We are excited to announce our First Mini Tango Festival, organized by Hartford Argentine Tango Society .
We have been established as HARTS for ten year in Hartford county, we are privileged to share our passion and growth with all dancers at our new Dance studio The Garage Dance Studio & Gallery . Join us and bring laughter, bring joy and share the dance floor with every one including professionals.
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Mark your calendars for May 26th -29th 2017,Memorial Day Weekend
Dance…., Connect….., Make friends ……, and Just Have Fun .
Is The Word
Teachers and Performers :
Oscar Casas & Jesica Arfenoni – Diego Blanco & Ana Padron
1. The Garage Dance Studio & Gallery –1385 East st., New Britain CT
2. The French Model Council Club -(next door) 1375 East St New Britain, CT 06053
Plenty parking at both venues , easy access from major high ways.
Friday 5/26 9-2 : Welcome Milonga – “Muna-Licious” Cocktail party . We have a surprise for you that night , trust me you don’t want to miss it.. or you will regret it….DJ Angelo Martucci
Saturday Afternoon 5/27 , 2-6 pm : Indoor and outdoor dancing with BBQ lunch, with … DJ Kristian Velasquez : Saturday
Saturday Night 9:00 -4 am : Gala Milonga including first Professional performance,….DJ Muna Swairjo
Sunday 5/28 afternoon 2-6 pm : Indoor and outdoor dancing BBQ & healthy drinks with…DJ Veronica Kruta
Sunday Night 9:00 -3 am: Night Milonga including Second Professional performance with…DJ Rodrigo ” DJ Charrua” Saraibe
Monday 12- 4 : Exclusive Connecticut River Cruise Milonguita with Brunch (*) with…DJ Rodrigo ” DJ Charrua” Saraibe Lady Katherine Cruise video tour
4 Workshops, Two classes on Saturday and two classes on Sunday
Saturday: 12:00 – 1:30
Room A – with Oscar Casas and Jesica Arfenoni –
1 – VALS : Consecutive turns (giros). Turns on two axes are important for the development of the waltz. The termination of such participation involves the participation of the women with respect to adornments, and the musical presence of specific movements. (Inter.).
Room B – with Diego Blanco and Ana Padron.-
1 – Finding Barridas Every where and its useful application in the dance which is purely musical if not navigational. we will introduce techniques, example barridas, The Follower’s Barrida, Barrida ideas, Playing with Barridas, Reverse Barrida.. ( Inter.)
Sunday : 12:00 – 1:30
Room A – with Oscar Casas and Jesica Arfenoni2 – TANGO : Technique for men and women. Elegance, cadence, posture, musicality: rhythm and melody. Vital elements for a social dance. (Inter. Adv)
Room B – with Diego Blanco and Ana Padron –
2 – Figuers for social dance in close embrace, rebotes and different resources for dancing at the milonga with Full connection
2 Professional Performances:
By Oscar Cases & Jesica Arfenoni , Diego Blanco & Ana Padron
Lodging & Accommodation :
Coming to the Mini-Tango Festival and need somewhere to stay?
Special pricing available May 24th-29th at both locations!
We have two hotel accommodation options for you:
Option 1. Red Roof Inn (65 Columbus Blvd, New Britain, Ct
06051) $54 a night.
Special Rate Block Code: B857FONG17
Contact info: !-800-733-7663 or https://newbritain.redroof.com/
Option 2. Courtyard Marriot (1583 Southeast Road Farmington,
Ct. 06032 ) $115 a night or $125 a night with hot
Special Rate Block Code: ATFS
Contact Info: 860-521-7100
This is a very busy weekend for the hotels and rooms are filling up fast!
Reserve your rooms ASAP to ensure availability.
Tango Boutique / Accessories :
1. Tango Attire by Stella Mary Creations click on Tango Boutique Montreal
2. Turquoise Tango shoes by Simonize Cekovic-Vuletic click on Tango Affairs
3. Raquel shoes from Miami, by Diego Santana Tango. Click here Requel Shoes
Private Lessons: 10-11-12 , 3-4-5-6 pm (one hour increments) Saturday & Sunday.
Private Lessons are available by appointment call Muna Swairjo @ 860-883-9020 for booking,
More Dancing, Less Classes.