Workshop Flavia Morari & Hernan Alvarez

Our workshop with Hernan Alvarez and Flavia Morari and Gran Milonga event is happening this Saturday, May 18th, at De Markten, Brussels!
Join us for an enriching workshop exploring the theme “Vals in Argentine Tango,” led by the talented Flavia and Hernan. Experience the captivating rhythm and circular figures of vals while enhancing your dance skills.

Workshop Details:
Date: Saturday, May 18th
Time: Workshop starts at 14:00, Milonga begins at 16:00
Location: De Markten, Oude Graanmarkt 5, 1000 Brussels
RSVP: Reserve your spot by emailing or whatsApp +32(0)473503405
We kick off the milonga with our well-known DJ, José “El Chinito.” Additionally, at 19:00 pm, you can enjoy a special demonstration by Flavia and Hernan, followed by DJ Greg Demerville keeping the dance floor alive with vibrant music!
We look forward to dancing with you this Saturday!

Participation fees:
28 € Workshop participation or member card
12 € Milonga entrance
38 € Workshop + Milonga participation + free drink (early birds)

3 Mondays : Workshop Milonga with Hernan Alvarez Prieto & Sandrina Dh @Tangobar El lunes

Hernan Alvarez Prieto is currently in Brussels!

He’s known for his vibrant energy on the dance floor, and he’s not just an exceptional milonga dancer; he also explains and teaches clearly. And now, he’s teaming up with me to offer a special series of three consecutive Monday courses on ‘Milonga’ at Tango Bar El Lunes!

3 Milonga Workshops:

Mastering Rhythm and Syncopation

Join us for an immersive journey into the heart of milonga! In these workshops, we’ll delve deep into the rhythm and syncopation that define this exhilarating dance form. Instead of just focusing on steps and sequences, we’ll uncover the secrets of mastering milonga’s unique rhythm and structure.

Together, we’ll explore how to navigate the intricate syncopations and pauses, discovering the perfect moments to execute each step with precision and flair. By understanding the rhythm on a deeper level, you’ll learn to dance milonga with grace, fluidity, and expressive freedom.

Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your milonga skills and unleash your creativity on the dance floor! Join us and experience the joy of dancing milonga like never before.

MILONGA Workshop

  • Monday, April 22nd: Basic rhythme
  • Monday April 29th: “Milonga Lisa”
  • Monday June 6th: “Milonga Traspie” 

18:00 hrs introduction to rhythm and steps for beginners 

19:20 hrs for more advanced dancers.

Tangobar el Lunes 

Dublinstreet 13

1050 Ixelles

A bit of history!

Milonga is an integral part of the cultural heritage of Argentina and Uruguay, particularly in the region of Río de la Plata. Emerging in the late 19th century, it became known for its vibrant rhythm and playful, syncopated steps. Originating in the urban neighborhoods of Buenos Aires and Montevideo, milonga was initially danced in informal street gatherings. Its roots can be traced back to the African influence brought by slaves and Afro-Argentine communities, as well as to the European immigrants who settled in the region.

Initially accompanied by guitars, drums, and simple instruments, milonga’s lively rhythm encouraged spontaneous expression and improvisation. Over time, it evolved into a structured dance form, blending elements of European ballroom dance and Argentine folklore. Milonga quickly gained popularity among working-class communities, offering a joyful escape and social interaction.

While tango eventually surpassed milonga in international recognition, milonga remains an essential part of the tango dance repertoire. It continues to be celebrated in milongas worldwide, preserving its rich history and cultural significance as the “mother” of tango.

Today, milonga thrives as a cherished tradition in the tango community, known for its infectious energy and playful spirit, captivating dancers and audiences alike.

Gran Milonga del Río de la Plata con tdj Greg de Merville -Jose Santos Torres

La Milonga sera précédée d’un workshop
‘La joie de la Valse’ 
Flavia Morari (br) & Hernan Alvarez (ar)
de 14:00 à 16:00 h
demo 19:00 h
Au plaisir de vous retrouver sur la piste, 
Abrazo ! 
Participation aux frais :
28 € Participation au workshop or member card
12 € Entrée Milonga 
38 € Participantation au workshop + Milonga + free drink (early birds)
Inscription souhaitable pour le workshop sur le lien ci-dessous ! Nous vous en remercions d’avance !
Adresse :
CC De Markten
5, Rue du Vieux Marché aux Grains
1000 Bruxelles (metro St Catherine)
Salle des miroirs – Parquet – 1 er étage
Entrée derrière le bar, monter l’escalier rouge.
 Detangosetrata  & Bailongo de Tango
zijn verheugd de volgende milonga aan te kondigen:
 Gran Milonga del Rio de la Plata
van 16:00 tot 22:30 h
Met de Tdj’s
Jose santos torres (ar)
Greg Demerville (fr)

De Markten
De milonga wordt voorafgegaan door een workshop :
‘ De fijne subtiliteit van de Vals’
Flavia Morari & Hernan Alvarez (ar)van 14:00 tot 16:00 h
demo 19:00 h

Van harte allen welkom op de dansvloer !
Deelname in onkosten :
28 €  Deelname aan workshop of lidkaart
12 € Inkom Milonga
38 € Deelname aan workshop + Inkom Milonga + ‘early birds’ drankje
Registratie voor workshop is wenselijk op het mailadres hieronder:
Wij danken u bij voorbaat !
Adres :
De Markten
Oude Graanmarkt, 5
1000 Brussel (metro St Katelijne)
Spiegelzaal – Parket – 1 ste Verdieping
Ingang na het cafe, volg de rode trap.