Argentina, like Uruguay, has a special way of relating, living life and transmitting its culture: Río de la Plata moves to the rhythm of tango! And it’s their footsteps, elegance and sensuality that will make you part of your list of next countries to visit or, at least, on your next Spotify list!
Tango is a cultural heritage and dance par excellence shared by Argentines and Uruguayans. This musical and dance genre arose from the middle of the 19th century on the banks of Río de la Platain the south of America, in the bosom of the humble and working class. This was formed by gauchos or Argentines, as well as immigrants from Europe and even Africa. The result of this wonderful fusion was the tango! And although a priori the upper class did not like it because it was a very passionate dance, it did not take long to succumb to its charms as soon as it became popular throughout Europe. Today, it is one of the most recognized dances in the world and does not distinguish between classes or frontiers. So much so that in 2009 UNESCO declared the tango Intangible Heritage of Humanity!
Dancing with the heart
The key to all good tango is… let yourself be carried away by passion! ‘The milonga’ or tango is also a couple dance that is characterized by the close embrace of the dancers, as well as by slow, elegant and very sensual steps such as the ‘quebrada’ or the ‘corte’. In addition, this style stands out for the freedom to