Cape Town Tango Marathon 2017 proved to be a great
success – a first of its kind in our beautiful city! There were many
learnings which will assist us to build on this legacy by improving this
years marathon as well as those to come, by adding value and creating
One of the issues raised by you – our visitors – was that Capetonians
were rather cliquish, did not interact much with you and mostly danced
amongst ourselves. Thanks for this feedback as it prompted us to make
this years’ experience much more welcoming and inclusive by creating
opportunities to get to know each other on different levels.
On the opening evening of Friday 7thDec there will be a welcoming cheese and wine.
This is followed by a lesson of the Chacarera for all before the Milonga.
The Chacarera will be presented during the marathon for all to participate.
Furthermore we will be mixing things up during milongas, allowing for lots of interaction.
A guided tour on Saturday morning of historic sites in Cape Town,
These are equal opportunities for visitors and Capetonians alike to
step up to the plate, seize these opportunities and make it a special
event with fond memories.
In addition we appeal to the Cape Town Tango Community to open your
homes where possible and provide a “Tango-BnB” type accommodation
offering at a nominal fee for travelling dancers. If you are interested
or know someone who is, please email your details to email@example.com and we will forward same to interested visitors.
We would also like to invite anyone who is willing to assist with
finding- or providing a sponsorship for this event, or if you would like
to contribute in any manner towards the marathon, to please contact us
NB – Please don’t forget to register online as soon as possible by visiting our website www.tangomarathon.capetown which contains all the latest information.
Looking forward to meeting you at a fun-filled CTTM 2018 – only 4 months to go!!
The CTTM team
The tango evening at CHE is back! Tango Time – The Show – Next date 7rd of August 2018 Using
music, video, pictures and dancing the show represents almost 140 years
of tango history divided into four chapters focused on four key moments
of tango evolution. Come at 7pm to dance, at 8pm enjoy the show and
keep dancing until 10pm. For the tango community members now we have the
"Menu Tanguero" with a special price exclusive for us. No entrance fee!
Sonia's Beginners Tango Lessons at La Casa Del Tango in Norwood
Contact Sonia on 084-8452470 for details.
Emilianos Lessons at La Casa Del Tango in Norwood
New Course Starting this week
Do you want to improve your dance floor skills? Come to the four lessons
workshop and learn with the argentine teacher Emiliano Fernandez the
key technics to manage the space in the dance floor. Information, tricks
and tips to enjoy dancing in any milonga. For further information check the flyer.
New Thursday Milonga at La Casa del Tango in Norwood
Tango Classes at the Dance Cafe.
classes are held from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Dance Cafe. Experience
the thrill of dancing Argentine Tango and improve your dancing skills,
Learn to dance Argentine Tango in a delightful social and friendly
environment. Our Instructors are professional and qualified to teach you
the social basics all the way to competitive steps
For more information call
Tony and Marda : Studio Location Dance Junxion Beginner/ Advanced and specializing in Tango Showdancing
Cell 0836275142 firstname.lastname@example.org
Leander teaches Monday to Friday, and on the odd occasion, on
Saturdays. Normally starting 8h30, finishing sometime between 20h00 and
22h00. Fridays fin at 6pm. Saturday mornings only (‘till about 13h00).
Could also look at Sunday mornings, but only group classes. He has an
apprentice who can help very beginners.
Argentine tango is danced in other cities throughout South Africa.
There is now a newly-created Tango calendar for everything happening in Cape Town:
http://www.capetowntango.co.za/ The idea
is that it's a non-partisan source that offers a comprehensive and easy
overview - all classes and events, updated frequently, as accurately as
There also a page with contact details for all the local organisers and
teachers, links to their sites, and a google map with all the Tango
locations pinned, to help the local community and visitors.
This website tangojoburg.co.za offers information about Argentine tango events in the greater Johannesburg area.
The site includes information about teachers, milongas and practicas. It
also offers general information about tango in other parts of South
Africa and a gives a hint of some of the other dance opportunities in
the greater Gauteng area.
It is administered by tango lovers in the area. http://tangojoburg.co.za/
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