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Posted: 22:57, Tuesday 21 November 2017 by Mark Stojani

Updated: 23:41, Tuesday 21 November 2017 by Mark Stojani

Sigrid Van Tilbeurgh and Murat Erdemsel Feb23-25 2018

more details to come!


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Carlo Sansour Workshop Weekend

Posted: 21:17, Tuesday 31 October 2017 by Mark Stojani

Updated: 23:40, Tuesday 21 November 2017 by Mark Stojani

One of Adelaide tango scene’s original key figures, inaugural SiempeTangoAdelaide teacher, president and great dancer Carlo Sansour is visiting for a whistle stop weekend of wshops thiscoming 4th and 5th of November.

Carlo Sansour is one of the tango pioneers in Germany. He came to work with legends of tango such as Antonio Todaro and Pepito Avellaneda. He was the first DJ in Stuttgart and has been very influential in shaping the tango scenes in the whole of South-West of Germany, one of the main tango regions in Europe. He established Siempre Tango in Karlsruhe, Germany, and in Adelaide, Australia, and is the creator of a series of tango festivals in Karlsruhe and Baden-Baden, which has become one of the finest tango festivals in Europe. His Djing reflects this background as he strives to strike a balance between the strong beat and the melody; what he plays must be moving. He is a committed teacher who exhibits a broad background touching on all styles of tango, however, his priority is tango de salon, specifically a modern version of the milonguero style.

The weekend schedule is as follows;

Saturday 4th Nov


2-3.30pm (WShop 1) Close embrace attractive dancing in crowded milongas.

3.45-5.15 (WShop 2) Dancing to D’Arienzo. The power of the rhythm.

Venue: Druids hall backroom hall 2 Cassie St, Collinswood

8-Midnight TangoAdelaide MILONGA (DJ Carlo Sansour) Entry $10:

Venue: Chandelier Room Druids Hall 2 Cassie St Collinswood MAP

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Sunday 5th Nov

3.30-5pm (WShop 3) Milonga: Lisa & Traspie. When to do what? Relaxed milonga dancing with no running!!

5-6.30pm (WShop 4) The beauty of el enganche in salon tango.

6.30pm-8.30pm Practica Domingo Entry $5 or free for wshop participants.

Venue : Venue: Eastwood Community Centre, 95 Glen Osmond Rd, Eastwood SA MAP

please note the different times from Sat to Sun

PRICES: All WShops $25 each or $90 if you do all four.

All workshops are suitable for people who want to improve their quality of dancing.

Registration and payment for both workshops to Michael Speck ;

PH : 0407615900

email :


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Super Thursday!

Posted: 12:54, Tuesday 22 August 2017 by Mark Stojani

Updated: 12:29, Tuesday 22 August 2017 by Mark Stojani

When: Thursday 24th August 8pm-11pm

Where: North Adelaide Community Centre

Click for map

Come and enjoy a beautiful evening of tango among friends.

Music: Mark Stojani

Cost: $10 payable at the door (BYO drink&snack)


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Posted: 11:53, Tuesday 25 July 2017 by Mark Stojani

Updated: 11:26, Tuesday 25 July 2017 by Mark Stojani

Please join us for Tango Bar @ Dom Polski Centre!

When: Friday 26th May 2017 , 8.30pm-12midnight
Where: Dom Polski Centre Click for map
Música: Mark♫
Cost: $10
Drinks available at the bar.

Here’s something to warm you up. Almost nine years ago!


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Practica Domingo

Posted: 13:31, Tuesday 30 May 2017 by Mark Stojani

Updated: 13:01, Tuesday 30 May 2017 by Mark Stojani

We continue with our Sunday Practica Sessions at Eastwood Community Centre 95 Glen Osmond Rd, Eastwood.

Entry $5

BYO Drinks/Snacks

See you there!


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Classes for 2018

Class times: Wednesday 7.30pm Beginners & 8.30pm Advanced

Classes commence Wednesday 31st January 2018

7.30pm & 8.30pm classes held at St Theodore’s Church Hall, Prescott St, Toorak Gardens (map | streetview).

Wed class dates 2018
1st Block: 31st Jan – 7th Mar
2nd Block: 21st Mar – 25th Apr
3rd Block: 9th May – 13th June
4th Block: 27th Jun – 1st Aug
5th Block: 15th Aug – 19th Sep
6th Block: 3rd Oct – 7th Nov
7th Block: 21st Nov – 12th Dec (4 weeks block)

Cost for full block of 6 lessons is $90 or concession $70. Discount of $10 if paid in full at the 1st lesson

Individual/casual lessons cost $15 or concession $12. Private lessons are available with teachers.


Siempre Tango Practica 2018

Practicas will resume 18th January 2018
Practicas are from 8pm to 9.30pm on Thursday nights at North Adelaide Community Centre, Tynte Street (map)

Attending the practica is an excellent way to practice your technique, dance with friends, and as a tradition attend the after practica drinks!

Entry $5 (Adelaide City Council residents free)

Super Thursday Practica at North Adelaide Community Centre 8-11pm Click for map

April 26th
June 28th
August 23rd
October 25th

13th December (Christmas Super Thursday)

EXTRA PRACTICAS! Practica DOMINGO 16.30-18.30

$5 entry

BYO Drinks/snacks

Eastwood Community Centre MAP

on the following Sundays;
Feb 4
May 6
July 8
Aug 5
Sep 2
Oct 7
Nov 4
Dec 2


Siempre Tango Milongas 2018


Coriole Winery Click for map
SAT 27th January 2018. 8-11.30pm

Murat Erdemsel & Sigrid Van Tilbeurgh Milonga Nth Adel Comm Centre Sat 24th Feb 2018. 8pm-12midnight.

Anabella Diaz-Hojman & Ezequiel Farfaro Milonga Venue to be announced Sat 2nd June 2018 8pm-12midnight.


Every 4th Fri of the month commencing;

23 March
25 May
27 July
21 Sep
23 Nov

Milongas at Dom Polski 8.30pm to midnight are BI- MONTHLY and on the 4th Friday of the month. Click for map
Please note that we are rescheduling the SEPTEMBER milonga to the 3rd Friday which is Sep 21st to avoid a clash with the Canberra Tango Festival


Musings on Tango

In memory of Alberto Podesta

Posted: 23:16, Sunday 20 December 2015 by Lucy Lu

Updated: 23:20, Thursday 17 March 2016 by Ben

Alberto Podesta has left this world to sing for God. In milongas, every DJ played a special tanda in memory of the great singer.

Personally, NADA is my favorite song from Podesta. This recent live performance below was recorded by a friend visiting BsAs. Such a beautiful voice….


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How would you dance if this is your last song together?

Posted: 00:43, Monday 8 June 2015 by Lucy Lu

Updated: 00:13, Monday 8 June 2015 by Lucy Lu

Full of emotions in this song. Maybe it is the song itself, or maybe it was Pablo and Noelia’s last song performed together as a couple. She chose a Chilean as dancing partner and married to an Italian later, and she is famous and popular over the world. Do you know who he is?

Pablo Rodriguez y Noelia Hurtado Tango Invierno en La Baldosa Julio 2011


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King of rhythm D'Arienzo - Echagüe "Paciencia" Live 1964

Posted: 21:30, Friday 6 February 2015 by Lucy Lu

Updated: 22:06, Friday 6 February 2015 by Lucy Lu

This is Juan D’Arienzo’s Orchestra with singer Alberto Echagüe. Tango “Paciencia” with Subtitles in English – Original video from a Saturday’s Show recorded in the TV Channel 4 Monte Carlo, Montevideo, Uruguay, February 1964.


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