TANGO ALCHEMIE IX: OUR TANGO, OUR PLANET

JUNE 18-21, 2015

This is a very special year for Alchemie,
all has been leading up to this.

This year is the 9.

It is the end of a cycle.

The seed opens and a new life breaks through.

The End is the Beginning.

What will your new beginning bring?

Dance till the stars come down from the rafters
Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop.
~W.H. Auden

Meet both the sunrise and the sunset at the Charles Bridge!

Dance as the sun comes up and goes down over St. Vitus,
on Summer Solstice, when all the alchemical formulae of Prague have been ignited!

MARATHON – dance 20 hours a day

FESTIVAL – gala milongas & surprises ala Alchemie

PLANET TANGO – 24 hour global milonga benefit!!!
www.planettango.org

Program Schedule

Wednesday, June 17
21:00 – 00:00 Join us for Prague’s adored mid-week milonga @ Veletržní palác– Dukelských hrdinů 530/47, 170 00 Praha
hosted by the brilliant ladies of
Milonga Cafe 1 with Prague’s own DJ Veronika Kim! Alchemie pre-party here, we’ll see you there!
Thursday, June 18
21:00 – 22:00 United Islands Pre-party @ Cafe neustadt (Courtyard of Novoměstká Radnice)
Part of United Islands free music festival, featuring Frederk Konradssen
22:00 – 3:00 Kickoff Milonga @ Novoměstká Radnice
Alchemie summer sweetness begins in this unique ancient space (1348), just a block away from Mosaic House!!
**Show – Mariano Otero & Alejandra Heredia!
**Intro all dancers
~ DJ Stefan Ok
Dress: Light and breezy
3:00 – 6:00 Afterparty @ La Loca
DJ Francesco Cieschi
Friday, June 19
10:00 – 14:00 Dancing breakfast @ La Loca
Playlist all morning in the club so you can wake, eat, chill and dance
14:00 – 19:00 Day Cafe @ Novoměstká Radnice
DJ Analía La Rubia
21:00 – 3:00 Misteriosa Masquerade – Gala Milonga @ Slovansky dum
* Show – Gaston Torelli & Mariana Dragone
* Live music by Misteriosa Buenos Aires
* Special Folklore performance
~ DJ Francesco Cieschi
Dress: Formal and fabulous
3:00 – 6:00 Afterparty @ La Loca
Dj Semeon Kukormin
Saturday, June 20
10:00 – 12:30 Dancing breakfast @ La Loca
12:30 PLANET TANGO : KICK OFF!!
Be there @ Mosaic Square for the start of the 24-hour Benefit Milonga.
PLANET TANGO, this is it!
Saturday, June 20 (continued)
13:00 – 18:00 Sunlight Milonga@ Lucerna marble salon
We start with a DJ playing live from Tokyo, then dance our way around the world.
Every step counts!
18:00 – 22:00 Twilight Milonga @ Klub Lavka
Enchanted evening sunset salon at this beautiful venue just over the river.
**Special reduced price menu for dinner on their amazing balcony just under Charles Bridge.
22:00 – 5:00 Planet Tango Milonga @ Slovansky Dum
The Big Night ! Casual and ready to dance til dawn.
Everyone is a tanguero : Dance who you are!
* Show – Cecilia Piccinni & Riccardo Biggeri
* Special Show – Ozgur Arin &Sonja Schussler, Rita Caldas & Vasco Martins, Guggi Zuzakova & Sven Elze, Mariano Otero & Alejandra Heredia
~ DJ Analía La Rubia live
Sunday, June 21
5:00 Meet the sun!
Walk to the river, meet the new dawn together on Charles Bridge – the first tanda outsie as the sun rises over Prague castle on the sacred summer solstice.
5:00 – 13:00 Sunrise Milonga @ Klub Lavka
Share deep morning embraces and celebrate for the last part of Planet Tango.
13:00 – 19:00 Enjoy the free music open-air festival @ the Islands of Prague
right near us along the river!!! Or sleep and get ready for the Epic After on Sunday night
18:00 – 22:00 Sunset Milonga @ Zofin Garden!
Dance as the sun goes down in the most magical moment of the year in the pavillion at Prague’s icon Zofin garden. Prague summer solstice, when the sun sets ‘3 times’ and illuminates the sacred geometries of the city. Great food available at a great price! Come eat and dance on the river, doesn’t get better than this!
~DJ Maria Mondino
22:00 – 3:00+ Solstice Milonga @ Klub Lavka
~ DJ Semeon Kukormin
Dress: Sunny & warm – it is Solstice!
3:00 – 6:00 The After Afterparty @ La Loca
~ Dj Analia La Rubia
Monday, June 22
10:00 – 13:00 Late breakfast / Mosaic House checkout
Dancing breakfast* @ La Loca

*Note on Dancing Breakfast: Have breakfast, get in the mood, warm up, practice your new steps — a hot playlist is waiting for you in the club to dance and eat by! Big beautiful breakfast @ Mosaic House/La Loca available for 7 euro/person

Register at the Door

Classes & Offerings

Thursday, June 18
20:30 – 21:30 Chacarera!! @ Novoměstská radnice
Mariano Otero & Alejandra Heredia
Walk-ins are welcome
Friday, June 19
13:30 – 14:45 Rebounds and Change in Dynamics (int & adv)
with Gaston & Mariana
15:00 – 16:30 Foot and Leg Tomadas (adv)
with Gaston & Mariana
15:00 – 16:30 Visionary Explorations: Experiments & Enhancements to Change Your Tango Life (int & adv)
with Ozgur Sonja Rita & Vasco
Saturday, June 20
14:00 – 15:30 Structure of the Giro and its Rhythmical Variations (int)
with Gaston & Mariana
15:45 – 17:15 Tools for Improvisation (adv)
with Gaston & Mariana
15:45 – 17:15 Rotation in Vals-Spiraled Movements (int)
with Cecilia & Riccardo
Sunday, June 21
16:00 – 17:30 Boleos with Unusual Exits (int & adv)
with Gaston & Mariana
16:00 – 17:30 Must-Knows About Tango for Beginners
with Matias Facio of Tango Libre
17:45 – 19:15 Men & Women’s technique (int & adv)
with Gaston & Mariana

* Unless otherwise marked, all classes will be held at the Geothe Institut Prag
* If you were unable to pre-register you may come to the door to enter the classes as space is available.
* Chacarera is just before the Thursday milonga, walk-ins welcome

Hotel

Our amazing partner hotel Mosaic House

  • The only eco/ green & grey hotel in Prague,
  • Fabulous music club LA LOCA for our afterparties and dancing breakfasts
  • All classes of rooms at special prices just for Alchemie guests

** Rooms held for us now, but space and timing is limited, so book as soon as you can!

17€  / night / per bed – 4, 6 or 8 bed dorms
17€  / night / per bed – Separate Mingle hostel suite
85€ / Double room (2 people)
110€ / Double room with terrace (2 people)
135€ / Luxury two room apartment with kitchen corner (2-4 people). (One bedroom with 2 beds.  Possible for 1-2 more people sleeping on sofa bed in the living room)
200€ / Luxury penthouse ( 2 people)

** Dorm rooms – Private hostel style rooms of 4,6 or 8 beds with dedicated shower and toilet.

** Mingle hostel suite – Separate block of rooms including 1 x 10 bed dorm, 1 x 8 bed dorm, 2 x 4 bed dorm (shared facilities and common kitchen)

** Hostel-style rooms – If you wish to book a whole room for you and your group, you will need to book all beds at the time of your reservation. Please let the hotel know when you make your booking.

** Breakfast is not included. A great generous big breakfast buffet can be added for 7 euro per day.

To book your room, apartment, group hostel reservation or bed

Please send an email to:

info[at}mosaichouse.com

Please use the following title: TANGO- Your last name- Type of room

Please include the above as well as dates of stay, breakfast option if you desire, etc.

Mosaic House is supporting the festival via in-kind sponsorship!
Stay at Mosaic = support the event, support the planet, and support your own best time in Prague! :)

Prague this June will be one big party, and one long unforgettable embrace.

It is about radical joy, and how our energy together can transform worlds. Magical Prague at its best in the high sun, long-light, sacred hours of solstice.

Let’s dance, let’s plant, let’s rock this planet :)

We are connected. Can’t wait to see you then!

~Team Tango Alchemie~

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