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About the website

We try to promote tango as it is danced in Argentina, and we maintain close ties with that country. Tango masters from Argentina are regularly invited to teach workshops in Vancouver, and many of our dancers make repeated trips to Buenos Aires.

Regular milongas are held at a number of venues.
Please consult the Calendar for details.

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“Cabeza” means “head” in Spanish, and “cabeceo” is the castellano word that refers to the nod of the head that is used to signal the offer and acceptance of dances at a milonga. A crowded milonga simply couldn’t function without it. Hundreds of offers and acceptances must fly back and forth across the room each time a new tanda of music begins, and the cabeceo is really the only practical way for everyone to quickly and efficiently find the right partner.

Special Events

New Years’ Tango Weekend
Dec 30 – Jan 2nd
Ukrainian Hall, 805 East Pender St.
organizers La Onda Crew
Fri Dec 30 – Luna Azul 8:30pm-2am
Sat Dec 31 – NYE Extravaganza All Nighter! 9pm-1am
Sun Jan 1 – 8:30pm-2am
Visiting Teacher Workshops
Albano Goldenberg & Angeles Veron will be in town and teaching workshops.
Nov 27, 30 & Dec 7 – series organized by Lisa Wawrynchuk
Nov 28 & Dec 5 – drop-in classes at 7pm before Modern Tango Milonga
Dec 6 – drop-in class before The Tango Studio’s Holiday Milonga


In 1998, 8 people got together and created the first tango practica in Vancouver, run by Claude and Hazel Esposito. Since then the community has grown immensely and there is a wide array of milongas, practicas, and workshops to keep you dancing every day of the week.