History of growth of popularity of a tango in Finland

History of growth of popularity of a tango in Finland

History of growth of popularity of a tango in Finland
It appears, the tango happens not only Argentina. The Finnish tango too is rather popular. The tango came to this Scandinavian country first the 20th centuries. Local composers integrated melodious elements of the Finnish culture into the Argentina motives that gave to the Finnish tango the unique charm. The tango moderately won popularity in Finland, and by the end of the 40th years tango dance was every second hit.

History of growth of popularity of a tango in Finland

History of growth of popularity of a tango in Finland

General hobby of a tango But, it there were just "florets" that occurred to a tango in Finland later. Soon this dance developed into the general hobby which peak came in the 60th years. During summer seasons dancing pavilions were actually overflowed. At this time to Reyo Taypal in a co-authorship with K.Mononen wrote known composition for a tango – «The fantastic country». The next 10 years more compositions of a tango, than for all previous time were written.

Tango revival Later interest to dance went to Finland on recession a little, and the revival of a tango endured in the nineties the 20th centuries. The woken-up interest to the recent past and nostalgia for those times led to emergence of a set of materials about a tango (game films, articles, programs on television). It was organized by a tango festival in Seynayoki who is still spent every year. At a festival popular compositions of a tango of all times sound, and thousands admirers of dance gather in Seynayoki from all Finland and not only.

Everything who saw a tango in Finnish in live, can tell surely that the most part of inhabitants of Finland are actually afflicted with a tango and can dance it directly in parks, on streets and city squares. By the way, to a great extent inhabitants of St. Petersburg caught this obsession also, after all the Northern capital settles down not and is far from the Russian-Finnish border.

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