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.
April 26, 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.
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
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
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.
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.
Tango began to travel the world with Argentine sailors, although it was only when they reached Paris that it really took off on a global scale – oo la la! Once this happened, the more affluent Argentinean population began embracing the tango culture they had previously rejected - typical...