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Argentine tango in Bergen

Bergen has a vibrant tango community of more than 100 dancers, and a friendly atmosphere welcoming dancers of all levels. With three weekly milongas and a rich offer of courses at beginner’s as well as more experienced level, there are good opportunities to dance if you are visiting, or have moved here.

Three weekly milongas in Jekteviken 5

  • Tuesdays from 20:00 – 23:00 («milonguero milonga» – clear floor in cortinas)
  • Fridays from 21:00 – 01:00
  • Sundays from 19:00 – 22:00

We always have a DJ and a host. Entry is NOK 80 (50 if you are a club member), which includes coffee, tea, light snacks, friendly conversations and nice abrazos.

Where to find us

The address is Jekteviken 5. Look for our Tango Abrazo sign by the gate and enter the backyard. We are in the same house as the Dyrebeskyttelsen, which has a painting of Garfield (the cat) on the wall. The backyard has a car mechanic auto shop, and our entrance is in the corner to the left, by the cat cages. The wardrobe and toilets are downstairs, whereas the dancing takes place on the 1st floor. Just head towards the beautiful music.

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How to contact us

Check the calendar or our Facebook page for updates and information on milongas, courses and other events. Most of our information is in Norwegian only. If there is something you do not understand, or if you want more detailed and updated information about what is happening on the Argentine tango scene in Bergen, please contact us by email on tangoabrazo@bergentango.no or leave us a message on our Tango Abrazo Facebook page.

Becoming a member

Tango Abrazo is a voluntary organisation arranging courses, inviting professional instructors and arranging milongas and other activities. Membership fee is of vital importance in order to continue delivering Argentinian tango to the tango community in Bergen.

  • 1/2 year membership: NOK 300,-
  • 1 year membership : NOK 500,-
  • Goldcard: NOK 1200 per half year (2400,- full year) – Free entrance to all scheduled (ordinary) milongas at Jekteviken.

Payment: Pay with credit card through deltager.no.

About Tango Abrazo

Tango Abrazo was founded in 1998 and is a voluntary non-profit organisation. Our aim is to promote and develop Argentinian tango in Bergen area. We are an active organisation and can offer:

  • Courses on all levels
  • Short introduction courses
  • Milongas every week
  • Participation on the cultural arena in Bergen
  • Performance upon request for different occasions (team building, parties, promotions etc)
  • For team building we can offer introduction courses and performance

 

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