She hesitated. "For me, the tango is dead." This was powerful coming from a woman who has been dancing since she is 4 years old. She continued. "I went last week to an afternoon milonga. They were too old for me. No milongueros. The ones that used to go were all dead." There are others I wanted to tell her, but she was on a roll. "Later that night I went to another milonga. I met up with some friends. People do not know how to dance. The tourists killed our tango. The foreigners killed our tango. They took it and killed it.
A sobering account of the effects of tango tourism on the milongas of its home country.