El Tango History/Origin

Tango is a partner dance that originated in the 1880s along the River Plate, the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay, and soon spread to the rest of the world.
The tango consists of a variety of styles that developed in different regions and eras of Argentina as well as in other locations around the world
Tango is a dance that has influences from African and European culture. In 1910 it reached New York and in 1912 Pairis. Other cities quickly followed, and soon tango was danced across entire Europe and North America
Popularity of the Tango grew in the 1st decade of 20th century, with over 1,000 gramophone records and countless tango sheets being created in Buenos Aires alone.


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