TORONTO
TANGO 8 FESTIVAL
8 - 12 November 2017
FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
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TORONTO TANGO 8 FEST ORGANIZER

TORONTO TANGO 8
FESTIVAL INFO


QUALITY, FUN, & HOSPITALITY


MAESTROS & DJs


TORONTO TANGO 8 FEST
ORGANIZER

Bulent Karabagli & Lina Chan are known for organizing best Toronto Tango events with great professionalism, quality & hospitality. They are also Crazy, Creative & Seriously Fun people that make sure everyone have a good time!
Bulent organized the biggest Tango Festivals in Montreal, Canada 6 years in the past. More information about the organizers
bulentylina.com


HOW TO FESTIVAL

COMPLETE SCHEDULE

PRINTABLE TIMETABLE


EAT, SLEEP, DANCE, PLAY REPEAT

TORONTO TANGO is a welcoming Tango City. We are right in downtown with all the actions and good food !
Our Community has contributed this BIG LIST of where to Eat, Drink, Live and Play. The list keeps growing!


Toronto TANGOERS' Guide

VOLUNTEERS


It is Your Tango Festival. Toronto Tango Community ! 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.


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Toronto Tango 8 Festival - Argentine Tango by Bulent & Lina

 

WHAT'S SPECIAL ?

ALL MASTERS WORKSHOP FRI, 10 Nov . 5- 6.30pm

Workshop with All Maestros : Ivan Terrazas + Sara Grdan + Maximiliano Cristiani + Karina Colmeiro + Sebastian Jimenez + Joana Gomes. Workshop to be registered separately. Discounts for Pass Holders Available

LEARN MORE & REGISTER

WHAT THE FLASH 1 hour Tango Wear Flash Sale . Thur, 09 Nov . 9 - 10pm

FREE LIVE Tango Music by RUTA 7 . 8pening Milonga


LEARN 20 Workshops . Short Titles FULL WORKSHOP TITLES & SCHEDULE

WORKSHOP CODES

SJ
Sebastian & Joana
MK Maximiliano & Karina
IS Ivan & Sara
BL Bulent & Lina

ALL MAESTROS
All Masters MK + IS + SJ
(Workshop to be registered separately)

L&F - Leader s & Follower
TEQ
- Techniques All Levels

WEDNESDAY 8 November 2017>

6.45 - 8.00pm • BL1 Linear & Circular Movements for navigation. Tango Ettiquettes, Ronda, Cabeceo & More ...
8.00 - 9.15pm • BL2 Vals! Play with Music! Chained Linear & Circular Figures

THURSDAY 9 November 2017>

6.30 - 7.45pm SJ1 Sacada and Compact Ganchos for social dance floor (Int/Adv)

7.45 - 9.00pm IS1 Useful. Fancy. Musical. Embellishments in elegant walking and turning figures
7.45 - 9.00pm
MK1 MILONGA: Musicality! How to dance Traspié on Spot, & Traspié in Linear Sequences

FRIDAY 10 November 2017 >

5.00 - 6.15pm ALL MAESTROS Special MASTER WORKSHOP

6.15 - 7.30pm • IS2 (TEQ) Adornos for L&F. Keeping Connection. The When & How
6.15 - 7.30pm • MK2GIRO LOCO! Deconstructing & Constructing Giros. Applying new Techniques to create new figures in Giro.

7.30 - 8.45pm • MK3 Dancing in One Square Meter (1m2). Rebotes, Turns and Useful figures for playing with maximum connection

 

SATURDAY 11 November >

2.00 - 3.15pm SJ2 Playing with Free Leg: Boleos, ganchos and other movement (Adv TEQ + Figures)

3.15 - 4.30pmSJ3 How to turn like Sebastian Jimenez. The Secrets of Stability & Connection for Leaders & Followers
3.15 - 4.30pmMK4 ALL About TECHNIQUES for L&F. (include Synchronization, Communication, Walking together, Flexibility & Comfort for Social Dancing. Knowledge & control of body to achieve freedom)

4.30 - 5.45pm • SJ4 Breaking it down: Different types of Enrosques
4.30 - 5.45pm • IS3 So you said you want Colgadas for social floor? Extreme Axis Management Made Easy

5.45 - 7.00pm • IS4 More than Just Steps: How superb social dancers interpret Adagios Versus Variations in Music

SUNDAY 12 November >

2.00 - 3.15pmMK5 SACADISIMO! Different kinds of Sacadas for L&F, Secrets & Techniques of Sacadas in semi-close embrace

3.15 - 4.30pmMK6 Go Beyond Figures: Executing & Following Linear & Circular Movements with Fluidity, Changing Dynamics with Clarity & Connection on social floor
3.15 - 4.30pm SJ5 Musicality & Improvisation! Interpreting musical Elements in different Orchestras

4.30 - 5.45pm • SJ6 Combine fast and slow figures for Contrast, Fluidity & Grace with music (Int/ Adv)
4.30 - 5.45pm • IS5 Attention! Breaking habits for Advanced Dancers: Common Mistakes for L&F. Paradas, Turns, Sacadas, and many more

5.45 - 7.00pm IS6 Ultimate Boleos: Lead and Follow Boleos regardless of Style

 

DANCE
9 Milongas & Practicas


> Thur Nov 9
ALL-Star 8pening Gala. 9pm -1am

DJ JAM DJ Vlad + DJ Igor
SHOW Bulent & Lina
GROUP Dance . ALL Maestros
Fruits, Snacks & Tea
$20

Dinner pre-order available


> Fri, Nov 10
Sneak-out-of-office Milonga.

5 - 8pm . $10

GRAND 8cho Night

9pm - 1am, DJ Burak
SHOW Sebastian + Joana
with Canapés, snacks Fruits & Tea
$30

Late Night Milonga

1am - 4am, DJ Eldita
$18 or (+$5 when purchased with Grand 8cho Night)


> Sat, 11 Nov
Sunny Room Milonga . 3 - 7pm

High tea, snacks $12, DJ Joaquin

Grand Milonga. 9pm - 1am

DJ Rick
SHOW Ivan + Sara
$35

Late Night Milonga. 1am - 4am

DJ Burak
$18 or (+$5 when purchased with Grand 8cho Night)


> Sun, 12 Nov
Sunny Room Milonga. 3 - 7pm

DJ Rick
$12


Tang·8·ver Milonga

9pm - 1.30am, 13 Nov (Sun), DJ Lihui
SHOW Maximiliano + Karina
Canapés, Fruits, Snacks & Tea
$20

TORONTOTANGO 8 FESTIVAL
< 8 - 12 November,
2017

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Festival Schedule and Prices EARLY BIRD PRICES UNTIL 1 Oct
*ALL PRICES IN CAD


Full Festival and Workshop Details HTML VERSION PDF VERSION.

 

WAYS TO REGISTER

 1. REGISTER ONLINE. Workshop Selection form will appear after checkout with paypal/credit card.
 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 01 October at MILONGA OCHO( Toronto Milonga )or during Tango class in Toronto.
 4. GENDER BALANCE. The earlier you register, the easier for us to assign a partner

 

ALL MILONGA PASS

$108 / 9-Milongas

4 Grand Milongas

2 Late Night Milongas

3 Práctilongas

*Average $12 per milonga


HARDCORE FESTIVAL PASS

$428 /Hardcore Festival Pass


12 Workshops

9 Grand Milongas & Prácticas

** $26.6 only per workshop with HARDCORE festival pass

GOOD FESTIVAL PASS

$358 /Good Festival Pass


9 Workshops

9 Grand Milongas & Prácticas

** $27.7 only per workshop with GOOD festival pass

12-WORKSHOP PASS

$368/ 12 Workshop Pass

12 Intensive Workshops
$30.6 Each workshop.
Extra workshops will be $30 each.

9-WORKSHOP PASS

$298 / 9 Workshop Pass

9 Intensive Workshops
Extra workshops will be $30 each.

WEEKEND FESTIVAL PASS

$338 / Friday, Saturday, Sunday


8 Workshops

8 Grand Milongas & Prácticas

**$30 only per workshop with the weekend pass

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

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.

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ALL MAESTROS Master Workshop

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

 

 

MAESTROS & DJS

 

 

 

 

SEBASTIAN JIMENEZ & JOANA FERNANDES GOMES

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.

 

Sebastian became the World Champion in 2010 and since then he has been travelling and teaching in most prestigious tango festivals in the world.

 


MAXIMILIANO CRISTIANI & KARINA COLMEIRO

Maximiliano is World Tango Champion 2013 and also 2005 Metropolitan Vice-Champion, 2008 Tango Escenario World Vice-Champion, the 2012 Buenos Aires Tango Salon Champion, 2012 Milonga Champion, 2012 World Tango Vice-Champion. He has studied extensively with Osvaldo Zotto, Gerardo Portalea, Carlos & Rosa Perez, Pupy Castello, Orlando Paiva, Gloria & Eduardo Arquimbau, Eduardo Parejita & Chino Perico.

Karina is renowned her quality of teaching by being professional performer in different styles of dances, Karina danced and taught tango around the world through South America, North America, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. She has participated in numerous Tango Festivals and work with different partners like Horacio Godoy, between then. She obtained her professional training in National School of Dance and then at the Teatro San Martin in Buenos Aires.



IVAN TERRAZA & SARA GRDAN

Ivan Terrazas is from Argentina. He was trained to competition in Malambo and Argentine Folklore, as well as classical ballet and Tango. Sara studied folklore dance and classical ballet in Croatia. together they are among the youngest and most recognized teachers and performers in the world of Argentine Tango. They are trained primarily by Diego DiFalco, Pablo Pugliese and Natalia Hills, and influenced by teachers such as Jorge Torres, Roberto Herrera, Guillermina Quiroga, Gabriel Misse, Carlitos Perez and Raul Bravo.
They are members of the prestigious company ‘Tangueros del Sur’ directed by Natalia Hills, they have recently performed with ‘Tangox2’ and ‘Miguel Zotto in Concert’, ‘Obsesion Tango’and ‘Compania Roberto Herrera’. They are also one of the world top 4 couples to be included in Tangomeet video series.


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 studied with the most prestigious tango teachers such as Osvaldo Zotto, Gavito & Carlos & Rosa Perez in the past and he has 28 years of experience in Tango. He is 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 30 years of experience in tango and other dance forms. She was trained in classical dance since the age of 3 and started her first class as ballet teacher at the young age of 13. They are now based in Canada and are actively building the Toronto Tango Community.


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The DJ Team


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

LOL ! They are also good dancers and party animals !!

DJ Burak (Istanbul) | DJ Rick, Washington DC | DJ Lihui ,Ottawa | DJ Elda (Turkey) | DJ Joaquin (Argentina / US) | | DJ Vlad, (Toronto) | DJ Igor (Toronto) | DJ Bulent (Toronto)


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

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