Popular Dances and Currency
By: Anna Moss
The tango was invented over a hundred years ago, in 1886, in Argentina, later adopted be Uruguay. The music however was composed in 1917. During the first few decades, the tango was considered 'dirty', and 'honest' women were not supposed to dance the tango. Men danced with men to 'teach' or 'practice' for adventures of the night.
Professional Argentine Tango
The tango is full of precise foot steps and precise flowing movement.
The tango is also a very intimate dance
The tango was first danced in whorehouses and was used in a very provocative manner.
Uruguayan Pesos are catorgorized as coins and banknotes (the equivalent to paper money in the US). The coin value ranges are as follows:
The banknote value ranges are also as followed:
One USD is equilivant to $24.28000UYU, and $U1 is equilivant to $0.04125USD