MonTango - the friendliest tango school in Montreal

The Friendliest Tango School in Montreal

Tanguerafest 2017

A celebration of the women of tango, from March 9 to 12

Festival overview

Tanguerafest, the weekend that celebrates the women of tango in honour of International Women's Day, will take place at MonTango and the Rialto from March 9 to 12, 2017. Juliana Maggioli will be back this year and will give women's technique workshops as well as open classes for everyone. Also, there will be 4 milongas, including the Grand Bal Tanguerafest at the Rialto on March 11 with music by El Trio Argentino and Flavia Garcia. Like every year, we will also host our fundraising clothing exchange as well as an art exhibit by Katie Chau.

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Tanguerafest
Le Grand Bal Tanguerafest
The vernissage for Katie Chau's art exhibit

Opening activity

THURSDAY, MARCH 9
at MonTango

•5-7 p.m. Women's clothing exchange and fundraiser … and meeting with Juliana Maggioli!

•$10 minimum donation.

Bring your tango clothes that no longer fit or that you no longer love, and find something "new." For each item you contribute, you can take an item. Or $5 donation for each extra item you take. All funds will be donated to the Native Women's Shelter of Montreal.

Our guest, Juliana Maggioli, will also be with us, so you can come meet her. Carpooling will be available afterward to the "Chez Coco" milonga.

Women's technique workshops

FRIDAY, MARCH 10
at MonTango

•6:30-8 p.m. Women's technique workshop with Juliana (all levels):
"T1" Tanguera technique 1
•$35

SATURDAY, MARCH 11
at MonTango

•12-1:30 p.m. Women's technique workshop with Juliana (all levels):
"T2" Tanguera technique 2
•35$

•1:45-3:15 p.m. Women's technique workshop with Juliana (intermediate and up):
"O1" Ornaments 1
•$35

•3:30-5 p.m. Women's technique workshop with Juliana (advanced):
"O2" Ornaments 2
•$35

Milongas and open classes

THURSDAY, MARCH 9
at Rialto
, 5723, av. du Parc
•8 p.m. Open class for men and women with Juliana Maggioli
•9 p.m. The Chez Coco milonga at Rialto Hall, 2nd floor.
•Class and milonga: $15
•Milonga only: $10

FRIDAY, MARCH 10
at MonTango

•8 p.m. Open class for men and women with Juliana
•9 p.m.-12 a.m. The Connexion Tango Practilonga with Juliana. DJ Mistral.
•Class and practilonga: $15 members, $20 non-members
•Practilonga only: $10 members, $12 non-members

SATURDAY, MARCH 11
at Rialto
, 5723, av. du Parc
GRAND BAL TANGUERAFEST
•8 p.m. Open class for men and women with Juliana
•9 p.m.-3 a.m. LE GRAND BAL:
-Demonstrations by Juliana Maggioli and Wolf Mercado
-LIVE music by El Trio Argentino and Flavia Garcia
-DJs Michel Auzat and Andrea, who will feature music by the women of tango
-Raffle for tickets to the show Historias de Tango 3: Encuentros
•Class and milonga: $30
•Milonga only: $22

SUNDAY, MARCH 12
at MonTango
•12 p.m.
Open class for men and women with Juliana
•1-6 p.m. Café Domingo, the Sunday afternoon milonga, with DJ Andrea.
•Class and milonga: $15 members, $20 non-members
•Milonga only: $10 members, $12 non-members

All weekend

•Art exhibit by Katie Chau at MonTango: “Tango Moments.”
The works will remain on display until the end of March.
The vernissage will be Saturday, March 18 from 5-7 p.m.

•Shop in our Boutique Elditango, at MonTango Friday and Sunday, and at Rialto Saturday.

•Give to the Native Women's Centre of Montreal. In addition to the opening activity, there will be a box for your donations at the welcome table of all the milongas. Click to find out more.

Packages and registration

Buy in advance:

Technique workshops: $35 each
Open class + Grand Bal Tanguerafest: $30
Grand Bal Tanguerafest: $22

Packages:

Four workshops package: $110
Full package: $170 (includes the 4 women's technique classes, the 4 open classes and the 4 milongas)
Milongas package: $65 (includes the 4 open classes and 4 milongas)

Packages available until March 8 in person at MonTango (cash or cheque) or online with PayPal (service charges apply).
Individual Chez Coco, Connexion Tango and Café Domingo milongas are payable at the door. Grand Bal tickets will also be available at the door.

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