UNO Tango programme…15 years down the La Ronda

 UNO Tango programme…15 years down the La Ronda *

Teacher:  Maestro Eric Jørisson of El Corte

Milonga por Dos:  Sunday 17 June 2012 – An afternoon milonga at Villa Madama in Balzan. Dance in the balmy afternoon interspersed with breaks sipping long drinks in the garden.  Think flow, think easy, think calm.  Proceeds go to INSPIRE foundation which offers therapies and programmes for children with special needs.  The music will be beautifully prepared by Sabor Porteño.

4pm – 8pm

A – THREE point structures:  Sunday 17 June 2012

Venue:  Villa Madama, Balzan – 8pm – 9pm

B – THREE free leg actions: Sunday 17 June 2012

Venue:  Villa Madama, Balzan – 9pm – 10pm

C – FOUR time beats:  Monday 18 June 2012 – PLACE FOR 3 COUPLES

Venue:  Villa Madama, Balzan – 8pm – 10pm


D – FOURward actions in tango and waltz: Tuesday 19 June 2012 – PLACE FOR 2 COUPLES

Venue:  Villa Madama, Balzan – 8pm – 10pm


Closing Milonga:  Wednesday 20 June 2012 8pm onwards.  Practice all that you have learnt and more to the tango music of Music will be prepared by Sabor Porteño. Proceeds go to INSPIRE foundation which offers therapies and programmes for children with special needs. Venue:  Villa Madama, Balzan

A and C workshops are mostly geared  for people who have been dancing for one year or less, those who want to brush technique and those who want to soak up Eric’s unique way of teaching tango.

B and D workshops are geared for dancers who have a good grasp of technique, have some experience of the waltz rhythm and want to take it forward and deeper.


Workshop A:  €16

Workshop B:   €16

Workshop C:  €32

Workshop D:   €32

Workshops A + C:  €48

Workshops B + D:  €48

Package of 4 workshops: €90

Milongas: 5 minimum – All proceeds to go to INSPIRE – a voluntary organisation that helps over 1000 disabled children & adults to achieve a more integrated way of living by offering numerous therapy programmes.

This will be Aldo & Natalie’s first fund-raising efforts towards INSPIRE which will culminate in the Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage between the 18th and 25th of September 2012.

For info & queries:

* This year we celebrate the 15th year of Argentine Tango in Malta.

Colores del Tango & Arte Pasión

Can you afford to miss the most colourful experience of 2012?

Colores del Tango is a spectacle of high quality dance show accompanied by the Beltango Orchestra, one of the most well-known tango orchestras in Europe. The performances will be held at the Teatru Manoel in Valletta
on the 25th and 26th of February, 2012.

As an additional thrill to the program, ticket holders for both Colores del Tango performances are invited to a complimentary drink at Casino Maltese on Saturday. A bar service and food will also be available. This Arte Pasión Gala Evening & Milonga will also be accessible to people who are looking for an alternative evening of quality entertainment, so separate tickets will be available. 

Food tickets are available for €15.  Entrance tickets are also available for €15.  Contact us on for reservations or call Janice on 23335000.

For updates kindly check the Colores del Tango website .

Discount tickets for Colores del Tango Performances

 Colores del Tango Performances

* International tango show dancers & quintet *

25th & 26th February 2012 @ 7.30pm (1.5hr)

Booking is open at the Manoel Theatre.

Tickets are available for the following official prices: € 25 – € 20 – €15


The organiser of this event is offering Isla del Tango students & friends discounted tickets (15%).

 The discounted tickets can be bought for

€21.75 (instead of €25)

€17 (instead of €20)

€12.75 (instead of €15)

 This promises to be high quality entertainment and a wonderful opportunity which should not be missed by anyone!  Get in touch with your friends NOW and get organised, buy a ticket as a surprise to your loved one, entice family to join you for an evening of pleasure.

Offer available to those who book their tickets until Saturday 28th of January 2012 by contacting Natalie Debono now on


Dear Tango enthusiasts and friends,
On behalf of Isla del Tango, we are forwarding Edward Smith’s invitation to the local Tango Community for the New Year’s eve Tango Party he is organising.  Its for a good cause and it would be lovely if you could bring friends for this happy event. It would be appreciated if you could advise us of your attendance at your earliest convenience.

Aldo & Natalie / Isla del Tango

It gives me great pleasure in announcing the New Years Eve Tango Party in collaboration with Argentine Tango with Nathalie, Isla del Tango and Malta Argentine Tango Association. This fun party with games and other suprises is in aid of the Community Chest Fund  and will be taking place on the 31st December 2011 at St Augustine’s Hall, Triq il Kbira, Rabat.
Entrance fee is €10 per person
Kindly bring food and drinks to share
Start time is 21:00hrs and music shall go on till the early hours of the morning. Special DJs with special music – David Bonnici and Nathalie Mifsud.
It would be mostly appreciated if you can confim your attendance by Thursday the 15th December since there is some organising to be done. As most of you may know St Augustine Hall requires a more festive atmosphere
than it is at present so should any of you be willing to lend me some  Christmas decorations kindly let me know so that I can arrange for collection.   On the Thursday 29th December we will be decorating the hall
and you are welcome to lend us a helping hand to set up the venue.  Tea and biscuits will be provided
Kindly contact me or my helping hands on
Edward Smith on 79498174 or
Caroline Borg on 99493700 or
Nathalie Mifsud on 79287755  or

OCTOBER 2011: Tango Workshops with Maestro Eric Jørissen

20 – 22 October 2011

Tango Workshops with Maestro Eric Jørissen

Isla del Tango would like to present TANGO WORKSHOPS WITH THE MAESTRO between the 20 and 22 October 2011. Maestro Eric Jørissen (El Corte) will be giving 2 double workshops and a special class. Each double workshop will be based on the ‘Outside In’ and ‘Inside Out’ concepts as devised by El Corte School of Argentine Tango in The Netherlands. In the first hour we will receive tuition of how to internalise the material and in the second hour we will be working with externalising and making it ours.


Thursday 20th October

A. 8pm – 10.15: Compact Turns & Weight Change

Friday 21st October

B. 8pm – 10.15: Milonga & Waltz & Dancing to Specials

Saturday 22nd October

C. 11am – noon: Ochos…But Then Different

ALL CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL LEVELS. Venues will be communicated at a later stage.


One Double Workshop (A or B): € 35

One Double Workshop + Ochos…But Then Different class (A or B + C): € 50

Two Double Workshops (A+B): € 65

Two Double Workshops + Ochos…But Then Different class (A+B+C): € 75

Ochos…But Then Different (C): € 20

All the above prices include a themed Milonga on Saturday 23 October from 9pm onwards. More info soon.

Themed Milonga: € 3 for those not taking any workshops.

Booking is open. It would be simpler if you apply in pairs, but we will do our best to match leaders and followers.

For booking and queries:

Looking forward to another successful Tango event

Natalie & Aldo xx

more info very soon but in the meantime start looking for potential tango partners…

Eric is the founder of EL CORTE, the famous dance studio in Nijmegen/Netherlands where people from all over the world meet to learn and to dance. Studied dance education at the Rotterdam conservatory.

Has been dancing for 31 years. He began dancing the tango in 1987, inspired by his tango father Pepito Avellaneda. He teaches on a regular basis in Nijmegen, London, Cape Town and NYC. Many other cities are visited on a yearly basis. Eric travels 150 days per year.