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nicknames in tango

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

People of tango #9

October 27, 2015 |

Murat (Ankara)

If I could choose my nickname in tango world, I’d choose “El Abrazo“.. Everything starts and finishes with the embrace.. In our lives, each embrace has its own feelings and beauty; the very first embrace a mother gives … Read More


October 27, 2015 |

This is not a list about ” why You should dance tango”. It’s about my own reasons ( or ” reasons” ) to dance. Some of them I share ( I hope ) with others as well, some maybe not. … Read More

Nicknames in Tango

October 27, 2015 |


Many of us are familiarized with the nicknames of tango artists but we don’t always know its true reason. Because of that I decided to start a research about some sobriquets, not only of those very popular artists … Read More

How to please a woman

October 27, 2015 |

As in life, so in tango every man should know about what women want.

  • Woman would be glad if the roles were reversed: That there would be too many menrather than too many women.  They would not complain if men were … Read More

Editor’s welcome – vol.35

October 27, 2015 |

Hi gancho-lovers,

It is very common in Argentinian culture to call people with their nicknames according to their character or something that happened to that person. So it is not surprise that it is the same in the tango world. So … Read More