Nov 16

Solwood studios

6:30pm

Free2Tango

Free introductory tango lessons with Sam and Kelly, tango instructors from Alive Tango,

followed by Practica.


Nov 17

Tempo Trend Music, 3-6pm,

Free introductory accordion lessons with Jelena Milojevic (UVic Accordion Instructor)

and Mary Ross-Klektau


Nov 18

St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church

7:30pm

GALA CONCERT
(TICKETS LIMITED)

Payadora Tango Ensemble

Nikolay Bine Jazz Quartet


Nov 19

Da Vinci Centre

Tango workshops with

maestra Maria Ines Bogado, World Tango Champion and her partner Leonardo Sardella.

1pm
Change of direction and giro,
difference in couple structure in line and circular movements.


2:35pm
Use energy inside of the couple! Elasticity and freedom in embrace.


4:10pm
From calm to explosive! Changing dynamic and effect of the dance.



7:30pm-1am

GALA MILONGA

Live music by Tango A La Parilla, ensemble led by legendary Canadian/German bandoneonist Douglas Schmidt plus special guests Tango Voyage.

Dance Show by Maria Ines Bogado and Leonardo Sardella.

DJ - Vivian Konstantakos.


Hungarian Cultural Centre

7pm

Sounds of the Balkans

An evening of fiery live Balkan music


Nov 20

University of Victoria School of Music

9am-noon
Accordion Masterclasses with Michael Bridge

12:15pm
Workshop with Michael Bridge
Expressive Virtuosity on Accordion


Nov 20

Canadian College of Performing Arts

Tango workshops with

maestra Maria Ines Bogado and her partner Leonardo Sardella.

12pm
Steps of the legends - eight positions of the turn.
Create your own giro with saccades and ganchos.
1:35pm
Less is More.
Use small details and embellishments to develop your own style.
3:10pm
Milonga Lisa and traspié,
how leader and follower can use different timing in a dance.


6pm

TANGO, to the Pointe!
(TICKETS LIMITED)

Award-winning dance company PointeTango returns to the stage with a new show,

pushing the boundaries of Argentine tango.


St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church

7:30pm

Bridge&Wolak Duo

Naomi Harris & UVic Saxophone Quarter

An exclusive concert with this internationally acclaimed music & comedy duo.