Behind a nondescript door that looks like the entrance to an office building hides the cavernous La Catedral del Tango. The Cathedral is a unique milonga (tango ballroom) where tango aficionados and novices gather to take classes, practice dancing and eat and drink together every night. The unique space mixes the sacred aura of a […]
Tango dancers enjoy the Sunday night milonga in San Telmo‘s Plaza Dorrego. There are various milongas that take place on Sunday in San Telmo, but the Milonga del Indio, as the outdoor dance in Plaza Dorrego is known, is the most popular for visitors and locals, amateur and professional dancers alike.
Tango is the dance that is synonymous with Argentina in most traveler’s minds. Few know, that in its beginning, the dance was frequently practiced between men with no women in sight. When the immigrants landed on the shores of Buenos Aires in the La Boca neighborhood in the late 19th century, there were few […]
San Telmo ‘Tango for Instagram’ Plaza Dorrego, at the corner of Defensa and Humberto Primo, at the very heart of the San Telmo Fair, is the capital of tango as a commodity in Buenos Aires on Sundays. There is often a tango performance here, but once you push past the crowds to see what’s going […]
La Viruta, a milonga that promises you’ll enter walking but leave dancing, is one of Buenos Aires’ most welcoming places for newcomers looking to test the tango waters. Tango classes of various levels are held every evening except Mondays and Tuesdays. From Wednesday to Sunday there is a milonga, (dance party) beginning around midnight that […]