Argentinian tango since 1990, Ghent

“In Buenos Aires you find ‚salons’ where tangueros gather in the evening. Waiting for the first notes of a classical tango tune, the dance couples take root in the invisible circle that surrounds the dancefloor. When the music gets grip of them, they move across the floor that now barely resists them, filled with a sort of strange desire. It’s not relevant how many dance steps they know, because here in the salon they simply look for harmony between rhythm and movement. Their steps are both moderate and surprisingly vigorous. During their round of the floor they remain constantly conscious of the presence of the other dance couples. They leave each other enough space and try to maximally use the surface they are dancing on. Like this the tango circle slowly revolves. ” (Recuerdo 1992 © Sabam)