PRECIOUS FRIENDSHIP

FLORITANGO
A fun an innovative event concept where world - renowned top tango masters Fabián Salas & Lola Díaz invite tango stars to provide extraordinary instruction both separately and together.
Inspired by a one of a kind precious friendship between Fabián Salas & Mariano "Chicho" Frúmboli, that revolutionized the tango world since day one.
Taking place in the wonderful sunshine state of Florida (USA).

THE MASTERS

Fabián Salas & Lola Díaz

Fabián Salas is an international renowned tango dancer, teacher, researcher and choreographer, with over 30 years of experience in the field. He’s been awarded "Master of the Year 2018" by "Premios Tango" and Outstanding Personality of Culture, due to his distinctive approach to the dance. He teaches with love and talent, combined with a profound understanding of this intricate dance.
Lola Díaz is a sweetheart. Founder & CEO of Premios Tango and Floritango, you’ll fall in love with her smile. Her patience and extensive understanding of the dance will make your tango experience a truly wonderful one.
Together they make a great couple. Their chemistry and knowledge will make your tango journey both interesting and fun. You’ll learn to dance fast while enjoying the ride.

Adrián Veredice & Alejandra Hobert

Dancers, choreographers and masters of Argentine Tango, Adrián and Alejandra have been a professional couple since 1998. They rapidly became one of the most recognized couples of Argentine tango of our time. Their impressive scenic interpretation and expressive capacity are received with enthusiasm in theaters and stages worldwide.
As teachers they are known for their immense professionalism, great technique and teaching methodology. They have been protagonists of the most relevant and acclaimed tango events and international tango festivals around the globe for now more than 20 years.
Adrián and Alejandra have also shared the stage with famous orchestras such as Sexteto Mayor, Color Tango, El Arranque & Los Reyes del Tango.

THE ACTIVITIES

FRIDAY, 17th. January - Ballroom 66 (old Magic) – 10001 66th St. N Pinellas Park, FL 33782
6.00 pm to 7.15 pm: Class 1 - Nice close embrace movements (Adrián & Alejandra)
7.30 pm to 8.45 pm: Class 2 - Sacadas combinations (Adrián & Alejandra + Fabián & Lola)
9.30 pm: Milonga de los Viernes – Organized by Vicky & Fede (Location to be confirmed)

SATURDAY, 18th. January - Ballroom 66 (old Magic) – 10001 66th St. N Pinellas Park, FL 33782
2.00 pm to 3.15 pm: Class 3 - Milonga: rhythm & changes of direction (Adrián & Alejandra)
3.30 pm to 4.45 pm: Class 4 - Great tips to interpret D'Arienzo (Fabián & Lola)
5.00 pm to 6.15 pm: Class 5 - Combinations with boleos & ganchos (Adrián & Alejandra + Fabián & Lola)
9.00 pm to 1.00 am: Gala Milonga with Masters Show at 11.00 pm

SUNDAY, 19th. January - Ballroom 66 (old Magic) – 10001 66th St. N Pinellas Park, FL 33782
3.00 pm to 4.15 pm: Class 6 - Vals: chains & links with an inverted embrace (Adrián & Alejandra)
4.30 pm to 5.45 pm: Class 7 - Great tips to interpret Pugliese (Fabián & Lola)
6.00 pm to 7.15 pm: Class 8 - Out of axis combinations (Adrián & Alejandra + Fabián & Lola)
7.30 pm: Práctica (until 8.30 pm)

OTHER FEATURES OF THE EVENT

GREAT WEATHER

Quit that winter of yours! Join us in Florida, where summer lasts 6 months... twice a year!

CLASSES IN THE AFTERNOON

You like staying up late, dancing at the Milonga? We've got you covered! All the classes start in the afternoon, no need to wake up early. ;)

TANGUEROS IN FLORIDA ARE AWESOME!

Tango dancers in Florida are super friendly and enthusiastic; one of the sweetest communities out there. Bring a smile and have a great time!

YES, YOU CAN SHOP!

This event we'll have the usual Diva Boutique shoes (featuring Comme il Faut & more) + the new collection of Debut Tango dresses.

WONDERING WHERE TO STAY?

There's two hotels near the venue:
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, St. Petersburg - Clearwater, FL
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Clearwater South
Use the links below to check their rates :)

LA QUINTARADISSON

PREFER A HOUSE?

We recommend using Airbnb. The nicest locations to stay nearby are:
St. Petersburg - Nice little historic town with great atmosphere
Indian Shores / Redington Beach / Madeira Beach / Treasure Island / St. Pete Beach - The beach, no need to explain XD

AIRBNB

$100 ROUND-TRIP

Based on previous experiences, we've found this time of the year you can fly round-trip for between $100 & $200 from most cities in the USA.
We recommend using the Hopper App to predict the best time to buy your tickets and Skyscanner to find the best rates.

HOPPERSKYSCANNER

DEBUT DRESSES

Debut Tango Dresses by Alejandra Hobert & Mona Estecho are brought to you straight from Buenos Aires. Feel like a diva with these amazing quality tango clothing.

DEBUT ON FB

REGISTRATION IS OPEN :)

Take advantage of our early bird and previous member discounts until November 11th.
Early Bird $5 OFF (use code FIVE) / Previous Members $8 OFF (use code OCHO) any Class or Saturday Gala Milonga
EB $10 OFF (use code FUN) / PM $15 OFF (use code PMFUN) any Day Pass
EB $50 OFF (use code PRO) / PM $65 OFF (use code PMPRO) Full Pass!
EB $140 OFF (use code OMG) / PM $160 OFF (use code PMOMG) Full Pass for couples!!
COSMOTANGO CLUB MEMBERS only pay $125 for Full Pass / $100 for PM (www.cosmotango.com)

REFUND POLICY & DISCOUNTS:
* Cosmotango Members discount:
If you subscribe to the Club Membership at our Cosmotango site, you are granted a Club rate. Eligibility to use coupon code will be verified by Tangopal.
If you are not a Club member or a Club previous Floritango member but you apply the discount code anyway, your registration will not be validated and you will receive a refund with -30% of the amount paid (penalty). Discount codes are not combinable with other promotions.
* Previous Members discount:
Previous Floritango members will receive an extra discount on registration prices. Same rules of Cosmotango Members discount apply for PM discount.
* Refund policy:
Registration fee -5% (transaction fees) if requested immediately.
Registration fee -20% if refund requested a month or more before the event starts.
No refunds requests will be accepted within a month of the event or after. Credit for future events might be granted on a case-by-case basis.