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
Full Festival Schedule of Workshops with Super Star Artists here
COMPLETE SCHEDULE PRINTABLE TIMETABLE
TORONTO is a welcoming Tango City. Check out the Tanguero & Tangueras' USEFUL GUIDE & recommendation and tips. The list keeps growing. Check back often!
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.
BECOME A VOLUNTEER
JV Jonatan & Virginia
SJ Sebastian & Joana
IS Ivan & Sara
BLBulent & Lina
WEDNESDAY 9 November>
7.00 - 8.15pm • BL1 MILONGA Cool & Fun Moves !
8.15 - 9.30pm • JV1 Technique. Technique. Technique. There's never enough Technique Intensive for Leaders & Followers (TEQ)
THURSDAY 10 November>
6.00 - 7.15pm • JV2 From Useful to Fancy. Beautiful variations of Rebotes & Cambio de Frente for social dance floor (Int/Adv)
7.15 - 8.30pm • SJ1 Vals the Seba Way: How to use the music to create gorgeous movements
9pm - 1.30am • 8pening Gala with
FRIDAY 11 November >
5.00 - 6.15pm • SJ2 Lapices & Enrosques for Leaders & Followers (Adv)
6.15 - 7.30pm • IS2 Single Axis Turn Vs. Common Axis Turns Combinations (Int)
7.30 - 8.45pm • JV3 All about Embellishment for Leaders & Followers. When, Where & How to Use the Free Leg. (TEQ)
3.30 - 7.30pm • Remembrance Day Practica (DJ Bulent)
SATURDAY 12 November >
2.00 - 3.15pm • SJ3 Playing with Barridas : Combining old & new style (Int/Adv)
3.15 - 4.30pm • SJ4 The secrets behind fluid and comfortable Sacadas during Giros (Int)
4.30 - 5.45pm • IS 3 Soltadas - leading and following simple spins and walking turns for L&F (Int/Adv)
5.45 - 7.00pm • IS 4 Advanced Embellisments in Turns for Leaders & Followers (Very Adv)
3.30 - 7.30pm • Afternoon Practilonga
SUNDAY 13 November >
2.00 - 3.15pm • IS 5 Boleo combinations for Leaders & Followers (Int/Adv)
3.15 - 4.30pm • IS 6 Play time ! Sacada and barridas as enganches (Int/Adv)
4.30 - 5.45pm • SJ6 Fast, Slow, Fast … Dance with Contrast & Grace. Playing with Change of Dynamics inspired by music (Int/Adv)
5.45 - 7.00pm • VJ6 Are you ready for Complex Figures & Styling? Magic Feet the Musical & Elegant Way (Very Adv)
3.30 - 7pm • Afternoon Practilonga (DJ Rick)
Embrace Life. Share Tango.
Sat, 12 Nov, 7.30 - 8.30pm
$20 for Workshop
9.30 - 10.30pm
8pening Milonga, 10:45pm
9pm - 1am, 10 Nov (Thur), DJ Lihui
Show by Bulent & Lina + Group Show with ALL Maestros
with Canapés, Fruits, Snacks & Tea
Dinner available from 6pm by pre-order
3.30 - 7.30pm, 20 Nov (Fri), DJ Bulent $10
9pm - 1am, 12 Nov (Fri), DJ Milton
Show by Ivan Terrazas + Sara Grdan
with Canapés, snacks Fruits & Tea
1am - 4am, 11 Nov (Fri), DJ Jean Philippe
$18 or (+$5 when purchased with Grand 8cho Night)
3.30 - 7.30pm, 12 Nov (Sat) $12, DJ Vlad
8.30pm - 1.00am, 12 Nov (Sat), DJ Rick
Sebastian + Joana &
Jonatan + Virginia
1.00am - 4.00am, 12 Nov (Sat), DJ Milton
$18 or (+$5 when purchased with Grand 8cho Night)
3.30 - 7.30pm, 13 Nov (Sun), DJ Rick
8pm - 1am, 13 Nov (Sun), DJ Joaquin
Maestros Mix & Match Show
Canapés, Fruits, Snacks & Tea
8 Grand Milongas & Prácticas
**$30 only per workshop with the weekend pass
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
9 Grand Milongas & Prácticas
** $27.7 only per workshop with full festival pass
4 Grand Milongas
2 Late Night Milongas
*Average $12 per milonga
9 Intensive Workshops
Extra workshops will be $30 each.
New to TORONTO? Check out USEFUL TIPS to Accommodation, Our Restaurant Recommendation and other Tips
Virginia Pandolfi is ranked No. 1 the World's most influential woman tango teachers. Sge isfamous for her musicality, playfulness, excellent footwork and elegance. Jonatan Agüero is known as the "Magia Feet" who is a talented tango teacher since the young age of 18. Trained as professional soccer player since he was young, he acquired his magic feet that benefits his Tango training. He has traveled and teached in Tango Festivals and workshops around the world.
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.
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, andinfluenced teachers such asJorge 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 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.
We boasts one of the Best and Largest DJ Team EVER which guarantee great music for the 4-days non-stop dancing !
LOL ! They are also good dancers and party animals !!
Location and Contacts
Polish Hall, 206 Beverley Street, Toronto, Canada