2nd Annual Tango Festival

The Amherst College Tango Club Presents:

In collaboration with the Association of Amherst Students, The Peruvian Education Initiative, Dean of Student Activities, Social Council, Programming Board, the Alumni and Parent Program, and Northampton Tango 

 

AMHERST COLLEGE SECOND ANNUAL TANGO FESTIVAL

 WITH LIVE MUSIC BY INFINITANGO

AND GUEST DANCE PERFORMANCES AND CLASSES

BY ARMANDO ORZUZA, NURIA MARTINEZ, & JOQUIN CANAY OF ARGENTINA

& OUR OWN DANIEL TRENNER & ANNA FLEISCHER

 

These events will benefit the Peruvian Education Initiative. 

Suggested Donation is $15 ($10 students and seniors) for the Milonga, plus $10 ($5 students and seniors) for each class attended. Of course any additional donation is welcomed, and of course donations are not obligatory… come, even if you cannot afford to make one. Donations will be collected for the Peruvian Education Initiative.

 

Friday, November 4

Morris Pratt Dormitory Ballroom

6-7 p.m. Experienced Dancer's lesson for club members.

7-8 p.m. Free Tango Lesson: Complete beginner's introduction to Tango (Perfect for Parents)

Tango is the mysterious and sensual dance of the city of Buenos Aires. Join the Amherst College Argentine Tango Club, their world famous coach - Daniel Trenner, his assistant Anna Fleicher, and their special guest teacher Joaquin Canay, of Argentina by way of Ithaca, NY, for a great introduction to the art of Tango. Have fun and be ready for our Fall Milonga Dance on Sat. Evening.  

 

Saturday, November 5

Morris Pratt Dormitory Ballroom

6-8 p.m.

Free Tango Lessons: Complete Beginner's Tango Lesson (Perfect for Parents)

Tango is the mysterious and sensual dance of the city of Buenos Aires. Join the Amherst College Argentine Tango Club, Joaquin Canay & Anna Fleischer in this friendly introduction to Argentine Tango. Have fun and be ready for our Fall Milonga Dance at the Friedmann Room at the Campus Center following these lessons. 

 

Saturday, November 5

The Friedmann Room, Keefe Campus Center

Our Second Annual Fall Milonga

Come join us for an evening of dance, performance and fun. 

A Milonga is both the name of a dance, and of the social gathering where we dance.

 

Doors open at 7:30pm.

 

8-9:30 PM Class for Experienced Dancers, Pre Milonga, by Armando and Nuria. Beginners are welcome to watch.

9 PM  Live Music by Infinitango

11PM Performances by Armando Orzuza and Nuria Martinez

Dancing until after 1 AM w DJ Joaquin

Between music sets there may be some additional readings and musical performances…

 

Feel free to dress to impress!

Admission is free, but please make a donation to the Peruvian Education Initiative if you can.

Light refreshments will be served.

Everyone is welcome. Bring your friends and family members!!!

 

Sunday, November 6

The Friedmann Room, Keefe Campus Center

Time to be determined.

 

Come and wrap up this amazing weekend of Tango dancing at Amherst college by attending our concluding advanced lesson by Joaquin Canay!

 

More information available:

e-mail Alex at ajaramillo12@amherst.edu

Or visit the following sites:

The Peruvian Education Initiative:   https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/studentgroups/peruvian_education_initiative

Armando Orzuza and Nuria Martinez

Joaquin Canay

Infinitango

Northampton Tango

Daniel Trenner

 

Students Outside The Campus Center