We interviewed Diego Alvaro during a short trip to the UK last year. We found him teaching milonga lisa and milonga traspie at Reading Tango Club. Diego is a founder of El Abrazo Tango Club in Buenos Aires and teaches with Zoraida Fontclara at Confiteria Ideal. 1. How often do you visit more »
A tongue in cheek message to our lovely tango teachers 1. Please prepare the lesson ahead. We get anxious when we see you trying out a new routine in front of us. 2. Better still advertise what you are going to teach in advance and the level it more »
A friendly welcome by the organisers A milonga culture that ensures everybody gets a dance whether through the cabeceo or otherwise DJs that know what their dancers want to dance to – usually plenty of old favourites Good ventilation; when dancers look hot it’s too late! Plenty of fluids available , more »
Dear Tango lovers, A few weeks ago we had one of our regular monthly milongas at Weybridge and the next day we received a message from one of the couples who attended. Apart from saying how much they enjoyed it, they wanted to bring to our attention the fact that another couple had been causing more »
Professional tango dancers, Sandra and Santiago Monticelli, are immensely popular and talented teachers charming all of us who have had lessons with them. Here are extracts of a lengthy interview they gave us explaining their approach to many things, Midnight Tango and how they first met!
A fantastic night (30 April 2014). Incredible dancers and singers. Wonderful entertainment – and some serious stuff too. Congratulations to Kim and David – Tango Performers of the Year Congratulations to Raquel Greenberg – Tango Teacher of the Year Copyright – all rights reserved
Post by Veronica Toumanova.
Question 1 How did you learn to tango? About 10 years ago a friend of a friend wanted to learn salsa, and I wanted to learn tango – so we did a ‘swap’. One thing led to another, as they say… well, the romance didn’t last but the tango-passion did! Question 2 Where were you more »
Buenos Aires is a great city, it is full of interest. Here are our suggestions for some different things to do: 1.Ride the subway (Subte) to take a look at the great mosiacs on many stations 2. Visit Theatre Colon, one of the leading opera houses in the world. more »
Hampshire based Wayne Rozier has carved out an interesting niche in milongas and workshops at Tango FFS. Plenty of neo, nuevo and blues. He publishes his playlists too. We asked him to select his ten favourite nuevo tracks. Here they are: Bana Anlatma Sakin – Candan Erçetin Pequeño paria el niño – Daniel Melingo* Le Carillo more »