TORONTO
TANGO 8 FESTIVAL

18 - 22 November 2015
REGISTER HERE
FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

 

 

 

 

 

 

TORONTO TANGO 8
FESTIVAL INFO

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QUALITY, FUN, & HOSPITALITY

The organizers Bulent Karabagli & Lina Chan are known for organizing best Tango events with great professionalism, quality & hospitality. They are also seriously fun people that make sure everyone is having a good time!
Bulent have been organizing the biggest Tango Festival in Canada 6 years in the past. More information about the organizers
bulentylina.com

Full Festival Schedule of Workshops with Super Star Artists here

COMPLETE SCHEDULE

EMAIL REGISTRATION FORM


ACCOMMODATION, FOOD & THINGS TO DO

Tangoer's Guide to Toronto

TORONTO is a welcoming Tango City. Check out the Tanguero & Tangueras' USEFUL GUIDE & recommendation and tips. The list keeps growing. Check back often!


TANGOERS' Guide TOronto

 

VOLUNTEERS

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It is Your Festival. Get involved in every way. For every hour of helping out, you will GET PAID by deduction of cost against Milongas or Workshops. If you are hosting any out of towners, you will also get a good discount for workshop or milonga pass.

Please contact us at info@tango8fest.com should you want to be a host or volunteer.




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Toronto Tango 8 Festival - Argentine Tango by Bulent & Lina

LEARN

WORKSHOP CODES
SI
Sebastian & Maria Ines
CM Carlos y Mayte
BL Bulent & Lina
HM Hernan & Marina
B Beginner/All Level Intensive by Hernan & Marina

WEDNESDAY 18 November>

7.00pm - 8.15pm
BL1 Musicality • Creativity & Off-Axis movements in Giro (Int/Adv)

8.15pm - 9.30pm
BL2 MILONGA ! Embellishments & Playing with Music for L&F (Int+)

THURSDAY 19 November>

6.00pm - 7.15pm
SI1 Fun Barridas in Vals Movements (Int/Adv)
CM1 Changes of speed & dynamics. Adding contrast to your dance (All/Int)

7.15pm - 8.30pm
SI2 Momentum and Use of Giros and Contra-Giros (Int/Adv)
CM2 "Lightening the attic.” Recovering old milongueros’ steps (All)

FRIDAY 20 November >

6.00pm - 7.15pm
SI3 Change of Dynamics in Giros• 4 Key Elements (Int)
CM3 Adding Colgadas in Vals (Adv+)
 

7.15pm - 8.30pm
SI4 Elegant Boleos & Sacadas for social floor (Int+)
CM4 Giro &Paradas • Connection & Smoothness (Beg/Int)

SATURDAY 21 November >

2.00pm - 3.15pm
CM5 Boleos • Energy & Dynamics for L& F (Adv)

BL3 Intensive Techniques for Leaders & Followers (All)

3.15pm - 4.30pm
SI6  Enrosques made easy • Simple ways to start for L&F (Beg/Int)

CM6 Styling for L&F • Polishing Footwork (Int/Adv)

4.30pm - 5.45pm
SI5 Vals Intensive • Contructing Sequences & Musicality (Adv)
HM1 Strength, Projection and Stability during the dance (Int)

SUNDAY 22 November >

2.00pm - 3.15pm
HM2
Milonga sequences with Traspié (Int+)
BL4 Musicality & Structure for Improvisation on dance floor(All)

3.15pm - 4.30pm
SI7 Advanced Lápiz and Enrosques (Adv)
CM7 Ladies' Techniques & Men's Techniques 
(All • Separate Studio)

4.30pm - 5.45pm
SI8 Useful and Fun Sequences for Crowded Milonga (All)
CM8 Elements for Tango Shows • Ganchos sequences (Int/Adv)

BEGINNER/ALL LEVEL INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS by Hernan & Marina

WITH 2 INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS by BULENT & LINA
Thursday, 19 Nov •
7pm - 8pm B1 Techniques of elegant walk
Thursday, 19 Nov •
8pm - 9pm B2 The Embrace and connexion
Friday, 20 Nov • 7pm - 8pm B3 Good leading (leaders) and pivots (L&F)
Friday, 20 Nov • 8pm - 9pm B4 Introduction to Planeos, Barridas & Sacadas
Saturday, 21 Nov • 1pm - 2pm B5 Introduction to Ganchos & Boleos
Saturday,, 21 Nov • 2pm - 3.15pm BL3 Intensive Techniques for Leaders & Followers (All)
Sunday, 22 Nov • 1pm - 2pm B6 Practical sequences for dancing in milongas
Sunday, 22 Nov • 2pm - 3.15pm BL4 Musicality & Structure for Improvisation on dance floor(All)

TORONTOTANGO 8 FESTIVAL
<18 - 22 November,
2015

Embrace Life. Share Tango.

Tango 8 Fest . Toronto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIALS !

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DJ WORKSHOP by BURAK

Sat, 21 Nov, 7.30pm-8.30pm
$25 for Workshop
(Each participant will receive a version DJ Guide & notes by written Burak)

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A Tango Affair

WHAT THE
....Flash

FRI, 20 Nov >

8.30 - 9.00pm
FREE LIVE TANGO MUSIC & FLASH SALE

 

DANCE

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8pening Milonga

9pm - 12am, 19 Nov (Thur)
Show
with Canapés, Fruits, Snacks & Tea

The 8cho Night

9pm - 12.30am, 20 Nov (Fri)
Show
with Food Dishes, Canapés, Fruits & Tea

Late Night Milonga

12.30am - 3.00am, 20 Nov (Fri)

Afternoon
MUSICÁ + PRÁCTICA

3.30 - 7.30pm, 21 Nov (Sat)
LIVE MUSIC

Grand Milonga

8.30pm - 12.30am, 21 Nov (Sat)
Show
Canapés, Snacks, Fruits & Tea

Late Night Milonga

12.30pm - 3.30am, 21 Nov (Sat)

Afternoon
MUSICÁ + PRÁCTICA

3.30 - 7.30pm, 22 Nov (Sun)

Tang·8·ver Milonga

8pm - 1am, 22 Nov (Sun)
Group Show
Canapés, Fruits, Snacks & Tea

 


 

 

 

 

Tango 8 Fest
Festival Schedule and Prices
EARLY BIRD PRICES UNTIL 12 Oct. ALL PRICES IN CAD


Full Festival and Workshop Details HTML VERSION   PDF VERSION.

WAYS TO REGISTER

1. REGISTER ONLINE. Register & Follow the link to select workshops and check in with paypal confirmation.
2. EMAIL FORM. Complete the pdf form and send to info@tango8fest.com. Pay by paypal, money order, cash or cheque within 7 days
3. IN PERSON. Enjoy 3% CASH DISCOUNT BEFORE 30 OCTOBER at MILONGA OCHO or during class. We can help you choose Workshops that are suitable for you
4. GENDER BALANCE. The earlier you register, the easier for us to assign a partner

FULL FESTIVAL PASS

$358 /Festival Pass


1 Opening Milonga

8 Workshops (Each workshop at $30 only when register with Full Festival Pass)

3 Grand Milongas + 2 Late Night Milongas

2 Afternoon Prácticas

YOUR CHOICE OF INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOPS & MILONGAS

Choose from list of workshops & milongas. if you plan to choose 8 Workshops, please get a 8-Workshop Pass. You will be directed to workshop selection page after registration.

REGISTER

WEEKEND FESTIVAL PASS

$298 /Festival Pass (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)


6 Workshops

7 Milongas & Practicas

FULL MILONGA PASS

$118 /Milonga Pass


1 Opening Milonga

3 Grand Milongas

2 Late Night Milongas

2 Afternoon Prácticas





Please read    REGISTRATION POLICY    before Registering.
For questions, email us at info@tango8fest.com

8-WORKSHOP PASS

$298 /Workshop Pass

8 Intensive Workshops
Extra workshops will be $30 each. (register at door. Cash only)

INTENSIVE BEGINNER/ALL LEVEL WORKSHOPS

$160 / per Workshop Pass

Package of 8 Workshops including 6 Intensive Beginner/All Level Workshops by Hernan & Marina (Buenos Aires) (worth $28 each)
+ 2 Musicality & Techniques Intensive Workshops with Bulent & Lina(worth $45 each)

Select Number of Workshops
Workshop codes: B1, B2, etc.

 

New to TORONTO? Check out USEFUL TIPS to Accommodation, Our Restaurant Recommendation and other Tips

 

Artists' Profiles

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEBASTIAN JIMENEZ & MARIA INES BOGADO

 

Sebastian is the youngest Salon World Champion in the history of Tango. He began his dance training at the age of 4 with Folklore Argentino. At age 10, started Tango and began learning from Carlos Perez and Rosa Forte, the at 14 years the best living tango exponent in the world.

Maria Ines started dancing at 13. She met Sebastian in 2007 and they started training together with Carlos Perez and Rosa Forte.
Together, they won the 2010 Metropolitan Championship in Vals, and that same year, the became World Champions in Tango Salon in 2010.

 

 


Carlos Barrionuevo & Mayte Valdes

Carlos & Mayte are one of the top couples in the Argentine tango scenery. They have formed part of the most prestigious Tango shows such as "Tango Pasion" and” Forever Tango” among others. They tour throughout Spain, Sweden, Russia, Germany, Mexico, Egypt and Asia, England, Turkey, Israel, Poland, Canada and United States. Carlos and Mayte received a nomination for Best Actor and Actress as well as the "River Rhythm Award" at the Silent River Film Festival for their lead roles in "Niña Del Tango” a short film being nominated for 11 international film festivals, including two Oscar qualifying. They have also performed with Grammy award-winning pianist Pablo Ziegleras well as Vail International Dance Festival, Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival, and Israel Dance Festival and in “fall for Dance festival” at New your City Center on Broadway.

 

 


Hernan Gaston Lazart & Marina Mauri

Hernan Gaston Lazart came from a traditional family of tango and started Tango at the age of 10. Since mid-a990's, he has studied with great masters of tango in Buenos Aires. He became a star of Broadway in 2013 travelling with dancing in the most prestigious tango productions including Forever Tango and Piazzolla Tango. He has partnered with famous dancers like Natalia Hills.

Marina started tango with renowned traditional & contemporary tango teachers. in 2011, she co-founded Las Piernas Tango in Montreal and organized many workshops and classes with guest artists from Buenos Aires. She has also travelled and teach in many cities in North America.

 

 


Bulent Karabagli & Lina Chan

Bulent Karabagli + Lina Chan are a new generation of multiple-style tango dancers with strong roots in traditional Argentine tango. Bulent has studies with the most prestigious teachers in over 20 years of experience teaching and dancing Argentine Tango all the over the world as guest maestros in major festivals and cities, such as Baltimore Tango Elements, Toronto Tango Festival, Nuevo Tango Festival in Montreal & Toronto Tango Experience, Ottawa and the US, Bulent is well-known for his innovative and improvisational approach to tango as well as his fine sense of musicality and elegance.​​Lina is originally from Hong Kong and has over 25 years of experience in tango and other dance forms.


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The DJ Team


We boosts one of the Best and Largest DJ Team EVER which guarantee great music for the 4-days non-stop dancing !

DJ Burak (Montreal)  .  DJ Rick (Washington)  .  DJ Lihui (OTTAWA) . DJ Eldita (Montreal)  
DJ TEAM


Vendors, Contact & Tips

 

WHAT's ON in TORONTO? Here's the Tangueros' Pick to Accommodation, Restaurant & Directions

TANGUEROS' Guide to Good Stuff in Toronto

VENDORS

Turquoise Shoes      Stella Mary Creations        Fabio Shoes      Vida Mia   


MAP

Location and Contacts

Polish Hall, 206 Beverley Street, Toronto, Canada

Phone: +1.647.621.2368

Email: info@tango8fest.com

Web: http://www.tango8fest.com