We Hate Traditions…

…but we LOVE Argentine Tango

It seems that the majority of people demand the “perfect traditional” wedding with a marriage in a religious temple, something blue/borrowed/old, bride’s maids, ushers, etc (or whichever traditions follow one’s culture and beliefs). Yet when it comes to tango, there are those who shout, “Screw tradition!” and turn their noses up at it. We hate traditions – K wore a red dress, had bride’s dudes, and didn’t scare with any of the superstitions. But when it comes to tango, we respect it. We respect the dance and the culture it is. We are called names and disliked for voicing our respect of tango and not creating our own version or style.

We respect this and believe this to be Argentine Tango:

While this is an interesting and different dance that is called Nuevo Tango:

About Movement Invites Movement

We are relatively young Argentine Tango dancers and teachers who are married both to each other and the dance. We truly found Tango after making an 8-month Tango pilgrimage to Buenos Aires and we are using this blog to share our thoughts and feelings about our Tango experiences. We are not aspiring authors and our writing skills are questionable, but we write our truth. View all posts by Movement Invites Movement

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