FEST SCHEDULE

FEST SCHEDULE 2022

(Schedule might be subject to change. Please check periodically or two weeks before event starts)

Last updated April 20, 2022.

THURSDAY – AFTERNOON SCHEDULE

Time Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom
2.00 – 4.15pm

2.00 – 3.45 pm
Available for
Private Lessons

Available for
Private Lessons

2.00 – 4.15 pm
Accreditation for the Tango de Pista and Stage Tango Competitors (compulsory)

Till 2.30 pm
N/A
***

2.30-3.30 pm
Practice for Tango de Pista Competitors who have already gone through accreditation

3.30 – 5.00pm

Practice for Tango de Pista & Salon Senior Competitors 

Available for
Private Lessons

4.00 – 4.30 pm 

Accreditation for Salon Senior (compulsory)

Rehearsal for Stage Tango Competitors (each couple will have a time slot on a first come first served basis) 
5.00 – 6.30pm Available for
Private Lessons

Available for
Private Lessons

5.00 – 5.30 pm

Orientation Meeting for Tango de Pista & Salon Senior categories (compulsory)

5.30 – 6.15 pm

Floor craft rehearsal for Tango de Pista, Stage Tango & Salon Senior categories (compulsory)

 

THURSDAY EVENING SCHEDULE

Time PUGLIESE BALLROOM  1st Floor GATEWAY BALLROOM – 2nd Floor

6.00 – 7.15 pm

NEW! MASTER CLASS by Miriam Larici, Leo Barrionuevo, Cristian Correa & Leah Barsky

$30 cash at door 

7.00 pm

Ballroom doors open for audience

7.15 – 9.15 pm

 

N/A

COMPETITION STARTS

Presentation of the Official Judges

1st Qualifying Round for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango Official Categories + Qualifying Round for Salon Senior category

Competition DJ: Marcelo Rosensaft

 

9.30 pm 3.00 am

 

N/A

Grand Opening Milonga
DJ: Ashvin Iyer

11.00 pm Presentation & Group Demo by the FESTIVAL MAESTROS

Special Performance by Official USA Champions 2021 (to be confirmed)

FRIDAY MORNING & AFTERNOON SCHEDULE

Time Pugliese Ballroom D’Arienzo Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom
10.00 – 11.15 am

Inter/Advanced TANGO
Miriam & Leo
Technique for Enrosques & “Agujas”

Available for Private Lessons

Pre-Intermediate TANGO
Leah & Cristian
“Sandwich” and Colgadas

Maestros’ Rehearsal 
Lunch Break
11.30 am – 1.00pm
Practice for
Tango de Pista Competitors
Available for
Private Lessons
Available for
Private Lessons
Maestros’ Rehearsal
1.15 – 2.30pm

Inter/Advanced TANGO
Alejandra & Daniel
Figures in close embrace; technique for turns. Warm up/individual exercises; practical applications with different sequences.

Pre – Intermediate VALS
Paloma & Maxi
Chained walks for VALS

Advanced TANGO
(Only for couples)
Leah & Cristian
Stage Tango:
How to execute a dynamic variation

Rehearsal for Stage Tango Competitors (each couple will have a time slot on a first come first served basis) 

2.45 – 4.00pm

Inter/Advanced TANGO
Miriam & Leo
How to do BARRIDAS during “GIRO” (turn).

Intermediate MILONGA
Alejandra & Daniel
Technique for dancing milonga; different steps and sequences.

All levels TANGO
Paloma & Maxi
All about “Sacadas”

2.45 pm to 4.15 pm
Practice for
Tango de Pista and Salon Senior Competitors
Afternoon Break

4.15 to 6.45 pm 

Matinee “Milonguita”
DJ Fernando Robles

***
6.50 pm Ballroom doors will be locked

4.15 to 6.30 pm
Available for Private Lessons
***
6.40 pm Ballroom doors will be locked

4.15 to 6.00 pm
Available for Private Lessons
***
6.30 pm Competitors warm up before competition

4.15 to 5.15 pm
Rehearsal for Stage Tango
***
5.15 to 5.45 pm
Floor craft + Practice for Tango de Pista and Salon Senior (Compulsory)
***
5.45 – 6.30pm
Rehearsal for
Stage groups
***
6.30 pm Ballroom doors will be locked

FRIDAY EVENING SCHEDULE

7.00 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.15 pm – 9.15 pm

COMPETITION STARTS
Second Qualifying Round for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango Official Categories + Final Round for Salon Senior Category +
Stage Group Competition/Showcase

9.30 pm – 3.00 am Milonga

 

DJ Fernando Robles

10.45 pm Coronation of Salon Senior Champions 
+ Announcement of Official Categories Semifinalists

11.15 pm Special Folklore Show by Maestros Daniel Juarez & Alejandra Armenti

SATURDAY MORNING & AFTERNOON SCHEDULE

Time Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom
10.00 – 11.15 am

Inter/Advanced TANGO
Paloma & Maxi
Complex TURNS

All Levels TANGO
Leah & Cristian
Leaders’ Technique

All levels TANGO
Alejandra & Daniel
Followers’ Technique

Rehearsal for Stage Tango Competitors
11.30 am – 12.45pm

Inter/Advanced TANGO
Miriam & Leo
Dancing different Orchestras: Executing the figures according to the style.

All Levels TANGO
Paloma & Maxi
All about “Ochos” and different rhythmic.

Advanced TANGO
Alejandra & Daniel
Boleos & Patadas for leaders & followers.
Technique applied in dance. The lead for boleos and in embellishments. Warm-up/exercises; practical different sequences

Practice for
Milonga Competitors

Lunch Break
1.00 – 2.00 pm

Practica for Tango de Pista Competitors

Available for Private Lessons

Available for Private Lessons

Rehearsal for
Stage Tango competitors
& Maestros
12.45- 2.15 pm

Special DJ Workshop by Mark Sakowski (outside program)

Attend this workshop

2.15 – 3.30 pm

Intermediate MILONGA
Paloma & Maxi
Rock steps and cuts for MILONGA.

Advanced TANGO
Leah & Cristian
Back sacadas

All levels TANGO
Miriam & Leo
Milonguero style: How to do Giros & Sacadas in closed embrace.

All Levels CHACARERA

Daniel & Alejandra
(Outside Program)
First Steps for dancing Chacarera, basic secuencia of Malambo and Zarandeo.
Attend this Workshop

3.45 – 5.00 pm

Inter – Advanced VALS
Alejandra & Daniel
Working on dynamics and how to listen and interpreted music of VALS. Exercises and sequences

Advanced TANGO
Miriam & Leo
Apilado and Volcadas. Feeling comfortable and safe

All Levels TANGO
Leah & Cristian
Points of contact and connection in the embrace

Practice for
Vals Competitors

Afternoon Break
5.00 – 7.00pm

5.15 – 6.15 pm:
Maestros’ Rehearsal
***
6.30pm Ballroom door will be locked

5.15 pm – 6.45 pm:
Available for Private Lessons
***
6.45 pm
Ballroom doors will be locked

5.15 – 6.00 pm
Available for Private Lessons
***
6.30 pm Used by Competitors

5.15 – 5.45 pm:
“So You Think You Can Tango?” Floorcraft rehearsal (compulsory)

***

5.50 – 6.30 pm:

Milonga, Vals and Tango de Pista Floorcraft rehearsal (Compulsory)
***
6.30 pm Ballroom doors will be locked

SATURDAY EVENING SCHEDULE

7.00 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.15 to 9.15 pm

COMPETITION STARTS
Qualifying rounds for Milonga, Vals and “So you think you can tango?” 

Semifinal Round for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango Official categories

9.30 pm – 3.00 am GALA MILONGA

 

DJ Marcelo Rosensaft

11.00 pm Coronation of
“So you think you can tango?” Winners
, and
Announcement of Finalists
for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango Official Categories

11.30  pm MAIN MASTERS SHOW

SUNDAY MORNING & AFTERNOON SCHEDULE

Time Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom
10.00 – 11.15 am

Advanced TANGO
Paloma & Maxi
Variations… Let’s speed up!

Pre-Intermediate TANGO
Miriam & Leo
Useful ways to get out of the figures. Musicality and Rhythm

 

Inter – Adv TANGO
Alejandra & Daniel
ENROSQUES for leaders & followers. How to apply enrosques as figures or embellishments. Warm up/individual exercises; different sequences

10.00 – 11.45 am

Rehearsal for
Stage Tango competitors
(One couple at a time)

11.30 am – 12.45 pm

All Levels TANGO
Alejandra & Daniel
Couple Connection; Walking and transitions

Advanced TANGO
Leah & Cristian
Dancing to D’ Arienzo
(musicality)

Intermediate-Advanced MILONGA
Paloma & Maxi
MILONGA Traspié, whenever you want!

 

Lunch Break

1.00 – 2.00 pm

Practice for Milonga
Competitors

Available for Private Lessons

Available for Private Lessons

12.00 – 3.00 pm

Matinee “Milonguita”

DJ Fernando Robles

2.15 – 3.30 pm

Advanced TANGO
Alejandra & Daniel
Lápices & Planeos for leaders & followers; how to apply them when dancing in a couple. Warm up/exercises; practical applications working on different sequences.

Intermediate TANGO
Miriam & Leo
Useful Sacadas & wrapping boleo.

Inter – Advanced TANGO
Leah & Cristian
Double Turns and Counter Turns

 
3.45 – 5.00 pm

Inter/Advanced VALS
Paloma & Maxi
 Crosses & displacements for VALS

All Levels TANGO
Leah & Cristian
Dynamic on the dance floor 

Advanced TANGO
Miriam & Leo
Contra-Boleo & Colgadas (side & back)

from 3.15 pm

Rehearsal for
Stage Tango competitors
(One couple at a time)

Afternoon Break:

5.15 to 6.00 pm
Practice for Tango de Pista Competitors

***

6.00 – 6.40 pm
Practice for Vals Competitors
***
6.45 pm
Doors will be locked

5.15 to 6.45 pm
Available for
Private Lessons
5.15 to 6.30 pm
Practice for Milonga competitors

 

***

6.30 pm Competitors warm up before competition

5.15 to 6.00 pm
Maestros’ Rehearsal
***
6.00 to 6.30 pm
Floor craft rehearsal for Tango de Pista, Vals and Milonga Competitors (compulsory)
***
 6.30 pm
Doors will be locked

SUNDAY EVENING SCHEDULE

7.00 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.15 – 8.55 pm
COMPETITION GRAND FINAL
Tango de Pista & Stage Tango Official Categories + Vals and Milonga

 

8.40 pm PRIZES CEREMONY:
Coronation
of the Milonga and Vals USA Champions,
and
Coronation of the
Official USA Tango de Pista & Stage Tango Champions
who will represent the USA at Tango Buenos Aires Dance World Cup in September
(Official Photos)

9.00 pm to 3.00 am
Farewell Milonga

 

DJ: Mark Sakowski

11.00 pm Master Show + Special Surprise Performance!