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Tangomarathon: Austrian Alpine Abrazo

Alpine Abrazo 2013 program:




Thursday, 12 September:

21:00 - 01:00 Pre-marathon Milonga (Tango Tanzabend), open to guests!


Friday, 13 September:

19:00 - 21:00 Welcome
19:00 - 21:00: warm welcome snack

21:00 - 04:00 Friday night milonga
01:00 - 02:00: warm midnight snack


Saturday, 14 September:

    12:00 - ~16:00: Almabtrieb. Celebration in village center when cattle is brought down from the mountain pastures.
14:00 - 19:00
Saturday afternoon milonga

13:30 - 15:00: Tango music & DJ Workshop 1
15:15 - 16:45: Tango music & DJ Workshop 2
19:00 - 21:00 Saturday dinner (music will be stopped)  
21:00 - 05:00 Saturday night milonga
01:00 - 02:00: warm midnight snack


Sunday, 15 September:

14:00 - 19:00
Sunday afternoon milonga

19:00 - 20:00 Sunday dinner (music will be stopped)  
20:00 - 01:00
Sunday evening milonga

0:01 - ??:??: Afterparty of survivers..


Catering - included dinners, food & drinks

Catering will be provided by Raineralm (a small local farm) and Hotel Albers (AMA certified) using local products:

Friday welcome 19:00-21:00:


Friday midnight 1:00-2:00:


Saturday dinner 19:00-21:00:


Saturday midnight 1:00-2:00:


Sunday dinner 19:00-20:00:


In addition to the warm meals we will provide you throughout the marathon with:

Non alcoholic beverages included throughout the marathon free of charge:

Alcoholic beverages can be obtained reasonably priced from our self-run bar:



There will be two workshops for Tango music and Tango-DJing addressing DJs, beginning DJs and anybody interested in Tango music and the quality of music being played at Tango events.


BIOS - head office of National Park Hohe Tauern Mallnitz

BIOS is situated opposite of the Alpine Abrazo event location, a 1 minute walk. Workshops are taking place in the multimedia room ground floor next to the entrance.

There is also a nice café offering coffee and delicious cakes.


Tango music & DJ workshop 1, Saturday, 14.9., 13:30h - 15:00h by Matthias Bellemann

For more than 10 years, Matthias is a passionate collector and connoisseur of Tango music. As a professor of Medical Physics, he is a specialist for signal analysis and data processing.


Additional information can be found on the website of DJ Matías.

Tango-DJ Bernhard Gehberger

Tango music & DJ workshop 2, Saturday 14.9., 15:15h - 16:45h by Bernhard Gehberger

Bernhard is running TANGO-DJ.AT an association for preservation and provision of Argentine tango.
He is collecting, DJ-ing and distributing Tango music.




Wellness, bath, spa/sauna, massages

We are very happy to be able to offer to you both, the big public bath as well as the beautiful spa area, both being situated right at the Alpine Abrazo location (same building), for the duration of our event free of charge! You will have the possibility to use bath and spa area free of charge and as often as you like on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during its opening hours from 13:00 to 20:00!

Thursday, 12 September:

Massages on appointment

Friday, 13 September:

Bath & Sauna 13:00-20:00
Massages on appointment between 20:00-22:00

Saturday, 14 September:

Bath & Sauna 13:00-20:00
Massages on appointment

Sunday, 15 September:

Bath & Sauna 13:00-20:00
Massages on appointment


Bath & Spa/Sauna:

Spa area offers:

Please note and respect that sauna is for both genders (mixed) and it is used without bathing suit. (Please bring towels with you!).



We are very glad that Melanie Krainer will be with us again this year. She is going to offer massages within the same building where Alpine Abrazo takes place on Thursday, Friday (after 20:00h), Saturday and Sunday!