We are Tanguito ('cute little tango' in spanish, pronounced tang-eeto).

We live and breathe tango and have been told our passion is contagious.

We are London based and do all things tango-related: classes, milongas, corporate events, clothing & even holidays to Buenos Aires. If you wonder what tango is all about (or love it already), we would love to hear from you!

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Tanguito, Argentine Tango Academy

 020 3560 0532
   07891 336575
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New Unity Church, 277A Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 2TZ
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Tango culture

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.

We ♥ Osvaldo and Coca

By |April 25th, 2017|

As we explore the dimension "immersion" this month, we'll get some inspriation from the best old-school milongueros to up your milonga creds, starting with Coca and Osvaldo, who used to dance with a very personal, musical style which is very enjoyable to watch.

Flamboyance with Puppi Castillo

By |April 23rd, 2017|

Puppi Castello's style is more flamboyant and stage-like than any other milongueros we've seen so far in our discovery of the old school milongueros.

Interview with Osvaldo & Coca Cartery

By |April 22nd, 2017|

This month, we explore the tango dimension "Immersion" and look at getting inspiration from the great dancers and masters of the Golden Age of tango. We've already seen in class a couple of steps from Osvaldo and Coca Cartery, the 2004 tango world champions and the specificities of their dancing style.

In this 2-part interview, they give us many interesting insights into the history of tango and milongas.

Go back in time with Rosa and Carlos Perez…

By |April 22nd, 2017|

Carlos and Rosa Perez have been very influential in the world of tango, training many World champions. We particularly enjoy their smooth, poised elegance.

Interview with Carlos & Rosa Perez

By |April 20th, 2017|

This month, we explore the tango dimension "Immersion" and look at getting inspiration from the great dancers and masters of the Golden Age of tango.

In this interview, In this interview, Carlos & Rosa Perez share their personal history and what tango means to them.

March 1, 2017

The birth of milonga

By |March 1st, 2017|

Now that we’ve cleared up any confusion about milonga in our previous post - you dance milonga to milonga at a milonga; let’s take a trip back to the 19th century to when milonga was born. That’s the dance milonga. Keep up. ;)

February 27, 2017

Muddled about milonga?

By |February 27th, 2017|

What is Milonga?

Well, what isn’t Milonga? It actually has several meanings, all fairly closely related. Milonga is a genre of music, as well as a type of dance and a type of dance event. Have we lost you yet? I don’t blame you; let’s break it down.

Can tango help our society become more human again?

By |February 24th, 2017|

Experts revealed that tango was actually a key factor of social integration in Argentina during the 19th century. By voicing the concerns and feelings of a population who otherwise had no voice helped to get people talking and expressing themselves.