Past Tango Events

DIARY of Past Events – 2015

Argentine Tango Lessons for Beginners:  Starting on Monday the 13th of April 2015 at 8.15pm – 9.30pm at Nicky’s Dance Studio, De La Salle College, Vittoriosa.  Email info@isladeltango.com for info & booking.

Isla del Tango was approached to host the Spring Flowers Milongita – 1st May 2015 at the Corinthia Palace & Spa Gardens.  It was indeed a superb tango event.

Assisted Practica for Beginners and those who wish to revisit the basic foundation: Every Tuesday in Birkirkara Top Floor. 8pm – 9.30pm.  Fee €6. Reserve your place on info@isladeltango.com.

Assisted Practica for those with more tango experience.  We focus on connection and movements within the close embrace:  Every Wednesday in Birkirkara Top Floor. 8pm – 9.30pm.  Fee €6. Reserve your place on info@isladeltango.com.

June 2015 – Workshops with Maestro Eric Jorissen of El Corte international tango school in Malta – 3 tango workshops + a special milonga will be organised. (Dates:  18th – 22nd June 2015)

Tango Tuesday:  An intensive assisted practica + lab every Tuesday at 8pm – 9.30pm at Bottegin, Palazzo Xara in St Paul’s Street, Rabat.  Fee €6. This will be followed by a FREE milongita until 11pm. – Reserve your place on info@isladeltango.com.

23 September 2015 – Tango Beginners Course in Birkirkara.

17 – 23 October 2015 – Workshops with Maestro Eric Jorissen of El Corte international tango school in Malta – 3 tango workshops + a special milonga will be organised.

 

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Assisted Practica:  Every Tuesday starting on the 14th January in B’Kara @ 8pm – 9.30pm.  Fee €6. Reserve your place on info@isladeltango.com.  We will be serving the refreshing and revitalising Organic India Tulsi Tea to warm you up!

The ‘Part B ‘ of the Fundamentals & Basics – Experiencing the Connection & Crosses course will take place in the weekend between the 24 – 26 January 2014 in B’Kara. This weekend bash will take your tango a notch higher:).  Email info@isladeltango.com for programme.

April 2014:   4th – 6th Weekend Blast:  Milonga Basic Rhythm & Structure

April 2014:  Special Lab & Assisted Practica with DJ Diana on Tuesday 29th April between 8pm and 9.30pm – Top Floor, Calleja Ltd, 31 Bishop Labini Street, B’Kara.

30th April:  Trabajadores Milonga @ Bottegin Rabat – DJ Diana

May 2014:   16th – 18th Weekend Blast:  Milonga Basic Rhythm & Structure Milonga Basic Rhythm & Structure

June 2014 – Workshops with Maestro Eric Jorissen of El Corte international tango school in Malta – 3 tango workshops + a special milonga will be organised. (Dates:  20th – 22nd June 2014)

24 June at 8.30pm until 9.30pm:  Ladies Tecnica by Maestro Eric at Top Floor B’Kara.  Email info@isladeltango.com for details.

11 – 13 July 2014 – Beginners Classes in Argentine Tango.

26 June, 3 July and 17 July – Tango Thursday at Medasia Playa in Qui-si-Sana Sliema.

24th July 2014:  Lab + Assisted Practica Session between 7.30pm and 9pm at Bottegin Palazzo Xara, St Paul’s Street, Rabat. Fee €6

24th July 2014: Milonga between 9pm and 11.30pm at Bottegin Palazzo Xara, St Paul’s Street, Rabat. Free.

31st July 2014:  Lab + Assisted Practica Session between 7.30pm and 9pm at Bottegin Palazzo Xara, St Paul’s Street, Rabat. Fee €6

31st  July 2014: Milonga between 9pm and 11.30pm at Bottegin Palazzo Xara, St Paul’s Street, Rabat. Free.

7th August 2014: Lab + Assisted Practica Session between 7.30pm and 9pm at Bottegin Palazzo Xara, St Paul’s Street, Rabat. Fee €6

7th August 2014: Milonga between 9pm and 11.30pm at Bottegin Palazzo Xara, St Paul’s Street, Rabat. Free.

14th August 2014:  Barefoot Milongita at Riviera Beach.  A night under the starry sky and shooting stars dancing tango.

Summer Break:  15th August – 23rd September 2014.

2 October at 19:00 – 23:00. Co-organisation and participation in Milonga in the City as part of MOVE WEEK – Valletta entrance steps.

4 October between 19:30 and midnight – Participation in Notte Bianca in Valletta.

October 2014 – Maestro Eric Jorissen of El Corte international tango school in Malta – tango classes & special milonga will be organised. (Dates:  19 – 24 October 2014)

24th of October 2014: 80’s to Tango night organised by the Tango Social Club in Roman’s Den, St Paul’s Street, Rabat.

Regular assisted practica classes every Tuesday (8pm – 9.30pm) and Wednesday (6.30pm – 8pm).

Assisted Practica:  Every Tuesday in Birkirkara Top Floor. 8pm – 9.30pm.  Fee €6. Reserve your place on info@isladeltango.com.  Light refreshments will be served.

Assisted Practica:  Every Wednesday in Birkirkara Top Floor. 6.30pm – 8pm.  Fee €6. Reserve your place on info@isladeltango.com.  Light refreshments will be served.

Christmas Break:  27th November 2014 – 12th January 2015.

3- 10 December Aldo Calleja & Natalie Debono will be  training with Susana Miller in El Corte, Nijmegen.  Susana Miller is one of the most prominent teachers, choreographers, and dancers of the old milonguero style of tango. She introduced term Milonguero Style in the mid 1990s when she was an assistant to Pedro ‘Tete’ Rusconi. Born in Buenos Aires, Miller continues to teach there as well as internationally.

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February / March 2013

TANGO 180: Argentine Tango A: Tango Fundamentals and Basic Technique taught by Aldo Calleja assisted by Natalie Debono on the 23rd February, 27th February and 2nd March.

Wednesday 27th February 8pm Angka Cafe, Marsa:  Advancing your Tango with The Vurals.

March 2013

TANGO WEEK IN MALTA: 16 – 22 March 2013.  Teachers Carlos & Debora, Argentine teachers currently residing in Granada and a group of UK tango dancers held classes & milongas in  San Antonio in Buġibba.  This event was co-organised by Isla del Tango.

Wednesday 27th March 8pm Angka Cafe, Marsa:  Advancing your Tango with The Vurals.

June 2013

Parilla, Vino y Tango – An Argentine Experience:  15 June 2013

Tango workshops by Maestro Eric Jørissen:  18 – 22 June 2013.  sajfTANGO was held at Bognor Restaurant and Wine-Out in Buġibba.  Special milonga DJ Gordon Pace.

COMING UP: Introduction to Argentine Tango A: Tango Fundamentals and Basic Technique course in B’Kara.

Dates & Times:

Tuesday 23 Wednesday 24th July:  7.30pm – 9.30pm
Thursday 25 Wednesday 31st July:  7.30pm – 9.30pm
Tuesday 30th August: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Let us know at your earliest if you require more information & for bookings:  info@isladeltango.com

Guided practica session:  Monday 5th, 13th, 20th August between 7.30pm and 9.30pm at Top Floor, Calleja Ltd, 31 Bishop Labini Street, B’Kara.  Fee 6 euro.

August 2013

Introduction to Argentine Tango A: Tango Fundamentals and Basic Technique course in B’Kara.  14, 21, 28 August, 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Guided Practicas throughout August.  1.5hour sessions. Fee €6 per session. Reserve your place on info@isladeltango.com.

September 2013 – Top Floor, Calleja Ltd, 31 Bishop Labini Street, B’Kara.

20 – 22 September:  Introduction to Argentine Tango B: Experiencing the Connection & Crosses WORKSHOP.  Building on the substantial benefit of the fundamentals of tango, this course is focusing on moves in the open & closed embrace, building confidence by learning smoother transitions between steps and enjoying learning new steps (low boleos, placed ochos and la cruzada).  Course fee €60 including free practica session at end of course.  Email info@isaldeltango.com for reservations and questions.

OCTOBER 2013

SO TANGO! Practica + Milongita.  SO GALERIE, Triq Dun Karm, IKLIN. Tuesday 8th October:  Guided practica sessions between 8pm and 9pm. Fee €6. Reserve your place on info@isladeltango.com.

Tango workshops by Maestro Eric Jørissen – Bottegin Palazzo Xara, Rabat, Malta: 20 (Special Milonga by DJ El Profesor), 21, 22, 23 October.

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Eric Jorissen in Fiesta de Quince. Photo by Raisa Tarasova 2012

Guided Practicas throughout October.  1.5hour sessions. Fee €6 per session. Reserve your place on info@isladeltango.com.

Beginners Course starting Wednesday 30th October @ 7.30pm.

November 2013

TANGO 180: Argentine Tango A: Tango Fundamentals and Basic Technique started on Friday 15th November @ 7.30pm.

Guided Practicas throughout November.  1.5hour sessions. Fee €6 per session. Reserve your place on info@isladeltango.com.

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