There is something mystical about this city: Budapest… Something you can’t really describe and what makes it hard to clearly define: why the attraction?!
The glamour of the monarchical capital, the pompous shining of the Old Lady behind the rust of the ages, echoing the laughter of noble women and gentlemen in the salons of the crystal palaces filled with fragments of blurred songs sounding so familiar… and yet, the young, vivid and harsh party place, the city that wants to live like there’s no tomorrow with flashing lights and beats of the night, with pubs and bars echoing the laughter of guys and gals enjoying life…
Joie de vivre! Yes, that’s it exactly: the eternal “joie de vivre” present throughout the ages! This is what maybe best characterizes this city. Come, experience it and be a part of it, because…

El Sabor de Hungría is back again!

Our offer that makes this festival unique is based on the following “ingredients”:
– Seminars and workshops from great international MAESTROS
– Amazing locations designed for perfect RONDAS
– Cca. 43 hours of dancing throughout the festival – only high quality, pure TANGO!
– Daily Milongas
– Accommodation for all needs
– Special discounts for young tanguer@s and TANGO YOUNG members
– … aaaand our FRIENDS! Yes, that means great, comfortable dancers just like YOU! 😉

The perfect atmosphere will be provided with the help of our Angel Team made up of enthusiastic local dancers and friends from abroad, who will make sure that you have a very relaxing yet intense experience.

Trans-culturalization with chacarera and csárdás, gulyás, wines and of course… PÁLINKA!

All this in the magical atmosphere of this beautiful city: BUDAPEST

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Program

GRAND MILONGAS… located in marvelous places in the amazing Gellért Hotel Danubius, with perfect dancefloor and with carefully selected DJs

Daily milongas… in unique ambiance with terraces and refreshing drinks

Workshops… with wonderful maestros, strong teaching methods focusing on the joy of dancing

Maestros

Pablo Rodriguez

Pablo

Maestros

Majo Martirena

Antonella Terrazas

Maximiliano Cristiani

DJs

DJ Balázs Gyenis

DJ Konrad Krynski

DJ Gergana MamaLoca

DJ Goran

Workshops

Pablo Rodriguez

  • Details of that give comfort and quality to your dance! (All level)
    Subtle elements from old milongueros to correct usual problems
  • Musicality of the movement I.
    Technique and sequences for rythmical orchestras. The work in this lesson will be get the thechnical elements to follow without stress, strong and fast orchestras and getting sequences with rebounds and crosses
  • Musicality of the movement II.
    Technique and sequences for melodic orchestras. During the lesson we will explore the quality of the slow movements, how to use free leg and work with the timing of the pivots to expand the concept of “beat”.
  • Leaders/followers technique
    One hour working of a full technique review and half hour to connect in couples.

Majo Martinera

  • Close embrace and space, all possibilities!
    How to get a comfortable embrace for circular movements, spirals, ochos and change of direction.
  • Leaders and followers technique
    One hour working of full technique review and half hour to connect in couples.
  • Elements of improvisation
    The improvisation taking like interpretative element. Using different excercises building your own sequences in your own style how to get the possibilities to resume with order the elements and the speech you pretend to give. Organization, timing, distribution and options for dance floor dancers

Maximiliano Cristiani

  • Rhytm and Close embrace from Milonguero system
    Milonguero is not about the style, is about how to dance rhythmic songs, common figures in full close embrace, using rebounds, keeping connection chest with chest, but with flexibility, and folowing diferents kinds of contratiempos.
  • Flexible, fluid and comfortable embrace techniques
    Deepen the circularity in the movements to find the comfort of having a fluid, flexible and soft dance, using different body motors without depending on the leader and the follower. Combination of linear and circular movements. Social tango figures
  • Dynamic turns in Milonga with Traspie
    The best way to have fun with milonga, different ways to turn while doing traspie

Antonella Terrazas

  • Women technique 1: Walking and Musicality
    Technique helps also musicality, is necessary to have the strength and the basic musical knowledge to get into the beat. We will practice trough “ochos” “giros” “cruces” and ”rebotes” Difference between “tempo forte” and “tempo debole”
  • Women Technique 2: Embelishment & Musicality for Vals, Tango & Milonga
    Technique for simple to complex embellishments, different rhythmical sequences to use or propose..
  • Women Technique 3: Volcada & Colgada Technique 
    Knowing how to manage our “out of axis” and transitions from open to close positions in an active way and how we can use this technique for other things in order to give density and groundedness.
  • Women Technique 4: All about “Boleos”
    Technique for low, high, linear, circular boleos. Hips positions and the importance of their power to have smooth movement.

Venues

Grand Milongas & Workshop Class on Thursday & Practica

Danubius Hotel Gellért
Address: 1114 Budapest, Gellért tér 2.

Workshop classes (Fri-Sun)

Katiha Studio
Address: Rakoczi street 20, 1072

Prices

Excellent prices with a large variation of packages to satisfy all needs form beginners to maestros and milongueros to professional addicts.

Packages

Early Bird prices until 25 July!

Milonga Pack
 

Early Bird

until 25 July

72€

Normal price

82€

4 Grand Milongas

El Boraccho
 

Early Bird

until 25 July

86€

Normal price

96€

4 Grand Milongas + 3 Daily Milongas

Tanguero on
the move

Early Bird

until 25 July

140€

Normal price

150€

4 Grand Milongas + 4 Workshop Classes

Workaholic
 

Early Bird

until 25 July

149€

Normal price

159€

Unlimited Workshop Classes

Only available with couple registration

No milongas included!

 

  Early Bird – until 25 July Normal price
Daily Milonga € 10 € 10
Workshop Class € 20 € 22
Tango Youngster Milonga Pack* € 45 € 45
Tango Youngster on the move € 85 € 85

* This package is available for dancers under 26 years at the time of the festival (so born on 25 August 1996 or after) OR for members of Tango Young. For more details please click here!

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