Welcome to Midnight Light Tango Festival June 25-29, 2015!
We invite you to the fourth annual Midnight Light Tango Festival. Five days of workshops and milongas (indoor and outdoor) in the bright midsummer in northern Sweden.
Tango Norteño proudly presents
Sigrid van Tilbeurgh och Murat Erdemsel
Antti Suniala from Finland and Berlin, Germany. Antti is well known for his blog ”Tanda of the week” and has extensive experience as DJ.
Roger Helou from Buenos Aires, Argentina, is conductor for the orchestra Tango Silencio and a fantastic DJ.
Berit Eklund from Stockholm, Sweden is a well known DJ from numerous tango festivals.
Workshops and lecture
Workshops 1-6 with Sigrid and Murat
Location for workshops and lecture is Sliperiet
Sliperiet is at Arts Campus, Östra Strandgatan 32
Friday June 26
WS 1: 11.00-12.30 Playing games, smoother interaction with the partner and the floor (Technique, all levels).
DJ workshop: 13.30-15.00 Roger Helou´s DJ workshop Four Columns of the Tango Sound: Listening and discovering the secrets of the most important “orquestas tipicas” of the ‘40 and ‘50 in buenos aires. During the workshop we will listen carefully to 4 significative orchestral styles: Di Sarli, D’arienzo, Pugliese, Troilo ..and some others arround them. An intelligent way to understand tango from the musical side… musical gestures in each of the styles to be aware of. Theoretical WS for Musicians, DJs, Dancers.
WS 2: 15.30-17.00 Flowing movement quality and flexible connection (Advanced).
Saturday 27 June
WS 3: 11.00-12.30 LiteraTango. Bringing in speaking skills to dance (Intermediate).
Lecture 13.30-15.00 How to listen to the music with 8 Elements.
WS 4: 15.30-17.00 Form and timbre in the dance. Making compositions and playing with the instruments (Intermediate). Fully booked!
Sunday 28 June
WS 5: 11.00-12.30 Rhythm and Melody elements from Murat’s lecture (Intermediate).
WS 6: 13.30-15.00 Making syntax in the dance. Creating meaningful compositions (Advanced).
Price 225 SEK per workshop and lecture for free.
Price 120€ per person and hour. Send a reguest with your registration if you want private lessons with Sigrid or Murat as teacher.
Thursday June 25
Welcome Milonga at Ordenshuset 20.00-24.00 with DJ Adrian Groglopo. Introduction for beginners starts at 19.00.
Ordenshuset is at Skolgatan 48, you go in from Sveagatan
Friday June 26
Afternoon Milonga 14.00-17.30 at Sliperiet with DJ Jukka Leinikka
Evening Milonga with dinner at Plaza 19.00-02.00 with DJ Roger Helou.
Saturday June 27
Afternoon Milonga at Sliperiet 14.00-17.30 with DJ Carlos Arenas
Evening Milonga at Sliperiet 21.00-02.00 with DJ Antti Suniala.
Sunday June 28
Afternoon Milonga 14.00-17.30 at Sliperiet with DJ Jenny Hellgren
Evening Milonga with dinner at Plaza 19.00-02.00 with DJ Berit Eklund
Monday June 29
Milonga pass 500 SEK
When you make your registration please give the following information:
Your name and if you dance as follower or leader
The name of your dance partner in the workshops you register for
If you make your registration as singel we try to find dance partner for you
Which workshops you want to participate in ( dancing workshops as well as DJ workshop )
Do you want to buy the Milonga pass
Do you want to register for our festival dinner before the milonga on Friday evening and before the milonga on Sunday evening
If you have any dietary request please inform us
225 SEK per workshop.
400 SEK for the beginners class.
Milonga pass 500 SEK (for all milongas.)
Afternoon milongas and evening milonga on Thursday 50 SEK each
Evening milongas 150 SEK each
Dinner: Friday 350 SEK, Sunday 200 SEK
Comfort Hotel Winn can offer the participants to the festival a very good deal. Single room 599 SEK or double room 699 SEK buffet breakfast included. The hotel is just recently opened and situated in the centre of the city. Skolgatan 62, SE-903 29 Umea, firstname.lastname@example.org Give code word TANGO
Plaza Scandic Hotels can offer the participants to the festival a good deal. Single room 750 SEK or double room 850 SEK with breakfast included. The hotel is situateed in the center of the city, Storgatan 40, SE-903 26 Umea, Karin.email@example.com
Give code word TAN250615
STF Vandrarhem STF Youth Hostel
Hotell Gamla Fängelset Youth Hostel and one star hotel
Outdoor Milonga at Boviken, Skellefteå, June 30 at 18.30
As a free-standing part of the Midnight Light Tango Festival, Skellefteå Tangosällskap invites you to a outdoor Milonga at seafront in Boviken.
We start at 18.30 and dance as long as we want and can.
Dual dance floors, one by the seaside and one with a roof a little further away. The barbecue is ready for you to roast anything you bring along.
Free admission and refreshments sale.
Address: Boviken 970
If the weather is against us we dance indoor at Bovikens gamla skola