In this section, you’ll find fascinating insights about tango dancing, the history of tango, the evolution of the dancing through time, the etiquette at milongas… There’s so much to say, we never run out of topics!

If you’re looking for tango chitchat to fill the sometimes awkward time between two songs on the dancefloor, this might be just what you need!

July 28, 2017

From the Guarda Vieja to the Orquesta Típica

By |July 28th, 2017|

The first generation of tango players, called the "Guardia Vieja" (the Old Guard), were recent immigrants. By mixing their own culture and heritage, they participated in creating tango, a new music genre blending European, African and salon music.

How did tango conquer the world?

By |July 7th, 2017|

Watch this short, educational and fun video about how tango was born and how it spread from Buenos Aires slums to Paris before taking over the world!

June 16, 2017

7 simple tips to invite someone new at a milonga

By |June 16th, 2017|

Tango Factbites: Budding Milonguero Series

If you are wondering about how to invite someone you've never dance with before at a milonga, here are a few tips to make it easier!

May 5, 2017

5 tips to blend in at a milonga!

By |May 5th, 2017|

If you're still wondering about how to put your best foot forward at a milonga, and about what to do or even more importantly, what not to do, here are 5 simple tips for a starter!

April 30, 2017

El Turco Jose Brahemcha

By |April 30th, 2017|

He has got an energetic dance style, mixing suspension and rhythmic footwork. On the song Cachirulo, you can see how his slightly aggressive dancing style matches the sound of the bandoneon.

El Negro Portalea’s cadencia

By |April 26th, 2017|

Giraldo's style is often described as being pure "Villa Urquiza", from the name of a famous borough of Buenos Aires where some of the best dancers have trained and originated. This style is a smooth, elegant dancing style, which a lot of people more commonly call "tango salón. Giraldo is particularly well known for his cadencia.