FEST SCHEDULE 2021

Last updated July 9, 2021.

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).
***
3.45 – 4.15 pm
Accreditation for Salon Seniors (compulsory).

2.00 – 3.00 pm
N/A
***

3.00-4.00 pm
Practice/Warm up for Tango de Pista Competitors who have already gone through accreditation

4.00 – 4.45pm

Practice/Warm up for Tango de Pista & Salon Senior Competitors 

Available for
Private Lessons

N/A Rehearsal for Stage Tango Competitors (each couple will have a time slot on a first come first serve basis to rehearse on the main floor) 
5.00 – 6.00pm 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

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

 

THURSDAY EVENING SCHEDULE
Time PUGLIESE BALLROOM  1st Floor GATEWAY BALLROOM – 2nd Floor

7.00 – 8.00 pm

Master class with Miriam Larici & Leonardo Barrionuevo and
Los Ocampo

7.45 pm

Ballroom doors open for audience

8.10 – 9.25 pm

 

N/A

Presentation of the Official Judges

Competition: 1st Qualifying Round for Official Tango de Pista and Salon Senior categories.

Competition DJ: Marcelo Rosensaft

 

9.30 pm 3.00 am

 

N/A

Grand Opening Milonga with DJ Ashvin Iyer

11.00 pm Presentation & Group Demo by the FESTIVAL MAESTROS

Special Performance by Official USA Stage Tango Champions: Adriana Salgado & Orlando Reyes

FRIDAY MORNING & AFTERNOON SCHEDULE
Time Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom
10.00 – 11.15 am

Intermediate Advanced Tango
Los Ocampo
Mechanism for “Giros” (turns) for Leaders & Followers

Available for Private Lessons

All Levels Tango
Paloma & Maximiliano
“Introduction to our tango Technique”

Available for
Maestros rehearsals 
Lunch Break
11.30 am – 1.00pm
Practice for
Tango de Pista 
Available for
Private Lessons
Available for
Private Lessons
Available for
Maestros Rehearsals
1.15 – 2.30pm

Intermediate/Advanced Tango
Paloma & Maximiliano
Flexibility in the embrace, different walkings & dynamics

CLOSED for FOLLOWERS and for COUPLES

OPEN for LEADERS

N/A

Pre – Intermediate Tango
Junior Cervila
Technique for Leaders

Available for Stage Tango competitors 
2.45 – 4.00pm

Advanced Tango
Miriam & Leonardo
“VOLCADAS: Front, Back & Rebounds”

CLOSED for FOLLOWERS and for COUPLES

OPEN for LEADERS

2.45 pm to 4.15 pm
Available for Private Lessons

Intermediate Milonga
Los Ocampo
Lisa & traspie (rhythm & technique)

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

4.15 to 6.30 pm 
FREE PRACTICA for Festival attendees
***
6.40 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
Used by Competitors

4.15 to 5.15 pm
Rehearsal for Stage Tango & Maestros
Los Ocampo

***
5.15 to 6.00 pm
Floorcraft review + Practice for Tango de Pista & Salon Senior
***
6.15 pm Ballroom doors will be locked

FRIDAY EVENING SCHEDULE
7.15 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.30 pm – 9.15 pm

COMPETITION STARTS:
Second Qualifying Round for Official Tango de Pista & Salon Senior categories

9.15 pm – 3.00 am Milonga

DJ Marcelo Rosensaft

10.45 pm Coronation of Salon Senior Champions 
Announcement of Official categories Semifinalists

11.15 pm Special Folklore Show by “Los Ocampo”

SATURDAY MORNING & AFTERNOON SCHEDULE
Time Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom
10.00 – 11.15 am

Advanced Tango
(for couples only)

Miriam & Leonardo
“COLGADAS: Linear, Circular, one step, two steps…”

Folklore & Canyengue Program
Workshop I: “Chacarera”
by LOS OCAMPO

Attend this Workshop

Practica for tango de Pista Competitors

All Levels Tango

Guadalupe Garcia & Junior Cervila
Technique for Followers

11.30 am – 12.45pm

Intermediate-Advanced Tango

Junior & Guadalupe
Maestro Todaro’s steps

Practica for Milonga competitors

Advanced Tango

Miriam & Leonardo
Enrosques & Sacadas

Intermediate Tango

Paloma & Maximiliano
Counter turns and boleos

CLOSED for FOLLOWERS

OPEN for LEADERS and COUPLES

Lunch Break

1.00 – 2.00 pm
Practica for Tango de Pista Competitors

1.00 – 2.00 pm
Available for Private Lessons

1.00 – 2.00 pm
Available for Private Lessons

12.55 – 2.05 pm
Available for
Rehearsals for
Stage Tango competitors
& Maestros
12.45- 2.15 pm

Special DJ Workshop by Mark Sakowski

At Silicon Valley Room
Click here

2.15 – 3.30 pm

Intermediate Vals

Los Ocampo
“Vaivén”, “cadencia” & rhythm”

Advanced Tango

Junior & Guadalupe
Great Maestros legacy:
Mingo Pugliese’s steps

Practice for Vals Competitors

Intermediate Tango

Miriam & Leonardo
“MILONGUERO” TANGO – Very Easy Steps but very Difficult Style: shape, lines, posture, way, feelings, attitude, etc….”

3.45 – 5.00 pm

Advanced Tango
(for couples only)

Miriam & Leonardo
“GANCHOS at extreme combinations….”

Intermediate-Advanced Milonga

Paloma & Maximiliano
Rhythm and “traspié”

Available for Private Lessons

Intermediate Tango

Los Ocampo
“Barridas” on the dance floor

Afternoon Break
5.00 – 7.00pm

5.15 – 6.15 pm:
Maestros rehearsals
***
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 – 6.30 pm:
Used by Competitors (floorcraft rehearsals)
***
6.30 pm Ballroom doors will be locked

SATURDAY EVENING SCHEDULE
7.15 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.30 to 9.25 pm

7.30 pm COMPETITION starts:
Qualifying rounds for Milonga, Vals, “So you think you can tango?” and Stage Tango categories

Semifinal Round for Tango de Pista official category

9.30 pm – 3.00 am GALA MILONGA

DJs: Marcelo Rosensaft and Mark Sakowski

11.15 pm Coronation of
“So you think you can tango?” Winners
, and
Announcement of Finalists
for Tango de Pista Official Category

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

Pre-intermediate Tango

Paloma & Maximiliano
Intro to circular movements

Folklore & Canyengue Program
Workshop II: “Zamba”
by LOS OCAMPO

Attend this Workshop

9.00 – 11.15 am
Available for Private Lessons

Inter/Advanced Tango

Junior & Guadalupe
Great Maestros legacy:
“Pupi Castelo’s” steps

11.30 am – 12.45 pm

All Levels Tango

Miriam & Leonardo
TECHNIQUE
For Men & Women

Advanced Tango

Paloma & Maximiliano
Playing off axis & finding freedom in the legs with boleos

Intermediate Tango

 

Junior & Guadalupe
Great milonguero legacy:
“Petaca’s” steps

Practice for Tango de Pista competitors

Lunch Break

1.00 – 2.00 pm

Practice for Milonga
Competitors

12.50 – 2.05 pm

Folklore & Canyengue Program
Workshop III:
“Tango Canyengue”
by LOS OCAMPO

Attend this Workshop

1.00 – 2.00 pm
Available for Private Lessons

1.00 – 2.00 pm

Rehearsals for

Festival Maestros
and
Stage Tango competitors

(one couple at a time)

2.15 – 3.30 pm

Advanced Vals

Paloma & Maximiliano
Displacements for vals focusing on musicality

CLOSED for FOLLOWERS

OPEN for LEADERS and COUPLES

Available for
Private Lessons

Intermediate Tango

Junior & Guadalupe
Great milongueros legacy:
“Pepito Avellaneda’s” steps

Intermediate-Advanced Tango

Miriam & Leonardo
“Front, side & heel Low SACADAS

3.45 – 5.00 pm

Intermediate Tango

Miriam & Leonardo
“TANGO RHYTHM – in the dance and on the whiteboard”

Practice for
Vals Competitors 

All Levels

Los Ocampo
Caminatas & transitions

Advanced Tango

Paloma & Maximiliano
Spiral movements 

Afternoon Break:
5.10 – 6.45 pm

5.15 to 5.45 pm
Practice for Milonga competitors

***
5.45 – 6.30 pm
Practice for Vals competitors
***
6.30 pm
Doors will be locked

5.15 to 6.45 pm
Available for
Private Lessons
5.15 to 6.00 pm 
Available for 
Private Lessons

***

6.30 pm Competitors warm up before competition

5.10 to 6.40 pm
Rehearsal for
Stage Tango 
***
5.45 to 6.30 pm
Floor craft rehearsal for Tango de Pista (compulsory)
****
 6.30 pm
Doors will be locked

SUNDAY EVENING SCHEDULE
7.15 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.30 – 8.55 pm 7.30 pm Competition Grand Final
Vals, Milonga, Stage Tango and Official Tango de Pista 

8.40 pm PRIZES CEREMONY:
Coronation
of the Stage Tango, Milonga and Vals USA Champions,
and
Coronation of the
Official USA Tango de Pista Champions

who will represent the USA at Tango Buenos Aires Dance World Cup in August.
(Official Photos)

9.00 pm to 3.00 am
Farewell Milonga

 

DJ: Mark Sakowski

11.00 pm Special Farewell Masters Show