MUSICALITY and its relationship to ORNAMENTS?


A SPECIAL WORKSHOP on where and when BOTH ROLES can and should use ornaments – under the expert guidance of  – wonderful young dancers who REALLY KNOW!


With a performance from Silvana & Matias plus some lovely music to dance to from DANTE CULCUY working his DJ magic, this will be a rich Tango on the Thames experience – so don’t miss out!


£20 Special Workshop + Milonga

£12 Milonga only




The Shepherd Hall

St Thomas’s Hospital

Westminster Bridge Rd





How to get there?

Whack the address into Google Maps, or…


Either WESTMINSTER, cross Westminster Bridge, St Thomas’s on the right-hand side

…OR WATERLOO, Walk south-west on York Rd towards Chicheley St, Turn left onto Forum Magnum Square, Turn right onto York Rd, Turn left onto Westminster Bridge Rd/A302


There is a pay car park at St Thomas’s Hospital, which you approach from the south.



Silvana Prieto & Matias Batista Aleman


Silvana & Matias were the Champions of Tango Pista in Buenos Aires in 2016. They are a young, extraordinarily elegant couple, with a beautiful connection and exceptional technique. They have a unique style and offer in their shows a perfect fusion of music, elegance exemplifying the traditions of “pure” Argentine Tango. Travelling around the world, they give lessons and seminars to aficionados and professionals. They also prepare couples for competitions.

Matias Batista Aleman is with Silvana Prieto at Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.

“Frente al mar” Troilo. En la usina del arte, en el campeonato de tango de la ciudad #tangoba #tango Silvana Prieto

Matias Batista Aleman



Dante Culcuy


An Argentinean native, Dante started Argentine Tango in Jujuy, a province in the north of Argentina, where he also studied ballet with his teacher Fulvia Chagra de Gruber and Andrei Kozlov (ex principle dancer of the Kiev Opera), he moved to Buenos Aires to specialized more in Tango dancing. In 2008 he moved to England. He has also been invited to teach and perform in various countries around the world in Europe, Asia, America and Africa. Dante is the organiser of two very successful Tango Academies in the UK: The Northern Tango Academy and Oxford Tango Academy, bringing professional couples from Argentina all the year around, making it the school with more resident teachers in Europe. Dante has been teaching tango for over ten years and has become recognised for his unique and in-depth teaching methods. In 2015 he was finalist of the Tango World Championship in Buenos Aires, he has also been the UK Cultural Ambassador at the Guadalajara Book Fair in Mexico in 2016. He was also part of Tango Shows with Daniel Melingo, Carismatico and Aurora Orchestra among others.


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