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TangoEve 2012, Bielsko-Biala


Argentine Tango Society (Bielsko–Buenos Tango) proudly announces a TangoEve 2012/2013 in Bielsko-Biala.
We would like to invite You to the Big Ballroom in “Stara Szmergielnia” Hotel.

About the hotel


Basic advantages

A big natural dance floor, good acoustics, good location at the foot of the Beskidy mountains but not too far from the city bypass interchange, good accommodation on the spot.


In addition to the classic tanda-ordered tango music we will play a handful of tango nuevo and non-tango.


  • a glass of sparkling wine at midnight,
  • water, coffee, tea – without limitation,
  • 0.5 l of fruit juice,
  • a hot meal (“żurek” served in a loaf of bread, poultry roulades with spinach, potatoes boiled with dill, fried potatoes, a set of salads),
  • dessert (tiramisu),
  • biscuits,
  • selection of charcuterie and snacks.

Apart from the above, the bar will be open where drinks etc. may be ordered individually.

TangoEve Weekend milongas

The New Year’s Eve is on Monday this year. Therefore we also plan to lead milongas on Saturday, 29.12.2012 and on Sunday 30.12.2012 (evening hours).
  • Saturday 29.12, afternoon: guided walk through the relics of so called Little Viena; finished with one hour milo in Consonni Cafe by the old town plaza.
  • Saturday 29.12, 20:00 - 24:00+: evening milonga in Maly Wieden Restaurant
  • Sunday 30.12, 13:00 - 16:00: tango event in Szyndzielnia mountain shelter (1001 m. above sea level, see photos beside  (transport to the top - individually by cablecar). (see the shelter website).
  • Sunday 30.12, 20:00 - 24:00+: evening milonga in Maska Restaurant ballroom (see the milonga website)

Caution: events given above are not oficially conected with the TangoEve reservations or payments. They are organised pro bono by our tangueros alas we have not sponsors. The participants buy individually their cablecar tickets (about 5 Euro two way) etc.


“Stara Szmergielnia” Hotel offers 24 double rooms (rollaway beds possible if necessary).

Discounts for the Tango New Year’s Eve Party guests:

The price for a double room with breakfast is PLN 175 (this discount price valid only for tangueros giving the password: “tango”).

You can book yourself (or let us know that you need help - while registering for the TangoEve).

Other accommodation  - information coming soon

Costs and Payments

PLN 125 (PLN 250 per pair) – Early Bird Discount: payment till 27 October 2012
PLN 135 (PLN 270 per pair) – after 27 October 2012

An adequate amount should be transferred to the following bank account:
87 1060 0076 0000 3000 1099 3993, IBAN PL 87 1060 0076 0000 3000 1099 3993
Anna Pietruszewska, Poland, Bielsko-Biala, Edwarda Zajączka 14
To receive confirmation of payment, please include your e-mail in the bank transfer reference.  Please make a hardcopy of the received transfer confirmation. It will be treated as an entrance ticket to the ball.

More details coming soon.

Location / map

Big Ballroom of “Stara Szmergielnia” Hotel (
ul. Cyprysowa 63

Surroundings / attractions

  • Bielsko-Biała (population: 170 000) is a uniquely situated city in Poland, spanning from the heights of 262 to 1117 m above sea level.
  • Within less than 10 km from Szmergielnia Hotel there are eg.:
    • the architecturally interesting  Sfera City Center in a former textile manufacture,
    • old-town pubs of “Little Vienna”
    • mountain shelters:
    • the lower station of cablecar to Szyndzielnia height
    • ski drag lifts
    • It is fewer than 40 km to Český Těšín or to the mountains in Slovakia
    • There is also a horse-riding centre and a riding arena by the hotel

Contact and Booking

  • Anna Pietruszewska
  • GSM: +48 601 46 13 66
  • E-mail:


Krakow (Balice) Airport: 88 km
Katowice (Pyrzowice) Airport: 97 km

Bratislava: 292 km
Budapest: 355 km
Viena: 360 km
Warsaw: 380 km
Prague: 410 km
Berlin: 567 km

30.12.2012, TopTango

Szyndzielnia shelter, 1001 m. above sea level. cablecar:

Current camera view from the shelter towards the city:
(refresh manually (F5), the picture is updated each 10 mins)