milongas

Let’s dance Tango, Philly!

 05/24/2017 - 11:52
Adrián Veredice & Alejandra Hobert, maestros invitados al VII Festival Internacional de Tango de Filadelfia.  Foto suministrada / Michele Maccarrone.
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Between the first and the fourth of June, the city will celebrate the VII International Tango Festival in which dance figures will meet to teach Philadelphians the secrets of this South American music and dance, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the Unesco in 2009.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:45pm
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Adrián Veredice and Alejandra Hobert, invited teachers to the 7th Philadelphia International Tango Festival. Photo provided by the PITF / Michele Maccarrone.

¡A bailar tango, Filadelfia!

 05/23/2017 - 18:13
Adrián Veredice & Alejandra Hobert, maestros invitados al VII Festival Internacional de Tango de Filadelfia.  Foto suministrada / Michele Maccarrone.
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Entre el primero y el cuatro de junio la ciudad celebrará el VII Festival Internacional de Tango en el que figuras de la danza se darán cita para enseñarle a los filadelfianos los secretos de esta música y baile suramericano, declarado Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de la Humanidad por la Unesco en 2009.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:45pm
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Adrián Veredice & Alejandra Hobert, maestros invitados al VII Festival Internacional de Tango de Filadelfia.  Foto suministrada / Michele Maccarrone.

Stomp On. Is Tango in Trouble in Argentina?

 01/24/2017 - 05:02
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Milongas, the places where Argentines go to tango, are a casualty of the weak economy, reports The Economist.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 4:47am
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Couples dancing tango in Confitería Ideal, an old-fashioned milonga in Buenos Aires where dances are held afternoons and evenings, almost every day of the week. Confiteria Ideal was the setting for films like The Tango Lesson and Evita. Photo: Jorge Láscar/Wikimedia