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Vancouver Tango Fiesta with Paola Sanz and Facundo de la Cruz (Buenos Aires, Argentina), May 6-12

(posted on behalf of Vanya Petkova, full details at https://www.facebook.com/events/656203704505119/)

Join us for a few wonderful days of social dancing, friendly ambience, good food and scenic views in beautiful Vancouver, BC. Please tell your friends to come too!

Our special guests will be Paola Sanz and Facundo de la Cruz, 2012 Tango Salon World Champions. They will be giving group and private classes and they will be performing for us on Friday evening.

Classes:

Wednesday, May 6th (Edam Studio 303 E. 8th Ave, Vancouver BC, buzz 02)
6:45pm – 8:15pm
TS1 – Elegance and technique. Embrace: How to connect quickly with your partner. The fundamental opposites and basic movement control. (All levels)

Thursday, May 7th (Edam Studio 303 E. 8th Ave, Vancouver BC, buzz 02)
6:45pm – 8:15pm
TS2 – Circulation and control in reduced spaces, how the follower adapts to the dance of the leader, intention, axis and balance. (All levels)

Friday, May 8th (St Michael’s Church – 2474 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver, BC)
7:45pm – 9:15pm
TS3 – Technique and speed in giros and enrosques , different intensities of giros. (Intermediate/Advanced)

Saturday, May 9th (St Michael’s Church – 2474 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver, BC)
7:15pm – 8:45pm
TS4 – Music , musical interpretation , phrasing and pause. (All levels)

Sunday, May 10th (Edam Studio 303 E. 8th Ave, Vancouver BC, buzz 02)
2:15pm – 3:45pm
V – Caminatas, sacadas and embellishments applied to waltz. (Intermediate/Advanced)

Monday, May 11th (St Michael’s Church – 2474 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver, BC)
6:45pm – 8:15pm
M – Experimenting with weight shifts and embellishments while dancing to an offbeat milonga. “ Milonga con traspie”.
(Intermediate/Advanced)

Prices:
6 classes – $150
4 classes – $110
Individual class – $30

* Please register in couples. We cannot guarantee that there will be a partner for you if you register on your own.

** The number of participants in the classes will be limited, so make sure you register in advance

To register, please contact Vanya and Georgi. You can call, email or see them in person!

vanyakp • gmail.com, 6047155442
georgi.genchev • gmail.com, 7787148792

Milongas&Practicas

Wednesday, May 6th (Edam Studio 303 E. 8th Ave, Vancouver BC, buzz 02)
8:30pm – 10:30pm
PraXXXis tango practica hosted by Vince & Adrienne. Bring water and non-marking shoes only. We all go for sushiiiii after!
Admission: $5

Thursday, May 7th (Edam Studio 303 E. 8th Ave, Vancouver BC, buzz 02)
8:30pm – 10:30pm
An open practica where you’re free to practice whichever way suits your needs. Enjoy a selection of the finest traditional “golden era” music (as played in the milongas of Buenos Aires) that will inspire your best dancing. Food at The Naam after!
Host and DJ: Francis
Admission: $8

Friday, May 8th (St Michael’s Church – 2474 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver, BC)
9:30pm – 1:00am
Milonga “Primavera”. Pao and Facu will be performing for us around 22:30pm.
Healthy food bar!
DJ: Vincent Llama
Admission: $15

Saturday, May 9th (St Michael’s Church – 2474 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver, BC)
9:00pm – 12:30am
Milonga La Yumba hosted by Santiago &Deborah
Empanadas and wine for purchase!
DJ:TBC
Admission: $10

Sunday, May 10th (Edam Studio 303 E. 8th Ave, Vancouver BC, buzz 02)
4:00pm-6:00pm
Tango Matinee Practica
No-frills, family and kids friendly practica. Join Vancouver Milongueros for an afternoon of dancing at this beautiful hardwood place with great sound system to the music of our resident DJ Jud (or, guest DJs at times). We’ll head to East is East for food after!
Admission: $5

Monday, May 11th (St Michael’s Church – 2474 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver, BC)
8:30pm – 11:30pm
Milonga “La Lunita” hosted by Santiago &Deborah.
DJ:TBC
Admission: $8