Nathalie's tango scene


Your contact is Nathalie: nathalie@tangomalta.org | 79287755
Venue: Numero Dos, 2 Triq il-Mastrudaxxa,Qasam Industrijali, MOSTA


If interested please contact Nathalie on 79287755 Nathalie @tangomalta.org-


REGULAR WEEKLY SCHEDULE

MONDAYS: 7.30pm Intermedios (with partner) / 9.15pm Practica for all.


TUESDAYS: 8.00pm Principiantes

SATURDAYS: 9.00pm MILONGA until 12.30am


OTHER DAYS: Nathalie is available by appointment for individual or small group private lessons of all levels, and for wedding dance preparation. Write to nathalie@tangomalta.org or phone her on 79287755


Always check out the calendar on the right for any last minute changes

Dec 26, 2008

30th December: Milonga del Sur



Argentine Tango by Tango Malta at Milonga del Sur on Tuesday 30th December, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 8.30pm onwards. This is our last Milonga for 2008 so come let's celebrate together.

Dec 17, 2008

Beginners' Course Level 1 Argentine Tango


We are pleased to announce that Nathalie & Gordon will be starting a beginners' course Level 1 on Tuesday 20th January. This course is being organised by TangoMalta and MUSC. Please note that you do not need a partner, as we are doing our utmost to have an equal number of leaders and followers. Since places are limited, please email us to confirm your attendance.

Place:
Students' House, Campus, University of Malta
Dates:
Tuesday 20th January 2009 at 20:15
Tuesday 27th January 2009 at 20.15
Tuesday 3rd February 2009 at 20:15
Tuesday 10th February 2009 at 20:15

Lessons are 1:30hrs long, after which we will hold a short practice lesson
Price: €30 per person / €20 for full-time students
The price covers the 4 sessions and will be collected by Claudia prior to the course. Only registrations by email will be accepted and must be done by the 12th January.

Dec 14, 2008

18th December: Milonga del Sur

Argentine Tango by Tango Malta at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 18th December, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards

Dec 12, 2008

Tango Malta Gift Vouchers

In need of an original gift this Christmas? TangoMalta now has gift vouchers redeemable for tango courses and private tango lessons, starting from 10 euros. Contact us for more details.

Dec 8, 2008

11th December: Milonga del Sur

Argentine Tango by Tango Malta at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 11th December, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards

Nov 30, 2008

4th December: Milonga del Sur

Argentine Tango by Tango Malta at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 4th December, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards

Nov 23, 2008

27th November: Milonga del Sur

Argentine Tango by Tango Malta at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 27th November, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 8.30pm onwards

Nov 17, 2008

20th November: Milonga del Sur

Argentine Tango at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 20th November, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 8.30pm onwards

Nov 11, 2008

Beginners II Sessions

Level II Sessions will be held as follows:

Wednesday 19th November - Sanguchito
Sunday 23rd November - Change of Weight
Tuesday 25th November - Ocho Cortado

These sessions are held at Nathalie's house, from 8pm - 9.30pm.
The cost for each session is €8. For those of you who have taken Level II already, the cost is €5 per session.

IMPORTANT: as always we try to have a balanced number of leaders and followers - thus email back and specify which sessions you will be attending. The above sessions are intended for all those dancers who have attended the Level 1 course or would like to polish up their steps.

Beginners' Course Level 1 Argentine Tango

We are pleased to announce that Nathalie & Gordon will be starting a beginners' course Level 1 on Tuesday 18th November. This course is being organised by TangoMalta and MUSC. Please note that you do not need a partner, as we are doing our utmost to have an equal number of leaders and followers. Since places are limited, please email us to confirm your attendance.
Place: Students' House, Campus, University of Malta
Dates:
Tuesday
18th November at 20:15
**Monday** 24th November at 20.15
Tuesday 2nd December at 20:15
Tuesday 9th December at 20:15
Lessons are 1:30hrs long, after which we will hold a short practice lesson
Price: €30 per person / €20 for full-time students
The price covers the 4 sessions and will be collected by Claudia on the first day of the course. Only registrations by email will be accepted and must be done by the 15th November.

Nov 10, 2008

13th November: Milonga del Sur

Argentine Tango at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 13th November, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 8.30pm onwards

Nov 2, 2008

6th November 2008: Milonga del Sur

This coming Thursday we will be having an assisted practica from 7.30pm - 9.00pm, followed by our regular Argentine Tango - Milonga del Sur from 9pm onwards, at Il-Forn, Birgu.

Oct 25, 2008

30th October 2008: Milonga del Sur


The last Beginners 1 lesson (as per our original schedule) will be held on Thursday 30th October at Il-Forn, from 7.30 - 9.00pm.

Our usual milonga will follow from 9pm onwards.

Hope to see you there ...

Oct 20, 2008

First of all, thanks to all those who came to the workshop & Milonga this weekend - it was once again a memorable weekend. Big thanks to Aldo & Natalie for organising these events, giving us all the opportunity to further our tango knowledge...and an extremely big thank you to Maestro Eric Jeurissen for dedicating his time to our tango family.

Since we all want to put into practice what we've learned over the weekend, we are back with our regular Milonga del Sur, Thursdays at Il-Forn. This week the milonga will start at 8.30pm.

Oct 15, 2008

18th October 2008: Milonga El Beso


Milonga El Beso
Saturday 18th October from 8.30 pm till late
Venue: Le Meridien St. Julians Hotel & SPA - Ku Dé Ta Lounge & Bar
Music by Waldo
The Milonga is open to dancers and non-dancers. Invite your friends & family to join us for the evening. The Ku Dé Ta Lounge offers a light menu of salads, sandwiches and wholesome snacks as well as delicious ice-creams. You may also indulge in a comforting moment with a sumptuous selection of sandwich wraps and cakes, rinsed down by a flavored tea or coffee of your choice. A fully stocked bar will be open.

Oct 5, 2008

9th October 2008: Milonga del Sur

This week's Tango Events in Malta:
Monday - Beginners' Level 2 (3rd Lesson)
Tuesday - Beginners' Level 1 (3rd Lesson), followed by an assisted practica (everyone welcome)
Thursday - our regular Milonga del Sur at Il-Forn

Sep 29, 2008

2nd October 2008: Milonga del Sur

Argentine Tango at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 2ndOctober, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards

Sep 27, 2008

Article on Tango

An article on Argentine Tango was published on last week's Independent on Sunday (First Magazine). To all those who might have missed it - it is available here:

Tango Experience by Deborah Marshall-Warren

Many thanks to Deborah for writing the article.

Sep 22, 2008

25th September 2008: Milonga del Sur


Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 25th September, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards

Sep 18, 2008

Friday 19 Septembr: Sea Breeze Milonga

We will be organising a milonga on Friday 19th September at 9pm onwards. Venue: Sea Breeze, Qawra Coast Road, Qawra (Close to the Qawra Palace Hotel, first bungalow, grey in colour).

Sep 16, 2008

Tango Beginners' Course Level 1

Argentine tango is a beautiful dance and it has attracted the attention of most major cities in the world. Even here in little Malta we have a group of tango enthusiasts including Gordon (at present taking a tango boost in Argentina) and myself which will only be too happy to pass on our knowledge of this addictive dance. We are very pleased to see that a nice big group of people have actually inquired for this class.


HERE IS ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW:

Class level: Beginner's level 1

Teachers: Nathalie and Gordon

Place: Il-Forn Wine bar , Birgu

Dates: 25th Sep, 2nd Oct, 7th Oct, 30th Oct 2008

Time: 7.30pm sharp till 9pm. (After class, you are invited to practice and socialize with other tango dancers for another 2 hours)

Price: 25 euros per person for the 4 sessions (money collected from our classes,go towards a fund with which we are able to invite foreign teachers to spice up our dancing) Claudia collects the money.

Dress:
What you want, normally smart casual. Followers are advised to wear leather soled well supported shoes.


WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW:

If you are interested, please send us an e mail, if possible by the end of the week, stating your full name and mobile number in case we need to contact you urgently. Let us know, if you would like to take the class as a follower or a leader, so that we will try and match equal numbers of followers to leaders. In reality we are at the moment outnumbered by followers, so please do try to get a leader/s with you, and inform us about them (women can lead too). During class we change partners constantly, so everybody gets a chance to participate. If you need further info please contact Nathalie on tangomalta@gmail.com or 79287755.

Note: Maestro Eric Jurissen will be in Malta giving workshops between the 16th and 19th October 2008. This will be a great opportunity for you to continue polishing up what you have learnt in Beginners Level 1 Course.

Sep 14, 2008

Tango Beginners’ Course Level 2

In preparation for the October 16th to 19th workshops by Maestro Eric Jurissen, we present:

Tango Beginners’ Course Level 2

Course Content: Ocho Cortado, Sanguichito, Giro and finishing off by some polishing and Musicalidad.

Dates: 22nd & 29th September, 6th and 13th October 2008

Time: 8.30pm – 10.00pm

Place: 69 St. Paul's Street Rabat (venue might change if the weather remains this warm)

Price: 30 euros per person per course. 10 euros for those who have already taken the course and wish to repeat it.

Who may apply: All those that have done beginners level 1, or have done some private sessions that covered the basic steps in tango, like walking, outside walk, side step and ochos.

Booking & Queries: Kindly contact Tango Malta: tangomalta@gmail.com or call 79287755.

Sep 5, 2008

Tango Shoe Polish Workshops

In preparation for the October 16th to 19th workshops by Maestro Eric Jurissen, we present:

Tango Shoe Polish Workshops


* Saturday 13th September 2008 *


Workshop 1. Refining Your Dance
Time: 10:00 to 12:00

This workshop covers the fundamental movements and posture of the dance.

Lunch break 12:00 to 13.30

Workshop 2. Slow Dancing with Embellishments
Time: 13.30 to 15:00

This workshop covers the movements and musicality of lovely Slow Tangos. Together we will also explore some dance embellishments for men and women.


Venue: St James Cavalier, Valletta
Fee: 15 Euro per person
Teachers: Nathalie Mifsud and Aldo Calleja
Dance Experience: All dancers who have attended Argentine Tango classes recently.
For bookings (by 11th September) and queries contact Aldo Calleja: aldo@isladeltango.com

Sep 2, 2008

4th September 2008: Milonga en la Capital

Tango Argentino at Milonga en la Capital on Thursday 4th September, at Caffè Merisi, South Street, Valletta, from 8.30pm onwards, by Tango Malta. Bring your dancing shoes and your passion and we will make it happen :)

Aug 22, 2008

28th August 2008: Sunset Tango

Come and enjoy a swim and as the sun is setting, the first notes of tango will be played...a summer milonga to enjoy!

Tango dancers come and enjoy a milonga Maltese style at its best.

Non-dancers & friends please join us for a drink and see what all the fuss is all about :)

The bar will be open for food & drink.

Location: Lido Riviera Martinique, Riviera Bay (Ghajn Tuffieha, l-Bajja tat-Tarag)
Time: 7.00pm onwards

Aug 15, 2008

21st August 2008: Milonga en la Capital

Tango Argentino at Milonga en la Capital on Thursday 21st August, at Caffe' Merisi, South Street Valletta, from 8.30pm onwards, by Tango Malta.

Jul 19, 2008

Milonga at BoV Streets Alive

We are pleased to announce that the next three milongas will be held on Fridays in Valletta as part of the BoV Streets Alive activities. We will be dancing outside, opposite Luciano's restaurant (on the side of the Cathedral entrance) from 8.30pm onwards. Luciano's will be providing a welcome drink to us all. You are encouraged to come and enjoy the last tango evenings before our summer break.

Painting used in advert: Courtesy of Rupert Cefai Vertikali 06 © 2008

Jul 17, 2008

17th July 2008: Milonga del Sur

Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 17th July, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards, by Tango Malta.

Jul 8, 2008

10th July 2008: Milonga del Sur

Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 10th July, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 8.30pm onwards, by Tango Malta.

Jun 30, 2008

3rd July: Milonga del Sur

Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 3rd July, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 8.30pm onwards, by Tango Malta.

Jun 23, 2008

26th June: Milonga del Sur

Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 26th June, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 8.30pm onwards, by Tango Malta.

Jun 19, 2008

Tango Porteño

A Tango night to remember - Tango Porteño at Lo Squero on the 28th June 2008 from 9pm onwards. Come and dance and enjoy a social evening amongst friends. Non-dancers are welcome to come and watch what Argentine Tango is all about, while having a drink on the beautiful Lo Squero terrace overlooking Floriana's Haywharf.

Jun 16, 2008

19th June 2008: Milonga del Sur

Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 19th June, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 8.30pm onwards.

Jun 8, 2008

Argentine Tango Intensive Weekend Workshop

We are happy to officially announce the Argentine Tango intensive weekend workshop to be held between the 27th and 29th June 2008 at St. James Cavalier in Valletta. The teachers for this weekend workshop are Gerardo from Uruguay and Ǻsa from Sweden.

The timetable for the lessons is as follows:

Beginners (Those who have at least completed Beginners Level 1):
Friday 18:00 - 19:45
Saturday 09:30 - 12:30
Sunday 09:30 - 12:30

Intermediates (Those who have been dancing for at least 1 year):
Friday: 20:15 - 22.00
Saturday 15:30 - 18:30
Sunday 15:30 - 18:30

The cost of this workshop is of €60.00 per person. To book please email tangomalta@gmail.com. Only bookings in advance will be considered.

Assisted Practicas

Gordon and Nathalie are offering 2 1/2hrs of assisted tango practice, in preparation for Gerardo's visit. These sessions will be held between 8:30pm - 11:00pm and are intended for those who have already taken some lessons in Argentine Tango and who wish to practice what they have learned with the possibility of asking for guidance and clarifications. Anyone who has taken beginners' level 1 and 2, or private lessons is more than welcome, as are more advanced dancers. The dates are as follows:

Tuesday 10th June
Sunday 15th June
Wednesday 18th June
Monday 23rd June

For more information please email tangomalta@gmail.com

12th June 2008: Milonga del Sur

Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 12th June, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 8.30pm onwards.

Jun 2, 2008

5th June: Milonga del Sur

Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 5th June, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 8.30pm onwards.

May 26, 2008

29th May: Milonga del Sur

Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 29th May, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards

May 20, 2008

22nd May: Milonga del Sur

Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 22nd May, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards

May 13, 2008

Histoire du Tango - works by Astor Piazzolla

There will be a live tango concert with works by Piazzolla, performed by Fiorella Camilleri (flute) and Evan Plumpton (guitar) on Sunday 18th May at 11am at St Catherine of Italy Church in Valletta.

May 12, 2008

15th May: Milonga del Sur

Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 8th May, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards

May 5, 2008

8th May: Milonga del Sur

Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 8th May, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards

May 4, 2008

Beginners' Tango Course Level 2

We are be holding a four session Tango course aimed at beginners level 2 (dancers who have taken a course in the first building blocks of Tango before, and preferably have been dancing for 2 to 3 months). The course will be held every other week on Fridays between 8:30pm and 10:00pm, starting this Friday 9th May. The price for the whole course is 30 euros, or 10 euros per class. The classes will be held at Nathalie's place.

The following is the plan for the course:

9 May: Lesson 1: Musicalidad
23 May: Lesson 2: Sanguchito
6 June: Lesson 3: Ocho cortado
20 June: Lesson 4: Giro

Please email us if you would like to attend the course.

May 2, 2008

Tango Workshop in June by Gerardo and Asa

Over the last weekend of June (27-29th June 2008), we are pleased to be having Gerardo and Asa, two Argentine tango teachers visiting Malta, during which period we are organizing a weekend workshop (with sessions for beginners and more advanced dancers) and a tango ball. The workshops will be held over three sessions (per level) one held on Friday evening, another on Saturday, and the third on Sunday. Please let us know if you think you will attend the workshop.

More details will be posted soon!

May 1, 2008

Apr 28, 2008

1st May 2008: Milonga del Sur


Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 1st May, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 8.30pm onwards

Beginners' Course Level 1


We are pleased to announce that Nathalie will be starting a beginners' course on Thursday 8th May. Please note that you do not need a partner, as we are doing our utmost to have an equal number of leaders and followers. Since places are limited, please email us to confirm your attendance.

Day: Every Thursday for 4 weeks, starting 8th May
Time: 7.30pm - 9.00pm (our usual Milonga will follow afterwards)
Price: EURO 25.00 per person (for all 4 sessions)
Place: Il-Forn, Birgu

Apr 22, 2008

24th April: Milonga

This week's Milonga will be held at Nathalie's place, 8pm onwards. If you need directions, please email info@tangomalta.org

Thanks to all those who came to our Tango at Sunset Party...it was fantastic!

Apr 14, 2008

Tango Lab Thurs 17th April

You are invited to my house for an other Tango Lab and a glass of wine this Thursday 17th April from 8pm till 11pm. We hope to experiment with change of direction. Those interested in participating are kindly requested to send a short reply via email for directions.
Nat

Apr 13, 2008

Tango at Sunset

CLICK HERE FOR A MAP AND DIRECTIONS TO THE PLACE
Date: Sunday 20th April
Time: 6pm onwards

A relaxed evening by the sea with lots of interesting Tango music amongst friends. Come casually dressed (even straight from your Sunday walk) and enjoy the end of the day by the sea, bring a mat or cushion to sit on, otherwise dance all evening. If you get some drink (and your own food) it would go down well.
Tea coffee cake and Tango on the house.
Love to see you all.
nat gor clau ed

Mar 31, 2008

3rd April 2008: Practica

On Thursday 3rd April we will be holding a one hour Practica after the last beginners' lesson. No Milonga will be held on that day. We will be having a break from our regular Milongas at Il-Forn, and will be holding a Tango Party around mid-April. More details will follow shortly.

In the meantime, those of you who want to keep there tango up to scratch for the party, please email us.

Mar 24, 2008

Ladies Technica Course

On Monday 24th March Nathalie will be holding a "stretching and technique class" for ladies. This will be held at 7.30 pm at her place. This class is aimed at beginners level 2 and intermediates. Participants are asked come in comfortable clothing and to bring with them socks as well as high heeled tango shoes.

For more details please email info@tangomalta.org

27th March 2008: Milonga del Sur


Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 27th March, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards.

Mar 17, 2008

20th March 2008: Milonga del Sur


Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 20th March, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards.

Mar 10, 2008

Beginners' Course


We are pleased to announce that Nathalie will be starting a beginners' course this Thursday 13th March. Please note that you do not need a partner, as we are doing our utmost to have an equal number of leaders and followers. Since places are limited, please email us to confirm your attendance.

Day: Every Thursday for 4 weeks, starting 13th March
Time: 7.30pm - 9.00pm (Our usual Milonga will follow afterwards)
Price: €25.00 per person (for all 4 sessions)
Place: Il-Forn, Birgu

13th March 2008: Milonga del Sur


Tango Argentino at Milonga del Sur on Thursday 13th March, at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu, Malta, from 9.00pm onwards