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Tango Evening in Buenos Aires

Tango evening in Buenos Aires

Tango Evening in Buenos Aires at the Tango Club: the Milonga

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Have you ever wanted to take your first tango class in the mecca of tango, the city of Buenos Aires? The tango evening in Buenos Aires invites you not only to take a class, but we can also combine it with an Argentine wine tasting with snacks for each wine in a beautiful San Telmo winery. Then we will go to a milonga, a traditional tango club to take a tango lesson and listen to the music and musicians. On certain days, the typical tango orchestra plays live.

The Passion for Tango

Whether you want to learn to tango or just sit back and enjoy Tango Evening in Buenos Aires. There are also places where the traditional tango orchestra plays live and people dance.

The options for this tour are two: To visit the old Bar Los Laureles, founded in 1893 as a Pulpería (bar and warehouse of general items until the beginning of the twentieth century), in the neighborhood of Barracas, where in the vicinity of the bar lived tango musicians who become then famous, therefore it is a place with Tango history. The other option is the Milongas with Tango orchestra that play live for people to dance.

Tango Evening in Buenos Aires
Tango Evening in Buenos Aires

A bit of history about the city of tango

Born in the Río de la Plata in the 19th century, tango is a musical style that results from the fusion between African culture and the local cultures of the gauchos and native peoples, as well as the contribution of mainly European immigrants, Spaniards and Italian and Middle Eastern.

The elegant and passionate movements of tango show the blend of exotic cultures of these early tango dancers. The majestic melody of the music offers listeners a glimpse into the life of early Argentine immigrants. The tango then spread to the wealthier neighborhoods of Buenos Aires.

This type of dance continued to grow and develop, causing a sensation throughout Europe and America in the early 20th century. Argentina’s Golden Age (1930-1950) was a time of prosperity for the country and saw an explosion in popularity and new styles of Argentine tango.

In the 1980s, tango became popular thanks to the international recognition of several Hollywood movies. Today tango schools have been opened all over the world, and in 2009 UNESCO inscribed it on the List of Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Tango Evening in Buenos Aires
Tango Evening in Buenos Aires

Wine tasting in Buenos Aires

Argentina is the largest wine producer in Latin America and the sixth largest producer in the world. Traditionally the wine is grown in the provinces of Mendoza, San Juan, La Rioja, and Catamarca. Salta has high altitude vineyards around 1800 meters above sea level. More recently, production began in Patagonia. Some famous varieties are Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Torrontés.

Degustaçao vinhos em Buenos Aires
Tango Evening in Buenos Aires

Bar Los Laureles: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

Live Orchestra Milongas: Wednesday.

Price: U$D195 + 55 (tasting) + tickets.

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