Posts Tagged ‘Milongas’

The Codigos of the Milonga

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Most tango dancers around the world have heard of the “codigos” (unwritten rules of the milongas in Buenos Aires) and know a little bit about the cabeceo, or the head-nod invitation to dance. Also, at many international tango festivals there is discussion about the line of dance, la ronda, and how leaders need to manage […]

Buenos Aires Milongas: Where to Dance

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

If you want to dance tango in Buenos Aires, where do you go? A good question, but this depends on many things:  your age, what style you dance, what day or night of the week you want to go out, if you go with or without a partner, and so on… Dancing social tango in […]

Clarry’s Buenos Aires Tango Tips

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Clarry Smits (seen here with dance partner Lorie) is one of the top tango dancers and instructors in Vancouver, Canada. He also runs Tango a Media Luz, a popular Vancouver milonga that features Golden Age tango every Friday night. Clarry recently visited Buenos Aires and I asked him about his tango experience in “the Paris […]