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TANGOS & TAPAS: CRYSTAL GETAWAYS

V3231B

São Paulo/Santos to Buenos Aires on Crystal Symphony
DATES : December 14 - 21, 2013 (7 Days)  CRUISE-ONLY FARES FROM : $2,075 Per Person

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Enjoy complimentary enrichment that inspires and choices that impress with instruction in topics from Pilates to Photoshop. Also featured on every Crystal cruise is a delightful combination of entertainers and guest speakers that include world affairs experts, renowned writers and fascinating celebrities to talk about their professional experiences and share their insights.

Cruise 3231B - Tangos and Tapas: Crystal Getaways

South America 
São Paulo/Santos to Buenos Aires
December 14 to December 21, 2013
7 days (2 sea days) aboard Crystal Symphony

Captain

Ralf Zander

Hotel Director

Josef Matt

Cruise Director

Paul McFarland

Maître D'

Remi Szutkiewicz

Crystal Society Hostess

Isabell Wagner

Cruise Sales Consultant

Daniele Puma

Headline Entertainers

Gary Arbuthnot, Flautist
Tony Daro, Comedian
Shirley Dominguez, Harpist  
Duncan Tuck, Comedian/Instrumentalist
Gary Williams, Vocalist

Magic Castle At Sea

Chris Capehart
 
(Please note: not all entertainers perform on all cruises).

Lounge Pianists

Mark Farris, Avenue Saloon
Tom Daniels, Crystal Cove

Production Shows

Featuring the Crystal Ensemble of Singers and Dancers
Curtain Call
Diva starring Karen Grainger
iLuminate: Imagine 

Maestro
Route 66   

(Please note: not all shows are performed on all cruises).

Crystal Visions Enrichment Program

Destination Lecturer

Richard Martin (Oxford, England)
Richard Martin was born in Pinner, Middlesex and educated at Latymer Upper School in West London before going to St. John’s College, Oxford to read Modern History. Richard taught English and History at Harrow School and, after being ordained as an Anglican priest, was Chaplain and Head of Theology at Magdalen College School, Oxford. When he isn’t sailing the seven seas, he assists in the historic parishes of St. Thomas the Martyr and St. Barnabas, Oxford. Richard lectures on destinations and historical subjects and also specializes in art and architecture in North and South Atlantic ports. He is a frequent visitor to the West Indies, Brazil, South Atlantic and West and South Africa. He has been English Chaplain at All Saints', San Remo, on the Italian Riviera, and has led many tours to Italy, France, Spain and Portugal as well as pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostella and Assisi. He is a long-standing member of the British Italian Society and the Oxford Italian Association.

Special Interest Lecturer

Alexander B. Murphy (Eugene, OR) 
Frequent lecturer and author, Alec Murphy holds a bachelor’s degree in archeology from Yale University, a law degree from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Chicago.  He is past president of the Association of American Geographers and a leader in the effort to promote geographic education.  His presentations help guests appreciate the nature and significance of the places where we sail. 

Local Insights

This exclusive program brings aboard local entertainers and experts to perform and share their unique, first-hand knowledge of art, politics, history, geography or archaeology of select regions and destinations. Guests can enjoy live lectures and interviews at sea and local shows in port.

Local Entertainment

Tango Show, Punta del Este, Uruguay

(Please note: not all Crystal Visions Enrichment Presentations are on all cruises).

The Crystal Cruises Creative Learning Institute

Our innovative series of complimentary interactive classes created to enhance our guests quality of life in the areas of Arts & Entertainment, Business & Technology, Lifestyle & Wellness. Guests receive a certificate of completion at the end of the curriculum.

Odyssey Art at Sea Instructor

Get your creative juices flowing using a variety of media in classes taught by our specially trained Odyssey Art at Sea instructor Marga Hayes McBride (Knoxville, TN).

USC School of Cinematic Arts Presents...

Digital Filmmaking: The iPad Moviemaking Course. A fun way to learn the fundamentals of filmmaking.
Erin Manning (Manhattan Beach, CA)
Want to take your home movies to the next level and learn how to share them with family and friends? In five entertaining classes, learn how to shoot and edit short movies using an iPad. Improve your video and photo skills. The course is taught by professionals, but aimed at non-professionals.
Course requirements: please bring your own iPad pre-loaded with the iMovie application. If you do not already own the iMovie for iOS app, you must have iOS7 in order to download iMovie from the App Store. If you have an older version of the iMovie app, be sure to update to the current version. You cannot download the app on board the ship. Please sign up online using the Priority Check-in & Planning Center (PCPC). If you sign up on board, make sure to sign up EARLY, in the Library, as the class size is limited.

Computer University@Sea

Lead Technology Concierge Jessie Moncatar plus Instructor Chip Adam (Long Beach, CA). Our popular Computer University@Sea program: expanded curriculum of complimentary lectures and classes on a variety of computer-related topics, plus e-mail instruction in our computer center, equipped with 25 state-of-the-art workstations, all equipped for e-mail and Internet access (fees apply).

Wellness

Crystal Cruises' exclusive Walk-on-Water program features The WALKVEST® Training System which revolutionizes walking simply by adding resistance (added weight) to your walk.

Nordic Walking
Crystal Cruises is the only cruise line to offer a Nordic Walking program to help you get more out of your limited exercise time on board. The use of lightweight poles for stability and balance will facilitate your fitness needs even if you have knee or hip issues. Two specially designed adjustable poles work the upper body while walking. Like cross country skiing, the poles are used by the arms to match each step the person takes. Our Fitness Staff will guide you to quickly be deck-walking for fun and fitness. You will be using feather weight aluminum poles provided by the market leader, LEKI®.

CPGA Teaching Professional

R. Bruce Murray (Deep Cove, Nova Scotia)
Bruce Murray has been a C.P.G.A. member for over 40 years serving the C.P.G.A. as a Director, as well as serving as chairman of many association portfolios. He has been a Head Professional/Director of Golf at five clubs in his career the most prominent being Royal Montréal, Shaughnessy in Vancouver and now Wildfire in Lakefield, Ontario. Bruce's responsibilities have varied within the scope of the various clubs, but teaching has been and remains his main passion. He has taught students of every level, from novices to professionals and leading amateurs. Bruce is now retired from the private club life and lives outside Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Our exclusive program features TaylorMade, the best performance golf company in the world and #1 driver in golf.

ACBL Bridge Instructor

Cassandra Mani (Novato, CA)  
Beginner and intermediate bridge classes, and afternoon games.

Catholic Clergy

Rev. John Meehan (New York, NY)

Jewish Clergy

Rabbi Irving Bloom (Atlanta, GA)

Dance Team/Instructors

Adam Kent and Patricia Kent (Melbourne, Australia)
Daily dance classes on sea days, and private lessons by appointment.

Ambassador Hosts

Mo Abdel-Ghany (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Don Hanni
(Sebastapol, CA)
Al Padua
(San Francisco, CA)
Lamar Webster (St. George, UT)

Featured Trunk Shows

Hubert Gem Design
Hubert brings 'Color to the World, One Gemstone at a Time.'

List as of 11/27/2013. All Crystal Visions Enrichment Program personnel, entertainers, dates and itineraries are subject to change without notice.
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