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THE THREE FACES OF TANGO Tango History „While the Vals followed an independent path by „joining“ the Tango with its appearance, the Milonga did not „join“ the Tango, but rather „gave birth“ to it … There is little argument today about the Milonga being a fundamental part of the Tango ancestry. It’s the mother, indeed.“   Read More …

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DJ IVAYLO ALEXANDROFF a.k.a. LAOKOON DJ Ivaylo Alexandroff a.k.a. DJ LAOKOON has more than 10 years of experience in Tango DJing. He combines different styles of Tango depending on the milonga’s types. His sets cover the whole range of Tango styles and periods – from Tango Clasico and Golden Age to Tango Nuevo, Electrotango, Fusion   Read More …

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СПЕЦИАЛИЗИРАНИ ТАНГО СЕМИНАРИ НА LAOKOONTANGO http://www.laokoontango.com/?id=310 - Anatomía del Tango Nuevo 1 http://www.laokoontango.com/?id=322 - Anatomía del Tango Nuevo 2 http://www.laokoontango.com/?id=339 - Програма „Въведение в естетиката на Tango Argentino“ http://www.laokoontango.com/?id=345 - Anatomía del Tango Nuevo 3: Choreographia personal http://www.laokoontango.com/?id=364 - Tango Estilo Milonguero http://www.laokoontango.com/?id=369 - Tango Estilo Villa Urquiza http://www.laokoontango.com/?id=451 - Tango De Salon

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Dance Flow in Tango Dance Flow in Tango was not just invented for the fun of it. It was rather created so you can concentrate on the music and on your partner while dancing. However, that is not possible if you have to spend all of your concentration on stray couples. Therefore: Follow the lanes   Read More …

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Tango Dance Etiquette & Helpful Hints By Ken and Natasha Delmar 1. Types of tango music: there are three (3) different rhythms of tango that are played at milongas (tango parties). Ultimately you want to become comfortable dancing to all of them: 1) tango, 2) tango vals and 3) milonga. When dancing these three tempos   Read More …

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ARE YOU READY TO DANCE TANGO IN THE MILONGAS? So you’re learning how to dance tango, enjoying it for the most part, but not yet ventured out to the milongas (the social tango dances). Or maybe you tried it, but got scared and haven’t been back? Fear not, some friendly guidance is at hand! What   Read More …

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THE WEIRD HOLD by Alberto Paz (August 2012) The 21st century has witnessed a very curious phenomenon apparently intended to transform the experience of the Argentine tango by waging a frontal attack on one of its fundamental elements, the embrace. The mythical abrazo has fallen victim of fashion. A new look to the dance, the weird   Read More …

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10 TANGO THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND 1.) do not push, do not pull, do not poke, do not prod, do not compress the embrace at all (in any, way, shape or form), do not hang on each other! allow for unrestricted motion! 2.) do not talk during the song, dance with each other, sing   Read More …

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Question by Dieudonne Dang — December 19, 2008 It seems to me that most of the milongueros in the videos have their partners slightly to their right as they face each other. It looks like the right side of his chest is closer to her left breast than the left part of is chest to   Read More …

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Tango Apilado / Milonguero Dancing Style Apilado (sometimes called Milonguero, Almagro, Cafe or Confiteria) means piled up in Spanish, in which the dancers have an especially strong lean against each other. It is a style beautifully crafted by the maestro Carlos Gavito. Apilado / Milonguero has the following attributes: The lead and follower lean against   Read More …

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