generous heart.
    To serve the call of courage and love
    Until we see your beautiful face again
    In that land where there is no more separation,
    Where all tears will be wiped from our mind,
    And where we will never lose you again.

    Celebrating Moshlo - thank you for the music.

    Remembering & celebrating Moshlo. Thank you for the music and the dances.

    Tango Paradiso play at Woodford Folk Festival 2011. In Queensland, Australia. Piazzolla's Guardia Nueva. Band members - Carla Thackrah, flute; Moshlo violin; Marco Deferri accordion; Eugenie Costello violin; Andrew Shaw bass.

    Tango Paradiso performs a live broadcast for Fine Music 102.5 FM radio, St Leonards, Sydney on March 29, 2014. Interview with Moshlo.

    Doina (traditional Jewish lament) from Moshlo's CD 'Doina Violin'. Performed by Moshlo on violin, Paul Hankinson, piano. Film created by Carla and Carola. Shot and recorded in The Dungeon, Berlin, 2012.

    Music available at: Tango Paradiso

    Sadler Wells - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui —— m¡longa

    Arts Centre Melbourne - 1-5th April 2015 - Use the promo code ‘TANGO’ at checkout for a discount when purchasing four or more adult tickets.

    'Deeply rooted in Argentinean culture, tango has fascinated and captivated the world with its sexuality, power, beauty and mystique.

    Internationally renowned for his groundbreaking and critically revered productions with artists like Antony Gormley and María Pagés, and for his award-winning works such as Sutra and Babel(words), Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui collaborates with an incredibly talented cast of ten tango dancers from Buenos Aires, two contemporary dancers and a tango band of five musicians'.

    "What attracts me most about tango is the eternal embrace of the dancers. When a tango couple dances, we sense the hypnotic dialogue between two bodies connecting intuitively, merging into one. If there is such a thing as my style of dance, it is rooted in touch, in physical contact and that is inherent in tango" Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

    'Taking the idea of a milonga as its starting point, those social dance-evenings held in intimate late night bars in Buenos Aires, Cherkaoui applies his unique choreographic approach to the art of tango. Incorporating Eugenio Szwarcer's stunning projections, m¡longa features new music from Argentinian composer Fernando Marzan, Cherkaoui's long-term collaborator Szymon Brzóska and additional music by Olga Wojciechowska. This new work offers an exciting opportunity to explore this traditional dance from another cultural perspective'. Info from Sadler's Wells

    ABC Open Tango for Parkinsons

    'Tango is often associated with passion - but as therapy for Parkinson’s disease? When Stuart from Kew, NSW was diagnosed with Parkinson’s it had the unexpected outcome of reviving his life-long zeal for the dance'. For the past year, Tango teachers Sheila and Russell Wilkinson have been holding Tango classes for the Port Macquarie Parkinson's support group... Wiriya Sati from ABC Open visited the group, to see how things were progressing...

    Tango for Parkinson's from ABC Open Mid North Coast NSW on Vimeo.

    Tango for Parkinson's by Wiriya Sati - Open ABC weblink

    La Trobe University in conjunction with the University of Limerick and St John of God Hospital in Venice is conducting an international study using dance to alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

    ‘Parkinson’s disease results in muscle rigidity and tremors making it difficult for sufferers to move’, said Professor Meg Morris, lead researcher of the project at La Trobe University.

    ‘But following trials in Melbourne last year we found that Parkinson’s disease sufferers are “unlocked by dance”, and are able to move more freely. We think dancing can improve mobility and reduce the number of falls in people with Parkinson’s disease,’ said Professor Morris.

    We hope this research will provide practitioners with more effective therapy. Not only does dance help reduce symptoms, it also increases wellbeing, happiness and life quality among patients,’ said Professor Morris.

    ‘Every week I hear from participants about how thankful they are for the dance classes and for the research we are undertaking. Through this study Australia is fast becoming a world leader in Parkinson’s disease research.’ - Excerpt from La Trobe University - click here to read the full article.

    Tángalo

    'Australian tango quintet Tángalo travels to the capital of Argentine Tango, Buenos Aires, Argentina, to study the intricate craft of tango music.'

    'A taste of the ever popular argentine tango nights at the Camelot Lounge, Marrickville, Sydney. Tángalo is a tango quintet based in Sydney, Australia.'

    To find out more visit Tángalo.com.au

    Remote Tango - Carnavon Gorge Australia

    A tango journey to Carnavon Gorge...

    Carnarvon Gorge Tango - Damian Thompson and Julianne Martens. Carnarvon Gorge is hidden in Queensland's central highlands - it features magnificent sandstone cliffs, vibrant side gorges, and Aboriginal rock art. Visit Damian's website: Jedi Tango

    Port Macquarie Tango Festival - 6-8 February 2015

    Port Macquarie Tango Festival - click here

    February 6th, 2015 from 5pm - February 8th, 2015 to 4pm

    Contact: Wendy - tango.wendy@gmail.com

    All events take place at:
    Bonny Hills Life Saving Club, Beach St, Bonny Hills, NSW


    Painting by Iris Toren - Iris Toren - Weblink

    Program:

    Friday February 6 - Welcome Milonga from 5pm - 11pm

    DJ Peter Davies from Adelaide  -  Live music Tángalo

    Supper provided - Full Bar facilities

    Saturday February 7 - Daytime Milonga from 10am - 4pm

    DJ Emil Sydney 10am-1pm  -  DJ Peter Davies Adelaide 1pm-4pm

    Fresh fruit, tea and coffee provided

    Saturday February 7 - Evening Milonga from 7pm - 11pm

    International DJ

    Supper provided - Full Bar facilities

    Sunday February 8 - Daytime Milonga from 10am - 4pm

    DJ Mo from Sydney 10am-1pm

    DJ John Lowry from Queensland 1pm-4pm

    Fresh fruit, coffee and tea provided

    Free seminars will be offered - TBA


    Venue at Bonny Hills

    Jheart Tango clothing will be attending our event with her beautiful collection of tango clothes for purchase.

    Sally Velvet will be bringing her lovely range of Moonlight Velvet clothing.

    Comme Il Faut Tango Shoes will be represented and available for purchase at the festival by Austere Tango Shoes.