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Why tango teachers ask you to imagine things

September 29, 2016 |

Think about the last tango class you went to. There is a fair chance that at some point the teacher said: “Now, imagine that…”, followed by a mental image. Maybe it was directly related to tango culture (“imagine wearing a … Read More

TangoTunes

May 29, 2016 |

TangoTunes; some already know this amazing source of music, some will discover now and on. We leave it to TangoTunes to describe themselves best below.

TangoTunes convert music from original vinyl and shellacs into digital formats and is already capturing … Read More

5 most common international DJing mistakes

May 29, 2016 |

Imagine a hundred and more top dancers from all over the world at an elite tango event, traveling maybe 10 hours and spending more than 500 euros for a weekend, just to dance 3 or 4 tandas all … Read More

Good vs. popular DJs

May 29, 2016 |

Well-known DJ Konrad Krynski has published a new post in february on his blog . This opened a new discussion in tango world, not only between DJs and organizers but as well dancers. if you have missed it, we are happy … Read More

Editor’s welcome – vol. 40

May 29, 2016 |

Hello dear gancho readers,

Summer is back in Europe with a warm sun that we have missed so long… In this issue, we focus on tango music and tango DJs (or TJs) little bit more than ever and what is … Read More

Tango, It is a man’s world…too!!!

May 29, 2016 |

Dear Tangueros,

I went around and chatted with a few male friends and students, asking what their biggest challenges are in Tango and what they focus on the most when they are dancing.

Connecting with the follower was at the … Read More

ZONDA , FOLCLORE ARGENTINO – by Saura

March 22, 2016 |

Carlos Saura (born in 1932) is a very well known Spanish director with his movies which contributed to culture. His well-known movies in tango world are Carmen (1983), Flamenco (1995, Tango (1998), among many others. One of his latest movie … Read More

Dancing in the dark

March 22, 2016 |

article by Tango Immigrant (22 June 2015)

Event organiser: “People don’t want light milonga venues. One girl said that if it’s light, everybody will see it if she makes mistakes.”

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Dancing at a milonga never felt scary to … Read More

THE 4 GREATEST TANGO DOCUMENTARIES……ON YOUTUBE

March 22, 2016 | 1

As I have written in the past, I am an avid Youtube tango video watcher and an insomniac. This leads to a lot of tango video watching. But I don’t just watch tango performances……I also watch tango documentaries! Here are … Read More

Why tango dancers lose interest in improving their skill

March 22, 2016 | 1

Dancing tango starts with learning it. Tango is not a dance of free expression, it has a complex vocabulary and a rather sophisticated technique. It is a skill that needs to be perfected over time. We all have heard stories … Read More

Interview with Patricie :) part 2

March 22, 2016 |

Your project is called Quilombo. In the Afro-Brazilian culture it means a community, a settlement, of slaves who escaped into the jungle. Is slavery still present among the people of these countries and what is the connection with dance?

There … Read More

Interview with Patricie :) part I

January 29, 2016 |

It was a long time ago when I found this article in a dance magazine. The interview with Patricie struck me, as she was expressing things that I feel so exactly and clearly! I couldn’t say it better. At that … Read More

Tango and pregnancy – a leader’s point of view

January 29, 2016 |

After interviews with two ladies about their experiences with tango while pregnant, a leader told us what changed for him during and after his partner’s pregnancy. The article in the third part of the ”Tango and Pregnancy” series.

Stanimir … Read More

Why we believe technique kills emotion

January 29, 2016 |

There exists a belief that focusing too much on technique will put you at risk of becoming an emotionally detached dancer. In tango, this is a very serious risk. If saying about someone “this dancer is not very accomplished technically, … Read More

Embracing the feeling of tango while pregnant

December 21, 2015 |

This is the second edition of the “Tango and Pregnancy” series and also a very special one with our very own Corina Raduta sharing her thoughts on being a tango mom. I consider her taking part in this interview her … Read More

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