mltf 2015


Welcome to Midnight Light Tango Festival June 25-29, 2015!

[Workshops] [Milongas] [Registration] [Prices]

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

Sigrid and Murat are both internationally known high level dancers and teachers, and now they are working together in an exciting new professional partnership!


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.

Adrian Groglopo from Gothenburg, Sweden started his tango life in Umeå and we welcome him back.

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.

Private lessons

Price 120€ per person and hour. Send a reguest with your registration if you want private lessons with Sigrid or Murat as teacher.

Beginners class

No beginners class due to too little applications


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

Afternoon Milonga 14.00-17.30 at Ordenshuset with DJ Antti Suniala

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

Send your registration by e-mail to:



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

Accomodation proposals

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,                         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,   

Give code word TAN250615

Other choises:

STF Vandrarhem STF Youth Hostel

Hotell Gamla Fängelset Youth Hostel and one star hotel

First Camp Umea / Nydala Camping


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