FEST SCHEDULE 2020

Last updated October 27, 2019

THURSDAY SCHEDULE
Time Pugliese Ballroom
6.30 pm to 9.15* pm Competition: First Qualifying Round: Tango de Pista & Stage Tango  Official Categories, and Salon Senior unique round.
Presentation of the Official Judges

9.15 pm to 2.30 am

 

11.00 pm

Grand Opening Milonga

DJ Marcelo Rosensaft.

Presentation & Group Demo by the FESTIVAL MAESTROS
Special Performance by Official USA Champions 2019

 

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

All Levels Tango
Guillermina & Mariano
“Introduction to our tango Technique”

Intermediate Advanced Tango
Cristian & Leah
Mechanism for “Giros” (turns) for Leaders & Followers

Champions Gala rehearsals
Lunch Break Used by Competitors Used by Competitors Available for private classes
1.15 – 2.30 pm

Pre – Intermediate Tango
Junior Cervila
Technique for Leaders

Intermediate/Advanced Tango
Guillermina & Mariano
Flexibility in the embrace, different walkings & dynamics

1.15 to 3.00 pm
Champions Gala rehearsal with choreographers 
2.45 – 4.00 pm

Intermediate Milonga
Cristian & Leah
Lisa & traspie (rhythm & technique)

 Advanced Tango
Gustavo & Giselle
“VOLCADAS: Front, Back & Rebounds” 

3.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Available for Stage Competitors’ practice
Afternoon Break Used by Competitors

Used by Competitors

4.15 to 6.45 pm
Available for Private Classes
6.20pm   Ballroom doors open  
6.30 pm – 9.15 pm N/A
Competition starts: Second Qualifying Round for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango categories

 + Stage Groups

N/A
9.15 pm – 2.30 am

 

 

 

N/A Milonga

DJs Frank Jin and Mark Sakowski

10.00 pm Announcement of  Official categories Semifinalists 

Coronation of Salon Senior Champions & Stage Group winner

11.15 pm  CHAMPIONS GALA

11.30 pm Live Music!

N/A
SATURDAY SCHEDULE
Time Di Sarli Ballroom Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom
10.00 – 11.15 am

All Levels Tango

Guadalupe Garcia
Technique for Followers

Advanced Tango

(for couples only)

Gustavo & Giselle
“COLGADAS: Linear, Circular, one step, two steps…” 

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

Attend this Workshop

11.30 am – 12.45 pm

Advanced Tango

Cristian & Leah
Enrosques & Sacadas

Intermediate-Advanced Tango

Junior & Guadalupe

Great milongueros legacy:

“Todaro’s” steps

Intermediate Tango

 

Registration CLOSED for FOLLOWERS

Guillermina & Mariano
Counter turns and boleos

Lunch Break Available for private classes

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm

Used by Festival Maestros  Available for private classes

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm

 12.45- 2.00pm

Special DJ Workshop by Mark Sakowsky
in San Ramon ballroom.

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2.15 – 3.30 pm

Intermediate Tango

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

Advanced Tango

Junior & Guadalupe

Great milongueros legacy:

“Mingo Pugliese’s” steps

Intermediate Vals

Cristian & Leah
“Vaivén”, “cadencia” & rhythm”

3.45 – 5.00 pm

 Intermediate-Advanced Milonga

Registration CLOSED for FOLLOWERS

Guillermina & Mariano
Rhythm and “traspié”

 Advanced Tango
(for couples only)

Gustavo & Giselle
“GANCHOS at extreme combinations….” 

Intermediate Tango

Cristian & Leah
“Barridas” on the dance floor

Afternoon Break Used by Competitors Used by Competitors Available for Private classes

5.15 pm – 6.45 pm

7.00 to 9.00 pm Used  by competitors 7.00 pm Competition:
Semifinal Rounds for Stage Tango & Tango de Pista official categories / Qualifying rounds for Milonga & “So you think you can tango?” categories
N/A
9.00 pm – 2.30 am N/A GALA MILONGA 

DJ Mark Sakowski

9.45pm Announcement of Finalists

MAIN MASTERS SHOW

N/A
SUNDAY SCHEDULE
Time Di Sarli Ballroom Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom
10.00 – 11.15 am

Pre-intermediate Tango

Guillermina & Mariano
Intro to circular movements

Inter/Advanced Tango

Junior & Guadalupe

Great milongueros legacy:

“Pupi Castelo’s” steps

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

Attend this Workshop

11.30 am – 12.45 pm All Levels Tango

Gustavo & Giselle
TECHNIQUE
For Men & Women

Advanced Tango

Registration CLOSED for FOLLOWERS

Cristian & Leah
Playing off axis & finding freedom in the legs with boleos

Intermediate Tango

Junior & Guadalupe

Great milongueros legacy:

“Petaca’s” steps

Lunch Break 1.00 – 2.00 pm

Available for private classes

Used by Festival Maestros and Competitors

12.50 – 2.05 pm

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

Attend this Workshop

2.15 – 3.30 pm  Intermediate Tango

Registration CLOSED for FOLLOWERS

Junior & Guadalupe

Great milongueros legacy:

“Pepito Avellaneda´s” steps

Advanced Vals

Registration CLOSED for FOLLOWERS

Guillermina & Mariano 
Displacements for vals focusing on musicality

Intermediate-Advanced Tango

Gustavo & Giselle
“Front, side & heel Low SACADAS”

3.45 – 5.00 pm All Levels

Cristian & Leah
Caminatas & transitions

Advanced Tango

Registration CLOSED for FOLLOWERS

Guillermina & Mariano 
Spiral movements (our speciality)

Intermediate Tango

Gustavo & Giselle
“TANGO RHYTHM – in the dance and on the whiteboard”

Afternoon Break     5.00 – 7.00 pm
Used by Competitors

Used by Competitors

5.15 to 6.45 pm
Available for Private classes
7.05 – 8.30 pm N/A  7.05 pm Competition

Grand Final:
Tango de Pista, Stage Tango,  Milonga and Vals

8.30 pm Prizes Ceremony: Coronation of the 2020 Official USA Champions

N/A
9.00 pm to 2.30 am
N/A Farewell Milonga

DJ Frank Jin

 Live Music!

11.15 pm Masters Show 

N/A

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