2014 Seoul Tango Festival - Schedule & Classes


J&N - Javier Rodriguez & Noelia Barsi F&J - Fabian Peralta & Josefina Bermudez P&N - Pablo Giorgini & Noelia Coletti

May-1 (Thu) May-2 (Fri) May-3 (Sat)
El Bulin El Bulin El Tango El Bulin El Tango
Private Classes   12:30 - 1:50 pm
201 F&J (Int)
Giros con Sacada y Adorno
202 J&N (All)
Caminata y Abrazo
2:30 - 3:50 pm 2:20 - 3:40 pm
101 F&J (Int/Adv)
Diferencias entre Estilos
102 J&N (All)
Tango Salon 1
203 F&J (Adv)
Figuras Complejas
204 P&N (All)
Technique and Musicality 1
4:20 - 5:40 pm 4:10 - 5:30 pm
103 P&N (All)
Foundational Movements
104 J&N (Int)
Cadencia y Pausa
205 J&N (Int)
Tango Salon 2
206 P&N (Adv)
Stage Tango Technique Applied to Tango Salon
6:10 - 7:30 pm 6:00 - 7:20 pm
105 P&N (Int)
106 F&J (All)
Conexion en el Abrazo
207 J&N (Int)
Milonga con Traspie
208 F&J (All)
Elementos Fundamentales
9:00 - 2:00 am 9:00 - 3:00 am 9:00 - 2:00 am
Welcome Milonga
DJ: Diego Xen (Seoul)
Venue: El Bulin
Improvisation by the masters
Retro Milonga
DJ: Felipe (San Francisco)
Venue: El Tango Cafe
International Dancers Show
Grand Milonga
DJ: Federico (Busan); 30min Master Show
Live music by Koh Sangji Tango Band
Venue: SC Convention Gangnam
2:00 - 5:00 am
After Party
DJ: Gennysam (Singapore); Venue: El Bulin

May-4 (Sun) May-5 (Mon) * May-6 (Tue) *
El Bulin Beta Dancesports El Bulin Beta Dancesports El Bulin
12:30 - 1:50 pm   Private Classes
301 J&N (All)
Tecnica para Hombre y Mujer
302 P&N (Int/Adv)
Complex Classical Movements
2:20 - 3:40 pm 2:30 - 3:50 pm
303 F&J (Int)
Tecnica para el Hombre: Giro
304 F&J (Int)
Tecnica para la Mujer: Adorno
401 P&N (Int)
Technique and Musicality 2
402 J&N (All)
Tango Ritmico
4:10 - 5:30 pm 4:20 - 5:40 pm
305 P&N (All)
Connection and Embrace
306 J&N (Adv)
403 P&N (Adv)
Enrosques, Adornos and "Aplaudidores"
404 F&J (Int)
Milonga con Traspié
6:00 - 7:20 pm 6:10 - 7:30 pm
307 F&J (Adv)
Combinaciones Aleatorias
308 J&N (Int)
Energia y Contraste
405 J&N (Adv)
Tango Avanzado
406 F&J (Int)
9:00 - 3:00 am 9:00 ~ -
Singles Milonga
DJ: Robin (New York)
Venue: Royal Tango House
Special Guest Performance
Separate seating for men & women
Farewell Milonga
DJ: Yojine (Seoul)
Venue: El Bulin
Masters improvisation
Local Milongas
Solo Tango Milonga at Tango O Nada
Milonga El Beso at El Tango Cafe

* May 5 Monday and May 6 Tuesday are public holidays in Korea.

Class Venues

  • El Bulín - all odd-number classes (101, 103, 105, ... )
  • El Tango Cafe - all even-number classes (102, 104, 106, ... ) on Friday and Saturday
  • Beta Dancesports Academy - all even-number classes (302, 304, 306, ... ) on Sunday and Monday
  • It takes about 12 minutes to walk between El Bulín and El Tango Cafe and about 5 minutes between El Bulin and Beta Dancesports Academy. Breaks between classes are 30 minutes. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by travelling between the class locations.

Class Description

  • The following is a guideline for class level. It is important that you try to select classes according to your level. This helps both you and other participants to get the most out of the classes.
    • All Level - 3 months of Tango experience or more. These classes focus on the basics of the dance and are suitable for intermediate and advanced dancers as well.
    • Intermediate - 2 years of Tango experience or more
    • Advanced - 3 to 4 years of Tango experience or more
  • Each class lasts 1hr 20min. There is a 30 minute break after each class.
  • Classes will be given in Spanish/English and translated to Korean.

Javier Rodriguez y Noelia Barsi
102 Tango Salon 1 All Level
202 Caminata y Abrazo (Walking and Embrace) All Level
301 Tecnica para Hombre y Mujer (Technique for Man and Woman) All Level
402 Tango Ritmico (Rhythmic Tango) All Level
104 Cadencia y Pausa (Cadence and Pauses) Intermediate
205 Tango Salon 2 Intermediate
207 Milonga con Traspié Intermediate
308 Energia y Contraste (Energy and Contrast) Intermediate
306 Adornos (Adornments) Advanced
405 Tango Avanzado (Advanced Tango) Advanced

Fabian Peralta & Josefina Bermudez
106 Conexion en el Abrazo (Connection in the Embrace) All Level
208 Elementos Fundamentales del Tango (Fundamental Elements of Tango) All Level
201 Giros con Sacada y Adorno (Turns with Sacada and Adorments) Intermediate
303 Tecnica para el Hombre: Giros (Technique for Man: Turns) - Giro technique, natural and opposite enrosques, planeos, needles, dissociation, enrosque & planeo combinations. Intermediate
304 Tecnica para la Mujer: Adornos (Technique for Woman: Adornments) - Axis, posture, dissociation, speed & coordination, importance of keeping your feet together, musical accents. Intermediate
404 Milonga con Traspié Intermediate
406 Musicalidad (Musicality) Intermediate
101 Diferencias entre Estilos (Differences between styles) - How to do the same figures in different styles, how to preserve the essence of milonguero style or the elegance of Tango Salon. Intermediate/Advanced
203 Figuras Complejas (Complex Figures) - We will work at a high level on complex classic figures Advanced
307 Combinaciones Aleatorias (Random Combinations) - How to recombine the movements in a figure to create new figures that look completely different from the original. Advanced

Pablo Giorgini & Noelia Coletti
103 Foundational Movements: Walking, Ochos, Giros, and Paradas All Level
204 Technique and Musicality 1 - Basic training exercises for both men and women, musicality exercises for rhythmical structure in tango All Level
305 Connection and Embrace All Level
105 Vals - Musicality for vals Intermediate
401 Technique and Musicality 2 - Elegance, posture, change of dynamics, flexibility of the embrace, and musical interpretation Intermediate
302 Complex Classical Movements - With planeos, lápiz, and sacadas Intermediate/Advanced
206 Stage Tango Technique Applied to Tango Salon - Adagios and variations, types and quality of the movements, contrasts and effects in the social dance Advanced
403 Enrosques, Adornos and "Aplaudidores" - How to enrich your dance with enrosque, adorono, and "aplaudidores" (movements that draw applause) Advanced

Private Classes

  • Private classes are available in the afternoon of April 30 Wednesday, May 1 Thursday, May 6 Tuesday and May 7 Wednesday.
  • All private classes are held at El Bulin, which has two studios.
  • You have to register for private classes at the same time with group classes and milongas through our online registration system. Registration will start during the week of March 3rd.

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