TANGO ENCUENTRO, October 24-26, 2014 Hobart, Tasmania

   


 

   Welcome !!!!

    To Tango Encuentro, the meaning of the word Encuentro in Spanish translates to, a meeting point or gathering, in this case
    Hobart, Tasmania October 2014, a place for Argentine Tango aficionados to share their passion and dance together socially    
    Our aim is to bring together tango dancers from across Australia and beyond to enjoy social dancing in a friendly  
    environment and to experience what Argentine Culture has to offer.   .

    Join us for three days of Social Dancing, Workshops and Exhibitions. Be inspired by our guest DJ’s playing a great
    selection of music from the Golden Age of Tango.

     Immerse yourself in this Tango weekend and take the opportunity to meet new Tango friends and reconnect with some
     ones and at the same time your chance to explore Hobart, one of the most picturesque cities in the world.
   

      Photo and Video Gallery from the Event  (click here)                           

                                                                                                                                    Jenny & Vince Merlo, Tango Milonguero Tasmania

  

     Milongas

     Friday 24th Oct   7pm “An Argentinian Night”


     Join us for a celebration of the Argentine Culture, featuring Chacarera Workshop, Light Supper (ArgentiniEmpanadas)  
     and Social Dancing, a great way of welcoming and meet all tango dancers from other states and enjoy a wonderful start        &    
 

      Saturday 25th Oct  8pm "Gala Night"

      A very special evening of social dancing & Exhibitions. Dance the night away in one of the most prestigious dance hall 
      in Australia.

 

 

 

      Sunday 26th Oct   8pm  "Twilight Milonga" 

      Social Dancing, bringing to conclusion a espectacular weekend of Tango.

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    Guest Teachers  Karina & Fabian Conca

   Fabian & Karina Conca were born & raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, amidst a steep
family tradition of Tango. They were introduced to tango from an early age & represent a third generation of tango dancers in their families. Fabian & Karina’s style of dance is very
traditional & their teaching has a very strong focus on elegance, romanticism & sensuality, reflecting their tradition & culture.

Popular teachers, Fabian & Karina have been invited to teach & perform in Auckland & 
      Wellington New Zealand, as well as undertaking annual teaching residencies at Tango  Brujo in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

      They have also taught workshops interstate, in Adelaide & Melbourne, & undertake regular visits to Perth & Hobart.
      Fabian & Karina have performed in various festivals & shows, including the ‘Melbourne First Tango Congress’
      the ‘Australian Tango Festival’, ‘Sydney Tango Festival’, ‘Sydney Tango Salon Festival’  the ‘New Zealand  Tango Festival’,
     ‘Tango made in Argentina’ performed at the Canberra Theatre directed by Jorge Bagnini, & the ‘Australian Tango       
      Championship. 

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     Full Program & Workshops  Download here

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     Venues

      All workshops, Friday and Sunday Milongas would be held at the Masonic Grand Lodge, 3 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart.

        Gala Night Saturday Milonga at the Hobart Town Hall in Macquarie Street 

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     Accommodation

     Mantra One Sandy Bay Road, conveniently located right next to one of the venues, all the participants of the  Tango     e.....Encuentro Weekend will received a 10% discount .    www.mantraonesandybayroad.com.au

       Travelodge Hotel Hobart  10% Discount on Best Available rate, when book directly with the hotel

       Bookings : hobart@travelodge.com.au or call (3) 6220 7100 – quote - TANGO

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     Bookings & Registration    

        Jenny & Vince Merlo  Mob.0438 300 753  info@tangoencuentro.com.au       

        Download registration form Here

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     Places of Interest in Hobart                                          


      Tasmania's capital city, Hobart is an intriguing blend of heritage, lifestyle, scenery and vibrant culture. It's abuzz with
      restaurants, markets, fabulous festivals, harbours and stunning waterfronts dotted with timber boats.

       Historic Sullivan's Cove, Salamanca Place and Battery Point as well as St David's Anglican Cathedral, St Mary's Roman
       Catholic Cathedral, Parliament House and Government House can be found in Hobart's heart while further a field tours of
       the spectacular Huon Trail or Tasman Peninsula beckon. 

       Saturdays, see Salamanca Place come alive with the Salamanca Markets where over 300 stalls are erected selling fresh 
       fruits, vegetables, arts and crafts. Buskers take this opportunity to entertain locals and tourists alike with their musical
       styling’s which can include anything from kids on violins, rippling harp strings, tribal drumming or music of the southern
       Andes with trilling pipes, mandolins, and guitars.

 

                                        

 

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