TANGO ENCUENTRO, October 24-26, 2014 Hobart, Tasmania
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
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
Sunday 26th Oct 8pm "Twilight Milonga"
Social Dancing, bringing to conclusion a espectacular weekend of Tango.
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
Full Program & Workshops Download here
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
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 : firstname.lastname@example.org or call (3) 6220 7100 – quote - TANGO
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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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