TANGO ENCUENTRO, October 23-25, 2015 Hobart, Tasmania



   Welcome to Hobart Tango Encuentro 2015 !!!!

    To Tango Encuentro, the meaning of the word Encuentro in Spanish translates to, a meeting point or gathering, in this case
    Hobart, Tasmania October 2015, 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
     old 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 past events  (click here)                           

                                                                                                                                    Jenny & Vince Merlo, Tango Milonguero Tasmania



     Friday 23th Oct   7pm “An Argentinian Night”

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

      Saturday 24th 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.Guest performance by Karina & Fabian Conca.




      Sunday 25th Oct   8pm  "Twilight Milonga" 

      Social Dancing, bringing to conclusion a spectacular 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.Their dance and teaching has a strong emphasis on elegance while maintaining a constant connection between the partners, reflecting their tradition and culture, rather than a sequence of steps

Karina and Fabian had been teaching and performing for many years with regular appearances in Buenos Aires and different Tango Festivals around the world.


     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 



     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  (Promo code TH7641163)

     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



     Bookings & Registration    

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

         Early bird discount finish by the 23th September.

        Download registration form Here


     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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