Tango

Tango Originated

The Tango was originated in Rio de la Plata, Argentina.

Country Associated

The famous dance, "tango", is associated with Argentina.

Person/Group

The "tango" was first danced by African Americans in the early 1800s when they were slaves.

Characteristics

Danced to 16 or 32 beats. The woman is held in the crook of the mans arms. The woman puts her head back and rests her right hand on the mans lower hip.

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