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I wish I could do the cabeceo! How to ask anyone to dance–Christmas edition

November 26, 2017 |

Holiday Milongas and Galas are up and coming, are you still feeling overwhelmed in a milonga environment? Does even talking about this, make you dread agreeing to all these facebook invites? Do you still need to give yourself the “TALK”…? … Read More

Tango festivals Networking– Make the most out of your festivals this summer

August 9, 2017 |

We are well into summer and Tango festivals have already started. If it’s your first or your 50th one I think you will find some of the tips in video#1 very helpful, as it is intended to get you more … Read More

Waiting…

August 9, 2017 |

Zuzana Smékalová is a tanguera and tango DJ from Bratislava, Slovakia who played in a Slovak movie. We have had a chat with her regarding her experience in this movie. Hopefully, you will enjoy it as much as we do.

 

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Tango Therapy – Tango is for men

August 9, 2017 |

„Tango-therapy“

Social Skills Tango Therapy in the judicial psychiatric hospital of Naples, in the male department in Secondigliano.

“Tango is for men”

Tango arose as an introvert and popular dance that was practiced just by men; after many years it … Read More

Dancing to… Lejos de ti

May 8, 2017 | 1

Dear gancho readers,

No tango can be danced same twice…

In these series, we select a song and share with you few videos of performances on it by different dancers.

In the heart of spring and vals is the chosen … Read More

One Twenty

May 8, 2017 |

It all started as a curiosity and it ended up like a nice experiment! I am a heavy tango “consumer” and watching  tango related movies, performances is part of my daily routines. Recently I came across this performance on Osvaldo … Read More

There is something you need to know about the musicality of tango

December 1, 2016 |

A good sense of musicality is essential for every dancer. Especially if you are a tanguero as the music is much more complex, varied and colorful.

Could musicality be improved?

Absolutely! Not only can it be improved, but it shouldRead More

Odd-even embrace

December 1, 2016 |

As tango dancers we have gotten used to the idea that the tango waltz is played in sequences of three beats (as a bar of TW is divided into three equal parts, the first one being stressed).  And yet we … 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

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

Un Tango Más – Our Last Tango

December 21, 2015 |

Un Tango Más is a new tango documentary/drama movie by German Kral, starring María Nieves Rego & Juan Carlos Copes together with Pablo Verón, Alejandra Gutty, Juan Malizia, Ayelén Álvarez Miño, Pancho Martínez Pey & Johana Copes.

The film made its … Read More

Tango and pregnancy – limited moves, but unlimited emotion

November 23, 2015 |

Pregnancy and dance – most people do not normally associate these things at the same time. However, tango is actually one of the few dances that can be safely practiced and enjoyed while pregnant. Its movements allow enough flexibility and … Read More

Tango Women’s Cocktail in Buenos Aires at La Maleva!

October 27, 2015 |

If you happen to be in Buenos Aires this November, this event should be a MUST.

We, as a group of professional women dancers and teachers, keep feeling there’s still a profound lack of body awareness among tango dancers. So … Read More

New book “Why Tango” by Veronica Toumanova

September 15, 2015 |

This month Veronica Toumanova has released a new book “Why Tango – Essays on learning, dancing and living tango argentino“.

If you are interested in Argentine tango you know that, as Veronica writes in one of her essays, “Tango, no … Read More

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