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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.”


Dancing at a milonga never felt scary to … Read More


March 22, 2016 |

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

The perfect tango embrace of Simon and his daughter Sophia

March 22, 2016 |

The fourth and final (for now) part of the “Tango and Pregnancy” series presents Simon Kozma – a tango devotee, a loving father and spouse. He was very kind to share some incredibly beautiful and intimate experiences from dancing with … 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

Editor’s welcome – vol. 39

March 22, 2016 |

Hello dear gancho readers!

We are here just in time for your Easter holiday We are bringing you some interesting articles, interviews, insights and movie tips to read during your relaxing days or nights, any moment is good, if you … 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