Intensive Workshop with Dmitry Antoniuk and Aleksandra Orina from St.Petersburg

June 1-4, 2012, Riga, Latvia

Tango essentials: technics for art” (4 x 90 minutes + lady’s special class)
Intensive Workshop with Dmitry Antoniuk and Aleksandra Orina from St.Petersburg

Tango lessons will be held in Baltā Pirts, Tallinas street 71 on Saturday 2 June 12:30 – 17:30 and Sunday 14:00 – 17:15.
We plan a special lesson for ladies on Satuday 12:30 – 14:00 and 4 lessons of tango, each two on Saturday and Sunday.

This time you can register and come without a partner, the programme will be arranged in a way that single ladies will have on what to work also without a partner or change will be facilitated.

Price: 1 lesson 7 Ls, the package of 4 tango lessons 24 Ls, but you can book the lessons also separately.

Welcome to the workshops, Dima and Sasha have shown in January that they are excellent teachers – yes, we have noticed that this is what they are skilled in – teaching tango! Its worth to join the classes.

You can also take private lessons on 1 and 4 June, by the way.

Course topics:
Lesson 1. Comfortable and efficient body alignment, formation and
maintenance of the couple.
Lesson 2. Linear and circular motion of the couple (promenada y giro).
Opportunities of parallel system.
Lesson 3. “Binary Star” – united motion and united sensations of the couple.
Lesson 4. Exercising tango essentials with combinations of “milongueros viejos”.

Special course for ladies:
Art & craft of being woman in tango: purpose in action.


Танго-необходимости: набор для недетского творчества” (4 урока по 90 минут + спецкурс для девушек)
Спецкурс Дмитрия Антонюка и Александры Ориной (Санкт-Петербург)

Темы уроков:
Занятие 1. Удобная и функциональная “сборка” тела для танго, создание и сохранение пары.
Занятие 2. Линейное и круговое движение пары (promenada y giro).
Возможности параллельной системы.
Занятие 3. “Двойная звезда” – единое движение и единая сенсорика пары.
Занятие 4. Комбинации “старых милонгерос” для практики базовых идей танго.

Спецкурс для девушек:
Искусство быть женщиной в танго: от замысла к результату.

Get a new tango dress!

Ladies, spring is coming – sure, you want a new outfit? Get a new tango dress made by Ieva Drevina or Anna Pridanova from Latvia! Ieva and Anna will sell their dresses during the Milonga on 31 March in Kekava.

Location of workshop on 1 April is changed

Attention: the location of workshop on 1 April is changed and will be in the neighboring city: Baloži, House of Culture (http://parkulturu.lv/balozu-pilsetas-kulturas-nams). Address: Skolas iela 4, Baloži, LV-2112. Map
Workshop 3 on Sunday starts as planned at 13:00 – 16:16, WS4 17:15 – 19:30.

Accomodation during March weekend

Park Hotel Kekava has made an offer for tango dancers: 20 Ls (ca. 30€) per room including breakfast (to be served 10:00 – 11:30…..). The price is per room, no matter if 1 or 2 persons stay there. Additionally they have family apartments with 2 rooms for maximum 4 persons (2 single beds and 1 dbl bed) for 30 Ls (45€).

Booking at Park Hotel Kekava with reference to TANGO (info@hotelkekava.lv, Director Ljudmila Titova).

Tangoconcert and milonga 1. May 2012 in Ammende Villa Pärnu

Ranas – Duo Porteño de Tango


Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G30_B8JV0AA

1. May 2012 AMMENDE VILLA Pärnu
17:30 – 19:30 Milonga in Green Salon, DJ Kaja
20:00 – 21:00 Concert in Main Hall
21:00 – 24:00 Milonga in Main Hall, DJ Kaja

Presale Piletilevi 13.- EUR // 11.- EUR
Same day 15.- EUR

Kaja Keil
+372 56 466 314

Ruben “Milonga” Terbalca tango (milonguero) workshop

April 27-29, 2012


Friday, 27 April

18.30 – 20.00

Lesson 1. MUSICALITY. How the same starting step developed differently with two different orchestras: i.e. Di Sarli versus D’Arienzo. The same starting step and different evolution with different music. Understanding codes and syncopation. “The music leads the leader, as the leader leads the follower”. How to be oriented as a “Milonguero feeler”. Giving pleasure to the follower (middle-advanced level)

Saturday, 28 April

12.30 – 14.00

Lesson 2. TANGO FOR BEGINNERS. Fundamentals of tango. How to understand the feeling of Argentine tango dance culture.

14.30 – 16.00

Lesson 3. TURNINGS: turnings in continuity to the right and to the left without a stop (middle-advanced level)

17.00 – 18.30


TRICK. How to walk/use one simple short left step, and how much it changes the feeling for the partner.

PAUSES. How to play, how to do, how to enjoy. The leaders managements/standings. The followers standings. Why the pauses are so important for us.

DIFFERENT KIND OF ENJOYMENTS. Milonguero way and Narcissistic way (middle-advanced level)

Sunday, 29 April

12.30 – 14.00

Lesson 5. MILONGA FOR BEGINNERS. Fundamentals of milonga. Funny game.

14.30 – 16.00

Lesson 6. LEADING BY LEGS. Four different high legs leadings. Different connections. Pause for the leader and walking ahead (middle-advanced level)

17.00 – 18.30

Lesson 7. CADENA. Special large link of turnings, low speed, and high speed. Turning all over the room (middle-advanced level)


lesson 1: Vilniaus mokytojų namai, 1st floor, Vilniaus str. 39. Map

lessons 2-7: „Linedance“, 1st floor, Lakūnų str. 24. Map

Costs: 15 EUR (50 LTL) – lesson (90 min.)


We confirm registration in couple, please send a mail at: info@tangoargentino.lt

Tango Port Tallinn 2012

Thu 12/7-12 – Sun 15/7-12

Estonia, Tallinn – Salme 12 (workshops)

Milongas at various places in Tallinn


• Cecilia González (Argentina) & Somer Sürgit (USA, Turkey)
• Inês Gomes & Rui Barroso (Portugal)
• Kaja & Martin Keil (Estonia/Germany)

This time Tango Port Tallinn really represents a PORT for tango people. We invite you to different places near the port: to milongas in the middle of seagrass, dancing IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA on Sunday – in a fairytale under boats and next to a real submarine!

It is the 2nd international Argentine tango festival in Tallinn, a city that hides thousands of secrets in the romantic medieval old town, at the seaside and in many other unique places in the heart of Tallinn. This year the festival is co-organised together with Tallinn Maritime Days.

The dancers of classical tango and tango nuevo meet to have lessons and milongas with live music and world famous tango performers and teachers such as Cecilia González (Argentina) & Somer Sürgit (USA/Turkey), Inês Gomes & Rui Barroso (Portugal) and Kaja & Martin Keil (Estonia, Germany).

A special musicality class to all levels is given by German musicians Frank Schulte (piano) and Christian Gerber (bandoneón).

Live music is played during Friday, Saturday and Sunday concert-milongas. The artists include musicians from Estonia (Kirill Ogorodnikov – guitar, Jekaterina Danilova – accordion/bandoneón, Nele Suisalu – vocals), Quinteto Ángel from Germany (with Christian Gerber on bandoneón who played both in Trio and Sexteto Stazo Mayor at Tango Port Tallinn 2011) and duo Aires de Finlandia – Petri Kaivanto (Finland) & Alejandro Polemann (Argentina).

Milongas are DJ-ed by DJ Kaia Hüva, DJ Kaja Keil (both from Estonia), DJ Nemanja Sonero (Serbia).

Website: www.tangoporttallinn.com
Contact: info@tangoporttallinn.com

International Argentinian Tango Camp in Liepaja, Latvia

27 July – 29 July 2012, Liepaja, Latvia

Laura Priori & Andreas von Maxen, Germany
Luigi Prina & Miria Gualtieri, Italy
Ginta Opmane, Latvia
Juergen Schindler, Germany
Liene Vesmina, Latvia

More information here

International Argentinian Tango Camp in Liepaja, Latvia

Friday, 27 July
16:00 Arrival
17:00 Opening
18:00 – 19:00 Tango workshop. Laura & Andreas, Berlin
19:00 – 20:00 Free time. Sea vs private lessons
20:00 – 21:00 Dinner
21:30 – 02:00 Milonga, DJ Reinis, Latvia
Show: Luis & Miria, Italy

Saturday, 28 July
8:30 Yoga at the sea side
10:00 – 10:45 Breakfast
11:00 – 12:00 Tango workshop. Laura & Andreas, Berlin
12:15 – 13:15 Tango workshop. Ginta & Juergen
13:45 – 15:00 Lunch
15:15 – 17:15 Waltz & milonga’s laboratory. Luis & Miria, Italy
17:30 – 18:30 Male and Female energy in tango. Liene, Liepaja
19:00 – 20:00 Dinner
20:00 – 21:30 Free time, sea vs private lessons
21:30 – 02:00 Milonga, DJ Andreas, Germany. Show of the teachers.

Sunday, 29 July
09:00 Morning exercises on the beach
10:30 – 11:30 Breakfast
12:00 – 13:00 Tango workshop. Ginta & Juergen
13:15 – 14:15 Milonga workshop. Laura & Andreas, Berlin
14:30 – 15:30 Lunch
16:00 – 18:00 Closing class
Tea / coffee before farewell

* Registration for the camp is opened until
25 June.
** Payment should be made until 1 July – 75€ for
a person. In case of registration after 1 July – fee
95€ for a person. Fee includes: 10 hours classes, 2
milongas, yoga and morning exercises, all catering
mentioned in the programme and accommodation
*** Separate room costs extra 10€ for a person.
**** For more information contact Silvija &
Viesturs, Liepaja (phone: +371-29356433).
Registration can be made to e-mail address
e-mail address: silvijarabovica@inbox.lv

After registration, you will receive on your email
address the number of a bank to which
you have to transfer full amount of the
registration fee by 1 July.
In case of the cancellation of your
participation, your registration fee will be
fully refunded if you announce your
cancellation by 5 July. You are refunded 50%
of your registration fee if you announce your
cancellation by 10 July. No refunding will be
made after that date.

Additional information:
* There will be a possibility to have a
tour around Liepaja city guided by the
organizers of the camp. Payment in kind –
on the dance floor during milongas
** There will be baby-sitter.
Fee – 5€ / per day / per child.
Respective children should be registered
when registering for the camp.


Laura Priori & Andreas von Maxen, Berlin

Laura and Andreas are living and teaching Tango in Berlin (www.tangotanzenmachtschoen.de). They are dancing “Tango de Salon” in a very musical way, playing with rhythm and melody, creating an authentic tango-atmosphere. In their classes they put the focus on a comfortable joyful dance with a delightful contact in the embrace, which gives room to various improvisations, away from the mere memorizing of steps.
Milonga dance video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmHpRjFALVM

Luigi Prina & Miria Gualtieri, Italy

Luis & Miria have started their Argentine Tango life 7 years ago after 10 years of practice in standard ball dances. Their passion is milongas. Luis and Miria has developed their own waltz and milonga laboratory idea, where they explain the different patterns of rythm.
Web site: www.msd.it/tango.htm

Ginta Opmane, Riga, Latvia

Ginta is dancing since 6 years old and has been dancing different dances of many nations. She dances and teaches Argentine Tango for than
7 years in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. She’s been visiting Argentina, Germany, Portugal and other places for new knowledge of tango and
yoga. Regularly practicing silence meditation and yoga. Ginta
dances and teaches different tango styles, incl. tango nuevo.
More information: www.gintatango.blogspot.com

Juergen Schindler, Germany

Juergen dances Argentine tango for 8 years.
He has learned it in Germany. His favourite tango style is nuevo. He enjoys improvisation with movements, embrace and space. As a teacher, he has a
good sense of humour and he is good at explaining the essence of the movement. Juergen regularly travels to different tango festivals and follows the latest trends of tango.

Liene Vesmina, Liepaja, Latvia

Liene is a psychotherapist as well as an art, body and movement therapist. She has obtained her knowledge from the leading specialists in body and dance therapy in Russia and France. She dances Argentine Tango for 5 years and explores the elements of tango in therapy.

Tango Port Tallinn 2012

12 July – 15 July 2012, Estonia, Tallin

The 2nd international Argentine tango festival in Tallinn.

• Cecilia González (Argentina) & Somer Sürgit (USA, Turkey)
• Inês Gomes & Rui Barroso (Portugal)
• Kaja & Martin Keil (Estonia/Germany)

More information here