Welsh International Tango Festival

Welsh International Tango Festival 5th Edition
24th-27th November 2023
at Swansea University,
Singleton Campus

We would like to welcome you to Wales’ 5th International Tango Festival. 
The event will be run from Friday 24th November to Monday 27th November and includes workshops from some of the World’s top tango teachers and performers as well as local talent plus a a welcome milonga, a live music milonga ball with hot buffet and a live music chillout milonga tea dance

The event is aimed at all types and levels of tango dancer and we are sure no matter what your preference you will find something you enjoy. 
There is also limited opportunities to have private lessons from our guest teachers.        

​Please note Details, Time and Venues are subject to change!   

Bookings are open!



Welcome and Introductions:  19:00-19:10

Workshop 1  19:10-20:00
Cut the Ocho, Then What?, taught by Susan Pesticcio and Sian Fussell  (Open Level).

Welcome Milonga 20:00-23:00.
Live music from Tango Calor and DJing from Lorenzo of Creative Tango Nottingham


Workshop Y 11.00-12.50 Small Group Taught by Nick Jones and Diana Cruz. This workshop will be limited to just 8 couples who will have the teachers undivided attention.  

Workshop 2  12:00-12:50 
No Death By Ocho (Open Level) taught by Susan Pesticcio and Sian Fussell  

Workshop 3a 13:00-13:50
Secrets of Milonguero Style Tango by Eduardo Bozzo

Workshop 3b 13:00-13:50 Brace, Brace, Embrace! Nuevo Tango (Open Level) taught by Mark and Alice of Tango Encantado

Workshop 4a 14:00-14:50
Finding Flow in Vals taught by Eduardo Bozzo

Workshop 4b 14:00-14:50
Introduction role swapping/queer tango​, taught by Lorenzo and Helen Fenton

Tango Cafe: 15:00-16:00
Practica/ Break

Workshop 5 16:00-16:50 
Calesitas (Open Level) Taught by Nick Jones and Diana Cruz

Workshop 6 17:10-18:30 
title tbc (Open Level) Taught by Nick Jones and Diana Cruz

Break/Practica 18:30-19:30

Milonga Ball 19:30-23.30.  
The ball will feature two live sets from Band tbc, and DJing by DJ Sian Fussell and DJ Wayne Rozier.
There will also be a hot buffet supplied by Goggi’s Cuisine and performances from Nick & Diana. 


Breakfast Cafe 9:30-11:00
Breakfast of cereal, pastries, granola, yogurt and fruit

Groove SCAPES 10.00-10.40
Gentle Groove dance class to stretch the muscles and warm up with Alison.

Workshop 7 11:00-11:50
Oblivion by Mark and Alice of Tango Encantado

Workshop 8 12:00-12:50
Tango Fusion (Open Level),
Taught by the Urban Tango Nights 


Workshop X 11:00-13:00 Small Group Taught by Nick Jones and Diana Cruz. This workshop will be limited to just 8 couples who will have the teachers undivided attention.  

Lunch Break 13:00-14:00
Picnic Buffet

Chillout Milonga Tea Dance 14:00-18:00. To finish off the weekend a chance to dance and socialise to relaxing music.  Live music from Tango del Mar and DJing from UTN who will be playing a range of chillout music include tango, blues, smooth modern jive plus much more.


Breakfast 10:00-11:30. 
Breakfast in Zinco Lounge:  Meet up and have breakfast together in the city centre.  You pay for what you order.

Class and Practica 19:30-22:30: 
Free Class followed by a practica with Urban Tango Nights in Taliesin. 

Workshop Levels Key
(Open Level)
(B) Beginner
(I) Novice/ Improvers
(A) Intermediate/ Advanced

Prices and Payment

Prices shown are early bird prices and after 1st September will rise by 10%.

Booking Essential, for payment details please email or fill in the booking form below, bookings close midday Thursday 23rd November. We will be taking payment by bank transfer or by cash or card in our classes and events.

This year we will require a 30% non refundable deposit, and will collect the remaining balance in September (unless you want o pay all up front). Bookings after these dates will require full payment and include the 30% non refundable deposit.

Weekend Passes

Full Pass 1 (Workshops 1-8, Sunday Breakfast and 3 Milongas)
£145 or £240 per Couple

Full Pass 2 (Workshops 1-6 Plus Workshop X, Sunday Breakfast and 3 milongas)
£315 per Couple
Only 8 Available

Full Pass 3 (Workshops 1, 3-8 Plus Workshop Y, Sunday Breakfast and 3 milongas)
£325 per Couple
Only 8 Available

Friday Pass

Friday Pass (Workshop and Welcome Milonga) £20 pp or £35 per Couple

Saturday Passes

Full Saturday Pass (Workshops 2-6 and milonga ball) £95 pp or £175 per Couple

Full Saturday Pass 2 (Workshops Y and 3-6 and milonga ball)
£265 per Couple
Only 8 available

Saturday Pass 1 (Workshops 2-6) £80 pp or £150 per Couple

Saturday Pass 2 (Any two numbered Workshops plus Ball) £70 pp or £125 per Couple

Sunday Passes

​​Workshop X Pass (Workshop X, Sunday Breakfast and Sunday Milonga)
£165 per Couple (£150 per Couple)
Only 8 Available  

Full Sunday Pass (Workshops 7-8, Breakfast and Milonga) £55  

Sunday Pass 1 (Workshops 7-8) £28 

Milonga Passes

Milonga Pass (3 Milongas) £50

Welcome Pass (Friday Milonga) £14

Ball Pass (Saturday Milonga) £33

Chillout Pass (Sunday Milonga) £14

Non Dancing Passes for those who want to come to the milongas and watch and listen to live music.

Friday  £5

Saturday £10

Sunday £7

3 Day £15

To book please fill out the contact form below stating which Pass you would like to book and if it is for a Solo dancer or a Couple.

We do not offer any accommodation, this will need to be booked separately. We are also not liable for accommodation costs in the event of a cancellation of the event.

There is are a number of food outlets on campus and number of local pubs and restaurants within 20 minutes walk of the campus

Refund and Cancellation Policy
In the event that the festival is cancelled, the ticket holder will be contacted using the email address used to book the tickets and will be offered a full refund or the opportunity to defer their tickets to the next Welsh International Tango Festival.
Refunds will be paid via bank transfer to bank details provided by the ticket holder.
You have the right to cancel your ticket and receive a full refund minus 30% deposit up to midday Friday 20th October 2022. Cancellation after this date will be at the discretion of the organisers.
Refunds will be paid via bank transfer to bank details provided by the ticket holder.

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