2016 Seoul Tango Festival - Schedule & Classes

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J&M - Jorge y Maria J&F - Javier y Fatima P&N - Pablo y Noelia

Apr-27 (Wed) Apr-28 (Thu) Apr-29 (Fri)
El Bulin El Bulin El Tango Café El Bulin El Tango Café
Private Classes Private Classes Private Classes
4:10 - 5:30 pm 4:10 - 5:30 pm
101 J&F (Int)
Musicalidad: Di Sarli
102 J&M (All)
Abrazo Elegante, Marca, Caminata
201 J&F (Int)
Musicalidad: D'Arienzo
202 P&N (All)
Connection, close and open embrace
6:00 - 7:20 pm 6:00 - 7:20 pm
103 J&F (All)
Caminata y Abrazo
104 P&N (Int)
Play in your role
203 J&F (All)
Tango Salon
204 J&M (Int)
Milonga con Traspié
9:00 - 2:00 am 9:00 - 2:00 am 9:00 - 3:00 am
Warm-up Milonga
DJ: Lea (Busan)
Venue: Tango O Nada
Welcome Milonga
DJ: Frank Jin (Beijing)
Venue: El Tango Café
Improvisation by the masters
Retro Milonga
DJ: Felipe (San Francisco)
Venue: Lyceum
Performance: Pablo y Noelia,
Invited Dance Teams *

Apr-30 (Sat) May-1 (Sun) May-2 (Mon)
El Bulin El Tango Café El Bulin El Tango Café El Bulin El Tango Café
12:30 - 1:50 pm 12:30 - 1:50 pm Private Classes
301 P&N (Int)
Musicality and change of dynamics
302 J&F (All)
Tecnica para Hombre y Mujer
401 P&N (All)
Technique for yourself
402 J&M (Int)
2:20 - 3:40 pm 2:20 - 3:40 pm
303 P&N (All)
Posture, axis, walking
304 J&M (Int)
Doble Tiempo, Caminata
403 P&N (Int)
Improve your dance from within
404 J&F (Adv)
Tango Avanzado
4:10 - 5:30 pm 4:10 - 5:30 pm
305 J&F (Adv)
Sacada Dynamica
306 J&M (All)
Introducciones a los Giros
405 J&M (Adv)
406 J&F (Int)
Musicalidad: Pugliese
6:00 - 7:20 pm 6:00 - 7:20 pm 7:00 - 8:20 pm
307 J&F (Int)
Milonga con Traspié
308 P&N (Adv)
Classic milongueros' steps
407 J&M (Int)
Milonga - Corridas Combinadas
408 P&N (Adv)
501 J&M (Adv)
Cambinaciones en Giros
502 J&F (Int)
Energia y Contraste
9:00 - 5:00 am 9:00 - 3:00 am 9:30pm ~
Milonga Corteño y Bailarin
DJ: Lung-Kuei (Taipei), Yojine (Seoul)
Venue: Lyceum
Performance: Jorge y Maria,
International Dancers *
Singles Milonga
DJ: Benjamin (Seoul)
Venue: Lyceum
Separate seating for men & women
Performance: Javier y Fatima,
International Dancers *
Farewell Milonga
DJ: Federico (Busan)
Venue: El Tango Café
Masters improvisation

* Performance schedule:

  • April 29th Friday Retro Milonga - Pablo Giorgini y Noelia Coletti. Invited dance teams: Solo Tango Club Elena (Seoul), TangoBang (Shanghai).
  • April 30th Saturday Milonga Corteño y Bailarin - Jorge Dispari y Maria del Carmen Romero. International dancers: Jiwoon y Luna, Juan Carlos y Sae, Nico y Xiao Pa.
  • May 1st Sunday Singles Milonga - Javier Rodriguez y Fatima Vitale. International dancers: Eric y Annie, Federico y Selene, Matthew y Amelia.

Class Venues

  • El Bulín - all odd-number classes (101, 103, 105, ... )
  • El Tango Cafe - all even-number classes (102, 104, 106, ... )
  • It takes about 12 minutes to walk between El Bulín and El Tango Cafe. 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.

Jorge Dispari y Maria "Marita" del Carmen Romero
102 Abrazo Elegante, Marca, Caminata y Circulacion de la Ronda
Elegant Embrace, Leading, Walking and Circulation of the floor
All Level
306 Introducciones a los Giros / Introduction to Giro All Level
402 Iniciaion a los Enrosques, Como Marcarlo y Como Realizarlo
How to initiate, lead, and execute the Enrosque
304 Doble Tiempo, Caminata para Doble Tiempo y Algunas posibles Variantes
Double Time, Walking for double time and possible variations
204 Milonga con Traspié, Caminata con Traspié / Milonga with Traspié, Walking with Traspié Intermediate
407 Milonga - Corridas Combinadas / Milonga - Combination of Running Steps Intermediate
405 Agujas, Como Relizarlas y Como Marcarlas / How to lead and execute Agujas Advanced
501 Cambinaciones en Giros / Giro Combination Advanced

Javier Rodriguez y Fatima Vitale
103 Caminata y Abrazo / Walking and Embrace All Level
203 Tango Salon All Level
302 Tecnica para Hombre y Mujer / Man and Woman Technique All Level
101 Musicalidad: Di Sarli / Musicality: Dancing to Di Sarli Intermediate
201 Musicalidad: D'Arienzo / Musicality: Dancing to D'Arienzo Intermediate
406 Musicalidad: Pugliese / Musicality: Dancing to Pugliese Intermediate
307 Milonga con Traspié Intermediate
502 Energia y Contraste / Energy and Contrast Intermediate
305 Sacada Dynamica / Dynamic Sacada Advanced
404 Tango Avanzado / Advanced Tango Advanced

Pablo Giorgini y Noelia Coletti
202 Make it special: Connection, close and open embrace All Level
303 Make it elegant: Posture, axis, walking. Basic simple movements to build your dance All Level
401 Make it yours: Technique for yourself
Technique for men and women. Training routine for balance, pivot, strength, and body awareness. Exercise for individuals as well as for couples.
All Level
104 Make it special: Play in your role
Understand when the leader's responsibility finishes and when the follower's responsibility starts. Take advantage of this understanding and make the most out of your role.
301 Make it interesting: Musicality and change of dynamics Intermediate
403 Make it yours: Improve your dance from within
Learn to dance beautifully with a beginner and with an advanced dancer by working with your technique and your own tools.
308 Make it fun: Classic milongueros' steps and traditional ganchos and boleos Advanced
408 Make it fun: "Aplaudidores"
Enrich your dance with aplaudidores, movements that draw applause

Private Classes

  • All private classes are held at El Bulin.
  • Registration of private classes is done through our online registration system. Please refer to the registration page for details.

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< 2014 Seoul Tango Festival - Technique Class with Pablo Giorgini & Noelia Coletti >

< 2015 Seoul Tango Festival - Workshop with Javier Rodriguez >

< 2015 Seoul Tango Festival - Workshop with Jorge Dispari & Maria del Carmen Romero >