Riga winter tango marathon 2019

Winter is coming. For the night is dark and full of tango.

Be prepared – the close embrace tango legion will be waiting for you in February 1-4, 2019, in Riga (Latvia). We emphasis on the traditional social tango etiquettes, dance by following the ronda flow and invitations by mirada and cabeceo. Our marathon is event without separate seating for men and women.
We offer 300 sq. m. hall with wooden dance floor cover, ceiling height is up to 4 m, air conditioning.
Number of participants is 250.
Full pass to the marathon is 65 euro = 40 hours of tango at the 4 stars venue. Water, tea and some fruits are included to milonga pass. Food will be provided by hotel's restaurant with special prices.

Registration for the event is mandatory.

To keep you warm and happy, we are thinking carefully about the atmosphere at our event. Therefore, we care about the gender balance and friendly attitude at the dance floor. While registering the participants, we will take it into account.

The dancing and living will take place at the same spot - at Bellevue Park Hotel Riga:  https://hotelbellevue.lv/  As soon as you register and receive the confirmation about the registration, you will get the 'secret phrase". Knowing it, you will get an opportunity to make a room booking for the special price (scroll down for prices).



January, 31 – preparty* (address will be announced later)
21.00-01.00 – DJ  DJ  
February, 1
16.00-20.00 – DJ 
22.00-5.00 – DJ 
February, 2
15.00-20.00 – DJ 
22.00-05.00 – DJ 
February, 3
14.00-19:00 - DJ 
21.00-03.00 – DJ 
February, 4 – afterparty* (address will be announced later)
21.00 – 01.00 – DJ 
* Price for participants of the marathon – 3 eur. For other dancers – 5 eur.



Riga Winter Tango Marathon 2018

PHOTOS (by Adelina Martins)


Bellevue Park Hotel Riga

Slokas iela 1, Rīga, LV-1048, Latvija  


Booking prices with “secret phrase”:
Standard Single – __ EUR/per night
Standard Twin/Double – __ EUR/per night
Superior Single – __ EUR/per night
Superior Twin/Double – __ EUR/per night
LUX – __ EUR/per night
Breakfast and fitness center are included.



Registration is mandatory. Registration will be possible only through the registration at this page. Clicking on Facebook „I am going“ is not a registration. We kindly ask you do not book hotel and flights before final confirmation of participation.
Separate entrance tickets to milongas will not be available.
You can register both as a single dancer or as a couple. Dear ladies! Registration in a couple increases your chance to participate in the marathon. 
We encourage couple registrations. If you register as a couple, registration applications of both dancers have to be submitted separately.  Please note, you cannot apply with a dancer whose solo registration has already been accepted.
Gender balance is guaranteed. Therefore, the registration of leaders/followers may be stopped at any time. Also a rule “first come, first IN” is not a priority.  
The acceptance is based on a combination of criteria such as the country of origin and gender. We strongly recommend all participants to have at least 3 years social tango experience and attended tango marathons / encuentros to enable yourself fully enjoy the marathon. We might ask about your previous tango events.
The marathon fee does not include accommodation, participant’s travel costs and money transfer costs.
After the registration:
Within 25 days, you will receive the confirmation whether you are IN or you are in the waiting list. Please don’t forget to check your spam folder. In case you’re IN, you will get an information for the payment. Important! To finish the registration you should make a payment and receive a final confirmation letter from the organizers. And the same after payment by both participants, if you register as a couple.
Registration cancellation:
All confirmed acceptance fees paid to the marathon are non-refundable nor transferable.