Transylvania Tango Fest 2013

Dear tango addicts from all over the world,

This year’s Transylvania Tango Fest, the 6th edition is approaching very fast!

TTF6 takes place in Brasov (șov) – the center of the country, at the foothills of the Carpathians, close to Dracula’s Castle! Your summer vacation should also include the great adventure of mixing tango, mountains and… blood-rushing history ( :)

Ismael Ludman & Jasmin Katharina

BsAs, Argentina & Austria

(BsAs, Argentina)


Thursday – August 1st, 2013

Up to 3 pm– Arrival & lunch

3.00pm – 4.30pm – Active Dance Meditation 1- Kiran & Jivan (All levels)

4.45pm – 6.15pm – WS1- Ismael & Jasmin -“E-Motion of The Melodies” (Intermediate Level)

Some movement ideas for melodic phrasing and sweet enjoyment.

6.30pm – 8.00pm – Guerilla Milonga in Piata Sfatului

9.30pm – 00.30am – Practica assisted by Ismael & Jasmin

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

11.00am-12.30pm – Active Dance Meditation 2 – Kiran & Jivan (All levels)

12.45pm – 2.15 pm– WS 2 – Ismael & Jasmin – “Close on The Bits” (Beginners/Intermediate)

Rhythmical structures for close embrace and joy on the dance floor.

2.15pm – 4.00pm – TTF Lunch

4.00pm – 5.30pm– WS 3- Rodrigo & Solange – “ Dance The Silence” (Intermediate/Advanced Level)

Suspensions; pauses and attack in motion. Find pauses and silences in the dance to change the quality of movement through breathing.

5.45pm -7.15 pm– WS 4 – Rodrigo & Solange – “Surprises of The Embrace” (All levels)

Improvisation´s elements and embrace. Exercises to prepare the body to be more sensitive to the partner’s purpose. Changes of roles. Musical purpose; change of rhythm and end of musical phrase.

10.30pm – 2.00am – Milonga „TanGo With Energy” – DJ Crista Darie (Bucharest, Romania)

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

11.00am – 12.30pm – Active Dance Meditation 3- Kiran & Jivan (All levels)

12.45pm – 2.15pm – WS 5 – Ismael & Jasmin – “Play The Turns” (Intermediate/Advanced)

Sacadas and Boleos in circular dynamics.

2.30pm – 4.00pm – TTF Lunch

4.00pm – 5.30pm – WS 6 – Rodrigo & Solange – “ Ronda’s Joy” (All levels)

Milonga traspie. Play with the musical structure, possible combinations, finding the best way to use the space in the dance floor.

6.00pm- 8.30pm – Guerilla Milonga

23.00 – 05.00- Milonga „TanGo Energy in Motion” – DJ Luca Lamberti (Rome, Italy)

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

12.30pm – 1.00pm – Energizer BrunchJ

1.00pm – 2.30pm – WS 7 – Rodrigo & Solange – “Draw on The Dance Floor” (Intermediate/Advanced)

Lapices and enrosques. Technique for pivot and ornaments with the free leg in the structure of the giro.

2.45pm – 4.15pm – WS 8 – Ismael & Jasmin – “Deeper in The Melody” (Intermediate/Advanced)

Woman embellishments, slow Sacadas and Ganchos.

5.30pm – 7.30pm – Guerilla Milonga

9.30pm – 02.00am – Milonga „TanGo With Feeling” – DJ Claudiu Grosaru (Brasov, Romania)