Argentine Tango

Tango Argentino gathers reports on music, dance and lunfardo. Carlos Gardel, tango singer. What was the first sung tango? If you want to know all the details of the history of tango, Here in El Sur del Sur: Argentina: The country, its people and culture.

Lunfardo and Tango Argentino: Compadrito portrait

Lunfardo and Tango Argentino

Lunfardo and tango are certainly not blood brothers. Tango has black blood and lunfardo has gringo blood. I am not taking sides, as far as tango is concerned, in the controversy between Hispanists and Nigroists; I am just saying that what is Spanish in tango is of African lineage, including...

Tango argentino: Bailando Tango en el Palais de Glace

History of Tango Argentino

Origin of Argentine Tango Undoubtedly, Tango Argentino holds a privileged position in the representation of the Argentine abroad. While, basically, it is known as a dance and a music which can be sung, tango also contains a particular language – lunfardo -, certain usages and customs, and even a characteristic...