PROGRAMME & PRICING

Programme 2020 in Details

FRIDAY 22/05/2020
From 4pm
Check-in + Registration + Signing up & cash payment for contemporary Tango workshops (topics see table below) + Meet & greet inside the main hall
From 5.30pm
Free introduction to the world of Neo Tango by Kes & Craig Petersen from Sydney: Underlying elements and practical aids
6.30 – 11.30pm
Audiovisual Neolonga with changing DJs every hour
11.30pm – 1.30am
Neolonga After Party across the road at Runaway Bay Tavern hosted by Project NFT Melbourne
SATURDAY 23/05/2020
8.30am – 1pm
6 Contemporary Tango workshops (1hr 15min each), topics see table below
1pm – 5pm
Neo Practica with changing DJs every hour
6.30pm – 11.30pm
Audiovisual Neolonga with changing DJs every hour
11.30pm – 1.30am
Neolonga After Party across the road at Runaway Bay Tavern hosted by Project NFT Melbourne
SUNDAY 24/05/2020
8.30am – 1pm
6 Contemporary Tango workshops (1hr 15min each), topics see table below
1 – 4pm
Farewell Neolonga with changing DJs every hour

WORKSHOPS 2020

SATURDAY
8.30 – 9.45am
ONE FOR YOU AND ONE FOR ME – Simple leader/follower Back Sacadas with Elena & Gianni Sabaini from Cairns. Open level. Partner requested.
WHATEVER TURNS YOU ON – Barridas with turns and Soltadas: Releasing the embrace while staying connected with Craig & Kes Petersen from Sydney. Open level. Everyone welcome.
HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN – Musicality, comfort, creativity: Three instantly applicable Neo Tango secrets with Klaus Petritsch from Brisbane & Nina Kavetsky. Open level. Everyone welcome.
10 – 11.15am
LEGS IN, LEGS OUT, LEGS AROUND – Intricate Cosidas (playful legs) and Piernazos (wraps) with Bo Makarewicz & Rob Young from Cairns. Intermediate level. Partner requested.
GANCHOS, VOLCADAS & SOLTADAS with Alex White from Wellington, New Zealand. Open level. Everyone welcome.
IN THE MOMENT – ladies’ styling: Making the most of every minute on the dance floor with Karen Rutherford from Canberra & Glenn Motum. Open level. Everyone welcome.
11.30am – 12.45pm
TRIPLE INDULGENCE – Extreme Colgada with leg extension into Planeo finishing in a Leg Wrap with Belinda Stopar & Rod Hemphill from Melbourne. Advanced level. Partner requested.
CLOSER THAN CLOSE – Feelings and romanticism put into practice with Esther Zellweger & Ron Fenton from Byron Bay and the Gold Coast. Open level. Everyone welcome.
SPINNING MADE EASY – on the spot or travelling rotations with Elena & Gianni Sabaini from Cairns. Open level. Everyone welcome.
SUNDAY
8.30 – 9.45am
MUSICALITY & INTERPRETATION with Leonardo Sanchez from Brisbane & Irina Rova. Open level. Partner requested.
A BARRAGE OF BARRIDAS – Playful feet and legs utilising linear turn, the circular dynamic couple connection with Christian & Serkan Alasya from Canberra. Open level. Everyone welcome.
GET PLAYFUL WITH NEO TANGO – Alternative entries and exits to traditional figures and the addition of extreme elements with Kes & Craig Petersen from Sydney. Open level. Everyone welcome.
10 – 11.15am
SHARING THE MOMENT – Creating the time and space for ladies styling with Karen Rutherford from Canberra & Glenn Motum. Open level. Partner requested.
HOOKED ON YOU – Ganchos culminating in the impressive quadruple Gancho with Belinda Stopar & Rod Hemphill from Melbourne. Open level. Everyone welcome.
SLOW NEO TANGO – Three powerful techniques, hundreds of applications with Klaus Petritsch from Brisbane & Nina Kavetsky. Open level. Everyone welcome.
11.30am – 12.45pm
SAFE “BABY AERIALS” & DYNAMIC LEG MOVEMENTS with Alex White from Wellington, New Zealand. Intermediate/advanced level. Partner requested.
ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR THE ROLE OF LEADER & FOLLOWER with Leonardo Sanchez from Brisbane and Irina Rova. Open level. Everyone welcome.
BACK UP AND PLAY WITH ME – His and her Back Sacadas with Bo Makarewicz & Rob Young from Cairns. Open level. Everyone welcome.

PRICING 2020

During all Neolongas you will be catered for with complimentary fruit platters, water, tea and coffee. In addition, homemade sweet and savoury nibbles will be available for purchase.

OPTION A – FULL PACKAGE
With option A, you are admitted to all socials including Friday night Neolonga, Saturday afternoon Practica, Saturday night Neolonga and Sunday afternoon Farewell-Neolonga
To be paid in advance as part of your booking
Early bird AU$100 ending 31/03/2020 Regular AU$130
OPTION B – YOUR PICK OF TWO SOCIALS
With option B, you have your pick of two socials out of the following four: Friday night Neolonga / Saturday afternoon Practica / Saturday night Neolonga / Sunday afternoon Farewell-Neolonga
To be paid in advance as part of your booking
Early bird AU$70 ending 31/03/2020 Regular AU$90
OPTION C – ONE NIGHT ONLY
With Option C, you book yourself in for either Friday or Saturday night. Only available for 10 couples each night, no waiting list.
To be paid in advance as part of your booking
No early bird Regular AU$40 pp
WORKSHOPS – SIGN UP FOR AS MANY AS YOU WANT
There are 18 workshops on offer, topics see table above. You sign up for them upon check-in on Friday, 22nd May 2020, from 4pm on. Please, be aware, some workshops do require a dance partner. Payment is done IN CASH at the reception desk. The money goes in full to the teachers.
To be paid in cash directly upon registration
AU$15 per workshop