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Argentine Tango Through History

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SHORT HISTORY OF ARGENTINE TANGO Argentine Tango is a musical genre, but also dance. Its origins date towards the end of the 19th century on the banks of the river Rio de la Plata which divides Argentina from Uruguay. This is why its history is connected at the same time to Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, as well as …

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Argentinski tango nekoč in danes

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KRATKA ZGODOVINA ARGENTINSKEGA TANGA Argentinski tango je glasbena zvrst, obenem pa tudi ples, ki se je razvil proti koncu 19. stoletja na bregovih reke Rio de la Plata, ki deli Argentino od Urugvaja. Zaradi tega njegovi začetki segajo tako v Buenos Aires, glavno mesto Argentine, kot tudi v Montevideo, glavno mesto Urugvaja. Sprva je bil popularen zlasti med tujimi priseljenci, …

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Bangkok, its tango and milongas

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Bangkok is a special city. If you fall in love with it for the first time you get there, you will love it forever.  It is a city, full of life, colors, flavors, excellent food, but also a city with extremely nice people (what else – hey, we’re in Thailand!). People in Bangkok are very kind and nice and you …

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Museo Mundial del Tango, Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires is the capital of tango world, so it is quite normal that there is also a museum, dedicated to tango. Established in 2003, it is located in the same building on Avenida Rivadavia – Palacio Carlos Gardel, as the famous Café Tortoni, and I (together with all tango fans) really loved it.       You can kind …

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La Viruta Tango, Buenos Aires

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La Viruta Tango has been around for 15 years. It is in the fancy neighborhood of Palermo, within a walking distance to Salon Canning which allows people to walk from one milonga to another in the early morning hours. In March 2016 La Viruta has split into two parts which actually means that on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday there …

Before Buenos Aires: a taste of 2016 Brasil Olympics

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OK, I know that a Buenos Aires tango blog is supposed to be about Buenos Aires and that it is supposed to start in Buenos Aires, with tango. But, things never happen exactly as they are supposed to happen, and that’s why the Buenos Aires blog actually starts in Brasil. If you buy plane tickets with Air France in combination …