In this section, you’ll find fascinating insights about tango dancing, the history of tango, the evolution of the dancing through time, the etiquette at milongas… There’s so much to say, we never run out of topics!

If you’re looking for tango chitchat to fill the sometimes awkward time between two songs on the dancefloor, this might be just what you need!

April 8, 2019

Tango & the Rose in Mouth Stereotype (part 2/2)

By |April 8th, 2019|

A red rose between the teeth of a follower is one of the most, if not the most iconic image (and stereotypes) associated with tango. But where on Earth did it come from?... (part 2/2)

Tango & the Rose in Mouth Stereotype (part 1/2)

By |April 5th, 2019|

A red rose between the teeth of a follower is one of the most, if not the most iconic image (and stereotypes) associated with tango. But where on Earth did it come from?... (part 1/2)

February 27, 2019

Muddled about milonga?

By |February 27th, 2019|

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.

A Summer night at la Parrilla, Buenos Aires

By |February 19th, 2019|

From Nathalie, Tanguito's correspondent in Buenos Aires

Flight BA0245 dropped me in Buenos Aires on January 19. Argentinians like to do things big. Big steaks. Strong Malbec. Sickeningly sweet dulce de leche (sorry amigos, we love you to bits but we think our Nutella tastes better than your dulce de leche). Melancholy tangos that grab you by the heart and won’t let you go. Sizzling hot summers.

November 28, 2017

Learn lunfardo, the slang from Buenos Aires!

By |November 28th, 2017|

Learn Buenos Aires slang (called lunfardo), used in most tango songs. Impress your partners with your command of lunfardo!

What is a cabeceo?

By |November 3rd, 2017|

The ‘cabeceo’ (a focused and precise nod used in Buenos Aires...