La Milonguera - Home page
A world of Tango


Purdue Tango Festival 2010

The 2010 Purdue Tango Festival will be help on the weekend of April 2-4. There will be 7 workshops taught by Homer & Christina Ladas and Carolina Zokalski & Diego Di Falco, with two milongas and a jam session. Don't miss it!


Friday 4/2
South Tower
Purdue Memorial Union
6:00 pmRegistration
7:00-8:15W1 The Hard Side - Why things are hard vs easy for the follower and/or leader: Follower's pivot technique for Ochos, Rebotas (switch-steps), Boleos, & Sacadas. (Homer & Cristina)
9:00-12:30Milonga: Performance by Homer & Cristina
Saturday 4/3
Merou Grotto
1860 N. River Rd., West Lafayette
1:00 pmRegistration
1:30-2:45W2 General technique: Proper positioning, Balance, & Connection (Carolina & Diego)
3:00-4:15W3 Connection, Action/reaction & Elegant Combinations for social dancing (Carolina & Diego)
4:15-5:00Practice/Coffee break
5:00-6:15W4 Now There's a Catch - stops, traps, & grabs - fun movements that employ musical breaks , & rhythmic accepts, with lifts (Homer & Cristina)
10:00-3:00Milonga: DJ Homer, Performance by Carolina & Diego
Sunday 4/4
STEW 302
12:00 pmRegistration
12:30-1:45W5 Milonga: Rhythm, Changes of Direction, Variations, & Combinations’ (Carolina & Diego) W5 ‘Milonga: Rhythm, Changes of Direction, Variations, & Combinations (Carolina & Diego)
2:45-4:00W6 Quality of movement (Homer & Cristina)
4:15-5:30W7 The Art of the Wrap - Leg wrap via Turns & Ochos including options for the follower's exit (Homer & Cristina)
8:00-9:00(South Tower) Music jam session by Homer


Full Package $80
One Day Pass (Saturday or Sunday) $50
Friday Pass $20
Single Workshop $20/Milonga $15

Private lessons available

With Homer or Christina $100/hr Friday & Monday ($80 for students)
With Carolina or Diego $100/hr Saturday & Sunday

Available for sale

Women's and Men's dancing shoes

To register, email
Copyright © 2003, Purdue University, all rights reserved.
An equal access/equal opportunity university.
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA
Purdue University Home Page