WELCOME TO The tropical tango festival cairns

auGUST 18TH -20TH

A unique Tango event in the heart of Tropical Queensland. We promise you will improve your Tango while enjoying our beautiful location.

Submersion courses

3 Intensive Courses designed to significantly improve your tango dancing.

PRE-FESTIVAL CLASSES AND PRIVATE LESSONS

start of august

Ney Melo will be here from the 4th of August. Book private lessons and regular classes with him here:

the festival weekend

7 specialized workshops and 3 Themed Milongas with different DJs for each night.

never done tango before?

If you've never danced Tango before but would still like to participate in the Festival we recommend that you try a FREE beginner class with Made to Move.

The Dance and Fitness school has a unique 3 level program design specifically for beginners to learn Tango fast.

In a few lessons you could be ready to join in on all the festival has to offer.

THE TEACHERS

NEY MELO

Since 2002, Ney has travelled the world and taught Argentine Tango in such countries as Iceland, Australia, Finland, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia and Italy. His tango instruction is sought out by beginning and advanced dancers, as well as other teachers and choreographers from all over the world.

LIESL BOURKE

Liesl began her professional dance career in classical and contemporary dance. She has been teaching and performing Tango since 2003, working extensively throughout Europe in festivals and as an invited guest teacher and performer. Her teaching style is recognised for her knowledge of movement and body mechanics, creative imagery and precise technical explanations.

THE VENUES

EDGE HILL STATE SHCOOL PERFROMING ARTS BUILDING


The performing arts building at Edge Hill State School is our new venue for all 3 milongas. With a massive dance floor, professional lighting and sound system it will be a weekend to remember.

CLDC STUDIO

The Cairns Latin Dance Club is where the workshops will be held on Sunday 19th. A smooth floor, mirrors and air-condition, the perfect venue to work on your Tango.

QCWA Freshwater

A familiar venue for most of our local dancers the Freshwater hall has mirrors, air-conditioning and a homely feel. Perfect for our workshops on Saturday the 18th.

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CONTACT US

cairnstropicaltangofestival@yahoo.com