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STS Festival
2011 Festival Venues PDF

Bondi Pavilion is a special heritage example of our beachside culture from the 1920s – “The Mediterranean” is a restaurant/bar with a touch of Greece & Italy in the inner city – the Russian Club is one of Sydney’s longest running ethnic and tango venues  -  South Sydney Juniors is an iconic entertainment and dining venue in the eastern suburbs established as a returned servicemans club -  the auditorium at Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club was one of the first tango venues in Sydney, started as a place for friends to share the passion of tango in 2001 – all are symbols of the new and vibrant Sydney of today.

Immersion Course and Workshop Venues

Venue Address Classes Date
Bondi Pavilion Bondi Beach Seagull Immersion Course 28-29 Sept
Bondi Pavilion Bondi Beach Seagull & High Tide Workshops 30 Sept - 3 Oct

 

Milonga Venues

Venue Address Milongas Date
The Mediterranean 31-33 Oxford Street, Surry Hills Meet 'n' Greet Milonga 28 Sept
The Russian Club 7 Albert Road, Strathfield Welcome Milonga 29 Sept
South Sydney Juniors 558 Anzac Parade, Kingsford Milonga del Viernes 30 Sept
South Sydney Juniors 558 Anzac Parade, Kingsford Milonga de Gala 1 Oct
South Sydney Juniors 558 Anzac Parade, Kingsford Milonga del Domingo 2 Oct
Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club Centennial Street, Marrickville Farewell Milonga 3 Oct

 

Milonga Transfer Package

For your convenience, a coach service has been arranged for all Festival Milonga events.
There are 4 pickup/dropoff points: Bondi, Bondi Junction, Paddington, CBD.
It is the responsibility of people using this service to be at pickup points at the designated times. No refunds for missed pickups. Coach will arrive at Milonga venues between 8-8:30pm, departures will be at midnight and at the finish of the Milongas.
The transfer package price is $84.00 for all Festival Milongas.

Bondi Pavillion

Immersion Course and Festival Workshops

Bondi Beach Wednesday 28 Sept - Monday 3 October 2010

The Bondi Pavilion was originally constructed in 1928 and was classified by the National Trust in 1977 as a structure of significant historic character. The Pavilion overlooks spectacular Bondi Beach and is home to the famous Bondi Lifeguards and holds a special place in Australian beach culture. Most of Bondi Beach's events centre around the Pavilion, such as the Festival of the Winds, which attracts master kite masters from around the world with spectacular designs including hoop kites, monster box kites and a range of giant sea creature kites.

The Pavilion is now a vibrant arts and entertainment venue as well as a surf and bathing pavilion. It has a theatre and exhibition gallery, an outdoor amphitheatre as well as function rooms, showers & changing rooms, food outlets & a souvenir shop and is within a thriving cafe and retail precinct.
Features: .

Bondi Pavillion
Bondi Pavillion
Transport & Parking

Parking: Car meter parking on Elizabeth Drive and Campbell Parade OR street parking in surrounding streets

Train:from City to Bondi Junction then change to bus 380, 381, 382 or 333

Bus:from Circular Quay in Alfred St close to ferry wharf number 2 - bus 380 or 333

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The Mediterranean

Meet 'n' Greet Milonga

31-33 Oxford Street, Surry Hills Wednesday 28 September 2010

Atmospheric ex nightclub restaurant/bar with Mediterranean decor and large wooden dance floor on 1st floor.
The Mediterranean is the regular milonga venue of Sydney school Patio de Tango with principals Sophia and Pedro Alvarez.

The Mediterranean
The Mediterranean
Transport & Parking

Parking: discounted parking at Woolworths on Bourke St, a short walk away (closes at 11.30pm) or street parking near the venue

Train (City Circuit line): Exit Museum Railway Station
(0.3km from venue)
Train: Exit Central Station
(1.0km from venue)

Optional Milongas Coach Transfer Package: pickups from designated spots in Bondi, Bondi Junction, Paddington and CBD. Click here for details

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The Russian Club

Welcome Milonga

7 Albert Road, Strathfield Thursday 29 September 2010
Large wooden floor in atmospheric setting of the Russian Club, with authentic wall photographs and across the road from the railway station. The Russian Club is the long established regular monthly venue of Sydney school A Little Buenos Aires, with principals Mimi and Teddy.
Features: Bar Facilities, Large Dance Floor.
The Russian Club
The Russian Club
Transport & Parking

Parking: Street parking - limited parking in club carpark - next to Strathfield Railway Station

Train: Exit Strathfield Station
(0.3km from venue)

Optional Milongas Coach Transfer Package: pickups from designated spots in Bondi, Bondi Junction, Paddington and CBD. Click here for details

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South Sydney Juniors

Milonga del Viernes, Milonga de Gala and Milonga del Domingo

558 Anzac Parade, Kingsford Friday 30 Sept, Saturday 01 October, Sunday 02 October
Iconic entertainment and dining venue originally established as a returned servicemens club, with a variety of dining options and large dance areas, located 8kms south of the CBD.
Features: Bar Facilities, Large Dance Floor
South Sydney Juniors
South Sydney Juniors
Transport & Parking

Parking: Open public carpark opposite the Club - limited parking in club carpark

Train: Exit Mascot Railway
(4.5km from venue)

Bus: access via bus is; 393 and 395 from Railway Square

Optional Milongas Coach Transfer Package: pickups from designated spots in Bondi, Bondi Junction, Paddington and CBD. Click here for details

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Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club

Farewell Milonga

Centennial Street, Marrickville Sunday 3 October 2010
Marrickville was one of the first tango venues in Sydney, started as a place for tango friends in 2001 by Orlando Conca. It is the regular milonga venue for Sydney schools Tango Conca and Tango Entre Amigos, with principals Karina and Fabian Conca and Jacqueline Simpson.
Features: Large Dance Floor, Bar Facilities.
Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club
Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club
Transport & Parking

Parking: ample parking in grounds of venue or street parking

Train: Exit Sydenham Station
(1.8km from venue)

Bus:from City routes 428, 423 OR train to Sydenham Station plus 425 bus

Optional Milongas Coach Transfer Package: pickups from designated spots in Bondi, Bondi Junction, Paddington and CBD. Click here for details

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Sebastián Missé & Andrea Reyero

Sebastian and Andrea

Javier Rodríguez & Andrea Missé

Javier and Andrea

Fabián Peralta & Lorena Ermocida

Fabian and Lorena

Solo Tango Orquesta

Solo Tango