MILONGAS' SCHEDULE

THURSDAY

address: 18 Westerplatte Street

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about: The building was designed by Jan Erlt and completed in 1881. On the first floor, there is a large meeting room with
a gallery above the entrance. It is decorated with a stylish chandelier, and portraits of several Polish kings, namely Bolesław I the Brave, Casimir III the Great, Władysław II Jagiełło, Sigismund II Augustus, Stephen Báthory, and John III Sobieski, painted on the basis of sketches by Jan Matejko. Every portrait is provided with an inscription informing about the privileges the king gave to the butchers’ guild. Jan Matejko founded a watercolour with the guild’s emblem, which features the head of an ox with a star between its horns.

 

address: 10 Daniłowicza Street , Wieliczka

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show: Martin Sergio Almiron i Agnieszka Stach

Wieliczka is a town just next to Kraków. It is possible to go there and come back by a cheap public transport – a train from the Main Station.

Check the schedule here: https://malopolskiekoleje.pl/index.php/pierwsza-strona

The underground lift will work constantly from  20:30 to 21:30 and after that every half an hour. It will be possible to go outside during the whole milonga. Anyway downstairs there will be a smoking room, toilets and a bar waiting for you.

check the location: 200 square meters dance floor… 135 underground! Wieliczka Salt Mine milonga will take place in Jan Haluszka Chamber. There’s a bar in there as well.

XIII century Wieliczka Salt Mine, a world-class monument, is featuring among twelve objects on the UNESCO’s World Cultural and Natural Heritage List (since 1976). It’s also one of the seven wonders of Poland by “Rzeczpospolita” magazine.

FRIDAY

address: 1 Mikołaja Zyblikiewicza Street, I floor

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about: The Garrison Club, or Officers’ Casino, is a true spirit of interwar Cracow in the heart of the city. The atmosphere of the Garrison Club, once frequently visited by Józef Piłsudski, the First Marshal of Poland, is still alive here. The poet Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński also visited this place after the war, starting the activity of one of the oldest Cracow cabarets, “Seven Cats”.

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Krakus Aires Tango Festival

 

address: 27 Piłsudskiego Street

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show: Mila Vigdorova and Tymoteusz Ley

about: A nineteenth-century sports hall of the Polish Gymnastic Society “Sokół” (i.e. Falcon) is unique on a European scale. The original decoration of the hall was created in 1890, according to
a project by the Cracow artist Antoni Tuch. Shortly afterwards, Tuch changed it, but during a renovation a dozen or so years later a new polychrome designed by Józef Mehoffer was painted there. In 2019, a thorough restoration of the frescoes decorating the top parts of the walls of the hall were completed.

Krakus Aires Tango Festival

 

SATURDAY

address: 1 Mikołaja Zyblikiewicza Street, I floor

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about: The Garrison Club, or Officers’ Casino, is a true spirit of interwar Cracow in the heart of the city. The atmosphere of the Garrison Club, once frequently visited by Józef Piłsudski, the First Marshal of Poland, is still alive here. The poet Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński also visited this place after the war, starting the activity of one of the oldest Cracow cabarets, “Seven Cats”.

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address: 39 John Paul II Avenue

live music: Bandonegro

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show: Lorena Tarantino and Gianpiero Galdi

Krakus Aires Tango Festival

SUNDAY

address: Rynek Główny 34

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about: A beautiful, sunny room with 190-square-metre dance floor at the Cracow Main Square. A magnificent view and a large bright space for dancing. A bar available on the spot, as always.

Krakus Aires Tango Festival

 

 

address: plac Świętego Ducha 1

show: Esref Tekinalp and Vanessa Gauch

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address: św. Jana 2

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MONDAY

address: Plac Świętego Ducha 1

live music by Bandonegro with shows by all the festival’s teachers

address: Św. Jana 2

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Feniks Club – an outstanding place established in thirties last century, that hasn’t changed its decoration ever since then! Our grandparents used to dance tango, foxtrot and waltz there. The club is known for the jazz concerts played also during World War II. It’s most likely the only place in Poland were the tango has been danced for nearly 100 years. It’s a perfect place for the Festival afterparty.


WORKSHOPS' SCHEDULE

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
12:00-13:30 Mila Vigdorova - solo technique - Fluidity. Stepping, turning and ochos - maintain it fluid and connected. How to and why not (what’s usually wrong). Lorena and Gianpiero - Timing and body awareness in ochos, crosses and giros: effective and clear fundamentals for a smooth dance Esref and Vanessa - The Vals feeling - Using musical phrases and Loops. Applying them fluently - all levels
Martin and Agnieszka - tango escenario - working on sequence with lifts and steps in the time of variation of tango - advanced Martin and Agnieszka - ornaments on figures with the support of the music for leader and follower - intermediate Martin Almiron - solo technique - axis exercises (on the axis, shared axis and off-axis), pivot and dissociation
13:45-15:15 Mila and Tymoteusz - Dramatic music. How to express it without show dancing. Lorena and Gianpiero - Traditional and innovative sacada loops Mila and Tymoteusz - quality of the movement - Walking to different orchestras - D' Arienzo, Di Sarli, Canaro and Pugliese.
Martin Almiron - solo technique for leaders - turns and combinations of traps for the dance floor - intermediate Esref and Vanessa - Musicality, understanding patterns and playing with rhythms - all levels Esref and Vanessa - Milonga: Traspie modes : Passive, cross, embellishment - intermediate/ advanced
15:30-17:00 Esref and Vanessa- the main concepts of communication and connection, how to apply them in both Tango Salon and Milonguero Styles - all levels Mila Vigdorova - solo technique - Musicality in milonga! Improvise with no sweat. Easy tools and funny possibilities. Lorena and Gianpiero - Comfortable but effective embrace: what to perceive and what we can change to find freedom and connection
Lorena and Gianpiero - Continuity in Giros and direction changes Esref and Vanessa - Actions in Giro: Lapices, enrosques, sacadas & boleos - intermediate/advanced Mila Vigdorova - solo technique - leading skills for ladies. What can help your following and also just for the hell of it. Leading is fun!
17:15-18:45 Esref and Vanessa - Indispensables of Social dancing; "Cortados". Dynamic, speed, connection, musicality - intermediate Mila and Tymoteusz - Out off axis!!! Turning whoosh whoosh!! Lorena and Gianpiero - Ganchos: technique and rythmical applications
Lorena and Gianpiero - Out of axis into close embrace and social space Martin Almiron -solo technique - working on the musicality with sequence of tango steps in different rhythms and orchestras - open level Martin and Agnieszka -advanced sequence with crosses and turns - advanced