Sultans of Istanbul Tango Marathon and Festival

Classes will be at Esen room (Come to lobby and use upstairs to reach the classroom)

  • Technic classes of Ariadna Naveira (Sunday – 11:00 – 13:15) will be held at Ballroom.

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Sultans of Istanbul Tango Marathon & Festival

02 – 07 November 2022

  

Registration opens here at

25 July, 2022 – 23:00 Istanbul time

Sultans of Istanbul Tango Marathon was happily celebrated in June’22. Even though it was followed by three years of absence, our summer edition was embraced by 400 dancers from all over the world. And today we can still hear its echoes from all over the world!

Lots of beautiful tandas, emotions, words, videos, and photographs were shared about those amazing six years of our event, and we are thankful to each one of you who joined us in the last editions. As ‘Sultans’ continues to have such an enormous impact we believe that our party will become more beautiful now that we some good news to share: Our Winter Edition will be in 2-7 November 2022.

Our Winter edition will take place in our regular festival & marathon format like in the previous years with some beautiful innovative ideas.

Sultanic Cast of 2022

World Star Maestros

Strictly Good Music

Amazing Visual Team

Winter Edition Concept

To be a part of the event you need to register first, then receive an acceptance mail AND FINALLY a confirmation from us.

​​So, please do not make any plans before you receive the acceptance and the confirmation by e-mail. Marathon packages will be distributed according to gender, nationality, dance level and other carefully chosen criterias. We plan the event for 400 people (+/-%10).

To attend any of Friday – Saturday – Sunday night and day milongas you should register online for the related packages. There will be no tickets on the spot for those milongas.

It is up to you if you want to register with or without accommodation options. But to have the best possible Sultanic moments, we strongly advise you to select the accommodation option in our event hotel. Sultans is budget friendly and includes several qualities in one single event.

Marathon Packages & Prices

Sultans of Istanbul Tango Marathon & Festival’s winter edition is going to be more marathon than a festival.

Friday (Day+Night) & Saturday (Day+Night) and Sunday Day milongas can only be visited by marathon package owners. So, there will be no single milonga tickets on spot for those milongas.

In other hand single milonga tickets for Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday Night and Monday milongas will be available on spot.

All marathon packs will be delivered according to our criteria’s; Gender & nationality balance, dancing experience, positive attitude towards others is some of our criteria’s.

We accept both, single and couple registrations. Please note that the type of the registration is not an acceptance criterion for us, but also keep in mind that we have a limited number of single registrations for both followers and leaders.

There are two basic options for you, with or without accommodation pass.

Water, Coffee, and Tea will be free during the maraton period. Also, there will be snacks options to buy.

Marathon Pass Without Accommodation by Us

The pass includes milongas starts with Friday day milonga and finishes with Sunday Afternoon milonga. The Sunday night milonga is not included to the package. In total, the Marathon Pass without accommodation.

Marathon Pass with Accommodation by Us

Marathon pass owners with accommodation can participate in the day & night milongas for the nights that they are staying in the event Hotel.

The minimum is three nights for accommodations.

You can select a single, double or a triple room. In a single room you will have one big bed, in a double room you can have either one big bed or two separate beds. In a triple room all beds are separated.

If you have a partner and want to register to the marathon together with accommodation option, you can also stay in different rooms. In that case, in our registration form, we ask separately for your roommate in our registration form.

In case you choose a double room & triple room without a partner, you may find roommates by sharing a post in our facebook group.

In case you can’t find a friend, we might offer to look for a roommate for you. Of course, we do our best to match you according to gender and same check-in and check-out dates. But please know that you must accept the roommate we have found for you.

In case we can’t find a perfect match for our criteria’s , we will let you know what we can offer. Please keep in mind that its always better to find your own roommates.

If your check-in and check-out dates with your roommate/s are not the same, the one who stays longer, is obligated to pay the extra room price for those nights.

Due to the hotel rules, we must also increase the prices of the rooms after the first 70 rooms. Price changes are all applied since more than 70 rooms are booked.

Breakfast is not included in our prices, but you can choose an upgrade room at the registration desk at arrival.

It’s not possible to stay with a non-tango friend or non-tango family member. Except if you have a child between 0-6 years. If your child is older than there will be a 10€ price difference for this extra bed for each night.

Rooms for each participant with accommodation in Gayrettepe Dedeman Istanbul Hotel will be booked by our registration system.

People who stay in the hotel can use the hotel pool, fitness area and WiFi for free.

Pricing for Non-Marathon Milongas

If you haven’t selected an accommodation package, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday and Monday night milonga fees .

Regular Group Workshops

All classes are designed for intermediate-advanced level dancers.

Technique classes are open to all levels.

You can participate to workshops with partners or if you don’t have anyone to register with. We can try to find you a one. But in this case you have to accept the person we found for you.

Special Group Workshops

Technique Workshops

Milonga Program

Our lovely gathering will start on Wednesday, the 2nd of November and will end on Monday, the 7th of November. We will dance more than 45 hours in 6 days.

Wednesday. 02nd. November

Milonga Venue : Beşiktaş Naval Museum

Adress: Sinanpaşa, Beşiktaş Cd. No:6 D:1, 34353 Beşiktaş/İstanbul

Shuttle Hours from Dedeman Hotel-> Milonga

19:00 – 19:45 – 20:30

Shuttle Hours from Milonga -> Dedeman Hotel

23:30 – 00:00 – 00:30


Welcome Milonga

Milonga Hours : 20:00 – 24:00

Registration is not needed. Come & Enter.

Show: Nilay Akgün & Muharrem Yılmazkaya

DJ: Utku Küley

13:00 – 20:00: Hotel Welcome Desk (Hotel Check In & Document & Registration)- Dedeman Istanbul Hotel

Thursday. 03rd. November

Milonga Venue : Dedeman Hotel Ballroom

Adress: Gayrettepe, Yıldız Posta Cd. No:50, 34340 Beşiktaş/İstanbul

14:00 – 03:00: Hotel Welcome Desk (Hotel Check In & Document & Registration)- Dedeman Istanbul Hotel


Marathon Pre-Party Milonga

Milonga Hours : 21:00 – 04:00

Registration is not needed. Come & Enter.

Show: Ezgi Sarıkaya & Ezgi Turmuş

DJ: İlias Selalmazidis

13:00 – 18:00: Hotel Welcome Desk (Hotel Check In & Document & Registration)- Dedeman Istanbul Hotel

Friday. 04th. November

Milonga Venue : Dedeman Hotel Ballroom

Adress: Gayrettepe, Yıldız Posta Cd. No:50, 34340 Beşiktaş/İstanbul

14:00 – 03:00: Hotel Welcome Desk (Hotel Check In & Document & Registration)- Dedeman Istanbul Hotel


1 st Set of the Day

Milonga Hours : 14:00 – 20:00

Registration: You need to have marathon pass package to attend this milonga

DJ: Iv Manos


Milonga Hours : 21:00 – 04:00

Shows Between: 23:00 – 24:00

Registration: You need to have marathon pass package to attend this milonga

Show: Clarisa Aragon & Jonathan Saavedra

Show: Zeynep Aktar & Sercan Yiğit

DJ: Alper Akgül

Saturday. 05th. November

Milonga Venue : Dedeman Hotel Ballroom

Adress: Gayrettepe, Yıldız Posta Cd. No:50, 34340 Beşiktaş/İstanbul

14:00 – 03:00: Hotel Welcome Desk (Hotel Check In & Document & Registration) – Dedeman Istanbul Hotel


1 st Set of the Day

Milonga Hours : 14:00 – 20:00

Registration: You need to have marathon pass package to attend this milonga

DJ: Ramo & Go-Go


2nd Set Of The Day

Milonga Hours : 22:00 – 04:00

Shows Between: 23:00 – 24:00

Registration : You need to have marathon pass package to attend this milonga

Show: Ariadna Naveira & Fernando Sanchez

Show: Georgia Priskou & Loukas Balokas

DJ: Ralph Nasi

Sunday. 06th. November

Milonga Venue : Dedeman Hotel Ballroom

Adress: Gayrettepe, Yıldız Posta Cd. No:50, 34340 Beşiktaş/İstanbul


Last Set of the Marathon

Milonga Hours : 14:00 – 20:00

Registration: You need to have marathon pass package to attend this milonga

DJ: La Ros Cappaso

Milonga Venue : Dedeman Hotel Ballroom

Adress: Gayrettepe, Yıldız Posta Cd. No:50, 34340 Beşiktaş/İstanbul


Marathon After Party

Milonga Hours : 21:00 – 04:00

Registration is not needed. Come & Enter.

DJ: Gio IL Fuz

Show: All Maestros Mix & Match

Monday. 07th. November

Milonga Venue : Beşiktaş Naval Museum

Adress: Sinanpaşa, Beşiktaş Cd. No:6 D:1, 34353 Beşiktaş/İstanbul

Shuttle Hours from Dedeman Hotel-> Milonga

19:00 – 19:45 – 20:30

Shuttle Hours from Milonga -> Dedeman Hotel

23:30 – 00:00 – 00:30


Goodbye Milonga

Milonga Hours : 20:00 – 24:00

Registration is not needed. Come & Enter.

DJ: Ahu Türkpençe

Top 7 Reasons to become a Sultan !

The warmest tango friends all over the world are keep coming and making our dream bigger and bigger.

Sultans of Istanbul Tango Marathon & Festival’s winter edition is going to be more marathon than a festival. Friday & Saturday & Sunday Day milongas , Friday Night & Saturday Night milongas can only be visited by marathon package owners.

All marathon packs will be delivered according to the our criterias Gender & nationality balance, dancing experience, positive attitude towards others and some more…

All milongas during the marathon period will be at the 5 star event hotel. The elements of comfort and togetherness are some of our priorities for Sultans.

Before being organizers, tango studio owners, teachers and DJ’s we were Tango students. So, we only invite teachers that we fully trust that they will be generous to share their knowledge with participants.

We only work with the best DJ’s available on planet Earth. No bad music ever allowed. 

Thanks to our  warm and experienced team, you don’t have to think about any detail. Every year it just gets better and better.

We love surprises, a lot!! So, there’s always something spectacular around the corner.

Venues & Accommodation

Let Go of Yesterday, Embrace Today, Dream Tomorrow.

Sultanic Moments Forever

Dedeman Gayrettepe Istanbul Hotel is the place where we organize all festival & marathon events, workshops and fun. The hotel is our marathons hotspot which is why we strongly recommend you to choose the accommodation packages. The main milongas (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) will be held in Dedeman Istanbul’s Ballroom.

Wednesday and Monday milongas will be held in different venues very close to the hotel.

Dedeman Gayrettepe Istanbul Hotel is a five star hotel, designed as a modern city hotel. It continues to share its 30 years of experience with guests from all around the world. The hotel is located in the heart of Istanbul, just few minutes away from major business and shopping centers, and it is the perfect choice for tango lovers.

The rooms are all at least 18.5 sqm (199 sq.ft.) in size and are as comfortably appointed as they are tastefully decorated, a hallmark of Dedeman hospitality. All of them are equipped with a flat screen LCD TV with satellite, along with a minibar and an in-room safe.

Hotel’s SPA has outstanding treatments in facials, massages, body treatments, makeup and hair care. With their top professional aestheticians and massage therapists, it’s a heaven getting yourself pampered. Also, a Turkish Hammam and swimming pool will totally help you get relaxed.​

Dedeman Gayrettepe Istanbul Hotel has a magnificent, beautifully decorated ballroom with the size of 500sqm without columns. The ceiling’s height is 4.5 meters which provides dancing in spacious surroundings.

The most friendly accommodation prices are waiting for you! Make sure you get them and register via our web page!

Covid – 19

It seems like everything is fine now. But if your country of origin will block trips to Turkey or Turkey will block you from entering the country, you will be entitled to a complete refund of the marathon fee. The above conditions may change according to the regulations to be published in the future.

Cancellation Policy

THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS

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Contact

Please email us for anything you need. We will do our best to support you, as always.

e-mail: info@sultanstango.com