Welcome!

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!

Where to find us

Tanguito, Argentine Tango Academy

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

October 20, 2017

15 unspoken rules at a milonga (3/3)

By |October 20th, 2017|

Whether you’ve been to a Milonga before or you’re yet to experience your first one, these tips have been devised especially to fill you in on all the etiquette so that you feel more comfortable and just soak up the lovely atmosphere. Here are the final five tips.

15 unspoken rules at a milonga (2/3)

By |October 18th, 2017|

Tanguito | unspoken rules 2

Whether you’ve been to a Milonga before or you’re yet to experience your first one, these tips have been devised especially to fill you in on all the etiquette so that you feel more comfortable and just soak up the lovely atmosphere. Here are tips 10-15.

15 unspoken rules at a milonga (1/3)

By |October 16th, 2017|

Whether you’ve been to a Milonga before or you’re yet to experience your first one, these tips have been devised especially to fill you in on all the etiquette so that you feel more comfortable and just soak up the lovely atmosphere. Here are the first five tips.

September 14, 2017

Lead or follow?

By |September 14th, 2017|

Lead or follow? As you will know, there’s sometimes more of one gender than another in group lessons and milongas. Rather than an issue, it is, in fact, a great opportunity for men and women to try the other role. What happened back in the days?

5 reasons to start tango

By |September 4th, 2017|

If you've ever been to a tango class or a tango party, you might have noticed how diverse the tango population is - tango dancers come in all ages, shapes and sizes. This diversity is what makes tango exciting. Now, the reasons why people start tango are as varied as the tango scene itself...

August 31, 2017

What makes tango more relevant to us than the “bourrée Auvergnate”?

By |August 31st, 2017|

Tango was born on the other side of the globe, over a century ago. Why is it still relevant to us now, when the bourrée Auvergnate and other folklore dances around the world are dying a slow death...

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!