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Welcome to Tango Holidays with Alja & Sašo, an intensive workshop where you put your everyday worries aside and immerse yourself in tango!

Tango počitnice z Aljo & Sašotom

We organize Tango Holidays several times per year. All of them take place in Veržej, Slovenia. The summer editions stick to our Festivalito Rural, a perfect oppurtunity to combine learning tango with pure tango pleasure!

Tango

  • almost 8 hours of tango per day
    • 4h classes (morning and afternoon)
    • 1.5h privapractica (individual work with each participant during practica)
    • 2h milonguita (both socializing and practice)
  • for any dancer
    • maximum eight couples: a small group guarantees rapid progress
    • for all levels except complete beginners
    • also suitable for participants of the previous tango holidays
  • eternal topic: technique and musicality
    • (deepening) the fundamentals of bodywork and communication technique
    • learning about musical structure of tangos and investigating our own musicality
    • applying the technique to musical interpretation: for us, technique is at the service of musicality!
  • beautiful venue
    • the mansion of Marianum Institute Veržej (also the home of Festivalito Rural)
    • our very own dance hall for classes, practice and milongas

Holidays

  • half-board accommodation
    • double or single rooms
    • rooms and meals in the same building as the dance-hall
    • local specialities by our excellent chef Nada!
  • every day enough free time for non-tango activities; so, what can you do in Veržej?
    • relax in a nearby hot springs spa resort Banovci (walking distance!)
    • visit the main local attraction, the floating watermill, and buy freshly ground flour
    • visit handicraft and ethnological exhibitions at nearby Centre DUO and even try your own skill and handicrafting
    • visit the vineyards and wineries of Jeruzalem and Goričko

Program

This is how it usually works. (See the invididual edition pages for definite schedules.)
  • Welcome day
    • 19:30 - 21:00: dinner for hungry travellers
    • 21:00 - 01:00: welcome milonga
  • Working days (usually four)
    • 07:00 - 10:00: breakfast
    • 10:30 - 13:00: morning classes
    • 16:00 - 17:30: practica
    • 17:30 - 19:00: afternoon classes
    • 19:30 - 21:00: dinner
    • 21:00 - 23:00: evening milonguita
  • Last working day
    • 21:00 - 01:00: farewell milonga
  • Farewell day
    • 07:00 - 10:00: breakfast

On the welcome and the last working day, we extend the evening milonguita until 01:00 and invite some nice local dancers to help us say hello and goodbye to Veržej!

Price

  • teaching: 170 EUR (per person)
    • 16 hours of classes
    • 6 hours of privapracticas
  • accommodation: 30 EUR per person per night
    • half-board in a double-bed room (contact us for other options)
    • reduced price for visits to the hot springs spa resort
  • extras: free
    • 14h of evening milong(uit)as
    • dance-hall for practice, open non-stop
    • refreshments at classes (water, fruit and snacks)

Registration

  • Please register with Alja (alja@milonguera.si, +386 31 328 443).
  • See the page of a specific edition for the registration deadline.
  • Registration only in couples!
  • The registration is only confirmed after pre-payment of the teaching fee.
  • The tango holidays will take place if at least 4 couples register. Full refund in case of cancellation.

Venue

Tango Holidays take place at the Marianum Institute Veržej, a Salesian cultural, spiritual and handicrafts centre specialized in work with youth. The centre includes a pension (like a hostel, but each room has a bathroom) and several rooms for seminars — most important for us, also a lovely dance hall.

Address: Puščenjakova ulica 1, Veržej, Slovenia; GPS coordinates: 46.5796381,16.156821.