Welcome to wonderful tango weekend with Virginia Vasconi & Jaimes Friedgen, 17-19 May 2024 in Gothenburg!


Our dear friend and American Tango Maestro Jaimes Friedgen is back for another fun tango weekend in 2024! This time, he will be with one of the world’s most loved and appreciated Argentinian tango dancers, Virginia Vasconi.

Join us for a weekend filled with the unique tango magic of this meeting between North and Latin America. We will laugh, get inspired and enrich our tango with those defined pedagogues.

📍Esconde Dance, Första Långgatan 32, 413 27 Göteborg
đź“… 17-19 May 2024
Ahella Younes / 0738358854
Elodie Labonne Nilsson / 0723503948
Email: info@connectwithjoy.com



A note about levels: attitude matters more than experience. Beginners (at least 6 months of classes and social dancing) who are eager to learn are as welcome as advanced dancers who know that the essence of tango is to be found through layers rather than steps.


Solo technique WS for both roles: Pivoting feet!
We focus on the feet to build the axis properly and learn the spiraling technique + embellishments in pivots.
Drop-in price: 400 SEK

Practica is led by our maestros to dive into the delicate footwork and pivot technique, refining our steps for precision and elegance to feel confident when dancing.
Drop-in price: 100 SEK


12:00 – 13:20 WS 1
Salon vs. Milonguero Back Ochos – master the dance’s most beautiful and useful elements.

13:30 – 14:50 WS 2
Planeos and Calesitas: a technical exploration of off and on axis, with nicely challenging drills and a combination of figures to look and feel good.

15:00 – 16:20 WS 3
Giro with Sacadas: break down the techniques and timing that make giros with saccadas feasible AND practical.

20:00 – 01:00
Milonga and a spectacular and captivating show by our maestros that will reignite your tango fire. Join us for an evening of passionate rhythm and musicality.
Drop-in price: 180 SEK


12:00 – 13:20 WS 4
Enrosques: The shiny optical illusion that bring smiles to the faces of children and seasoned tangueros alike.

13:30 – 14:50 WS 5
Pivots and Cadencias: Virginia and Jaimes’ signature! Mind-bending optical illusions to add sensational flavour to your dance and deeply reward your tango intellect.

15:00 – 16:20 WS 6
Unexpected changes of direction: Beautiful circular movements that add dynamic and exhilaration to your turn vocabulary.

All-inclusive Connect With Joy Student discount: 1950 SEK
All-inclusive others: 2450 SEK
Beginner friendly package (WS 1, 2 &3): 850 SEK
Per WS: 350 SEK
Solo technique for both role 400 SEK

Times for private classes on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday before and after the group classes. 

Your hosts:
Ahella Younes / Elodie Labonne Nilsson
Contact details:
+46 (0) 723 503 948


STF Hostel Stigbergsliden Stigbergsliden 10
41463 Göteborg
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Gertrud’s Tangopensionat
Skogsvägen 31
41729 Göteborg
Gertrud Reiman
+46 (0) 730656682

Quality Hotel Waterfront
Adolf Edelsvärds 10
41451 Göteborg

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SPAR hotel Majorna
Karl Johans­gatan 66 

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Elodie Labonne Nilsson
46 (0) 723 503 948

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