1ST USA TANGO CHAMPIONSHIP July 17th qualifying rounds in La Boca & July 18th Finals in Corazon Milonga - 1st prize winners go to Buenos Aires to represent the USA in the V World Tango Championship 16-26 August, 2007!!
For details and entries: http://celebratetango.com
For special Championship Package to see who is selected: http://celebratetango.com
SPECIAL GUEST: Nelson Avila (Tango Argentino, Forever Tango) is the Official Championship Master of Ceremonies and will also be teaching on Sunday at the Soiree Finale.
Plus at the...
7th NYC TANGO & FILM FESTIVAL
We have 40 fabulous Classes! Register now for one, two, a whole day or all 3 days of classes!
Choose from a line up of talent that have starred in Broadway shows and been Featured in Festivals Worldwide...
Jorge Torres (Forever Tango) Mariela Franganillo (Forever Tango) Alejandra Arrue y Sergio Natario (CITA, Buenos Aires Festival & Europe) Silvia Grynt & Guillermo Salvat (Tango-a-Tierra & La Esquina de Gardel)
save $75!! COMPLETE FESTIVAL PACKAGE OF CLASSES, LECTURES, FILM FESTIVAL, BLACK & WHITE BALL SUNDAY SOIREE & SESSION 73 (value $475) only $400 till July 15th only!
CLASSES and EVENTS Also available a la carte
(including the Famous Black & White Ball July 20th tickets only $35 before July 15th!!)
CLASSES & LECTURE - FRIDAY JULY 20TH:
Dance Manhattan, 39 W 19 St 5th floor, (5-6 Aves), NYC
This is your first chance in NYC to take class with Alejandra & Sergio "salon sacadas" and Guillermo y Silvia "elements to improvise" plus you can get centered with Mariela's "find your axis" and Discover the combined joy of "clear leading and smooth following" with Anton Gazenbeek (assisted by Sergio Segura). What a day!
Remember to send your friends that are not yet obsessed about tango to the amazing local line-up of teachers of the basic classes. There is something for everyone from fundamental elements (Evan Griffiths), find & dance the beat (Carina Moeller), navigate the floor (Lexa Roséan), to connection & timing (Willie Feuer) and alignment & balance (Jean Fung) and elegant paradas (Yesim Sezer).
Classes run from 10:00 am - 5:30pm at Dance Manhattan, 39 West 19th St. (5th & 6th Aves.), 5th floor, (212) 807 0802. $35 one class $65 for two classes, $120 for the day.
Tango History Presentation by Anton Gazenbeek.
1:30 – 2:30pm
Tango in shadow Position. Rare clips from the 60’s to the 80’s of this art form where both dancers face the same way. Includes segments with the creator Arturito plus Todaro and over 25 milonguero couples.
$10 (if you are not taking the Full Festival or all day class package)
Reserve your space NOW for the...
FILM FESTIVAL SESSION 1 FRIDAY July 20th
Same building as Dance Manhattan but on the 3rd floor (TV & Film School)
39 West 19 St, 3rd Floor (5-6 Aves)
This year we have 2 days of Festival submissions!
The Heart of Tango
Johnny Robinson – Rochester, USA
Cast: Colette Hebert and Richard Council
The Heart Of Tango takes a definitive look at argentine tango dancing. Dancing is meticulously scrutinized for the fundamentals of the dance. Contrasting this rich polished imagery; narration expresses the deep emotional experience of tango in poetic language.
Catrin Strong – England, UK
Cast: Natalia Villanueva and Lola
Who is La Muneca? One half of an unconventional dance couple. The film follows the couple throughout the milongas of Buenos Aires as they struggle to prepare and perform their show. But will they stay together or will one of them have to be replaced.
EL Ultimo Bandoneon
Alejandro Saderman - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cast: Rodolfo Mederos & Marina Gayotto
Marina plays the bandoneon in buses and subways. When the famous musician Rodolfo Mederos tells her that she can be part of his new Tango orchestra, for the girl it is like having reached heaven. There is one condition, however, She will have to get hold of a Double A, the Stradivarius of bandoneons. THE LAST BANDONEON is the chronicle of this request.
$15 advance purchase advised.
And YES we have again the free classes all over town starting July 15th at Session 73 - made possible by teachers and studios donating time and space.
they are on the schedule too!You can see the incredible selection of classes and events for the whole week:
Additional details at: www.celebratetango.com/festival
TO REGISTER FOR ANY CLASS OR EVENT:
On line with a credit card at
by mailing check or money order with registration form and check payable to Celebrate Tango
To Celebrate Tango, 220 E 26 St #6L, NY NY 10010, USA.
In person at La Boca milonga Tuesday July 10th or 17th, 136 W 31 St NY
Looking forward to...
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