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milonga Parakultural, salon Canning

Parakultural milonga @ salon Canning – Buenos Aires (Tuesday)

3 reviews

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  • Avenida Raúl Scalabrini Ortiz 1331, Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 15-5738-3850

Day of the Week (check all that apply): martes - Tuesday

Hours (ie. 22:00-03:00): 23.00-05.30

Organizer: Omar Viola


Dress code: Formal

Alcohol: Full bar

Food: Snacks only

Parking: street

Average dancer age (check all that apply): 21-30, 30-40, 40-55, 55+


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August 27, 2014

Tuesday's at Parakultural can can very crowded so table reservations are advised.
An orchestra is usually playing from 0100 - 0230 which makes for a very congested, bumpy dance floor. The best time of night is after 3 am when some of the non-serious crowd goes home and other dancers appear from other milongas, resulting in a dynamic change of atmosphere.
Mixed crowd with all kinds of dancers from young salon professional to old milongueros and everything inbetween including beginners, tourists, taxi dancers and predators.
If you are a new girl in town watch out for the predators that regard you as fresh meat. They can be spotted circling the outside of the floor stopping in front of unsuspecting victims with an outstretched arm - which somehow is supposed to replace the cabaceo. Dance with them at your own risk.

August 29, 2013

THE milonga of Tuesday night. It's like 2 milongas in 1.

Earlier in the night there is an older crowd and they have always a nice orchestra and a good show. After 3 AM the younger crowd comes from another milonga which lifts upp the energy. The milonga normally goes on until 5-6 AM.

You should call and make a reservation of a table, but remember to be there before 11.30 PM otherwise they will give away your table.

There is a bar but they can't make not fancy drinks (expect Fernet! ;) They have the best empanadas in town!

June 15, 2013

Definitely the place to be on a Tuesday night after 3. Its free and a lot of dancers come in from other milongas and raise the energy. Before 3, it is sort of an older crowd. But it is still semi-formal. Salon canning is big and very well lit. So even if you dont get good tables, cabeceo is relatively easy.

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