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August 12th -14th, 2016 featuring

  • Noelia Hurtado and Carlos Espinoza
  • Jorge Torres and Maria Blanco
  • Yanick Wyler and Eugenia Parilla
  • Live Music by El Cachivache
  • DJ Avik
  • DJ Varo
  • DJ Derek
  • DJ Homer
  • DJ Sabah
  • Two “for fun” Competitions
  • Duo Fuertes Varnerin (Live Tango Guitar Duet)
  • Screening of “Fermín, Glories of Tango”

Orange County Tango Festival Full Schedule

Social Dancer’s Track
(Mostly close embrace)

Location: Fullerton Ballroom Main Room

Saturday
10am – Noon Carlos and Noelia
1pm – 3pm Yanik and Eugenia

Sunday
1pm – 3pm Jorge and Maria
3:15pm – 5:15pm Carlos and Noelia

Performer’s Track
(Ganchos, Boleos, Barridas etc)

Location: The Clubhouse Dance Studio (2 Miles from Fullerton Ballroom)

Saturday
10am – Noon Yanik and Eugenia
1pm – 3pm Jorge and Maria

Sunday
1pm – 3pm Carlos and Noelia
3:15pm – 5:15pm Yanik and Eugenia

Teacher’s Track
(Must know leader’s and follower’s parts. For local teachers and tango geeks)

Location:  Fullerton Ballroom Amerige Room

Saturday
10am – Jorge and Maria
1pm – 3pm Carlos and Noelia

Sunday
1pm – 3pm Yanik and Eugenia
3:15pm – 5:15pm Jorge and Maria

Friday Night August 12th, 2016

  • 7:30pm : Doors open
  • 8:00pm : Pre-Party Teacher Meet and Greet hosted by Varo
  • 9:00pm-10pm : Live Music by El Cachivache Orchestra from B.A.
  • 10pm : Open dancing with DJ Sabah in traditional ballroom and DJ Derek in alternative ballroom (3rd floor)
  • 11:00pm : Performance by Yanick Wyler and Eugenia Parilla
  • 1am – 4am : Late Night Dancing with DJ Avik

Saturday Day Time

  • 10am-12pm Workshop 1
  • 12pm Lunch
  • 1pm-3pm Workshop 2
  • 3:15pm – 5pm Traditional Daytime Milonga with DJ Derek
  • 5pm-6pm live music and dancing by Duo Fuertes Varnerin (absolutely don’t miss this)
  • 6pm-8pm Screening of “Fermín, Glories of Tango” an amazing Tango movie by Oliver Kolker.  Oliver will be there to host and introduce his project: $10 or Included in Weekend Pass, Sat Day Pass, or either Saturday Milonga pass.  Bring food and chill out and enjoy.

Saturday Night August 13th, 2016

  • 8pm : Pre-Party hosted by Richard and Emma from the LA Tango Academy.
  • 9:00pm-10pm : Live Music by El Cachivache Orchestra from B.A.
  • 10pm – 1am open dancing with DJ Avik in traditional ballroom and DJ Homer in alternative ballroom (3rd floor)
  • 11pm : Performance by Jorge Torres and Maria Blanco
  • 1am : “Late Night Walk Off” dance contest. Pugliese meets Zoolander.  Can you turn left?  Sponsored by Shoes by Yolanda.  Winners will each get choice of Tango shoes by Yolanda Rossi.  Format: You choose your partner, DJ Avik chooses music for walking.  Best walk wins. Judged by Jorge Torres.
  • 1am – 4am+: Late night dancing with DJ Varo

Sunday Daytime

  • 1pm-3pm: Workshop 3
  • 3:15pm-5:15pm Workshop 4
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm Alternative Daytime Milonga with DJ Homer

Sunday Night August 14th, 2016 [UPDATED]

  • 8pm: Doors open with DJ Varo
  • 8:30pm : Jack and Jill Dance Contest sponsored by Southern California Tango Championships Feb 17-19 2017. Winners get free passes to SCTC. Thanks Yuliana!  Format: 3 random partners to 3 random songs.  Free to enter.   DJ Varo.
  • 9:00pm-10pm : Open Dancing with DJ Varo
  • 10pm : Performance by Noelia and Carlos
  • 10:20pm-11:20pm : Live Music by El Cachivache Orchestra from B.A
  • 11:20pm – 2am+ Open dancing with DJ Vito