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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For tango dancers

August 11, 2017

Making tango diamonds shine brighter

By |August 11th, 2017|

A gentleman or lady wanting to learn tango in Buenos Aires during the Golden Age (1935-55) would have had a very different experience from ours. No dropping by a dance studio on the way back home for a cheeky tango class!

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.

New (milonga-inspired) driving test questions – Would you pass?

By |July 14th, 2017|

We’ve just got our hand on some of the latest milonga-inspired Driving Test questions. Have a look; it's quite surprising

♪ Tuesday Tanda – Ángel D’agostino (tango)

By |July 11th, 2017|

To celebrate the birth of the great tango poet Enrique Cadícamo on July 15, 1900, here's a tanda with one of his beautiful compositions - Tres esquinas. By the way, you might have noticed we liked D'Agostino a looooot! :-)

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!

♪ Tuesday Tanda – Angel D’Agostino (Vals)

By |July 4th, 2017|

This week, selection of valses from the two "angels", Ángel D'Agostino and Ángel Vargas.

June 30, 2017

Closing your eyes: cierra los ojos

By |June 30th, 2017|

The Argentines often use the word "entregar" when talking about the skill of following, which means "to give in" or "to surrender" to the lead. In my mind, it only is possible when followers close their eyes (and gentlemen) keep their gaze unfocused.

♪ Tuesday Tanda – Ángel D’agostino (tango)

By |June 27th, 2017|

This week is a tango tanda by Ángel D'agostino, the pianist and director who also was also an excellent dancer. D'Agostino built on D'arienzo strong and clear beat but made it smoother and softer.

Tuesday Tanda – Angel D’Agostino (tango)

By |June 20th, 2017|

Every Tuesday, we publish a tanda to get you inspired for the week. Today, we picked a tanda by the two "angels", D'agostino and Vagas, with a version of the beautiful song Madreselva, composed by Canaro, and which we translated earlier last week.

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!