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!

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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

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.

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.