argentine tango FIESTA DE QUINCE: 25-27 October ’12 – DANCERS


A perfect occasion to visit Malta – the beautiful Mediterranean island that has long been on your bucket list.  The right opportunity is happening…

Fiesta de Quince:  25 – 27 October 2012

Block the dates in your diary for another exceptional tango programme. We are celebrating 15 years of tango in Malta so we invite you the Fiesta de Quince Workshops & Milonga where congratulations and celebrations are in order.

Maestro Eric Jorissen will present 3 workshops for dancers to explore and play with the dynamics created in the dance, introduce new perspectives and deepen integration of technique.


Thursday 25 October:

A. 7.45pm – 8.45pm:  Back to the Roots

B. 9pm – 10pm: Crosses in Waltz & Milonga

Friday 26 October:

C. 6.30pm – 7.30pm:  Another look at Giros in Valsesitos by Charlotte & Sinan Vural

D. 7.45pm – 10pm:  Back to the Presence: Boleos, giros and more

10pm onwards;  We round up the evening by a casual impromptu-style milonga organised by Milonga bis-Serqa.

* Milonga Quinceañera:  Saturday 27 October:

7.30pm:  Doors open

8.30pm:  Opening of the evening programme with tango music and dancing.

9.30pm:  The beautiful jazz singer Deborah Harrison and the accomplished Laura Best will give a rendition of loved and well known songs.

10pm – 1am:  Argentine Tango Dancing.


Women:  Think elegant, bring out all your crystals (crystals symbolise 15th anniversary) and SPARKLE!!.  For beautiful, unique clothes visit Verve Boutique in Naxxar.  For stunning organic hair colouring and stunning make-up look no where else but Perfect Look Health Shop and Beauty Salon in Mellieha.

Men:  Think 3 piece suit and side-parting of hair and don those hats.

* The name is derived from the Argentine celebration.  When a girl reaches 15 years of age, a huge party is thrown by her family and friends to mark the transition from childhood to young womanhood. Music will be beautifully supplied by Sabor Porteño who will be bringing a fresh dose of Argentine vibe from Buenos Aires.

VENUE: for workshops and milonga will be none other than the best – Palazzo de Piro – the unique, historical gem in our beautiful old capital, Mdina, MALTA.

DINNER: A lovely menu is prepared.  Early booking of a dining table is highly recommended at or (+356) 2145 0560

All classes are open to all levels.


Class A:  € 18

Class B:  € 18

Class C: € 3

Class D: € 35

Milonga Quinceañera in the Sala Grande, Palazzo de Piro includes a glass of bubbly:  € 10

If you need accommodation, we can give you a hand.  For any information and bookings, drop us a line on


Natalie & Aldo / Isla del Tango

Tel: 79603455

Isla del Tango: Celebrating 15 years of Argentine Tango in Malta

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