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New York, Paris and Salerno: Tango without borders

One of the things I adore about dancing tango is being able to travel the world and not be limited by language, location, who I know, or whether I’m travelling alone. Once I hear the familiar music in the air the excitement sets in. My latest trip was not a tango trip, however, my aim...

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Milongas Around the World – London

Recently we embarked in a leisure trip to Europe. Tango was part of our trip as we visit milongas at London and Madrid. In this blog I share some information and personal notes about them. Continuining with the spirit of previous articles written for our blog we hope this may be of help to future...

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A follower’s conundrum

Recently, whilst at a very popular and busy Buenos Aires milonga a beginner dancer asked me to dance which led to an awkward situation for myself and the beginner dancer. The situation itself posed a number of interesting questions in regards to etiquette, milonga codes and just basic human interaction. The leader used cabeceo from...

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The milongas of Buenos Aires (Part 2)

“Las milongas de Buenos Aires” Here I continue to share some of my experiences at the milongas in Buenos Aires. Some are a bit of a blur… these milongas don’t get going until very late in the evening and often end at 2am, 3am, even 5am, so between the intensive tango classes and the milongas...

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The milongas of Buenos Aires (Part 1)

“Las milongas de Buenos Aires” The plane touched down in Buenos Aires at 5pm and by 11pm I was on the dancefloor. It sounds extreme but I was so tired a few more hours would have made no difference and besides, I was so excited to be here after a two year absence. Sueño Porteño,...

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Tango etiquette and the milonga codes

‘Los códigos de la milonga’ In a little over a week I’ll be heading to Buenos Aires and Montevideo, so what better time than now to re-visit the milonga codes which are prevalent in many of the milongas in Buenos Aires as well as across the world. This is a list of recommended Do’s and...

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The Milonga Rhythm

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to write a blog about the milonga rhythm, and given the milonga classes being held in Wollongong over the coming few weeks it seemed like the perfect opportunity, so I agreed to do some research on the subject and was surprised with what I found. As way...

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The day that Temperley was a bandoneon

Tango is an intrinsic part of the DNA of the Rio de la Plata population. It is an art that makes part of many people daily lives but also public spaces such as parks, malls and squares. This moving article highlights people solidarity against what they percive authorities injustice against street art. By Jonathan Habrat...

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Tango classes at The Fraternity Club – Wollongong

Fantastic opening night of tango at Wollongong with milonga rhythm as topic of our first class. Great to see so many people starting their tango journey to the benefit of our tango community. Classes are host every Wednesday night 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Singles and couples are welcome. More milonga next week.

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New Wollongong Venue Opening Up This Week

After 5 years of teaching tango in The Shire, we are delighted to bring tango to The Fraternity Club at Wollongong. This will happen this coming Wednesday 20th of February as we will start our regular weekly tango classes at The Frats. Join us to learn tango as it is danced in Argentina and Uruguay,...

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