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tango on the road

Of tango DJs, tandas and cortinas

July 15, 2015 |

A friend of mine, milonguera from San Francisco, likes to repeat – if you have a tango-related question, you will undoubtedly find an answer in the universe of tango lyrics. While this statement is mostly related to “profound questions”, about … Read More

Learning to Tango in Buenos Aires

July 15, 2015 | 1

By John Runnette

We were lost in San Telmo, the streets dark, the streetlights dim, but what did we expect? We were looking for ‘real tango dancers’, not a stage show for tourists though tourists was what we were. A … Read More

People of tango #6

July 15, 2015 |

Andra (Timisoara, Romania)

What do you feel when you are on the road for tango?

“This would be the best part of tango, I’m laughing all the time, hysterically, while I listening to my friends chatting all the way, telling … Read More

The tango thought…

July 15, 2015 |

On the road again…

Tango is always on the road. It is a traveller, an immigrant, a globe person… it does not have one home, its home is everywhere. The road is its home too.

This is how we feel, … Read More

The road of tango

July 15, 2015 |

It was after a few good years of studying and trying to grasp the concept of tango that I came to… let’s call it The Revelation: tango is what happens between 2 steps. It’s not a new idea. The great … Read More

Editor’s welcome – vol. 32

July 15, 2015 |

Hello gancho-lovers,

Tango is not the destination; it is the journey, like life, like happiness. You need to enjoy every second on the road, leaving your egos behind in the trunk and forgetting the target but only enjoying the road … Read More

Dance, dance, otherwise we are all lost*

July 15, 2015 |

*The title is a quote by German choreographer Pina Bausch.


Dear reader,

I have always been much more interested in other people’s experiences and thoughts than in my own. I have always been so good at observing others … Read More