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Farol Tango Marathon

Easter 2022, April 14-17   Zaandam, The Netherlands

First edition!








Your hosts
Francesca & Marinella

We have met many great dancers at international tango event, thanks to wonderful organizers. Now, we invite you back to the Netherlands. We welcome you to bring your light and shine with us.
We have selected top class DJs to provide you with excellent music.
In Zaandam we found an amazing venue. It has one of the biggest wooden dance floors (400 m²) required for dance competitions.


44 hours

Wooden floor

400 m² flex

7 wonderful DJs

Great sound & light

Zaandam, picturesque old town
10 min. by train from Amsterdam

All drinks included

Coffee, water, beer, wine

Food included

3 brunches, 3 dinners
fruit, snacks

A lot of WARM HUGS



Easter: Let’s dance Thursday night till Monday early morning


20:00 Welcome

21:00 – 04:00

Tangosa (Marinella Pucci)

Tangosa (Marinella Pucci)



12:30-14:00 Brunch

13:30 – 19:30

Age Akkerman

Age Akkerman

The Netherlands

19:30-22:00 Dinner

22:00 – 04:00

Jens-Ingo Brodesser

Jens-Ingo Brodesser



12:30-14:00 Brunch

13:30 – 19:30

Carmine Parise

Carmine Parise


19:30-22:00 Dinner

22:00 – 04:00

Melih Meriç

Melih Meriç



12:30-14:00 Brunch

13:30 – 19:30

DJ Bomboncito (Bénédicte)

DJ Bomboncito (Bénédicte)


19:30-22:00 Dinner

22:00 – 04:00

Vinyl * DJ Serjan Pruis

Vinyl * DJ Serjan Pruis

The Netherlands

Angelo Agliano

Our professional photographer capturing our best moments


Dance floor farol
Dance floor

Dans Hotspot
Westzijde 71
(corner Klokbaai)

In the heart of the most charming and picturesque old town bordering Amsterdam.

Originally a car showroom, now is one of the few official dance competition floors in the Netherlands.

From Amsterdam Centraal or Sloterdijk Train Station to Zaandam: 10 minutes.

From Amsterdam airport Schipol:
By train to Zaandam station in 18 minutes (Train destination Hoorn Kersenboogerd).

Train planner

From Zaandam train station to the venue “Dans Hotspot” you can:

Walk 12 minutes (see google map)

Bus number 64/65 till bus stop “ Gedempte Gracht “ then walk to the venue 7 minutes.

Public transport planner

On the bike from Amsterdam (12 km from Central Station), use Hem ferry, going whole night.

Venue address:
Westzijde 71, 1506 EC Zaandam (corner Klokbaai)
GPS coordinates 52.444180, 4.819700

Dans Hotspot

Farol Tango Marathon

Corona requirements & Cancellation policy


We follow the Dutch corona measures. There are currently no corona related requirements to enter the marathon.

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund possible before March 24.
  • For cancellations between March 24 and April 7, 75% of the marathon fee.
  • After the 7th of April no refund.
  • If we have to cancel the event, you can use your marathon fee for a rescheduled event or ask for refund, in this case we will have to withhold 15% of the marathon fee.

Full-day / Night tickets

Full-day ticket 

Friday / Saturday / Sunday
€60 per day per person
Dinner, food and all drinks included

Night ticket

Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday    
€12 per night per person
(One drink included)


How many dancers can participate?

We have a very big floor, but will limit it to 200 dancers .

Do I need a partner?

Registration as couple will get priority as we wish to offer a good role-balanced event.
You can register as a single dancer but we need to balance it with dancers of the other role signing up.
If you registered late, others are probably ahead of you in the queue.

Can I sign up as a double-role dancer?

No. Please sign up in the role you dance the most.

If unfortunately I have to cancel?
  • Full refund possible before March 24.
  • For cancellations between March 24 and April 7, 75% of the marathon fee.
  • After the 7th of April no refund.

Please get in touch with us. We might be able to transfer your ticket to someone on the wait list.
Substitutions must be communicated and approved by the organizers. It’s a participant’s responsibility to find a substitute and to get the money from him/her.

What if my partner cancels?

Both participants have to attend: If one cancels, we need to cancel the partner’s ticket to keep the role balance. Please contact us. Perhaps you participate as a single dancer or with someone on the wait list.

If the marathon has to be cancelled?

You can use your marathon fee for a rescheduled event or ask for refund, in which case we will have to withhold 15% of the marathon fee.


What if I don't hear from you?

We don’t send an auto-reply, but within one day after registering you should receive a registration confirmation. We also send an approval or wait list email to all participants within 15 days. If you haven’t got any emails from us, please check your spam folder. If that’s empty too, please get in touch with us to check your data.

How do I pay?

By paypal, by direct debit (SEPA) or credit card through paypal (no account required), or by bank transfer.
Pay within 5 days after we have approved your registration.
Indicate your name + FTM.
Couples can pay individually (€150 each, two payments) or with one payment for both (€300). Indicate the name of your partner.
*The prices include open buffet breakfast/brunch and dinner, every day unlimited coffee, tea, soft drinks, wine, beer and snacks/fruits refreshments during all milongas.

Alessia Paolella

Dance meets beauty.

There will be massage service during the marathon.


TangOsa Style

Quality dance dresses
by TangOsa Style


Custom-made clothes and shoes by Jetuelle