Amigos del Tango is a registered association founded in 1997. Its objective is to uphold and develop the knowledge and practice of Argentine tango in Finland.
Amigos del Tango is a volunteer-based organisation, which aims to spread the practice of Argentine tango through organizing different happenings, and sharing information about Argentine tango related events.
The association organizes milongas – or social dances – with Argentine tango, waltz and milonga music. It also provides many possibilities to learn the Argentine tango with the guidance of both domestic and foreign teachers. The biggest annual event is held in Helsinki in February; Tango Frostbite is an international Argentine tango festival, which brings together 300-400 Argentine tango enthusiasts for dance and practice. Other major events include the Summer Camp, Helsinki Milonga Weekend and Tangosauna.
The members of the association have rented and renovated El Ático, a dance studio at Kumpulantie 1 (8th floor), Helsinki. You can go there for lessons, individual practice and social dancing. Milongas are organized there every Thursday 20.00 - 23.30, and nearly every Sunday 18.00 - 22.00. The entrance fee at the milongas is usually 5 euros for members, and 8 euros for visitors. Atico's events are announced on this web site and on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/elaticohelsinki/
Become a member
When you want to join the activities, please fill in this online form. As a member you will receive a bulletin a few times a year. The newsletter contains information about camps, larger events, contacts, and information about trainings and courses. As a member you can participate in classes arranged by Amigos del Tango; the beginners' class, you can join without membership though. The membership fee is 25 euros per calendar year.