Milonga Parakultural Buenos Aires

Milonga Parakultural in Salon Canning, Buenos Aires

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Milonga Parakultural was voted the best milonga in the world in 2018 and 2019 at Premios Tango in Buenos Aires. It is organized every Monday, Tuesday & Friday in Salon Canning – the most famous tango salon in Buenos Aires, for the last almost 20 years, by Omar Viola, the famous tango organizer. Normally, there are two resident DJs – …

Radio Interview in Buenos Aires – Okence v Slovenijo

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During our recent trip to Buenos Aires, Alenka & Valerij Dermol were invited for an interview to the national Radio of Argentina.   Radio Argentina has an one-hour show every Saturday at 1pm (Argentinian time) in the Slovenian language called Una ventana a Eslovenia – Okence v Slovenijo (A window into Slovenia). Every week, they also have an interview with …

Tango DJ Alenka DJ-ing at Milonga Parakultural in Salon Canning 2017

Tango DJ-ing in Buenos Aires, Argentina 2017

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Being a passionate tango DJ, I never miss a chance to play music anywhere, especially in Buenos Aires. During our 2017 stay in Buenos Aires, I had the possibility to be a DJ at three different milongas, again. Milonga Parakultural, Salon Canning My first DJ-ing night was at Milonga Parakultural at Salon Canning. Salon Canning is placed in the barrio …

Feria de San Telmo Buenos Aires

San Telmo & Plaza Dorrego, Buenos Aires

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There are many ways to spend a beautiful sunny Sunday in Buenos Aires: numerous street markets, events, concerts and similar activities are waiting for you everywhere. For those who love tango, the best possibility is a nice walk along La Defensa, a street which begins close to Casa Rosada, up to Plaza Dorrego and the Feria of San Telmo. La …


200 years of Argentina’s independence

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Argentinians take their celebrations seriously and so they have worked for quite some time on the preparations for the 200th anniversary of their independence. It was a special joy to be in Buenos Aires exactly on this day, 9th of July, as there were many things happening all around the city. 9th of July 1816 was the most important date …

Buenos Aires - La Boca 2016

Caminito, La Boca, Buenos Aires

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If you are in Buenos Aires for the first time, La Boca is a place where you definitely need to go. The images of La Boca’s colorful houses are something you can see in just every tourist guide on earth. So it’s no surprise that La Boca is normally full of foreign tourists wandering around, taking pictures in front of …

Evita at Recoleta

Evita and the Cemetery of Recoleta

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What could be the best way to spend a Sunday afternoon in Buenos Aires? On a sunny day there are two great possibilities: San Telmo with Plaza Dorrego for tango lovers and Feria de Mataderos for folklore lovers. But what if the day is grey, cold and rainy? The Cemetery of Recoleta is the perfect choice, and it doesn’t matter …