Give & Enjoy: Join TangoSPA, tango for a cause.

Isla del Tango (Malta)‘s annual charity tango event was a beautiful event in collaboration with Carisma Spa and Qawra Palace Hotel. The event started with a taster class in Argentine tango by Aldo Calleja & Natalie Debono followed by a milonga (social dancing). Meanwhile beauty treatments where offered for those wishing some pampering. Many thanks to Bilgi and Mustafa and the professional therapists who really know how to offer great customer service and know how to treat them beautifully!

The total sum donated to Dar il-Providenza is €292.70c.

Big thanks to all those who helped with promoting the event, donated, those who gave a hand with the set-up: DJ Lamanna, David for registration and Flora & Amanda for the photos and the Qawra Palace staff Mr Farrugia, Mr Cini and Brian!

In full appreciation
Aldo & Natalie

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Argentine Tango Taster Classy by Isla del Tango

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Join in a fantastic and fun TANGO & TREATMENTS afternoon on Sunday the 25th of January 2015!
2pm – 3pm: Tango Taster class for beginners – €5
3pm – 6pm: Afternoon Milonga at the Nightingale Club at the Qawra Palace Hotel – €5
2pm – 6pm a number of beauty treatments will be offered at the Carisma Spa at the Qawra Palace Hotel.

Pamper yourself with lavish beauty treatments before or after your tango and let’s splash in the warm pool at the end of the milonga .

Treatment List:
Face Mask – €15
Hair Treatment – €15
Neck, Back & Shoulder Massage (20 mins) – €20
(Free used of sauna, pool & jacuzzi with above treatments).
Use of only sauna, pool & jacuzzi – €5

This event is supported by the generosity of Carisma Spa & Wellness International and we thank them wholeheartedly.

ALL proceeds from the milonga and the treatments will be donated to Dar il-Providenza in Siggiewi.

Your SUPPORT is appreciated.
Email for bookings.

Milonguero Classes with Susana Miller

Aldo Calleja and Natalie Debono just returned from a week of tango training with gran maestra Susana Miller and classes with brilliant El Corte teachers (Eric Jorissen, Komala Vos and Stefan Wimmer) and non-stop milongas.  It was a beautiful and fruitful experience in which we delved deeper into the techniques of Argentine tango, flow, connection and musicality.

Susana Miller

Workshops with Susana Miller

During salon weekend December
December 5th-9th

The gran maestra of the very connected tango style is finally back in Netherlands
She will run a short workshop programme in El Corte

THU 19:00-20:00: TANGO D´Arienzo

SAT 11:15-12:45 Workshop 1: DANZA BIOENERGETICA

‘como usar el cuerpo, postura, caminata’

SUN 15:15-16:45 Workshop 2: TANGO

‘los secretos de los milongueros’

 SUN 17:00-18:30 workshop 3: VALS

‘Ritmo y Giros’

Introduction to Argentine Tango B: Experiencing the Connection & Crosses

tangoConnection1Argentine Tango Course…the next steps

We are happy to announce the course:  Introduction to Argentine Tango B: Experiencing the Connection & Crosses between the 24th and 26th of January 2014.  This will build on the Fundamentals and Basics A.

Email to reserve your places soonest!

Introduction to Argentine Tango B: Experiencing the Connection & Crosses

Building on the substantial benefit of the fundamentals of tango, this course is focusing on the connection experienced in the open and closed embrace, taking the normal and alternate walks to a new level and introducing the outside walk.  Transitioning between the walks will be key to confidence building on the dancefloor  together with enjoying learning new steps like the essential the placed ocho and la cruzada.  Time for play with the low boleo for embellishment.  Course fee €60 including free practica session at end of course.  Email for reservations and questions.

Who:           Those who have already a good introduction to tango fundamentals by following Introduction to Argentine Tango A or otherwise and anyone who wishes to revisit them.

Workshop:   This course will take the format of a workshop. The beauty of the workshop is that we are working together on consecutive days, building from one hour to the next, from one day to the next.  We will maximise what we have learnt by practising in the following week without adding new material so as to let the body understand and absorb the tecnica taught in the workshop.

When:  Friday 24th January:  7.30pm – 9.30pm

Saturday 25th January: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Sunday 26th January: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

+ Free Practica Session (Tuesday 28th January 7.30pm – 9.00pm)

Where: Top Floor, Calleja Ltd, 31 Bishop Labini Street, B’Kara

What: Revision of the change of balance, normal, alternate walk and pivoted ocho.

Low boleos

Connection exercises

Outside Walk

La Cruzada

Introduction to the Musicality of The Tango – dancing to the rhythm

Introduction to floor craft – navigating corners confidently

Introduction to the close embrace

Price:  Price: € 60 (price includes tuition + a free practica session. Improvers (students of Isla del Tango who have already done the same course) may be eligible for a discount.  No reimbursements given for missed classes by students. Payments on first day of class. No deposit but commitment required as we work on trust basis.

Looking forward to continue guiding you on this wonderful journey of Argentine tango 🙂


Aldo Calleja & Natalie Debono / Isla del Tango

Isla del Tango School of Tango: Celebrating 16 years of Argentine Tango in Malta

Maestro Eric Jørissen in MALTA, Europe – JUNE Tango 2013



Argentine Tango Workshops & Milonga

Maestro Eric Jørissen in MALTA 18 – 22 JUNE 2013

 Renowned Maestro Eric Jørissen, international tango teacher, teacher of teachers par excellance and director of the tango institution El Corte in Nijmegen will be giving Argentine tango tecnica classes in Malta between the: 18 – 22 June 2013.

Workshop A. Presence in all kinds of ochos  

Tuesday 18th  |  8pm – 9.30pm

Workshop B. Groundedness in cambio de lado

Wednesday 19th  |  8pm – 9.30pm

Workshop C. Tilting the natural axis

Thursday 20th  |  8pm – 9.30pm

Workshop D. The exquisite enrosque

Friday 21st  |  8pm – 9.30pm


Saturday 22nd  |  Dancing from 9pm onwards

DJ: El Profesor


Workshops & Milonga @ Bognor Buġibba

These workshops are open to all levels.  If you need to choose, then beginners (improvers) may opt for Workshops A & B and more experienced dancers may opt for C & D.  Nevertheless, we encourage you to go for the whole package as the tuition is the finest.

We wanted a different concept this time, reflecting the ease, openness, light-heartedness and informality of Maltese summers.  With this in mind we chose Bognor in Bugibba.  A great location, at the water’s edge.  The 3 course menu price is favourable and it would be a great occasion to invite your relatives and friends to enjoy the setting, the music and the dancing.

Menu sajfTANGO @ Bognor – € 15

Starters:  Parma & melon or Penne pesto with cashnew nuts

Main Course: Sea Bream or Chicken Breast with Mushrooms or Lamb Shanks or Roast Beef

Dessert: Ice-cream

Glass of wine



Class A:  € 23

Class B:  € 23

Class C:  € 23

Class D:  € 23

Special Milonga:  € 5

Menu @ Bognor: € 15



Class A or B + Milonga: € 26

Class A + B + milonga:  € 48

Class B + C + milonga:  € 48

Classes A + B + C + D:  € 87

Full programme A + B + C + D + milonga:  € 89 (Apply as a couple and pay € 85 only)

Full programme & dinner:  € 99

Contact Aldo & Natalie on or call +356 79603455 should you wish to take part in these workshops and to book dinner.  If you will be visiting Malta on those dates and need any assistance, feel free to contact us.

Event supported by Meli Car Rentals.  Meli Car Rentals is an established Car Hire and Chauffeur Drive Company. It is the Official Representative in Malta of Dollar Thrifty International.

With a large selection of car hire categories, be they manual or automatic, clients can be sure to find the car of their choice at very reasonable prices. All cars are air-conditioned and comprehensively insured

On the other hand should they prefer to be chauffeur driven, the company can supply vehicles, to individuals and also for groups. With a range of Mercedes and BMW taxis, plus minibuses capable of carrying from 10 to 18 passengers, (together with their luggage); clients can rest assured that they will arrive at their final destination in comfort and complete safety.

For Chauffeur driven transport please contact:

For Car Hire contact

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