Tag Archives: Argentine Tango

Watch the Tango orchestras

Watch the Tango orchestras!? So what? Shouldn´t we rather listen to them? Yes, of course we should listen, but somtimes it is helpful to watch them perform to get a better understanding of the music. Look, as tango dancers we … Continue reading

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Tango Elegante! Filippo Avignonesi and Candela Ramos dance to “Esta Noche de Luna”, Tango video

Tango Elegante! Filippo Avignonesi and Candela Ramos dance to “Esta Noche de Luna”, Tango video As you see they are very elegant dancers with great feeling for musicality. Apart of that they are excellent Tango teachers. Something unfortunately you can not … Continue reading

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The African Roots of Argentine Tango

The African Roots of Argentine Tango Here I found a video about the African roots of Argentine Tango.  Which are the origins of “Argentine” Tango? So Tango historians have different opinions about the question which where the dances and cultures … Continue reading

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Tango Holidays Easter 2015

Tango Holidays Easter 2015 If you are looking for Tango holidays Easter 2015 you´re in the right place. Villa La Rogaia offers two weeks of Argentine Tango lessons and Italian Dolce Vita. Tango lessons intermediate level with Filippo und Candela … Continue reading

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Tangovideo: Joseba Pagola and Bakartxo Arabaolaza dance the vals “Idilio Trunco” by Alberto Castillo

Joseba Pagola and Bakartxo Arabaolaza are among my favourite dancers and Tango teachers. Here they dance the vals “Idilio Trunco” by Alberto Castillo.   And here a “Bonus” video “Sueno Azul” by Osvaldo Fresedo What I like most about them … Continue reading

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Daniela Pucci and Luis Bianchi, incredibly funny and incredibly good

You don´t know Daniela Pucci de Farias and Luis Bianchi? Daniela Pucci and Luis Bianchi, are world class tango dancers and top tango teachers. Incredibly funny and incredibly good. Here you can see four of their tango videos  – two … Continue reading

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What are figures good for?

What are figures good for? I think first we need to define, what is a “figure” in Tango? For me this is pretty obvious. A figure is a part of a choreography. For example a sequence of steps a dancer … Continue reading

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Different types of dancers in a milonga

In this video tango teacher Murat Erdemsel presents in a humorous way different types of dancers you can find in every milonga. Among them the “dance floor non stop teacher “ (you know the guy who never shuts up while … Continue reading

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Pictures of old Montevideo and La Cumparsita, the most famous Tango of all times

Here a video for  you with pictures of Montevideo from the early days of Tango. The pictures are accompanied by “La Cumparsita”, the probably most famous  “Argentine” Tango, which however wasn´t composed in Argentina, but in Montevideo by the then 17 … Continue reading

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Ariadna Naveira & Fernando Sanchez. And here two videos…

Ariadna Naveira & Fernando Sanchez. And here two videos… Tango holidays 2014 with Ariadna Naveira and Fernando Sanchez at Villa La Rogaia A little addendum to my last post about Ariadna and Fernando. Look at these two videos of their … Continue reading

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