Category Archives: Festival

Alejandra Mantiñan’s advice to our readers

advice from best dancers

Here is what she shared with us: “Entender a tu companero es cuando apprendiste a entenderte a vos mismo”   “You can only understand your partner once you understand yourself” The way we communicate in tango is so subtle that there are a lot of individual elements we need to learn about, and then absolutely […]

Learnings from the UK Tango Festival & Championship

So, the UK Tango Festival & Championship which took place this weekend was a wonderful event – very well prepared, wonderful teachers, a beautiful dance floor and great great great dancers. But the most exciting part was definitely the competition. If you read this blog you know we have mixed views about tango competitions, but the competition was actually […]

Why we support the UK Tango Festival & Championship

When you think about it, it’s really weird, all these tango competition things… doesn’t it seem at odds with what tango is all about? You know: improvisation, fun, something relaxing to do on a Saturday night, a place to meet people and leave the world behind. And the official tango competition – for which we have […]