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february 2017

Dancing to… Que Dios te ayude

February 5, 2017 |

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.

All of them so beautiful, yet so different!

This time … Read More

The Art of a Follower

February 5, 2017 |

To all dear Tangueras! Have you been to a milonga and caught yourself thinking: “I don’t, I feel bored” or “You know, it is the energy in the milonga” or “It really depends on who is going” or “After dancing … Read More

Why do we love tango?

February 5, 2017 |

I started with tango because of a girl; but I started to love tango because I found in it something that I could not find in any other activity. For me it was a non-verbal way to express what I … Read More

When does tango end?

February 5, 2017 |

Looking through some old tango notes I found one from March 2014. It was about me noticing a change in my embrace. So I took the note and put some new thoughts in it.

‘Two days ago I had … Read More

People of tango #14

February 5, 2017 |

Magda Skawińska (Warsaw)

What is so magical for you about tango?

“I would say honesty and courage it demands. For me these two are the most magical and at the same time the most difficult things in tango. In … Read More

Why leading and following actually work

February 5, 2017 | 1

Did you ever ask yourself how it is possible for two people to coordinate their movements to tango music so precisely as to practically become one constantly shape-shifting entity? Have you ever watched a particularly skillful tango performance and been … Read More

Editor’s welcome – vol. 43

February 5, 2017 |

Dear gancho-lovers,

We have celebrated Christmas, welcomed the New Year. We enjoyed holidays, Christmas dinners, we ate a lot, digested, fought with flu or viruses and now it is time for the days to become longer and brighter, to look … Read More